Encounters South African Intl. Documentary Festival deadline

The organisers of ENCOUNTERS, the annual South African International Documentary Festival, are calling for entries from South African and International filmmakers for the 13th edition of the festival.

ENCOUNTERS will show a selection of documentary films from around the world, with a particular focus on South African work.

Filmmakers must guarantee, should their films be selected, that permission from the rights holder are secured for a minimum of six screenings at this Festival.

Encounters wishes to announce that it is charging a nominal fee for entry to the Festival. The fee is 15USD, and African filmmakers are exempted from paying this fee.

The 13th edition of the Festival will be held from 9th – 26th June 2011, in Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Encounters is the only South African distributor dedicated to distributing documentaries to the South African public. Encounters promotes and sell films to television, through DVDs and in cinemas.

Awards: Best South African and International Audience Award

Deadline for submissions: 20th March 2011

For additional information feel free to contact Nazeer Ahmed at distribution@encounters.co.za

The Encounters Team
Tel: +27 21 465 4686
Fax: +27 21 461 6964
www.encounters.co.za

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