SAFTAs 2022 open for entries

By Content Nigeria reporter
March 3, 2022


The organisers of the annual South African Film & Television Awards (SAFTAs) have issued an open call for entries for the event’s 16th edition, which is due to take place this June.

Entries are open to all legal South African citizens and local film and television production companies registered in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa. Eligible platforms for feature films include VoD services such as Netflix, Showmax, Hulu and Amazon, as well as the DStv BoxOffice platform. Feature films and TV content can be submitted here on or before 6 March.

Awards will be given in various categories, including Best Feature Film to Best Movie Made for TV, Best TV Drama, Best Documentary Short and Best Animation.

The SAFTAs were established to honour, celebrate, promote and reward the creativity, quality and excellence of South African film and TV talent and content and to encourage entrepreneurship and the development of new talent within the industry.