INCENTIVES

Knysna offers local incentives as part of being a destination of choice for filming on the African continent. Local Incentives include:

  • No permit fees on any Municipal Locations
  • Lean & fast permitting application process and approvals
  • Rapid response Pre-permit contact (E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and schedule a Skype call)
  • Pre-guide and orientation to location managers
  • Discounts on accommodation and other supplier (by arrangement)
  • Blanket permit for micro-shoots

 

(Information on this page is drawn from the national Department of Trade and Industry – the DTI).

The South African Government offers a package of incentives to promote its film production and post-production industry. These include_:

  • The Foreign Film and Television Production and Post-Production incentive to attract foreign-based film productions to shoot on location in South Africa and conduct post-production activities;
  • The South African Film and Television Production and Co-Production incentive, which aims to assist local film producers in the production of local content.; and
  • The South African Emerging Black Filmmakers incentive (a sub-programme of the South African Film and Television Production and Co-production Incentive), which aims to assist local emerging black filmmakers to nurture and grow them to take up big productions and thus contribute towards employment creation.

 


More information

  • Dimakatso Kgomo:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Telephone: +27 (12) 394 1462
  • Lehlohonolo Mokhosi: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Telephone: +27 (12) 394 5632

 


Useful links

Brand South Africa's post about the South Africa’s film industry provides an overview of the following information:

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