KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Production Internship Programme 2024

Internship Summary

Applications for the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Production Internship Programme 2024 are now open.

Closing date: 12 February 2024

KZNFILM aims to enhance the economy by providing and encouraging opportunities for persons, especially from disadvantaged communities to enter and participate in the film industry in the province.

In so doing, it aims to contribute to an enabling environment to job creation. The Industry Skills Development (ISD) Programme under Marketing and Industry Development is designed to develop skills in KwaZulu Natal focusing on previously disadvantaged filmmakers across the value chain of film and television.

About the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission Production Internship

ISD aims to extend its training and skills development by offering internships to its trainees with long-term productions in the province. KZN Film has engaged with productions in KZN who are prepared to take on interns.

The production companies will provide the work-readiness training that productions are able to do. The internships range from 1 – 12 months based on the needs and requirements of the production

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The stipend is R3800,00 per month and no accommodation will be provided. Those who applied before but were not placed on the productions are encouraged to re-apply.

Those who benefited before from the internship programme will not be considered.


  • Applicants must be residents of the KwaZulu-Natal province and be South African citizens or
  • residents.
  • Applicants must have a qualification in Film & Television Production or Makeup or Hair or
  • Wardrobe or production accounting.
  • Preference will be given to those who trained in other KZNFILM programmes before.
  • This opportunity is only open to youth until the age of 35 years old.

Please note that if you do not meet all requirements, you will not be accepted.

How to Apply

Please submit:
1. A motivation (maximum 1 page) as to why you should be considered for the INTERNSHIP. The
motivation letter must clearly specify your area of speciality.
2. Your CV, detailed profile of work experience.
3. Proof of Address.
4. A certified copy of your qualifications post matriculation.
5. Certified copy of your ID.

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Applications must be emailed to

Closing date for applications: 12 February 2024

Please note that your documents will be shared with the relevant production house. By applying for the programme, you consent to this being done

About KZNFilm

The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission was established in accordance with a provincial Act passed in 2010. The KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission is set to begin fulfilling its mandate to make the province a film production centre.

In 2014/2015, the KZNFC developed systems and policies to support and attract national and international role players in the film industry.


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