National Film and Video Foundation

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) was formed in order to ensure substantial growth of the film and video industry in South Africa, by providing funding for the development and training of filmmakers, as well as for producing, developing, distribution and marketing of films

The NFVF is a statutory body and an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture. The main objectives of the NFVF are to: increase the accessibility of South African films; to increase the amount of films in South Africa and the amount of producers for previously disadvantaged backgrounds; to increase the amount of training within the film industry and in scarce skills areas; to locally and internationally promote the film industry of South Africa.

National Film and Video Foundation South Africa
Aug 12, 2020
Grants - Awards - Bursaries
The NFVF are offering 2 types of bursaries aims to help previously disadvantaged students pursue their studies within the  Film and Television  industry (NOT performance arts and acting courses), but who lack the funding to do so. A National bursary for studies within South Africa and an International bursary for studies outside of South Africa, for courses available in South Africa 1) National bursary: Cover will be provided for tuition fees only – 1st year students will receive full funding, and the following years of study will receive 80% funding. Students are NOT required to pay back or work back the bursary. All applications will undergo assessment by the internal and external panel. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to attend an interview before final selection is made. 2) International bursary: Cover will be provided up to a maximum of R250 000 (which includes cover for tuition fees and living expenses). For more information on...