Durban International Film Festival

Durban International Film Festival

Type: Regular shortfilm festival
Location: Durban, South Africa
Start Month: March


Presenting over 250 screenings of cutting-edge cinema from around the world, with a special focus on films from South Africa and Africa, the festival exhibits films in a diversity of venues around the city. DIFF is the premiere platform for the launch of African films and a key gateway to the African film industry. The festival also includes a local and international awards component.

Submission Requirements:

35mm, 16mm, video. Films must have ususally been produced during two years before festival. Contact festival for further information

Submission Deadline: June


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Awards / Prizes:

Three cash prizes (best feature film, best first feature film, best South African feature film) and various other prizes

Contact: Nashen Moodley (


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