Multichoice competition

Call for Entries

Posted October 25th, 2011 in Press Releases by Encounters
14th Encounters South African International Documentary Festival
7 – 24 June 2012
Cape Town and Johannesburg

The premier documentary Festival in the African region, Encounters South African International Documentary Festival is proud to announce its 14th edition.

In both Johannesburg and Cape Town over 17 days, from Thursday 7th to Sunday 24th June 2012, Encounters will present the best South African and International films. Other events include Q&As with filmmakers, Master Classes, Workshops and Industry events.

Call for Entries

The organisers of Encounters are calling for entries from South African and International filmmakers for the Festival. Due to the extraordinary number of entries Encounters has decided to charge a nominal submission fee of USD15. African filmmakers are exempt.

Encounters is the only South African distributor dedicated to distributing documentaries to the South African public. Encounters makes sales of films to television, theatrically and on DVD.

  • Audience Award for Best South African film
  • Audience Award for Best International film.

Deadline for submissions:

23th March 2012

For additional information please contact Nazeer Ahmed on:

Submit your films here

Payment of submission fee

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