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Thursday, December 10, 2020


Deadline: February 5, 2021, at 16h00

EThekwini Municipality’s Durban Film Office is announcing its 2020/2021 call out for submissions for the Development Fund.

The Durban Film Office Development Fund aims to support intermediate to experienced producers based in eThekwini who need to develop feature fiction or documentary projects for the local and / or international market. The Development Fund will provide grant funding for two eThekwini film projects per annum, to a maximum of R250,000.00 per project towards the development of the project.

NB: Once online submission facility is live, No hand delivered applications will be accepted, only applications submitted online will be accepted.

The Development Fund fact sheet is also available on the Durban Film Office website to assist in outlining the overview of the programme; eligibility criteria, submission criteria, evaluation process, and contractual agreement.

For more information on Development Fund visit

Applications are now open until February 5, 2021, at 16h00. Application forms can be obtainable from

For any queries please contact: Fezile Peko on 031 311 4243 or email