Discover New Ways

Being a helping hand to our filmmakers is what we’re all about and on this page, you’ll find a wealth of information and downloads, giving you insightful tips into the world of filmmaking. These were made to assist filmmakers in perfecting their art and gaining some industry know-how, making the creative process as a whole a lot easier to tackle.

Guidelines for Location Filming in Gauteng

The GFC’s Guidelines for Location Filming in Gauteng clarifies roles and responsibilities, gives filmmakers clear guidance on location filming requirements and provides information on locations with particular requirements. The document includes a locations code of conduct, tips for “green” filming, general location filming guidelines, legislation affecting filming as well as proposals for dealing with shoots that contravene permit conditions.

Guide to Getting Started in Film and TV

Getting into the film, TV and digital media industry is not only an art but a skill. To help you become a part of this exciting and evolving media landscape, the GFC has compiled a valuable Guide to Getting Started in Film and TV to help aspiring young filmmakers find entry opportunities.

Access to Information Manual

GFC Annual Reports

A to Z Guide to Studios in Gauteng

The GFC’s Guidelines for Location Filming in Gauteng clarifies roles and responsibilities, gives filmmakers clear guidance on location filming requirements and provides information on locations with particular requirements. The document includes a locations code of conduct, tips for “green” filming, general location filming guidelines, legislation affecting filming as well as proposals for dealing with shoots that contravene permit conditions.

Short Films

Documentaries

Interviews

Showreels

Filming in Gauteng

Learn how the Gauteng Film Commission strives to ensure perfect locations across Gauteng all year round.

Made In Gauteng

Watch trailers and excerpts of movies filmed in whole or part in Gauteng – mainly in Johannesburg – from 2010’s The Bang Bang Club to Come Back, Africa, made in 1959.