Monday, November 3, 2014

Art Exhibition at artSPACE tonight and Call For African Filmmakers

Opening at artSPACE - 3 November - 6h30pm. - Various Exhibitions.

Personal Myth, Collective Dream' by Roz Cryer

Just one of the artworks that will be on display tonight by Roz Cryer.

artSPACE durban is at 3 Millar Road just off Umgeni Road, Durban.

Call for African Filmmakers

The annual Durban FilmMart recently celebrated five amazing years as Africa’s leading film co-production and funding market, and is calling all African filmmakers to submit their film projects for 2015 DFM selections which opens today, the 31st October and closes on the 15th February 2015.

“DFM 2014 has been an exceptionally successful one; with amazing talent coming through, innovative workshops taking place and exciting opportunities presented. We look forward to the submissions for next year’s DFM and encourage African filmmakers to take a chance and put themselves out there - you never know where this first step can take you.” says Durban Film Office’s Toni Monty.

DFM has worked with ninety-five official projects making their debuts at the four day event in Durban over the past five years. Many DFM alumni’s have secured further funding grants and screened at film festivals around the world, establishing Durban FilmMart as a key platform for budding African filmmakers to propel their film making careers.

Planning is already underway to ensure the 2015 Durban FilmMart, an innovative development initiative created by the Durban Film Office (DFO) and the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) and funded by the City, offers profitable and exciting opportunities for selected projects.
Have you been developing a great film idea that tells a dynamic African story or need to raise funding to complete your film in development? In order to benefit from the Durban FilmMart experience, African filmmakers are urged to submit their fiction or documentary feature projects in development for consideration before the closing date 15 February 2015.

Durban FilmMart 2015 will select 10 fiction feature and 10 Documentary feature projects in development to participate in the 6th Durban FilmMart taking place 17 – 20th July 2015. Interested African filmmakers, from writers to directors, are encouraged to submit their projects by 15 February 2015. It is important to note that all projects must have a producer attached. To find out more about the DFM 2015, project submission criteria and how to submit your project, please visit

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This edition by Fred Felton
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