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Gambia: MOTC, NCAC to Promote Young People in Film Production

  The Ministry of Tourism and Culture (MoTC) and the National Centre for Arts and Culture (NCAC), has among others desire to promote the active participation of young people and women in particular in film production. Momodou C Joof, the permanent secretary at the Ministry of Tourism and Culture who made this assurance while deputizing … [Read more]

Durban International Film Festival calls for entries for 2015

  Durban, South Africa: The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) will celebrate its 36th edition from 16 to 26 July 2015. Presenting over 250 screenings of cutting-edge cinema from around the world, with a special focus on films from South Africa and Africa, the festival exhibits films in a diversity of venues around the city. … [Read more]

Training & Development: The Building Blocks of a Healthy Film Industry

South Africa’s creative economy has grown immensely in recent years, partly as a result of the many training courses and development programmes currently available to prospective students. Another reason for rapid growth in the sector – specifically in filmmaking and performance arts – has been the increased amount of productions shooting on location. This, in … [Read more]

How to Finance Your Film: A Step-by-Step Guide

    So you’re a filmmaker and you’ve just written your screenplay. It’s an amazing, action-packed adventure that you’re sure the world will adore. But where to from here? How do you go about financing a film? Who offers funding and what are you required to show them in order to procure said funding? The … [Read more]

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The Callsheet Issue 12

The final edition of The Callsheet for 2014 is brought to you by Film & Event Media. In it, we look at Training & Development in Film, Film Financing and Feature Animations.