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PROPER FILM GREEN-LIGHTS FLATLAND FOR PRODUCTION
Proper Film | 22, August

Cape Town, South Africa, 25 May 2017 Proper Film has green-lit for production all-female Western adventure FLATLAND penned and to be directed by Jenna Bass; following completion of its multi-year development cycle and closing of finance for the film. Casting, location scouting, rehearsals, production design and crew recruitment are complete

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HIGH FANTASY TO PREMIERE AT 2017 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Proper Film | 22, August

Cape Town, South Africa, 22 August 2017 Body-swap dramedy HIGH FANTASY from award-winning writer/director Jenna Bass is to have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) between 7 and 17 September 2017; selected in-competition as part of both the festival’s Discovery and Next Wave programmes. Helmed by

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HEADLAND WINS AT 7th DURBAN FILMMART
Proper Film | 21, June

Durban, South Africa – 20 June 2016 Futuristic Teen Romance HEADLAND scoops development prize at the Durban Filmmart closing-night awards ceremony. Produire au Sud of Festival des 3 Continents awarded writer/director Elan Gamaker and producer David Horler a travel bursary and scholarship to attend its developmental workshop programme, where they

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HEADLAND SELECTED FOR 7th DURBAN FILMMART
Proper Film | 16, May

Cape Town, South Africa – 16 May 2016 Sci-Fi Teen Romance HEADLAND, penned and to be directed by award-winning writer/director Elan Gamaker has been selected for the 2016 Durban FilmMart, taking place between the 17th and 20th June during the Durban International Film Festival. HEADLAND marks the third time a

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JENNA BASS’S FLATLAND COMMENCES PRINCIPAL CASTING
Proper Film | 25, April

Cape Town, South Africa – 25 April 2016 Proper Film has partnered with Kayos Casting Directors (Cape Town) and The FigJam Agency (Johannesburg) as casting commences on Jenna Bass’s All-Female Western Adventure FLATLAND. After several years of active development and exploration, FLATLAND has turned another corner and reached another milestone

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NEW YEAR NEW LOOK: PROPER FILM’S REFRESHED LOGO
Proper Film | 15, January

Cape Town, South Africa – 15 January 2016 In light of the New Year and a host of fresh new projects, initiatives and general progress, Proper Film is very proud to share its updated logo. While staying true to its original purpose – this revision aims to better encapsulate the

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SCI-FI ROMANCE HEADLAND JOINS PROPER FILM’S ELEVATED GENRE SLATE
Proper Film | 10, October

Cape Town, South Africa – 10 October 2015 Proper Film is very proud to welcome award-winning director Elan Gamaker and his sci-fi teen romance project HEADLAND to join the company’s slate of elevated genre feature films. HEADLAND is set in a future South Africa; where the government has provisionally renamed

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PROPER FILM LAUNCHES DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICAN PRODUCERS WORKSHOP
Proper Film | 31, August

Cape Town, South Africa – 31 August 2015 Proper Film is proud and humbled to announce its partnership with Europe’s leading tertiary film training and networking organisation, the European Audio-visual Entrepreneurs (EAVE), to develop and deliver the African Producers Workshop, Africa’s first truly continental training and networking workshop initiative for

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DAVID HORLER TUTORS NIGERIAN FILMMAKERS AT ‘EAVE ON DEMAND’
Proper Film | 25, July

Lagos, Nigeria – 25 July 2015 Proper Film’s David Horler joined expert film trainers Roshanak Behesht Nedjad (Germany) and Jacques Akchoti (France) for EAVE ON DEMAND in Lagos, a week long, intensive script development and production training workshop for a selected group of Nigerian writers and producers. The workshop is

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PROPER FILM SIGNS NEW DOCUMENTARY PROJECT ‘SHOW ME LOVE’
Proper Film | 15, June

Cape Town, South Africa, 15 June 2015 Proper Film has recently concluded negotiations with writer/director Emma Bestall to develop, finance and produce Bestall’s debut project as director, magical-realist LGBTIQ documentary SHOW ME LOVE. SHOW ME LOVE is an explicit, documentary project that follows a group of queer Capetonians, of multiple

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PROPER FILM HAS A NEW HOME IN WOODSTOCK, CAPE TOWN
Proper Film | 01, April

Cape Town, South Africa, 01 April 2015 As of April this year, Proper Film is proud to call the Masons Press development in Woodstock its new home. As its name implies, it was once a large industrial factory that has been retrofitted with open-plan office spaces, showrooms, start-ups and eateries.

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THAT’S A WRAP FOR AETERNA: SOUTH AFRICA
Proper Film | 25, March

Cape Town, South Africa, 25 March 2015 Proper Film (South Africa) and Fasad (Sweden) have wrapped principal photography on the pilot sequence for Fasad’s upcoming multi-country co-production, audio-visual documentary experience AETERNA. AETERNA is a poetic interpretation of the Anthropocene, the present interval in time in which many geologically significant conditions are

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SOUTH AFRICAN FILM ‘FLATLAND’ AWARDED SUPPORT BY THE WORLD CINEMA FUND
Proper Film | 14, November

Cape Town, South Africa, 19 November 2014 All-female western-adventure film, FLATLAND, has been selected to receive production funding from the World Cinema Fund. It will join the ranks of Oliver Hermanus’ SHIRLEY ADAMS and Donald Mugisha’s THE BODA BODA THIEVES (Uganda/South Africa) as the only South African films to have

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