NFVF calls emerging filmmakers to submit proposals

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) are inviting emerging black filmmakers to submit proposals for consideration under the Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund (EBFTF). Launched in 2014, the EBFTF provides financial, marketing and other related support to emerging black filmmakers. The fund has been designed for Black directors who have released fewer than five feature films.

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#Creativeintersections on the move

Forty participants met on a wet Saturday morning surrounded by the highrises of Hillbrow’s towering apartment blocks for an interdisciplinary workshop held at the Outreach Foundation’s Centre. The workshop was conceptualised by the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT), Lorenzo Nassimbeni, David April and The Uncultured Club as an investigation into new mediums, continuing the explorations of the #creativeintersections conference presented in March.

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Influential women commend SACO Conference

Leading women in the arts and culture sector have praised the inaugural South African Cultural Observatory (SAC)) national conference, held in Port Elizabeth on 16 and 17 May, for the diverse set of speakers and practical narratives shared at the event.

Rosemary Mangope - CEO of the NAC (Pic by Michael Sheehan)

Rosemary Mangope – CEO of the NAC (Pic by Michael Sheehan)

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Market Photo Workshop Vacancy

The Market Photo Workshop, a leading Photography training, incubation and projects space in its 26th year of operation, requires the services of a Manager to ensure effective strategic and operational management of the photography training, photography public programming and photography projects development. This person will also be responsible for implementing and evaluating projects and project outcomes, as well as driving and developing strategic operations and projects that are also geared towards further establishing and promoting photography practice in communities in the margins – townships and rural.

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Taking visual arts to unconventional heights

By Solenne Groos – Cebo Simphiwe Xulu’s Selfie25 project is a ground breaking attempt to challenge the conventional gallery space by allying online and offline spaces of expression. At the core of the exhibition, are 25 digital prints portraying South Africa’s future change makers. The message of #Selfie25 is strengthened by the digital aspect that ensures a continued positive discourse on the great contributions of young South Africans.

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