Ekurhuleni International Film Festival (5)



Deadlines

31 Mar 2021
Call for entries

10 Sep 2021
Festival closed

13 Oct 2021
Notification date

13 Dec 2021
15 Dec 2021

Address

Germiston Theatre,  1501, Germiston, Gauteng, South Africa


Festival description
Short film festival >5' 24'<
Feature film festival 90'<


Festival requirements
 Film festival
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Any Theme
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Short Films  >5' 24'<
 Feature Films  90'<
 Any language
 Subtitles 
English
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English


Festival start: 13 December 2021      Festival end: 15 December 2021

Rhythm Cycle Projects in partnership with The City of Ekurhuleni are rolling out the 5th Ekurhuleni International Film Festival from 12-16 November 2021 .

The heat is on. The Ekurhuleni International Film Festival is on a mission to attract aspiring and emerging filmmakers locally and internationally. This festival will be in from 12-16 November 2021 at the Germiston Theatre.

The aim is to create an annual film festival that will give emerging filmmakers an opportunity to screen their films. Filmmakers are urged to send their 3 minute trailer / screeners and films before the 15th of April 2021. Professional industry adjudicators will select the suitably qualified films to be screened daily throughout the festival.

Additionally workshops and seminars will be conducted to expand film development
projects to aspiring filmmakers. Films or documentaries of any genre are welcome to promote potential. Local and international investors to invest in the emerging film industry thereby creating sustainable jobs, boosting tourism and attracting international visitors to explore our country. The festival promises to be a flamboyant affair filled with a melting pot of cultures and offering a bouquet of creative variety. For more information call or email us.

1.BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE FILM
2.BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM
3.BEST SOUTH AFRICAN FEATURE FILM
4.BEST SOUTH AFRICAN SHORT FILM
5.BEST EKURHULENI FEATURE FILM
6.BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
7.BEST SHORT FILM
8.BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
9.BEST EDITING
10.BEST FINAL MIX
11.BEST STORYLINE
12.BEST TRAILER/PROMO/ADVERT
13.BEST MUSIC VIDEO
14.BEST DIRECTOR
15.BEST PRODUCER
16.BEST ACTOR
17.BEST ACTRESS
18.MOST INNOVATIVE CONCEPT
19.PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
20.LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

Who Can Submit a Film?

As long as you are a College or University student or an independent producer you can submit a film. This year we’re accepting submissions mainly from: Africa, Latin America, Asia and The rest of the world.

The person submitting the film must have had a major creative role in the production of the film.

What’s the Submission Process?
Your submission should include the following:

A trailer of your film. This can be delivered to us or emailed to as an mov or mp4 file. Trailers will be used to advertise the Film Festival.

Who Decides Which Films Will Be Screened?
The Ekurhuleni International Film Festival (EIFF) is organizing the 5th Annual Film Festival. Members of the selection committee will view the films and decide which ones are screened at the festival. We will likely screen all submissions, but it is based on the amount and length of the submissions we receive.

What Kinds of Film Are You Looking For?
We are looking for any genre and style of film. Be it documentary or experimental.

What’s In It For Me?
You get to show your film to a huge audience! EIFF has appointed a Film Festival Awards Selection Committee, which will vote on and distribute awards the submitted films.

Trophies and Certificates
The festival reserves the rights not to carry any costs pertaining to receipt of trophies.All winners must make arrangements with their diplomatic missions to collect trophies or prizes on their behalf.
Certificates can be emailed on request.









  

 
  

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