France-South Africa co-production workshop in Paris
A two-day co-production workshop between France and South Africa will be held in Paris on March 29-30.
This is the second France-SA co-production workshop organised as part of the on-going cooperation in the film industry between France and South Africa. The first one was held during the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), in 2012. The objective is to encourage co-productions within the framework of the co-production treaty existing between the two countries since 2010.
The workshop aims at creating a platform for South African filmmakers & producers with developed feature film projects to engage with fellow French producers, and find potential partners with a view to co-produce their projects.
Five South-African productions will be presented during the workshop: Magic (Mickey Dube, Rodway Productions), The Colonel Stray Dogs ( Khalid Shami & Steven Markovitz), The Day of the Covenant (Philip Roberts & Dan Jawitz), Uhlanjululo (Robbie Thorpe & Zamo Mkhwanazi) and Uitlander (Cait Pansegrouw & Wim Steytler).
The workshop is hosted by CNC, at its head office in Paris. In addition to the 5 South African participants presenting their projects, the event will be attended by a NFVF delegation headed by its CEO, Zama Mkosi. After a morning opening session on Wednesday 29 March, the producers will have one-to-one meetings with French producers across the two days of the workshop.
More info on the workshop here.
Description of the selected South African projects here.