GFC Independent Filmmakers' Support Programme: Call for Submissions
The GFC is calling on Gauteng-based filmmakers to submit film projects for consideration as part of the GFC's efforts to support the industry during the current downturn.

The GFC commits to supporting films that aspire to excellence and accomplished storytelling, and substantially contribute to the development of the Gauteng film industry. Support will be given to assist emerging filmmakers with the development, production, post-production and distribution of their films.

The GFC proactively strives to support Made in Gauteng projects and practitioners through providing:

  • development funds, for features, drama, documentary and digital media;
  • production assistance in targeted initiatives, one-off  projects, or in collaboration with broadcasters  or other funding entities;
  • grant funding for internships, mentorship and training programs with more experienced practitioners; and
  • support to projects that enhance employment and professional development opportunities, and the creation of a vibrant screen sector for independent filmmakers.

Applications must be fully completed in order to be considered and submissions must be made on the prescribed application form. To download this form, please click here.

To submit, or for more information, kindly contact:
Nthabeleng Phora, Unit Coordinator: Industry Support and Development, GFC, 56 Main Street, Johannesburg, 2108, South Africa on Tel: +27 (0) 11 833 0409; Fax: +27 (0) 11 833 0282 / 0865055776; Cell: +27 (0) 83 455 9633; or e-mail: Web:

Note that the GFC will neither be responsible for, nor pay for, any expense or loss which may be incurred by Persons arising in any way from the preparation of their submissions.