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Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) CEO, Marcus Desando participated in a podcast hosted by Mongezi. C. Makhalima on Vuka Online radio on the 18th of May 2020.

By |2020-05-27T14:51:42+02:00May 27th, 2020|Arts Funding, Music, New Media|

Podcast Participants: Interviewee - Marcus Desando (ACT CEO) Interviewer – Mongezi. C. Makhalima (Host and ACT Board Member) Podcast link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/15XngvtsEm-J6aZlv9dPXIu4hBLmhoHlV/view An African in the Arts In this episode by Vuka Online Radio ACT CEO, Marcus Desando discusses leadership in the arts with host, Dr. Mongezi. C. Makhalima. Over a 40 minute segment we

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CANCELLATION OF THE ACT | DALRO | NEDBANK SCHOLARSHIPS PROGRAMME 2020

By |2020-05-22T15:14:37+02:00May 22nd, 2020|Arts Funding, Music, New Media|

  It is with great sadness and regret that The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) announces the cancellation of the ACT | DALRO | NEDBANK Scholarships Programme for 2020. Due to the impact of Covid-19, the subsequent lockdown, travel ban, and the anticipated adjustments to the school calendar we have concluded that it will

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ARTS & CULTURE TRUST LAUNCHES SEXY NEW WEBSITE WHERE FORM AND FUNCTION MEET.

By |2020-05-22T15:07:01+02:00May 22nd, 2020|Arts Funding, Music, New Media|

ARTS & CULTURE TRUST LAUNCHES SEXY NEW WEBSITE WHERE FORM AND FUNCTION MEET. The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is elated to announce the launch of our sexy, revamped new website on the 22nd of May 2020. Over the first five months of this year our website has received massive overhaul in look, feel

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OPEN CALL | ARTS & CULTURE TRUST (ACT) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS IN MUSIC

By |2020-05-22T16:14:44+02:00May 22nd, 2020|Arts Funding, Music, New Media|

The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) is pleased to announce that applications for the ACT Professional Development Programme will open on 22 May 2020. Applications for the ACT Professional Development Grant in Music will be accepted until Sunday, 12 July 2020. In 2018 the ACT Professional Development Programme supported projects in the fields of visual art

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Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) CEO, Marcus Desando participated in a podcast hosted by The One Podcast on the 7th of April 2020 discussing: IS THE ARTS SECTOR READY FOR (COVID-19) CHANGE? 15 May 2020

By |2020-05-19T08:37:19+02:00May 15th, 2020|Advocacy, New Media|

Podcast Participants: Interviewee - Marcus Desando (ACT CEO) Interviewer - Peter Sibeko (SEAfrica Founder) Podcast link: http://cmajorproductions.com/podcast/ In this episode by The One Podcast ACT CEO, Marcus Desando discusses the current status of the Arts & Culture Trust as an organisation under lockdown and addresses various issues impacting the arts sector at large during the

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British Council Connect ZA ColabNowNow Open Call

By |2020-04-19T13:07:29+02:00Jul 20th, 2017|New Media|

British Council Connect ZA, in partnership with Fak’ugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, has launched ColabNowNow, an exciting collaboration project opportunity for young artists, coders, architects and storytellers. ColabNowNow is calling out for 5 digital storytellers, and 10 artists working in digital in Southern Africa, East Africa, West Africa and the UK to take part in the

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NFVF calls emerging filmmakers to submit proposals

By |2020-04-23T15:13:32+02:00Jun 7th, 2016|New Media|

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) and the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) are inviting emerging black filmmakers to submit proposals for consideration under the Emerging Black Filmmakers Transformation Fund (EBFTF). Launched in 2014, the EBFTF provides financial, marketing and other related support to emerging black filmmakers. The fund has been designed for Black directors

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