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.

21 December 2010

Call for Entry Jan Vrijman Fund 2011

Dear documentary filmmaker,

IDFA's Jan Vrijman Fund supports documentary filmmakers and documentary events in and from developing countries. The fund is looking for proposals for creative documentaries and events that offer a platform for documentaries and filmmakers.

Read more about IDFA's Jan Vrijman Fund.

New regulations
The deadline to submit a project for the first selection round of 2011 is 15 January 2011. Please note that the Fund has changed the regulations starting from 2011. For the new regulations, the online entry form, the project form and frequently asked questions please visit our website. There are different regulations and project forms required for every category. The entry form can be submitted online and the project form 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. On the IDFA website you can register for a MyIDFA account. With this account you can submit entry forms to the Jan Vrijman Fund, as well as to IDFA, Docs for Sale and the FORUM.

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

Jan Vrijman Fund
Frederiksplein 52
1017 XN Amsterdam
the Netherlands
phone +31 (0)20 6273329
fax +31 (0)20 6385388

20 December 2010

One City, Many Cultures 'Embracing Africa, Embracing Cape Town' Concert postponed

Dear Member of the Media

Following the newsflash below sent earlier this week, Tuesday, 14 December 2010, to advise of the postponement of the One City, Many Cultures 'Embracing Africa, Embracing Cape Town' Concert that was scheduled to take place tomorrow, Saturday, 18 December 2010, this communication serves to re-iterate that the concert has indeed been postponed contrary to an article published in a major national newspaper today.

The concert will now form part of the 12th annual Cape Town Festival (CTF), taking place from the 14th to the 21st of March 2011.

Please do not hesitate to contact me for any further information.


Esther Henderson
074 232 7969



The One City, Many Cultures (1CMC) 'Embracing Africa, Embracing Cape Town' Concert is postponed to form part of the 12th annual Cape Town Festival (CTF), taking place from the 14th to the 21st of March 2011. The concert lineup, which includes some of the best in African, South African and Cape Town talent - Judith Sephuma; The Moreira Project; Gang of Instrumentals; The Rockets; Chad Saaiman; and the Performing Arts Network of South Africa (PANSA) - will grace the city-wide stages of the 2011 CTF. The 1CMC Project, incorporating the CTF, is supported by the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF).

The 1CMC Project incorporating the CTF, presents an annual programme of integrated arts and culture activities designed to carry the message of 'Tolerance, Embracing, Integration and Unity' to the people of Cape Town throughout the year. Launching with the CTF in March, the rest of the year-long programme rolls out in the form of community workshops; senior citizens day; discussion forums; tolerance awards ceremony; exhibitions and community festivals until December.

For more information, visit or email