The DFA was established in 2007 to promote and protect the interests of doc filmmakers in South Africa. To contact the DFA, please use the contact form: here . The DFA website is at: Membership applications can be made through the website here.

06 December 2009

Call for Submissions: Jan Vrijman Fund

04 December 2009

Dear documentary filmmaker,
IDFA's Jan Vrijman Fund supports documentary filmmakers and festivals in developing countries. Its goal is to stimulate local film cultures and to turn the creative documentary into a truly global film art.

Entry regulations
The deadline to submit a project for the first selection round of 2010 is 15 January 2010. Please note that the Fund has decided to change the deadlines and the regulations starting from 2010. For the new regulations, the online entry form and frequently asked questions please visit our website. Please note that there are different regulations and documents required for every category. All documents can be sent attached in an e-mail to

Submit with MyIDFA
In order to submit a project to the Jan Vrijman Fund, you need a MyIDFA user account. With this account you can submit projects to the Jan Vrijman Fund, as well as to IDFA, Docs for Sale and the FORUM. The Jan Vrijman Fund entry form will be available from 15 December. Login with your existing account or register for MyIDFA on the website.

For more information feel free to contact Jan Vrijman Fund producer Mélanie de Vocht at

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