Tropfest 2012 Short Flim Initative

This MRC initiative aims to assist SA filmmakers develop and produce an engaging, entertaining short specifically for entry into the Movie Extra Tropfest 2012 film festival.

This successful initiative has helped support previous MRC Tropfest finalists and award-winning films such as Caught in a Loop, Jackie’s Spring Palace, Baboons and last year’s Sumo Lake.

This year the MRC, in conjunction with the SAFC, will select up to TWO projects/teams to be greenlit for $15,000 production investment (including $5,000 in-kind equipment/facilities hire from MRC).

Your script can be in any genre, needs to be 7 minutes or less (including credits!!) and must include this years Tropfest Signature Item (or TSI), which is ‘LIGHTBULB’ for 2012. (The TSI can be interpreted in any way you choose so BE CREATIVE!)

Application is FREE and LIMITED to MRC Members!

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Download Application Form

Applications close 12 NOON, SEPT 2nd 2011.

Delivery upload to Movie Extra Tropfest YouTube Channel closes JAN 6th 2012.

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