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Sunday, May 15, 2022


The Durban FilmMart Institute, a non-profit company that facilitates local and international trade and investment in African film content, has launched its new website.

Website visitors are invited to a user-friendly and seamless experience at where they can learn more about various programmes and projects under the DFMI umbrella.

Aimed at producers, directors and scriptwriters from Africa and the African diaspora the website contains useful resource materials including a detailed archive of past DFM project information as well as recordings of industry sessions from the last two DFM virtual events.

In positioning itself as a platform to promote, support and facilitate creatives in the African film industry the Durban FilmMart Institute now provides year-round programmes in addition to the annual film finance and coproduction market.

Visitors are invited to familiarise themselves with the DFMI and to learn how to participate in its various programmes. They can also “meet” the team behind the DFMI and subscribe to the newsletter which will give them a front-row seat at Africa’s premier film market.

The Durban FilmMart Institute provides appropriate and effective programmes and services to promote, support and facilitate investment in the African film industries so that African film industry professionals and products are competitive and celebrated globally.