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2020 Encounters Film Festival Invitation to UCT TV Screencubator Incubatees & Stepping Stone Alumni

28 Jul 2020 - 11:00

 

                            ENCOUNTERS FESTIVAL INVITATION


 

                                                                                         Supported by

                                                             UCT TV ScreenCubator

                                                               the Fox Foundation

                                                       UCT Centre for Film and Media Studies

                     Are you ready to take the next step in your development and journey as a filmmaker engaging with other filmmakers worldwide?

In an effort to provide continued support to emerging filmmakers, UCT’s Centre for Film and Media Studies (CFMS) through Stepping Stone’s incubator initiative - ScreenCubatoris is offering internet-data support to  10 selected incubatees and Stepping Stone alumni to attend and participate in the 2020 Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival. Selected candidates will be provided with sufficient internet data to, attend at least 3 festival film screenings online, attend and participate in at least 2 panel discussions/industry sessions online, access information and opportunities to engage with local and international filmmakers, and more.

The process:

  1. Please download the form  using this link: https://tinyurl.com/y3cmmpo4 
  2. Complete the form and return via email before 12:00 (noon) Monday 10 August 2020
  3. Applications will be assessed by a selection team
  4. Shortlisted candidates may be telephonically interviewed on Wednesday 12 August
  5. Selected candidates will be informed by end of business on Thursday 13 August
  6. Successful candidates will be required to commit to:
  • viewing a minimum of 3 films
  • attending minimum of 2 workshops/panel discussions
  • write a brief summary report for each film and panel/industry session they attend

How you can benefit:

All selected candidates will be provided with sufficient internet data to:

  • attend at least 3 festival film screenings online
  • attend and participate in at least 2 panel discussions/industry sessions online
  • access information and opportunities to engage with local and international filmmakers
  • discover and learn about new developments affecting the future of film industry in uncertain times
  • access information on available bank financing for start-ups and new companies
  • access available funding and grant opportunities
  • learn about formal co-productions, and accessing any available subsidies resultant therefrom

Note: applications are open to ScreenCubator incubates and Stepping Stone alumni!!!

Internet data support is only for South African mobile networks!!!

Email your application to steppingstone.uct@gmail.com by 12:00(noon) Monday 10 August 2020