Sony Pixel Power calrec Sony

The NFVF announce successful Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme applicants

22/02/2021

The NFVF announce successful Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme applicants

A big congratulations to the PESP stream 2,3 and 4 approved applicants

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), tasked by the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture (DSAC) to administer the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP), aimed at supporting the audio-visual industry have announced the approved applicants for streams 2,3 and 4.

Following intense virtual sessions and funding workshops in underserviced Provinces, the NFVF is proud to announce that the programme garnered national reach with applicants from all 9 provinces who comprise of various members of the industry which also includes the youth, women, and people living with disabilities.

For streams 2,3 and 4, a total, 280 submissions were received, 81 applicants have been approved and an estimated 2580 jobs to be created. Submissions were reviewed by expert independent panellists and scored based on each stream's criterion with a final approval made by the NFVF Council. With an expectation of 8000 jobs to be created from an allocation of R140 million, the rest of the envisaged numbers are expected to be created in Stream 1.

A big congratulations to the approved PESP applicants and whilst we experienced teething problems with endless delays, we are thankful for the confidence shown in the NFVF by the department and immensely proud of the work of all the independent panellists that adjudicated all the streams. commented NFVF CEO Makhosazana Khanyile.

Please note that all successful projects for stream 1 will be published on our website at a later stage. A date will soon be confirmed with all applicants.

Ends

About NFVF

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is an agency of the Department of Arts and Culture that was created to ensure the equitable growth of South Africas film and video industry. The NFVF does this by providing funding for the development, production, marketing and distribution of films and also the training and development of filmmakers. In addition, the NFVF commissions research and produces industry statistics that provide both the public and stakeholders with valuable insights into the South African film industry.

For further information:

Neo Moretlwe

Communications Officer, National Film & Video Foundation

Tel: +27 11 483 0880 ext: 207

neom@nfvf.co.za

Keagile Makgoba

Senior Consultant, Instinctif Partners

Tel: +27 11 050 7524

Keagile.Makgoba@instinctif.com
LINK: https://www.nfvf.co.za/home/index.php?ipkMenuID=&ipkArticleID=757...
See more stories from nfvf

More from NFVF

30/06/2021

The NFVF call for Marketing and Distribution Cycle 1 and Festival Hosting Cycle 2 is open

The NFVF call for Marketing and Distribution Cycle 1 and Festival Hosting Cycle ...

28/06/2021

The NFVF call for funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place from August 2021

The NFVF call for funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking pl...

18/06/2021

Call for proposals: Female Filmmaker Project Facilitating Company

Call for proposals: Female Filmmaker Project Facilitating Company The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) would like to invite Tier 2 production companie...

18/06/2021

Call for Proposals: Youth Filmmaker Project Facilitating Company

Call for Proposals: Youth Filmmaker Project Facilitating Company The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) would like to invite Tier 2 production companie...

15/06/2021

Trainers: Gender Sensitivity Training

Call for Trainers: Gender Sensitivity Training BACKGROUND: In Southern Africa, gender-based violence and femicide (GBVF), which disproportionately affects wom...

26/05/2021

Annecy international animation film festival student online mentorship programme

Annecy international animation film festival student online mentorship programme BACKGROUND The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is pleased to announ...

23/05/2021

The NFVF Call for Funding Applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place from June 2021

The NFVF Call for Funding Applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking pl...

03/05/2021

NFVF call for submission for audio-visual industry specialists to conduct monitoring and evaluation on all approved PESP projects

NFVF CALL FOR SUBMISSION FOR AUDIO-VISUAL INDUSTRY SPECIALISTS TO CONDUCT MONITO...

20/04/2021

The NFVF call for Production and Development cycle 1 funding applications is open

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) call for Production and Developmen...

12/04/2021

The NFVF Call for Funding Applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place from May to July 2021.

The NFVF Call for Funding Applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking pl...

07/04/2021

The NFVF Council calls for nominations for individuals to serve as members in the Marketing and Distribution Advisory Panel

Re-advertisement: The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) Council calls fo...

01/04/2021

Invitation to submit proposals for the NFVF/Netflix Micro Budget Films Project.

Invitation to submit proposals for the NFVF/Netflix Micro Budget Films Project. The NFVF and Netflix release the call for Micro-budget fiction and nonfiction ...

29/03/2021

Tiktok launches incubator to upskill black South African creators & drive inclusivity

Tiktok launches incubator to upskill black south african creators & drive inclus...

18/03/2021

NFVF And Netflix Sign Partnership To Fund Local Filmmakers

For Immediate Release NFVF And Netflix Sign Partnership To Fund Local Filmmakers Joint Fund Valued At R28 Million To Provide 100% Funding To 6 Micro-budget Fi...

09/03/2021

The NFVF calls for nominations of individuals to serve as members in the Advisory Panel for Production & Development

The National Film and Video Foundation Council calls for nominations of individu...

08/03/2021

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in April and May are open

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in Ap...

05/03/2021

Call for Documentary Project: Life and Legacy of the Lion of The Midlands, Harry Themba Gwala has been extended

Call for Documentary Project: Life and Legacy of the Lion of The Midlands, Harry...

03/03/2021

SAFTAs open the call for Discretionary Award Nominations

15th Annual South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) open the call for Discretionary Award Nominations The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), a...

22/02/2021

The NFVF announce successful Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme applicants

The NFVF announce successful Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme applican...

21/01/2021

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place before March 2021 are open

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place befor...

14/01/2021

Call for emerging black filmmakers transformation fund proposals

CALL FOR EMERGING BLACK FILMMAKERS TRANSFORMATION FUND PROPOSALS The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), a...

12/01/2021

The NFVF call for Marketing and Distribution and Festival Hosting is open

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), call for Marketing and Distribution and Festival Hosting is open The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), ...

22/12/2020

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in January 2021 are open

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in Ja...

21/12/2020

Call for Documentary Project: Life and Legacy of the Lion of The Midlands, Harry Themba Gwala

Call for Documentary Project: Life and Legacy of the Lion of The Midlands, Harry...

14/12/2020

The NFVF call for nominations for individuals to serve as members in the Marketing and Distribution Advisory Panel

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) Council calls for nominations for ...

30/11/2020

The call for the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme focused on the Audio-Visual Industry, has been extended

The call for the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme focused on the Audio...

27/11/2020

15th Annual SAFTAs is getting ready to celebrate SA's film industry in 2021

15th Annual SAFTAs is getting ready to celebrate SA's film industry in 2021 Despite a challenging year, the 15th Annual SAFTA submissions are now open - ou...

24/11/2020

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in December 2020 has been extended

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in De...

16/11/2020

The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) FAQs

The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) FAQs The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) aims to stimulate employment creation and job...

04/11/2020

Tender RFT 05 2019-2020 Audience research

Tender RFT 05 2019-2020 Audience research The NFVF has released a tender for the appointment of a service provider to conduct South African audience research i...

04/11/2020

NAC Call for applications for the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme

NAC CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR THE PRESIDENTIAL EMPLOYMENT STIMULUS PROGRAMME: The Presidency has made a special employment stimulus programme available to the ...

31/10/2020

JETS - The Film Initiative that takes you beyond Call for entry

JETS - The Film Initiative that takes you beyond Round 5 Call for Entry 2020 Deadline: 10th December 2020 To download the call, click here JETS stands for J...

31/10/2020

The call for the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme focused on the Audio-Visual Industry, is open.

The call for the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme focused on the Audio...

31/10/2020

The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) is set to create jobs across the audiovisual sector

The Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP) is set to create jobs acro...

27/10/2020

Directors for Youth Filmmaker Project: Call out 2020/2021

DIRECTORS FOR YOUTH FILMMAKER PROJECT: CALLOUT 2020/2021 The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is an agency of the Department of Sports, Arts and Cultu...

22/10/2020

Call for Documentary Project: Life and Times of Solomon Thekiso Plaatjie

Call for Documentary Project: Life and Times of Solomon Thekiso Plaatjie The National Film and Video Foundation, an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and...

20/10/2020

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in November 2020 has been extended

The NFVF funding applications to attend Markets and Festivals taking place in No...

18/10/2020

Short list nomination of candidates to serve as members on the NFVF council

SUBMISSION OF THE SHORT LIST OF NAMES FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CANDIDATES TO SERVE ON THE COUNCIL OF THE NATIONAL FILM AND VIDEO FOUNDATION 2020 The Minister of ...

17/10/2020

NFVF funding application to attend virtual markets and festivals taking place in June 2020 is open.

The NFVF funding applications to attend virtual markets and festivals taking pla...

17/10/2020

The NFVF funding applications to attend virtual markets and festivals taking place in June 2020 have been extended.

The NFVF funding applications to attend virtual markets and festivals taking pla...

17/10/2020

Annecy International Animation Film Festival and Market Student Online Mentorship Programme

ANNECY INTERNATIONAL ANIMATION FILM FESTIVAL STUDENT ONLINE MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME...

17/10/2020

NFVF Call for Submission for Training Provider Grant

NFVF Call for Submission for Training Provider Grant The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), is pleased to announce that the call for training provider ...

17/10/2020

Invitation to submit proposals for the youth filmmaker project: 2020/2021

INVITATION TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR THE YOUTH FILMMAKER PROJECT: 2020/2021 The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) is an agency of the Department of Sport...

17/10/2020

The National Film and Video Foundation COVID-19 funding evaluations still underway

On Friday 27 March 2020, the NFVF released a funding call to support business co...

17/10/2020

Celebrating the youth of SA: Youth Power Online Audio-Visual Series

Celebrating the youth of SA: Youth Power Online Audio-Visual Series June month in South Africa is dedicated to the youth of 1976, who stood up against the Apart...

17/10/2020

Applications open for Film London Production Finance Market

Press release For immediate release: 8 June 2020 JAMES SCHAMUS TO JOIN FILM LONDON'S PRODUCTION FINANCE MARKET FOR LIVE INTERVIEW AND Q&A Applications op...

17/10/2020

First ever online youth film festival

PRESS RELEASE 29 JUNE 2020 First ever online youth film festival For immediate release FILM INDUSTRY BODIES ANNOUNCE THE FIRST-EVER SOUTH AFRICAN ONLINE FIL...

17/10/2020

The NFVF Council calls for nominations for individuals to serve as members in the Marketing & Distribution Advisory Panel

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) Council calls for nominations for ...

17/10/2020

The NFVF extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of SAFTAs award-winning actress, Mary Twala

The NFVF extends condolences to the family, friends and fans of SAFTAs award-win...