ACCESSING FINANCE IN FOR FILM AND DOCUMENTARIES IN AFRICA

The idea is to create a robust dialogue about the possible funding sources for filmmaking across grants, loans
for films and documentaries across Africa

TOPICS

  • How can shorts filmmakers attract the attention of agents, festivals and funders?
  • How investors and financiers make their decisions on what to fund?
  • How do they fund films?
  • How does international capital become involved in complex structured features – either studio tentpoles or
  • large indie projects?
  • What steps need to be secured by the producers in order to unlock these resources?
  • What are the unique developments in financing models that are evolving internationally?
  • How do personal branding strategies extend the life cycle of your short, and catapult your career?
  • Can you invest in great independent films, help get them made, AND put the scary investor horror-story
  • odds in your favor?

Moderators/ Facilitators

  • Just Film
  • Hubert Bal Funds
  • Ford Foundation
  • Hope Yongo
  • BBC
  • Documentary funds