Blue Ice Pictures in partnership with The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) will be hosting a four week
mentorship and hands on training programme for emerging female filmmakers in September 2017.
Blue Ice Pictures is an independent film and television production company based in Toronto with an office in Cape Town. The company’s highly skilled team develops and produces critically acclaimed and commercially viable films, television shows, documentaries, and reality series, with a longstanding involvement in international co-productions and studio production services.
The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture that was
created to ensure the equitable growth of South Africa's film and video industry. We do this by providing funding for the development, production, marketing and distribution of films and also the training and development of filmmakers.
In addition, the NFVF commissions research and produces industry statistics that provide both the public and
stakeholders with valuable insights into the South African film industry.
The two successful candidates will be working closely with a director and producer on the set of Blue Ice Pictures
television series production in Toronto. The programme offers accommodation, travel and a stipend whilst in Toronto.
Applicants must have a minimum experience of 2 – 3 years proven track record in producing /
directing a Fiction / Drama (NO DOCUMENTARIES)
South African citizen or permanent resident and must reside in South Africa
Previously disadvantaged individuals are encouraged to apply
Full comprehensive CV
A short career profile within the film industry
Certified ID copy
Certified valid passport
Must be AVAILABLE for 45 uninterrupted weeks whilst based in Toronto
1. Incomplete applications will be disqualified
2. Only certified documents will be accepted
3. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered
4. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a one on one interview
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 31 July 2017
EMAIL SUBMISSIONS TO: firstname.lastname@example.org
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