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Wednesday, May 1, 2019


Deadline: May 30, 2019

Win the chance to produce a wildlife, environmental or conservation documentary short.

For the third year, the NEW Pitch short documentary pitching competition is aimed at discovering the next generation or nature, environment, wildlife and adventure conservation filmmakers, and is one of the key sessions at the Nature Environment and Wildlife Filmmakers Congress (NEWF) taking place from July 14 to 17, 2019, in Durban.

Submissions for NEW Pitch entries is May 30, 2019.

The NEW Pitch is targeted towards emerging, first-time and student filmmakers in order to provide them with pitching experience and the opportunity to win a R50,000 production grant to produce a short documentary film in this genre.

To pitch for your documentary – register on the NEWF online portal – and enter the N.E.W Pitch competition with all the necessary supporting documentation.

Visit to enter, for submission requirements, guidelines and more information.

Registration is now open for this year’s Nature, Environment & Wildlife Filmmakers Congress. Visit for more information or email or contact Pragna on 064 294 0669.