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Jumpstart 2020 | 9th Edition

2020 Durban Follow up

  • Durban FilmMart
  • Durban International Film Festival
  • Ambassade de France en Afrique du Sud

As sisters cities, Durban and Nantes are glad to welcome back successful partnership between their Film festivals industry programmes, respectively the Durban FilmMart and Produire au Sud.

This year, the film development programme Produire au Sud, of the Festival des 3 Continents, is a partner again of the Durban FilmMart, which will take place between 6-9 September 2020 online, alongside the 41st Durban International Film Festival.

2020 press release


– Workshop: September 6 to 9, 2020 · online
– Follow-up workshop: December 2 to 3, 2020 · online

Project selection

Download the 5 project sheets

The Killing of a Beast

directed by Vusiafrica Sindane
produced by Naledi Bogacwi


directed by Sibusiso Buthelezi
produced by Sibongile Nene


réalisé par Jason Jacobs & Devon Delmar
produit par Deidre Jantjies

The Missionaries

directed by Camilla Pontiggia
produced by Michael James

Whoonga Jeezaz

directed by Kitenge Lukunku
produced by Layla Swart

One Day in June

directed by Reem Morsi
produced by Ayanda Halimana


– Jérémie Dubois, French director and screenwriter
– Mmabatho Kau, consultant in South African script
– Guillaume Mainguet, Head of Produire au Sud

Follow-up worKshop

Projects promoters from Jumpstart workshop has been accompanied 3 months after their first experience online. They will be invited to take part of a second step-workshop initiated by partnership DFM and Produire au Sud, supported by French Embassy / French Institute in Joburg.

Participants will find again the speakers involved during the first session.

Those days will happen online, December 2 to 3, 2020.


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