Talents Durban back for its 15th Edition
Initiated by the Berlin International Film Festival and Berlinale Talents, Talents Durban is an important partner programme of the Durban FilmMart Institute. This training and development platform offers the selected Talent participants a 6-week mentorship and an opportunity to present their film projects to an international market.Now in its 15th year, the 2022 edition of Talents Durban will bring together creatives from across the continent whose work not only inspires but challenges industry norms.
Following a meticulous adjudication process, 27 projects, and 4 film critics, representing 16 countries made the final selection.
In conjunction with the Berlinale Talents, Talents Durban Talks is a series of programmes that highlights the industry creativity in writers, directors, producers and critics. The session looks at New Spaces for Film Criticism and talks centre around collaborations with disruptive film practitioners who share craft secrets and their work ethos. This session brings together film critics who are using new means of technology; vlogging, video essays and new spaces of written media, to keep the art form alive in the landscape and the challenges.