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    Netflix has announced its latest South African film industry investment to the tune of $1.9 million.
    According to Business Tech, the partnership with National Film & Video Foundation (NFVF) will see the funding of six South African produced films.

    Four emerging filmmakers will be offered a budget of R4 million to produce feature films while two established filmmakers will be offered R6 million. All six productions will receive exclusive debuts on Netflix.

    Confirming the reports, Netflix’s director of content in Africa, Ben Amadasun said: “The past year has been incredibly difficult with the pandemic hitting so many industries around the world. The creative community that we are a part of has supported us through the good times so we want to help them continue to create the stories our members love. Now we’re excited to take this a step further with this joint fund with NFVF for above-the-line talent.”

    Makhosazana Khanyile, NFVF CEO added: “The inclusion of digital platforms into our traditional processes can only profit the industry further. We hope that this is a start of a long and fruitful relationship.”

    The new deal which is in a bid to support South African filmmakers recovering from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, will see each partner contribute contribute R14m (US$950,000)

    Source: Pulse Nigeria

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