Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Inaugural Mzanzi Short Film Festival in Pretoria, Tshwane

The Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival (IMSFF) is only two weeks away from showcasing over a 100 short films in five days!

IMSFF is taking place from 25 - 29 June 2014 @ the MAXI-Cineplex in the Hatfield Plaza, Pretoria (South Africa) - a mere stone throw away from the Hatfield Gautrain Station.

Nominations in each category will only be announced on Friday 13 June and published on our website

The festival Programme will be available on their website in PDF (Download) from Thursday 12 June, and also available at the venue @ R2.00 each.

The Gala Awards is only by invitation. Should you wish to attend, you may send a formal request to

Tickets to screening sessions will be available at the venue from R25.00 per session or R70.00 for a day pass.

Workshops for IMSFF 2014:

Thursday 26th June 
14:15 to 15:50, MEDIA FILM SERVICE's Gideon Furst presents: Film Gimmicks & Cameras

16:20 to 17:55, Danie Bester & Sallas De Jager presents: How to be competitive in the film market today.

Friday 27th June
14:15 to 15:50, WRITERS' GUILD OF SOUTH AFRICA presents: Remuneration of Scriptwriters and the exploitation by producers & broadcasters.

16:20 to 17:55, MADROBOT presents: Product Placement as an alternative film funding route.

Saturday 28th June
14:05 to 15:40, OPENWINDOW's Christopher Pinto & Sean Viljoen presents: A 3D Animation Demonstration.

There are only 120 seats available per workshop. Avoid disappointment by coming early.


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Jarrod de Jong
Festival Director
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