Free Workshops For Writers, Producers and Directors At Durban International Film Festival
There are loads of free workshops for cast and crew and also free movies for you to see at The Elangeni Hotel, The Hub of the Durban International Film Festival 2014.
Here are some of the weekend highlights:
Saturday 19 July 2014
- African Initiatives - Suite 5 - 9am - Update from various organisations on film initiatives set to contribute to growth and development of African film.
- Tele-Dialogue - Suite 3 - 9am - An initiative created to outline and develop the television industry in KZN and Africa.
- The Films That Made Me - Suite 2 - 9h30 - Rear Window
- NFVF Engagement with the industry - Suite 5 - 10am - Hear about developments from the National Film and Video Foundation.
- The changing landscape of distribution in Africa - Suite 5 - 2pm - Opportunities for distribution in Africa.
- Writer's Tools: From Concept to Pitch - Suite 3 - 2pm - Join Janet van Eeden for an entry-level workshop looking at formats and conventions as well as pitching scripts.
- Co-Production Lessons - Suite 5 - 3pm - Case studies from African producers in relation to co-production in and out of Africa.
- African Initiatives - Suite 5 - 4pm - Various organisations show film initiatives set to contribute to growth and development of African film.
Sunday 20 July
- Co-production Forum with Italy - Suite 5 - 2pm
- NFVF In Conversation - Suite 5 - 10am - Opportunities for locations and service industry.
- Updates from Provinces - Suite 5 - 2pm - Panel discussion from provincial state agencies involved in the development of film in SA.
- NFVF New Programmes - Suite 3 - 2pm - Upcoming programmes aimed at SA Filmmakers.
- Window to the World with Global Markets and Festivals - Suite 5 - 4pm - Opportunities for showcasing films at other film festivals.
- SAGE Industry Discussion - Suite 3 - 4pm - Discussion between SA editors around post production.