The African Fashion Film Awards

The African Fashion Film Awards

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO INVITE FILMMAKERS, DESIGNERS, AGENCIES, AND LABELS TO SUBMIT THEIR FILMS FOR THE INAUGURAL AFRICAN FASHION FILM AWARDS.

The African Fashion Film Awards celebrates the union of film and fashion in Cape Town, a leading global fashion hub. The event will feature a broad spectrum of creative works, from documentaries and fashion shorts to films that either influence or are influenced by the fashion industry. This event offers an unparalleled opportunity to bring together the brightest talents from the film. music, and fashion industries, providing a platform for both emerging and established professionals to showcase their work. Attendees will relish the chance to celebrate the convergence of fashion and film, while networking with like-minded individuals in a dynamic programme of events.

Join us in celebrating creativity and collaboration at this stimulating event! The categories for awards are:

Join us in celebrating creativity and collaboration at this stimulating event! The categories for awards are:

BEST FASHION FILM
Recognises outstanding creativity and storytelling in a fashion-related film, highlighting the art of merging fashion and cinematic narrative.

BEST MAJOR BRAND PRODUCTION
Honours the most impactful and high-quality production by a major brand, showcasing exceptional creativity and execution in fashion films.

BEST MUSIC IN A FASHION FILM
Celebrates excellence in the use of music in fashion films, acknowledging the powerful synergy between sound and visual storytelling.

BEST FASHION DESIGN COLAB
Recognises  collaboration between filmmakers and fashion designers, emphasising the seamless integration of fashion design and cinematic vision.

Deadline is 30 June 2024. All entries will be thoroughly reviewed for inclusion in the official 2024 selection, to be finalised mid-August.

WHAT IS A FASHION FILM? A fashion film is a short film or video that focuses on the presentation of fashion, blending the elements of storytelling, visual aesthetics, and fashion design. It is often used as a creative platform to showcase new collections, brand identities, or artistic visions, and can range from highly stylized narratives to abstract and experimental visuals. Fashion films are a unique medium that combines the worlds of fashion and cinema, offering a dynamic and immersive way to experience fashion beyond traditional runway shows and photo shoots.