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Saturday, August 20, 2016


Submission deadline: August 31, 2016

EThekwini Municipality’s Durban Film Office is announcing its 2016/2017 call out for submissions for the Development Fund Programme.

The Durban Film Office Development Fund Programme aims to support intermediate and experienced producers based in Durban who need to develop feature fiction or documentary projects for the local and / or international market. The programme will provide grant funding for two Durban film projects per annum, to a maximum of R250, 000 per project towards the development of the project.

Deadline for submissions is August 31, 2016. Download application forms from

The Development Fund Programme Factsheet is also available on the website to assist with regards to evaluation criteria, contractual agreements, funding drawdowns etc.

No emailed submissions will be accepted. For more information and contact Sibongiseni Shangase or Nosipho Hlophe on 031 311 4788 or email or