News & Updates
Images from a two week shoot for Regency Global in Benin and Mozambique
filming on the west coast for Project 90 by 2030
afropunk’s review for the music video recently co-directed by Sara Gouveia and Inka kendzia
Sara gouveia attends the IDFAcademy and IDFA Festival with the dfa delegation
Sara filming in Nairobi for Anna Telford from Butterfly Films
the team researching the I.N.A.C. archives for the sound of masks
Sara and Khalid in the edit room during the IDFAcademy Summer School for editing consultancy with the sound of masks
ribbon tooth has its TV premiere on MTVBase Africa
RIBBON TOOTH has been officially selected for the NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2017. The Festival kicks off with screenings at the Lincoln Centre and the Tribeca Arte Institute in new york. These will be followed by a world tour that includes screenings in Portugal, Canada, the U.K. and Mozambique.
The sound of masks is one of 6 projects selected for the idfacademy summer school editing consultancy 2017
new teaser for "The Sound of masks"
THE AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FILM "LONMIN: PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER" PRODUCED BY LIONFISH HAS JUST BEEN LAUNCHED. YOU CAN SIGN THE PETITION HERE
HAVING SOME DRONE FUN
BEHIND THE SCENES OF OUR LATEST MUSIC VIDEO DIRECTED BY SARA CF DE GOUVEIA. UPDATES TO FOLLOW SOON!
THE AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL FILM "HUNTED FOR THEIR BODY PARTS" PRODUCED BY LIONFISH IS PART OF A CAMPAIGN TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST PEOPLE WITH ALBINISM IN MALAWI. YOU CAN SIGN THE PETITION HERE:
SARA ON HER WAY TO ATTEND HOT DOCS 2016 WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATION (ORGANIZED BY THE DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS ASSOCIATION OF SOUTH AFRICA)
SARA BUSY CHASING THAT MORNING LIGHT FOR HER NEXT DOCUMENTARY IN THE VALLEY OF A 1000 HILLS, DURBAN - PRODUCED BY STEPS FOR THE FUTURE
THE TEAM ATTENDS THE DURBAN FILM MART 2015
2015 IDFA SUMMER SCHOOL
Incredible week at IDFA Summer School. Wonderful tutors, great insights and a clearer direction as we move into production. Plus, summer in Amsterdam is nothing to complain about.
THE TEAM ATTENDS THE HOT DOCS FILMMAKERS LAB
IDFA Bertha Fund comes on Board
We are very happy to announce that The Sound of Masks was selected as one of the projects receiving support from the IDFA Bertha Fund. For the IBF Classic selection round, the fund considered 265 projects from more than 65 different countries. In total, an amount of €126,500 was granted to 11 projects. The committee selected five projects for script and project development and six projects for production and post-production.
OUR "MODERN MAN" COMMERCIAL HAS WON SECOND PLACE IN THE MOFILM GLOBAL COMPETITION
AFRICA IS A COUNTRY'S ARTICLE ON "THE SOUND OF MASKS"
THE TEAM ATTENDS THE IDFA ACADEMY AND THE IDFA FORUM
The team attended the IDFA Academy and IDFA Forum in November 2014, as part of the IDFA award they received in Durban for the most promising documentary. They had the most amazing time making contacts, attending workshops and masterclasses from some of the most prominent documentary film directors in the world and watching a lot of inspirational films.
hot docs blue ice fund comes on board
We are ecstatic to announce that The Sound of Masks was selected as one of the projects receiving support from the Hot Docs Blue Ice Fund. Nine African film projects have been chosen to receive a total of $118,000 in development, production and completion grants from the Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund in its fourth round of disbursements. The support includes an invitation to the 2015 Hot Docs Festival in Toronto as well as an invitation to the Durban Film Mart 2015, where the project proved successful already with the IDFA Award for Most Promising Pitch in 2014.
See the film description as well as the other recipients here.
the sound of masks secures NFVF support
Following on from the successful pitch at the Durban International Film Mart, the team was excited to receive development funding from the National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa. This support will enable the team to move forward with the development stage and do more research and filming before principal photography begins in 2015.
THE SOUND OF MASKS WINS THE IDFA AWARD FOR MOST PROMISING DOCUMENTARY AT THE AFRICAN PITCH, DURBAN FILM MART
Our documentary 'The Sound of Masks", has won the IDFA Award for Most Promising Documentary during the Durban film Mart at DIFF.
GUINNESS PROJECT SHORTLISTED IN WORLD MOFILM COMPETITION
Our short piece "Look To The Stars" has been shortlisted for the Guinness: Africa is Made of More Campaign! Check out the link: