7 posts tagged Short Films

Ben Mahaka Short Film ‘Ruvimbo’s wedding’ reaches semi-finals of the Lake International PanAfrican Film Festival

Seasoned Zimbabwean filmmaker, producer, actor and director Ben Mahaka’s short about ending child marriages has caught the eye of judges at the Lake International PanAfrican Film Festival(LIPFF) in Kenya. LIPFF has been running for the past 2 years. The Zimbabwean filmmaker announced the news on his Facebook page; Ruvimbos’s wedding zooms in on the effects of early child marriages, the 5-minute short film is mostly silent mostly silent save for the background music, but still ...

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Watch: “The Walk” Short Film – Probably one of the best Short Films ever produced in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean filmmaker Daniel Lasker has produced another masterpiece short film “The Walk”. The film was shot on location in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The film according to the filmmaker made the official selection at the New York City Indie Film Awards 2017, and for good reason. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQGix0HV8L0 The 18-minute-long short film is actually quite entertaining, shot in a post apocalyptic world, you could really see that a lot of effort was put into the project, Daniel ...

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Watch: A Fly in the Ointment, A Zimbabwean Short Film

I’ve just finished watching this new Zimbabwean short called A Fly in the Ointment, it is a very suspenseful and intriguing film to say the least. The film was produced by Taffrock Media and features some notable Zimbabwean faces including seasoned actress Nothando Nobengula and a special appearance from musician, Cindy Munyavi, the film also stars Tonderai Mandaza and Sipilisiwe Kaikeni.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2SMEjCAizk What do you think, Hit or Miss?

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The Hi-Five Short Film Competition – A Chance for Zimbabwean filmmakers to win a Sony HDR Camcorder and more

Do you think you can shoot a 5 minute film that can revolutionize the filmmaking game in Zimbabwe? Then this is your chance. The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, and other partners including MMX Rental have partnered The Zimbabwe Film Festival Trust(ZIFFT) to sponsor the Hi-Five Short Film Competition. The competition is open to Zimbabwean filmmakers only. There are 3 prizes up for grabs. First Prize Winner will get a Sony HDR-PJ410 video camera with a Sandisk memory card ...

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Submissions for ZIFFT’s 2015 Short Film Project are now open

The Zimbabwe International Film & Festival Trust (ZIFFT) is pleased to advise that the call for the Short Film Project (SFP) 2015 submissions is now open. This call is open to aspiring Zimbabwean Scriptwriters, Editors, Cinematographers and Directors who have interesting stories and concepts for film. 1. SCRIPTWRITERS- Writers must display high level of creativity in dealing with social and contemporary issues around topical subjects such as gender, health and culture in an entertaining ...

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Video: Vhuserere Controversial Zimbabwean Short Film

Above is Vhuserere, a controversial short film by Kuzhangaira. The 3 minute Zimbabwean short film shows a “Man of Cloth” choreographing a deliverance session with a lady who is supposedly possessed. The short film has received mixed reactions from viewers, some negative and some positive, it had amassed over 3000 views on Facebook at the time of publishing this post. Note: The short film is in Shona and there no subtitles. What is your reaction to this film?

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OPEN CALL FOR 2013 AFRICA FIRST SHORT FILM SUBMISSIONS

Focus Features, Africa First initiative is calling on all filmmakers to submit their short films for them to stand a chance of winning $10,000 each towards pre-production, production, or post-production of their short film. Applicant Qualifications Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, of African nationality, and must have resided in Africa for a minimum of two (2) years at any time before applying. Applicants must be independent producers. This means that the individual applica...

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