NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FOUNDATION (NFVF) RELEASES CYCLE 1 2020/21 FUNDING APPROVALS

NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FOUNDATION (NFVF) RELEASES CYCLE 1 2020/21 FUNDING APPROVALS

THE NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FOUNDATION (NFVF) RELEASES CYCLE 1 2020/21 FUNDING APPROVALS.

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) South Africa , is pleased to announce the following funding approvals for funding Cycle 1

FY 2020/21

NON-FICTION PROJECTS

Development – Documentaries

Project Name Applicants Name  Production Company Amount Allocated
A Gift From The Dying Anita Khanna Uhuru Productions R150 000.00
Meiko’s Journey Paul Zisiwe EXT Lab Media R150 000.00
With Love from Meton Uga Carlini Towerkop Creations R150 000.00
Mfaz’omnyama: The King of Maskandi Ntuthuko Qwabe Indie Content Africa R100 000.00
We Remain Flower Children Andrico Goosen Frikken Films R150 000.00
#IGOTCUT – The Film Moloisi Mabeba NALA Pictures R150 000.00
Between the Anvil & the Hammer: The Inside story of uMkhonto we Sizwe Gordon Metz Hipster Media R150 000.00
Isilo se khaya Litha Booi Lorile Media R150 000.00
Bogosi Ba rona – Lefatshe la borrarona Documentary Olebogeng Phetoe Temaentle Projects R100 000.00
Horses for Xhosas Vukile Pokwana Koloni Consulting Enterprise R150 000.00
Life of Kai. Benjamin Singiswa Cantadora Productions R150 000.00
Nomawethu! a feature length documentary Linda Mputa Kaluni Media (Pty) Ltd R150 000.00
A Passion for Justice Peter Goldsmid Southern Exposure CC R150 000.00
Mbokodo Nhlanhla Masondo Mind Your Head R120 000.00

 

Post-Production – Documentaries

Project Name Applicants Name  Production Company Amount Allocated
The African Dream Thierry Cassuto Both Worlds Pictures (Pty) Limited R120 000.00
Mutant! Sifiso Khanyile Anaphora Pictures (PTY) Ltd R120 000.00
Dance Me To The End Of Time Melanie Chait Big Fish School Of Digital Filmmaking R120 000.00
The Rise Weaam Williams Tribal Alchemy Productions R120 000.00
No Water To Drink, Let Alone Wash Our Hands Molatelo Mainetje Bolobathaba Media Group R120 000.00
In The Name Of The Art Diliza Moabi Wanaya Visuals R120 000.00

 

Development – Short Film

Project Name Applicants Name  Production Company Amount Allocated
Lebitla La Mosadi Ke Bogadi Kutlo J Mokhethi Brownthot productions R100 000.00
The Patriots Batandwa Alperstein The Visual Content Gang R100 000.00
Project healers Thina Zibi Fusing Elements R94 000.00
After varsity Onthatile Nthathe Blackhut Films (Pty) Ltd R99 945.00
Born To Be Different Wendy Ntinezo Blackmerge TV R100 000.00
Female pantsula dancers Rosina Masetla Tau Royal Entertainment R80 000.00
Graves of Ikhwezi Mine (Amaliba ase Khwezi Mine) Simphiwe Qwabe Mdrash (Pty) Ltd R100 000.00
No. Khanyisile Mazibuko N/A R100 000.00
Guy: The  Life and Times of Henry Africa Jonathan Brady Zubymart R100 000.00
Joe Nzingo Gqabi Documentary Aubrey Silinyana Aliwal Sound Service R100 000.00
My Sexuality A Sin Nomzekelo Mohamed N/A R100 000.00
Removed Loren Loubser N/A R100 000.00
SHEMBE – A new African Neo Ntlatseng Neomedia (Pty) Ltd R100 000.00
uHadi Sivuyisiwe Giba SivuBuhle Media R100 000.00

 

 

FICTION PROJECTS

Development – Animation

Project Name Applicants Name  Production Company Amount Allocated
Kwezi Nomfundo Matlala Marche Media R250 000.00
Om Nom Nom Emma Lungiswa De Wet N/A R200 000.00
Chiko Mogau Kekana Studio Mogau (PTY) LTD R100 000.00
Death Chess Bongani Ndlovu N/A R100 000.00
Spling Go & Friends Dorothea Nel Abyss Productions CC R100 000.00

 

Development – Feature Length

Project Name Applicants Name  Production Company Amount Allocated
Billionaire Bunker Tertius Kapp Entopic R200 000.00
Strait-Laced Aimee Dherham Azania Productions R100 000.00
The Nightingale Sara Blecher Andani and the Mechanic R200 000.00
Thus Spoke Superfly Andrew Worsdale YaNe Films R200 000.00
What Happens in July Phumelele Mthembu African America (PTY) LTD R200 000.00
Barefoot Rangers Acquilla Malinga Kratos Media R200 000.00
Blackout Gang Kgosana Monchusi Weldun Media (PTY) LTD R200 000.00
Crime of Pastor Rapitsi Matome Senyolo Fullframe Pictures R191 000.00
Dead End Angie Mills Motion Films R200 000.00
Drummies Hanneke Schutte N/A R200 000.00
Frontier Mistress Charlie Vundla House Rising Productions R200 000.00
Goal at 60 Shadie Mphaphuli Dambuwo TV R200 000.00
His Masters Voice Brian Tilley Occasional Films CC R200 000.00
Killing of the Beast Menzi Mhlongo Killing of the Beast (PTY) LTD R200 000.00
Kings of Mulberry Street-The sequel: Let Freedom reign Judy Naidoo Ladybug Films (PTY) LTD R200 000.00
Magoebskloof Mpho Ramathuthu Tshanduko Media (PTY) LTD R200 000.00
Mendi Beanca Pretorious Praetorian Productions R200 000.00
Miss Helen Carol Shore Seashore Films (PTY) LTD R200 000.00
Ren Karen Van Schalwyk Googelplex Productions R151 800.00
Spirit Guest Mmabatho Kau Raindrop Media R200 000.00
The Black Watch Avon John Singh Warpath Record (PTY) LTD R200 000.00
The Hidden Michael Swan Michael Swan trading as Noblebird R200 000.00
The Imam Khalid Shamis Tubafilms R200 000.00
The Man in the Mirror Gillian Borros

 

Dreamlands Film and Media (PTY) LTD R200 000.00
The Reconciliation Jonty Acton N/A R200 000.00
The Red Rose Bianca O’Neill N/A R200 000.00
The Stickfighter Nomusa Dladla N/A R200 000.00
Two Hues Weaam Williams Tribal Alchemy Productions R200 000.00
Vlees van My vlees Matthys Boshoff N/A R200 000.00
Whoonga Jeezas Richard Lukunku Open Eye Myrhh R200 000.00
Xianga Mark Engels Production Manager R200 000.00

 

Development – Short Film

Project Name Applicants Name Production Company Amount allocated
Between Spaces Muneera Sallies DNA Studios R100 000.00
Love Through the camera Lens Donna Sibande Lady D Media R100 000.00
Quarantine Diaries Kagiso Latane Canvus Productions R100 000.00
Superhero Nathaniel Sigamoney Aim Pictures SA R100 000.00
The House that never Sleeps Sean Mongie Metronome Pictures R100 000.00
The Streets Nontobeko Mdletshe Picture That Films R100 000.00
A silent Love Thabiso Christopher Larklight Productions (PTY)LTD R100 000.00
Abducted Zulfa Arendse N/A R100 000.00
Akukho Mazwi Vukile Zuma N/A R100 000.00
Aspie Siyabonga Madlala N/A R100 000.00
Beginnings Rehane Abrahams The Mothertongu Project R100 000.00
Breaking Job Masindi Netshakuma N/A R100 000.00
Conjecture Johannes Mzwandile Spirit Bunduzboi Pictures R100 000.00
Cross Hairs Nadine Kadey N/A R100 000.00
Hustlers Kaapitaal Hangula Lukas N/A R100 000.00
In Arms Moeketsi Mphunye Calvinho R100 000.00
In Pursuit Khauhelo Maruping Lemali Holdings 13 (PTY) LTD R  97 880.00
Isono Sakhe Lungi Gqokoma N/A R100 000.00
Madala Minshka Laldaparsad N/A R100 000.00
Mvura Tumelo Thamaga Thamba Creatives (K2020184577) R  40 200.00
Not Thicker than Water Zukiswa Pakama N/A R  50 000.00
Poppy Tarryn Wyngaard Free Pixel (PTY) LTD R  91 920.00
Shark Tank Sport Eric Zulu N/A R100 000.00
Shazia Mishqah Parthiephal The Film Boutique R100 000.00
Silenced Kagiso Gladman Malefane Umlilo Films R100 000.00
The Comrade Tshepiso Tjeeko Tshwantshiso R100 000.00
The Homeless Keith Koogen Moodley N/A R100 000.00
The Hoodwinks Sandile Sibiya N/A R100 000.00
The P.I.M.P-President in my Pocket Mbasa Tsetana N/A R100 000.00
The Lost Soul Unique Shabangu Chaotic Films R100 000.00
The Make-Up Artist Ndumiso P. Gumede Phoenix Tree Films R100 000.00
The Rainbow’s Child – A Post-apocalyptic Journey Rexleigh Bunyard Requiem for the living NPO R100 000.00
Ukukhanya kwe Langa – When the Sun Shines Siyasanga Gibson Liquid Gold Productions R  99 250.00
Umngcwabo Kurhula Ngobeni Era Media R  90 000.00

 

Development – TV Format/TV Concepts

Project Name Applicants Name  Production Company Amount Allocated
Life’s a drag Kate D’Hotman Bon Appetit Films R200 000.00
Red Card Neo Sibiya Eccentric Circus Productions R200 000.00
Working on it Christian Grobbelaar Sea Dog Creatives Co. R199 000.00
Inspector Lilly and The Elves Natasje van Niekerk The Storyteller POD R200 000.00
Jam Jam Kefilwe Bopape N/A R200 000.00
Model C Miniseries Nolitha Mkulisi Brown Flamingo Productions R200 000.00
Plot 59 Nhlanhla Masondo Mind Your Head R120 000.00
Port Nolloth Mia Cilliers Reel Epics Productions R200 000.00
So that’s how it works Michelle Botha Bizzy Hands Puppet Company R200 000.00
The Gone Sean Steinberg Multiply Me R200 000.00
The Rise of Nabu Mpho Mashita N/A R200 000.00

 

Production Animation

Project Name Applicant’s Name Production Company Approved Amount
Bhovas and Sam Dumi Gumbi DG Pictures R1 052 640.00
Fine Girl Moses Tshingwala Sketchy Lines (PTY) LTD R 250 000.00
Last Word Diek Grobler Fopspeen Moving Pictures /University of South Africa R150 000.00
Spirit Doll Robyn Roux N/A R250 000.00
Thirst Leigh Ann de Wee N/A R250 000.00
Yellow Daisy Butterfly Bianca O’Neill N/A R250 000.00

 

Post-Production Feature

Project Name Applicant’s Name Production Company Approved Amount
Pou (The Peacock) David Cornwell Peacock Films R300 000.00
Valedictory Layla Swart Valedictory Film (RF) (PTY) LTD R450 000.00

 

FESTIVAL HOSTING 

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Production Company

Approved Amount

Mbombela International Film

Festival

Sizwe Shabangu

Mbombela International Film

Festival

R100 000,00

Durban International Film Festival

Kathlene Elena Cleland

Centre for Creative Arts

R250 000,00

Northern Cape Film Week

Motheo Seleke

BushCoffee TradeWorX (Pty)

Ltd

R100 000,00

“The Digitized – Annual Ekurhuleni

Township Film Festival 2020″

Daniel Nhlapo

DV Nhlapo Productions

R150 000,00

Africa Human Rights Film Festival –

Kalahari

Davidson

Mudzingwa

Africa Human Rights Film

Festival

R100 000,00

Yanaya Gender Film and Dialogue

Festival

Xoliswa Sithole

Nayanaya Pictures Pty Ltd

R200 000,00

Cherry Film Festival

Lebohang Motaung

IMMORTAL MEDIA

R150 000,00

Joburg Film Festival

Tim Mangwedi

Native Yard solutions Pty Ltd

R200 000,00

The New Dimensions Festival

Kirstin Lee Grey

Electric South Lab RF NPC

R50 000,00

 

 

MARKETING AND DISTRIBUTION

Project Name

Applicant’s Name

Company

Approved

Amount

Two Hues

Weaam Williams

Tribal Alchemy Productions

R100 000,00

Mr Johnson

Aimee Dherman

Azania Productions

R200 000,00

Riding with Suga

Gillian Pearson

Riding with Sugar (Pty) Ltd

R250 000,00

Spelonk

Desmond Denton

Fine Art Wedding Film

R150 000,00

Fried Barry

James Williamson

The Machine Productions (Pty) LTD.

R150 000,00

Influence

Thandi Davids

Storyscope (Pty) Ltd

R250 000,00

 

INTERNATIONAL BURSARIES

Project number

Name Surname

Institution

Approved amount

3029401

Ms. Jessie Zinn

Stanford University

R 250 000

3044401

Ms. Loila Aikins

Gobelins, l’École de l’image

R 250 000

3048101

Ms. Mikhaila Smith

New York University Steinhardt

R 250 000

1926802

Ms. Naomi Gumede

Cardiff School of Art & Design

R 250 000

 

NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FOUNDATION (NFVF) RELEASES CYCLE 1 2020/21 FUNDING APPROVALS