March 17, 2020

SAFTAs Cancelled due to Coronavirus Outbreak


Due to the coronavirus outbreak, The South African Film and Television Awards have announced that the 14th edition of the awards show will no longer be taking place.

In light of the announcement made by President Ramaphosa and the Government’s strict actions in response to the COVID19 (“Coronavirus”) outbreak, the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) would like to inform you that the 14th Annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs14) will no longer take place at the Sandton Convention Centre on 27 – 28 March 2020.

The South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) were established by industry representatives and the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), as an event that honours, celebrates and promotes the creativity, quality and excellence of the South African film & television talent. They also serve to encourage the development of new talent, fostering a generation of filmmakers united in the collective mission of telling authentic South African stories.

Further details will be communicated in due course.