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Years running: 41 (since 1979)

Durban International Film Festival

International Film Festival.

About

DIFF, the largest film festival in Southern Africa, features over 250 screenings of cutting-edge cinema from around the world with a special focus on films from South Africa and Africa. The festival hosts a film competition component and also presents screenings in township areas where cinemas are non-existent.

Program

  • Competition screenings,
  • Seminar and workshop programme: Talents Durban programme и Durban FilmMart.
  • Special screenings. Specific streams of programming for 2016 will include a focus on the important issue of HIV and Aids within film.

Awards

  • Best Feature Film R 50 000,00 
  • Best South African Feature Film R 25 000,00 
  • Best Documentary R 25 000,00 
  • Audience Choice Award R 25 000,00 
  • Best South African Short Film R 20 000,00 
  • Best African Short R 20 000,00 
  • Best Short Film R 20 000,00 

Rules

  • Films completed after  2018.
  • Submissions will be accepted via an ONLINE SCREENER. All submissions must be entered via the DIFF Visitor Page online at vp.eventival.eu/cca/diff2016.
  • This year’s festival will feature a focus on the important issue of HIV and Aids within film; DIFF invites filmmakers with films on this subject to submit for consideration in this category.
  • All submissions must be entered via the Eventival online system. Then choose the applicable submission type ONLINE SCREENER or DVD SCREENER from the available tabs.
  • We do accept unfinished films, as long as they are submitted before the deadline. 

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Jury and Organizers

DIFF is organised by the Centre for Creative Arts (UKZN). 

Festival Director Name — Peter Rorvik

Documents

Place

South Africa
Durban

Official website

durbanfilmfest.co.za

Contacts

Address:

Centre for Creative Arts
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Howard College Campus
Durban, 4041
South Africa

Email: diff@ukzn.ac.za

Section contacts:

Feature Films and Documentaries
Mitch Harper
+27 31 260 1650
harpercca@gmail.com

Short Films
Sakhile Gumede
+27 31 260 1145
Gumedeg3@ukzn.ac.za

 

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    November 23, 2018
  • Earlybird Deadline
    January 31, 2019
  • Regular Deadline
    February 28, 2019
  • Notifications
    April 30, 2019
  • Event dates
    18 — 28 July 2019
Categories & Fees

fiction film that is under 60 minutes.

  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free

Fiction film that is 60 minutes and over.

  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free

60 minutes minimum

  • Earlybird Deadline — free
  • Regular Deadline — free
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