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.

03 February 2011

DFA Workshop on International Documentary Finance and Distribution

The DFA in partnership with the Cape Film Commission and the Bioscope will be hosting a workshop on Commercial Documentary Distribution and Finance for the International Market. The keynote speaker, Bo Stehmeier from Off the Fence, will outline the international commercial documentary landscape and discuss financing structures specific to South Africa and international financing, distribution and co-production opportunities. Their will also be a panel discussion after Bo's talk with confirmed panelist from the DTI, Mzansi, EMIA, NHU and SABC. The first workshop will be in Johannesburg on the 11th of February at the Bioscope from 09h00 to 14h00 and the second leg will be in Cape Town on the 15th of February with the venue still to be confirmed. It's exclusive to paid up DFA members only and some invited guests and there are only 50 places available per province and these will be booked on a first come first serve bases so don't delay. Book your place with Thea Aboud by emailng your RSVP and your province to Click here to see the program

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