International Tourism Film Festival Africa

ITFFA – Programme

Wednesday 4th May:

Pre-event registration at the Peninsula Hotel: All day

17:00 Delegates meet in the main restaurant area for a hosted networking dinner.

20:00 Meet and greet ends.

Thursday 5th May:

09:00  Register for Masterclass at City Hall  

09:45  Young Creatives and Students Welcomed

10:00  Masterclass 1 – FC Hamman – The Ins and Outs of Drones in Filming

11:00   Masterclass 2 – Neo Mokuene (the Black Tony Stark) – What elements make a good Digital Tourism Marketing Campaign – Content Creation

12:00   Masterclass 3 – Brought to you by Panalux & Panavision – Gearing for Filming

13:00   Lunch

14:00   Masterclass 4 – Funding Procurement – NFVF

15:00   Presentation and Prizegiving – Young Creative Student Challenge

16:00   End of the Masterclasses Presentation and Prizegiving

AND    For Invited Guests,

08:30   Delegates transported from the Peninsula Hotel to the City Hall

09:00  Film-themed heritage tour of the Cape Town City Hall – inclusive of the Nelson Mandela Legacy Exhibition and a photo stop with the Nelson Mandela statue hosted by Filmed in Cape Town

11:00 Delegates taken on a bespoke film-themed heritage tour of the Castle of Goodhope hosted by Filmed in Cape Town

12:00 Delegates will embark on a walking tour from the Castle of GoodHope through to the Company Gardens hosted by Filmed in Cape Town

12:45 Delegates enjoy a hosted experience – cocktails and canapes at the Taj Hotel.

14:30 Delegates shuttled back to the Peninsula Hotel.


17:30 Delegates meet in the main restaurant at the Peninsula Hotel for networking event

22:00 Hosted session ends.

Friday 6th May:

08:00 Delegates meet in the Peninsula Hotel Lobby

08:30 Delegates shuttled to the City Hall

09:30 Introduction to the ITFFA and CIFFT by Alexander Kammel and Caroline Ungersbock

10:00 Session 1 of conference – Creating an Effective Destination Promotional Video

11:00 Session 2 of conference – Cape Town and the Western Cape – Africa’s Leading Film Destination

12:00 Session 3 of conference – The Role of Film Commissions

13:00 Lunch for delegates

13:00 VIP Delegates & Invited Guests taken to Shimansky Diamond Museum for a bespoke tour.

14:30 VIP Delegates & Invited Guests shuttled back to the Peninsula Hotel


17:30 Delegates to meet in the Peninsula Lobby

18:00 Delegates enter the City Hall on the red carpet with photo ops on arrival.

Dress Code: Smart Casual/Afro-chic

18:45 AWARDS CEREMONY: Welcome Messages

19:00 AWARDS CEREMONY: MC’d by Dinay Willie

20:30 Awards ceremony ends

20:30 Photo opportunities

20:30 Delegates to enjoy post award celebrations upstairs Opposite the Madiba Statue

22:30 Delegates shuttled back to the Peninsula Hotel.

Saturday 7th May:

10:00 Check out time

10:00 Public Viewings of Winning Films – Labia Theatre