The Gauteng Department of Economic Development in association with the Gauteng Film Commission will be hosting the 2007 Gauteng Film Indaba at The Forum, Bryanston on the

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2007 Film Indaba announced
6th of November 2007. The Indaba will bring together industry players from the audio-visual industries to investigate ways of fully exploiting Gauteng as a prime film destination and production centre.

At the Indaba, the Gauteng Film Commission will present the first phase findings of ‘Project Gaullywood’ – the most comprehensive sector review carried out in Gauteng to date.

A number of panel discussions facilitated by key industry role-players will assess the potential for industry growth. Plenary discussion topics will include:

  • ‘Making the Case: The role of research and data management in raising the economic profile of the sector’

  • ‘Selling a holistic package: Location Marketing and building a strong Gauteng film brand’

  • ‘Incentives, funding & financing: how film friendly are we?’

  • ‘Capacity: Skills and Studios – over or under supply?’

  • ‘Speaking with one voice?: Sector coordination and industry partnerships’

  • ‘Bums on seats: Re-igniting a vibrant screen culture’
For more information, contact the Gauteng Film Commission on 011 833 0409 or visit www.gautengfilm.org.za for updates and a detailed programme of events.