| Training Provider vacancy for the Sediba International Financing Programme for Producers
The NFVF, a national film body set up by government to grow and develop the South African Film and Television industry, funds and manages the Sediba International Financing Programme for Producers herein referred to as the "SIFPP".
The training provider will be responsible for the overall delivery of the training and mentorship of producers operating in the film and television industry as part of the training programme of the NFVF known as Sediba International Financing Programme for Producers "SIFPP".
•Develop and support Producers beyond the immediate South African marketplace.
•Capacitate producers on the strategic knowledge of national and international financiers such as equity partners, banks, sales agents, distribution agents, public funds and co-production opportunities.
•Assist in packaging and building appropriate finance plans for each producer's feature film project that is selected.
•Explore strategic business opportunities in an effort to find ways of building sustainable production companies.
•Develop each producer's understanding of the wider, rapidly changing film, television and 'cross-media' market.
•Deliver two detailed strands of SIFPP producer modules: one aimed at advanced producers and one aimed at emerging producers, addressing all of the above goals.
•Deliver a separate Mentor Training and Development Plan which will educate and prepare potential trainers.
•Design and deliver a training manual aimed which will enshrine the topics covered by the SIFPP modules and Mentor Training.
•Maintain a rigorous process for quality control, providing necessary information in a timely manner to enable efficient management of the programme.
•Take into consideration the NFVF’s important targets for customer service and public funding accountability.
Education and Experience:
•Relevant postgraduate qualifications in film and television
•An in-depth and diverse understanding of the film value chain
•Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
•Experience in the running of a film business with emphasis on international sales and acquisitions
•Ten years’ experience in the areas of international film finance and investment
•Able to access an international network of sales agents, distributors and financiers in the film industry
•Project management experience
•Knowledge of digital equipment
•Willing to travel
•Critical thinking and problem solving skills
•Planning and organizing
For further enquiries, email Pretty Mthiyane or call (011) 483 0880
Issued by the NFVF