NFVF apologises for 15th Saftas nominee list omissions

Arnold Vosloo in ‘Griekwastad’. (Image supplied: Scene23)

  • The Countrywide Film and Video clip Foundation (NFVF) is apologising for leaving the names of some nominees off the list for the approaching 15th Saftas.
  • Nominees ended up omitted from the Most effective Directing Function Film, Most effective Brief Film, and Most effective University student film categories.
  • The Saftas ceremony will acquire place on Saturday, 22 May and simulcast on SABC3 and Mzansi Magic.

The Countrywide Film and Video clip Foundation (NFVF) is apologising for leaving the names of some nominees off the list for the approaching 15th South African Film and Tv Awards (SAFTAs).

The ceremony will be broadcast on Saturday, 22 May, with a digital half-hour “crimson carpet” broadcast starting up at 18:thirty and the 2-hour stay broadcast at 19:00 on the night, and that will be a simulcast present on the SABC’s S3 and Mzansi Magic (DStv 161).

In the class for Most effective Brief Film, Address Not known from Eco-friendly Leaf Movies joins the present a few nominees of Heirloom (Butterfly Movies), The Stranger (TH Movies) and Uxolile (Zinc Pictures).

In the class for Most effective University student Film, Fowl Goblin from The Animation University joins Binding Adventures, Flower in the Subway and The Boy and the Robin, all The Animation University nominees, getting its over-all tally from 3 to 4 nominations.

In the class of Most effective Accomplishment in Directing for a Function Film, Jozua Malherbe for Griekwastad (kykNET, DStv one hundred forty four) is also a nominee and joins Jenna Bass for Flatland (DStv BoxOffice), Sunu Gonera for Using with Sugar (Netflix) and Louw Venter for Stam (DStv BoxOffice).

The additional nomination of Griekwastad for Jozua Malherbe indicates that the film raises its tally from six to 7.

Neo Moretlwe, NFVF spokesperson, in reaction to a Channel24 media enquiry, says: “The NFVF on behalf of the SAFTAs would like to prolong a honest apology for SAFTAs nominees that ended up not captured on the preliminary list shared. This was an unintended mistake that we have because rectified.”

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