ABOUT THE COMPANY – KZNFC
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The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) was established to assist with skills development in the province’s Film industry. The organisation was founded in terms of the provincial Act, which was passed in 2010. The vision of the KZNFC is to market the KwaZulu-Natal province as a diverse, sustainable and competitive industry and major film destination.
The organisations partners include – the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI); the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA); the Idustrial Development Corporation (IDC); the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF); Tourism KZN; Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife; Trade & Investment KwaZulu-Natal; Dube Tradeport and Three Cities.
ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – FIELDS COVERED & COVERAGE VALUE
The KZNFC bursary programme was initiated in 2014 to help address the skills shortage of the Film industry within KwaZulu-Natal. The bursary is intended for students pursuing Film and Television and Animation related studies, at a KwaZulu-Natal institution.
The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation and prescribed textbooks.
MORE ABOUT THE BURSARY PROGRAMME – BURSARY RENEWAL & SELECTION
Bursaries are awarded for one academic year at a time – students must reapply for funding each year.
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted – should you not receive feedback within 8 weeks of the application deadline, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):
- South African citizen
- Reside with KwaZulu-Natal
- Completed Matric OR currently in Matric
- Studying or plan to study towards a Film/ TV and Animation qualification (minimum NQF level 6) or Postgraduate Animation
- Studying or plan to study at a tertiary institution in KwaZulu-Natal
- Strong academic record
- Preference will be given to: people with disabilities, previously disadvantaged individuals
HOW TO APPLY FOR THE BURSARY
Download and complete the KZN Film Commission Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application be disregarded):
- ID document (certified copy)
- Matric latest results, if currently in Matric (certified copy)
- Matric certificate, if completed Matric (certified copy)
- Latest academic record, if currently at tertiary level (certified copy)
- Letter of acceptance to study at a tertiary institution in KwaZulu-Natal
- Tertiary institutes 2021 fee schedule (on institution’s letterhead)
- Parents/ guardians proof of household income (not older than 3 months) (latest payslips or letter of employment if employed/ proof of SASSA grant if applicable/ pension slip if on pension/ affidavit if unemployed etc)
- Parents/ guardians bank statement with maintenance order/ affidavit, if separated or divorced
- Proof of disability if disabled
Applications must be submitted via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Please insert the words “KZN Film Commission Bursary – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
20 October 2020.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER
For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact KZNFC directly:
Tel: 031 25 0200