The Gauteng Film Commission has a number of initiatives to expand the market for locally made film within South Africa. These include film viewing and debates in non-traditional venues, film clubs at tertiary institutions, screenings in townships, training initiatives, and projects with a specific focus on gender, the youth and people with disabilities.
Monthly Film Viewing and Debates
- Screening films at non-traditional viewing venues that provide highly refined experience of cutting-edge cultural innovations in art and entertainment within an imaginative atmosphere.
- Creating a platform for filmmakers in the area to interact with audiences
Township Bioscope Screenings
- Create a platform for filmmakers to showcase their work
- Foster the appreciation of local content among cinema goers
- Facilitate the growth of a cinema appreciation culture
- Increase investor confidence in local content
- Empower individuals to become active economic participants in the film industry
Gender, Youth and Disability Projects
- Promote gender equality through screenings
- Invite expects on gender issues
- Partnership with gender organisation
- Film as a career
- Higher learning institution film clubs
- Film exhibitions
- Partnership with youth development institutions
- Identify disability schools and organizations
- Screen content that will not only entertain also to empower them
- Road shows with disabled filmmaker and professional disabled persons to inspire learners.