With the support of the National Film and Video Foundation Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP), Encounters is proud to announce the selection of six highly motivated applicants for the inaugural 3-month paid internship opportunity in Festival Training and Skills Development, taking place from 1 April – 25 June 2021.
With the support of the Presidential Employment Stimulus Programme (PESP), Encounters launches a new 3-month paid internship opportunity in Festival Training and Skills Development to support students seeking careers in Festival Management and Film Curation.
Documentary films present us with unique perspectives and insights into our worlds. The crafting of these films present unique challenges and encourage thoughtful insights into their making. The Rough Cut Lab (RCL) aims to support South African films in the late offline story stage with directed consultation on story and character obstacles as well as close consideration into the workings of the film. Successful candidates receive targeted support from the Refinery when they eventually come to finishing.
The organisers of Encounters, Africa’s home of documentaries, are calling for feature, mid-length and short documentary film entries for the 2021 edition of the Festival.