The Bokeh SA International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Festival culminates in Red Carpet Gala Awards, where substantial prizes are awarded to the winners.
This sixth showcase, which acknowledges local and international film talent, takes place from 9 to 14 July, 2019 at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. The Gala happens on Saturday, 13 July.
Ethical fashion, DJI drone flying demos
The Bokeh Film Festival includes free screenings, industry presentations, master classes and competitions by sponsors, designers and film-makers from 9am to 9pm each day.
The line-up includes panel discussions on social media and vlogging and ethical fashion, DJI drone flying demonstrations, a special effects master class by acclaimed SFX artist, Chad Waller, a sound editing master class by international DJ Dino Moran, the Einat Dan International Creative Make Up and Body Art Competition.
With over 500 submissions from 46 countries, entries have been whittled down to 129 Official Selections that will be shown at various screenings.
Carrol Boyes trophies
Innovative homeware designer Carrol Boyes will supply all the trophies, with Pongracz serving fans ice cold MCC.
“Savanna has been a proud partner of Bokeh Festival for the past two years, as the unapologetic cider we view this platform as the ultimate expression of unapologetic ideas. It allows us to experiment within a very creative space whilst providing a platform for the fashion film industry,” comments Lazola Dali, Savanna Marketing Manager.
“The collaboration between Mercedes-Benz and Bokeh has been a great one that has focused on innovation and exclusivity,” comments Selvin Govender, Marketing Director for Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars, SA.
Within the submissions categories various partner brands have created their own awards. “Fitch & Leedes is a bespoke range of mixers with a core focus on innovation so when the opportunity to work with Bokeh came up we couldn’t resist the temptation to collaborate. The highlight of the collaboration has been the commissioning of a Fitch & Leedes Fashion Film through the Bokeh network of creators culminating in a R75 000 cash prize for the winning film,” adds Dylan Teubes, Fitch & Leedes Digital Content Specialist.
The latest in sound and lighting experiences will be utilised at the festival through Sound Stylists.
The winning team of students in The Bokeh Emerging Creative Talent Category take home a prize of R50 000 for their fashion film under this year’s theme, Super Hero.
Buy your Bokeh tickets at Quicket. The Bokeh Film Festival carpet awards ceremony is by invitation only.
What: Bokeh SA International Lifestyle & Fashion Film Festival 2019
Where: V&A Waterfront in Cape Town
When: 9 – 14 July, 2019
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