Monday, December 9, 2013

Public Call for DIRECTORS 

(Thursday 5 December 2013)

Out In Africa (OIA), producers of the South African Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, has received funding from The National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) for the purpose of making a full-length narrative Omnibus feature film.

OIA has commissioned three Writers to deliver a parallel narrative script with a gay and lesbian theme. OIA intends to engage three (3) Directors, and each will direct a strand of the Omnibus. However, this will be done in such a way that all strands interweave and the finished product is a single, integrated  feature.

This Call is an opportunity for talented, experienced DIRECTORS, professionals who have the relevant filmmaking experience, but who have not yet made a feature film.

The Omnibus is to be shot in Cape Town and completed in 2014.

OIA invites interested Directors to submit the following:
  • A 2 page CV detailing relevant experience and referees who may be contacted by OIA.
  • A show-reel of work. This should be delivered via a Vimeo link.

Deadline for submissions:       Friday 3 January 2014
Delivery address:              
                                                        Put ‘Omnibus Director’ in the subject line.

OIA is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender presentation.

The NLDTF relies on funds from the proceeds of the National Lottery. The Lotteries Act and regulations guide the way in which NLDTF funding may be allocated. The NLDTF wants the grants to make a difference to the lives of all South Africans, especially those more vulnerable, and to improve the sustainability of the beneficiary organisations. Available funds are distributed to registered and qualifying non-profit organizations in the fields of charities; arts, culture and national heritage; and sport and recreation. By placing its emphasis on areas of greatest need and potential, the NLDTF contributes to South Africa’s development.