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02 June 2010

Winter Permit Office Operating Hours and World Cup 2010 Film Update

ECONOMIC & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT — Economic Development — Film & Events Office

31 May 2010

FILM OFFICE OPERATING HOURS: LOW SEASON 1 JUNE – 31 AUGUST 2010

The City of Cape Town Film Permitting Office (CTFPO) would like to bring to your attention that, as in previous years, the Film Permitting Office will be reverting to Low Season Office Hours for the period 1 JUNE to 31 AUGUST 2010.

The Film Permitting Office Low Season operating hours are as follows:

CAPE TOWN:
  • Monday to Fridays – 08h00 to 17h00
  • Saturdays - CLOSED
BELLVILLE:
  • Monday to Fridays – 08h00 to 16h30
  • Saturdays - CLOSED
BULK WATER:

Please Note: Office hours remain unchanged, viz.
  • Monday to Fridays – 08h00 to 12h30 and 13h30 to15h30
  • Saturdays – CLOSED
Please ensure:

o all applications for permits for shooting over weekends are submitted well in advance;
o all requests for traffic assistance over weekends are submitted by no later than 15h30 on the Thursday preceding the shoot.

This will ensure the Film Office is in a position to facilitate the use of locations and the booking of Traffic Officers and to obtain all the necessary permissions timeously.

FILMING AND 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP™

The CTFPO would like to draw the attention of the film industry to the information pertaining to the 2010 WC period circulated previously – Annexure A. - Download here
Roadclosures during the World Cup. - Download here.

Please note that the CTFPO will have a contingency plan in place to deal with urgent media – related film activity over the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP™ period.

Please contact the CTFPO on Tel: 021 483 9060, or film.permit@capetown.gov.za;
or T Isaacs on 084 9000 146, or A Davids on 084 3000 057.

Thank you for your co-operation and support during the past season.

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