The Durban FilmMart Institute is calling for proposals for the hosting, maintenance, additional design and build of Filmmart.Africa.   The Durban FilmMart Institute (DFMI) is a registered NPC. The mission of the Durban FilmMart Institute is to provide appropriate and effective programmes and services in order to promote, support and facilitate investment in the African film industries, so […]

Durban FilmMart Institute announces its international Advisory Committee

In 2020 the Durban FilmMart Institute published the establishment of the non profit company managing the annual Durban FilmMart.  With just days to go until the start of the 13th edition of the Durban FilmMart – a nine member strong Advisory Committee comprising some of key film professionals in the global film industry has been […]

Deadline Extension – Durban Filmmart Project Submissions

Durban Film Mart

The Durban FilmMart Institute has extended the submission date for the Pitch and Finance Forum (DFM Official Projects). All last-minute applicants are encouraged to submit their film projects in development before the extended submission deadline on Friday, 25 February 2022. The Pitch and Finance Forum is open to fiction and documentary projects, both feature length […]

Durban FilmMart Institute – 13th DFM Opens Call For Submissions

Durban Film Mart

The Durban FilmMart Institute has opened its call for project submissions for the 2022 Durban FilmMart (DFM). The 13th DFM is scheduled to take place between 22-26 July 2022.Currently entering its 13th year the annual Durban FilmMart is a pan-African finance and co-production market. Designed to create partnerships and further the development and production of […]

DFMI Alumni Business Lab Participants Announcement

Durban Film Mart

Durban FilmMart Institute is pleased to announce its inaugural DFMI Alumni Business Lab and the producers participating in the programme. The 12-week business skills development programme is aimed at nurturing and empowering mid-career producers with the necessary skills to run efficient businesses and effectively engage in a global market. “The film and audio-visual industry in […]

DFMI Alumni Business Lab

Durban FilmMart Institute in partnership with DW Akademie, supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Developments, the Durban FilmMart Institute presents a 12-week business skills development programme aimed at nurturing and empowering producers with the necessary skills to effectively engage in a global market. Programme Overview The programme will include online sessions and […]

Locations Africa Conference 2021

Durban Film Mart

Location, location: Putting South Africa on the map as a film destination while boosting the economy The global pandemic has cost the South Africa film industry billions. But as restrictions ease, the industry is bouncing back – and bringing with it the promise of economic opportunity and job creation. The film industry was forced to […]

Durban FilmMart Institute Announces Dates for 2021 Durban FilmMart

Durban Film Mart

Durban, South Africa:The Durban FilmMart Institute has announced that the 12th Durban FilmMart (DFM) which will take place virtually from 16 to 25 July 2021, with its call for submissions of film projects in development closing on 21 February. “Given that there is no absolute clarity on what the global situation will be with the […]

Award-winners of 2021 Durban FilmMart Announced

Durban Film Mart

After 10 days of virtual panel discussions, workshops, presentations, pitches and meetings the 12th Durban FilmMart culminated with the announcement of the 2021 Official Awards for Projects on Sunday, 22 August. This year, Africa’s premier film event, the DFM hosted 1221 delegates from 73 countries around the world. The event was streamed live from a […]

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