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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: 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


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


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


Taking visual arts to unconventional heights

By |2020-04-23T16:04:52+02:00May 11th, 2016|New Media|

By Solenne Groos – Cebo Simphiwe Xulu’s Selfie25 project is a ground breaking attempt to challenge the conventional gallery space by allying online and offline spaces of expression. At the core of the exhibition, are 25 digital prints portraying South Africa’s future change makers. The message of #Selfie25 is strengthened by the digital aspect that


The NFVF Announces New Funding Cycles and Online Application portal

By |2020-04-25T10:17:43+02:00Apr 13th, 2016|New Media|

The National Film and Video Foundation, an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture provides film and video-related funding in the broad categories of Education and Training; Development, Production and Marketing and Distribution. As from the 01st of April 2016 the NFVF concluded a change from four (4) cycles to three (3) funding cycles per


Youth Filmmaker Project

By |2020-04-26T13:59:41+02:00Jan 14th, 2016|New Media|

In partnership with the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC), Natives at Large in association with Jungle Works call for young filmmakers to apply for an opportunity to be considered for the Youth Filmmaker Project 2016.