Have Your Say: Draft Film Policy

6 October 2021

The City of Cape Town invites residents, stakeholders and interested parties to comment on the Draft Film Policy, 2021. The Draft Film Policy, 2021 will replace the City’s Film Policy and Protocol, 2004 and seeks to:

  • attract, drive and support film activity in Cape Town;
  • position the city as a significant film destination, attracting local and international productions;
  • build a resilient, sustainable and inclusive film industry;
  • harness the value chain and inherent potential of film production to unlock and enhance the economic and societal benefits that may be derived from increased filming activity in the city;
  • guide the City in managing and regulating film-related activities in an efficient, effective, consistent and sustainable manner, thereby providing reassurance to residents, role players and stakeholders.

In terms of section 17 of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act, Act 32 of 2000, the public and interested parties or groups are invited to submit comments, recommendations or input to the municipality from 11 October 2021 to 31 October 2021.

All comments or suggestions received will be considered for inclusion during the review process. Comments, recommendations and input may be submitted by: Email: film.policy@capetown.gov.za Written submission: Attention: Terence Isaacs, Events and Film Department, 10th Floor, Tower Block, Civic Centre, 2 Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town 8000 Tel: 021 444 7691 between 08:00 and 16:30 on weekdays Website: www.capetown.gov.za/haveyoursay The Draft Film Policy will be available for viewing on the City’s website: www.capetown.gov.za/haveyoursay, at subcouncil offices and City libraries.

The public participation process will run from 11 October 2021 until 31 October 2021

Email: film.policy@capetown.gov.za for further information.