As of 1 April 2012, the Gauteng Film Commission formally joins the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, under the leadership of MEC Lebogang Maile.

The GFC was originally housed under the Department of Economic Development. On Tuesday 3 April, a memorandum of understanding was signed between MEC Dorothy Mahlangu of Economic Development and MEC Maile of Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation.

The department has appointed Mzwandile Masina as new acting CEO until further notice. GFC will provide information on further developments as they unfold.