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Durban International Film Festival 2012

The 2012 Durban International Film Festival is calling for feature, short and documentary films.

The festival will present over 200 screenings of films from around the world, with a special focus on films from South African and Africa. Screenings will take place throughout Durban including township areas where cinemas are non-existent.

The 33rd Durban International Film Festival will take place from 19 to 29 July 2012.

Durban International Film Festival is Calling for Entries!

South Africa’s longest-running film festival, the Durban International Film Festival runs across 12 days at the end of July, presenting over 250 screenings of current films from around the world, with strong focus on South African and African cinema.

The Festival calls for entries from around the world. Feature films, short films and documentaries are all welcome. It does have a competition component.

Durban Film Festival also runs extensive seminar and workshop programs to stimulate industry capacity. This Includes the participation of 40 filmmakers from Africa in Talent Campus Durban, a cooperation with the Berlin Film Festival, and the Durban FilmMart, a film financing initiative in partnership with Durban Film Office.

The deadline for entries is 16 March 2012 for short films and documentaries; 6 April 2012 for feature films.

All submissions must be done via the Eventival online system. Free registration is required.