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Call for production and microfilm funding

Download the Eastern Cape Film Investment Fund (ECFIF) Guidelines and relevant application forms for production or microfilm funding here. The closing date is 14 June 2024.

The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) realises the investment promotion potential value of promoting the Eastern Cape as a destination for hosting national & international film & television productions. The breath-taking film & television locations of the province makes it a film & television destination of choice.

The funding is only available to productions that will be shooting their projects in the Eastern Cape.

Funding categories

Microfilm funding:
  • Short Films
  • Documentaries
  • Short TV formats
Production Funding:
  • Feature Films
  • Drama/TV Series
  • Reality Shows
  • Telenovela’s
  • Documentaries
  • Animations

The applicant is required to download and read the Eastern Cape Film Investment Fund (ECFIF) Guidelines before completing the application form.

The Survivor series is one of several film projects that have been attracted to the Eastern Cape. Credit: ECDC

Application process

ECDC will open a funding call that will be advertised in all ECDC social media platforms and on the ECDC website. Only successful applicants will receive formal communication from ECDC through approval letters. Should you fail to hear from ECDC within six (6) weeks after the closing date of the funding call, consider your application unsuccessful.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit correct and complete application forms with all the required supporting documentation. Failing to do so will result in automatic disqualification. Applicants are allowed to apply in one category per funding call. Applications in more than one (1) of the categories will result in automatic disqualification.

All applications will be subjected to a commercial viability assessment, due diligence, document verification process and budget availability. No late applications and incomplete applications will be considered.

Downloads

Download the Eastern Cape Film Investment Fund (ECFIF) Guidelines and relevant application forms for production or microfilm funding here:

Submission of Applications: All Application Forms must be submitted to: film@ecdc.co.za
Closing Date: 14 June 2024

Enquiries

Enquiries can be directed to the ECDC here:

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