KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Bursary

About KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is founded promote KwaZulu-Natal province as a major film destination, not only locally but also internationally. The commission also has the objective of providing opportunities especially from disadvantaged communities, to participate in the film industry. It also aims to address skills and resources scarcity in the province. Through these objectives, KZNFC developed programmes such as Internship Programme for the school graduates, Women and Youth Incubation Programme for the encouragement of women and young participants into the industry, Bursary Programme for academic financial support of students, Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME) Development Programme that will strengthen SMME companies, Familiarization Tours for province promotion to film producers and film companies from around the country and the world and the Film Fund for film projects financial support.

 

KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Bursaries

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) bursaries will be granted to students who wish to pursue studies towards Film and Television related programs at accredited KwaZulu-Natal tertiary institutions. The bursary fund will cover registration and tuition fees, textbook allowances and accomodation costs. The programme is focused on encouraging individuals to participate in the film industry so as to increase industry experts especially within the previously disadvantaged communities.

 

KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Bursary Requirements and Eligibility

  • Students who have applied at KwaZulu Natal recognized tertiary institutions and have received a letter of acceptance
  • South African citizens and residing in KwaZulu-Natal province
  • Less than 25 years old

The selection criteria are based on the following:

  • Proven academic performance
  • Field of study and demand for the discipline
  • Financial situation
  • Representation (Gender, Disability and Race)
  • Skills, ability and potential

 

How to Apply and Application Details

  • Submission will open from 15 September – 31 October annually
  • Complete the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Bursary Application form (pdf) The hard copies of this form are also available at the KZN Film Commission offices and can be submitted by:
    • Email: [email protected][email protected]
    • Mail: 10th Floor, Musgrave Towers, 115 Musgrave Road, Berea, Durban, 4001
    • Hand delivery: Reception, 10th Floor, Musgrave Towers, 115 Musgrave Road, Berea, Durban, 4001
  • Applicants are required to submit a new application for every year of study.

 

Closing Date

October every year

 

Contact Details

Post: 10th Floor, Musgrave Towers, 115 Musgrave Road, Berea, Durban, 4001
Address: Reception, 10th Floor, Musgrave Towers, 115 Musgrave Road, Berea, Durban, 4001
Email: [email protected][email protected]

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