NFVF South Africa – First Time Filmmakers Call for Proposals

The National Film and Video Foundation has invited all eligible production companies to respond to the Call for Proposals for the management of a low budget film production project aimed at first time filmmakers as part of the Tier 2 development process.The concept for the First Time Filmmaker Project is to provide recent film school graduates from historically disadvantaged backgrounds with an opportunity to make their first professional film. Successful applicants will be guided in the development of their stories into 24 minute scripts over a period of 5 months.

The ten best scripts will then be work shopped for camera in preparation for the production of the films over a five week period. During this process each director will be provided with the necessary tools to break down scripts for camera as well as detailed strategies for extracting the best performances from the actors.

For more information, including eligibility requirements, please click here.