KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Bursary South Africa

KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Bursary South Africa 2021 –


KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Bursary South Africa  : The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission (KZNFC) was founded in terms of the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Act, 2010. The vision of the KZNFC is to market the KwaZulu-Natal province as a diverse, sustainable and competitive industry and major film destination.
To assist with skills development within the Film industry in the province, the KZNFC have developed a bursary scheme in 2014. The bursary programme aims to increase the skill level and thereby create industry experts within the field.
KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Bursary South Africa


The KZNFC is intended for students pursuing their studies within the Film industry at a KwaZulu-Natal institution.

The bursary will cover the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, accommodation, prescribed study materials.


Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen
  • 25 years old or younger
  • Reside in the KwaZulu-Natal province
  • Completed Matric
  • Studying at or accepted to study at a KZN based tertiary institution
  • Studying or intend on studying towards a Film qualification


HOW TO APPLY – KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Bursary South Africa

Application forms can be obtained in one of the following ways (from 1 September each year):

  • By emailing:
  • Collecting from a local municipal office or community centres
  • Collecting from the KZN Film Commission offices (115 Musgrave Road, Berea, Durban)
  • Downloading from the KZN film Commission website (

Please include the following items in your application pack:

  • ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (certified copy)
  • Latest academic report
  • Letter of acceptance at tertiary institution to study Film
  • Proof of household income
  • Proof of residence

Complete application forms and supporting documentation must be submitted in one of the following ways:
1) Email:
2) Hand delivered: KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Office


31 October annually.


For any bursary queries, please contact the KZNFC:
Tel: 031 325 0200
Email: /