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9th Ugu Film Festival Call for Entry Submission
The organizers of the annual Ugu Film Festival are pleased to announce the call for
submission of entry for the 9th edition of the Ugu Film Festival. Submissions are open from
today the 15th of February 2021 and will close on the 25th of May 2021. Ugu Film Festival
is an annual event that aims to empower filmmakers from underprivileged areas and equip them with the skill and knowledge from all over the world.
“Last year we had a successful virtual festival which was supported by the EDTEA, Ugu
South Coast Tourism, RNM Mayor, KwaZulu Natal Film Commission, and various
facilitators who imparted their skills and shared what their respective organisations can
offer to filmmakers. Organisations including Bondit Media Capital, The Writers Project Film
Fund, Buffalo 8 Studios opened their doors to assist in ensuring that film activity in the Ugu
region continues to thrive,” says Mr. Senzo Zindela, Ugu Film Festival Founder and Director.
This year, the festival will have various countries represented by industry experts who will
share expertise and different aspects of filmmaking and funding. “It is our pleasure to
invite films from emerging, aspiring and experienced filmmakers from all over the world as
we would be honoured to have diverse films as part of the 9th edition of our festival. We
see this edition as the breakthrough opportunity to introduce films to our audience, various
distributors and financiers worldwide, furthermore it will be a chance to network and
create co-productions,” adds Mr. Zindela.
Due to the 4th Industrial Revolution and new normal brought to our attention by COVID 19
pandemic, UGUFF 2021 is accepting digital submissions. Films can be sent through to the
festival through all forms of media digital platforms such as Vimeo, YouTube etc. All
submissions must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org before the 25th of May 2021.
UGUFF has migrated to a fully-fledged digital environment by creating a secured, private
and confidential digital meeting platform in which all workshops, screenings and
discussions will be held. Our digital platform, uguffmeet.ml, has been designed to
conveniently deliver the highest experience for all attendants and filmmakers.
All enquiries can be sent to email@example.com.