Two AFDA Durban 3rd year 2015 films, David’s Winter and 1 Nation and a 2nd year 2016 film Svaha have been nominated for the Best Student Film at the Simon “Mabhunu” Sabela Awards 2016.
The Simon “Mabhunu” Sabela film and television awards recognise outstanding achievement and excellence within the South African Film and Television industry, with a special focus on KwaZulu-Natal. Among those who will be honoured at the awards are actors, producers, directors and various film and television technicians.
The awards are an initiative of the Department of Economic Development Tourism and Environmental Affairs and are implemented by the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission. Mr Simon “Mabhunu”Sabela, in whose honour the Film and Television Awards are named, was a legend in both big screen and television. Not only was he South Africa’s first Black film director, he also had a long and successful career which saw him feature in over 34 movies, both nationally and internationally.
The awards ceremony will take place on Sunday 18 June 2016 at the Inkosi Albert Luthli International Convention Centre in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
Congratulations and good luck to all the cast and crew!