Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Durban International Film Festival 2016 - Call For Entries

The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) invites filmmakers from around the world to submit their Short-Documentary or Feature Films to screen in the festival from 16 – 26 June 2016.  (Please note the new dates for the Festival).

The festival is organized with key partnerships from Durban Film Office, eThekwini Municipality, KZN Film Commission, NFVF and other valued partners.

DIFF exhibits many films from around South Africa, Africa and from around the World.
The festival also includes a local and international awards section.

Only films completed in 2014, 2015 and 2016 will be considered. There is no charge for entry.

How to Enter

Submissions will be accepted via an online screener. All submissions must be entered via the DIFF visitor page:
In order to submit a film an account needs to be created if this has not already been done in previous years. The deadline for all entries including delivery of screeners is 29 February 2016.

In 2016 the festival will feature a focus on the important issues HIV and Aids within film.  DIFF invites filmmakers with films on this subject to submit them for consideration.
The festival will also feature seminars and workshops aimed at local and international filmmakers.

Important Dates
17 – 21 June 2016 9th Talents Durban in co-operation with Berlinale Talents
17 – 20 June 2016 7th Durban FilmMart presented in partnership with Durban Film Office

This edition by Fred Felton
Twitter @fredfelton

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