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Garden Route International Film Festival

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National Film & Video Foundation

The NFVF is an agency of the Department of Sport, Arts and Culture that was created to ensure the equitable growth of South Africa's film and video industry.

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Oudtshoorn & De Rust Tourism

The towns of Oudtshoorn and De Rust are in the Klein Karoo between the Swartberg and Outeniqua mountains. Oudtshoorn is the ostrich capital of the world.

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Pelican Lodge, Sedgefield

Set amongst the midst of the Garden Route National Park. Here you will find the peace and serenity you seek from the moment you arrive.

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Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa

Pezula Resort Hotel & Spa offers a variety of room types to suit your needs. Our stunning outdoor pool offers guests a gorgeous, scenic location in which to relax.

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Plettenberg Bay Tourism

Plett, it's a feeling! This is the official tourism account for Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Plettenberg Bay is the jewel of The Garden Route and is tranquil and charming, hospitable and rather special.

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Sedgefield Lions

Sharing, caring and making a difference in our community. Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month at the clubhouse, cnr Pelican Avenue and Crane Walk.

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The Views

Beautiful modern two bedroom duplex self catering apartments with all the comforts you need. Set within walking distance to Knysna’s Town and still able to capture views of Knysna’s lagoon and the Knysna heads.

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Value Film Fleet

In our experience, local and international film companies who are looking for reliable logistics partners struggle to find a one stop solution. Value Film Fleet also builds customised units according to our customers’ requirements.

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Knysna Tourism

Situated in the Western Cape of South Africa in the heart of the world famous Garden Route, Knysna is a quaint town located on the edge of a vast estuary which flows into the Indian Ocean.

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Wesgro Film & Media Promotion

The Wesgro Film and Media Promotion Unit uses its network of relationships with stakeholders along the entire film and media supply chain to help local and international film crews create world-class films.

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Wesgro Leisure Tourism

Welcome to the Western Cape, where majestic mountains meet wild, open seas. This is a place of rolling green valleys and vast, untouched plains. A place where you can connect with a diverse group of people. A place where you can find yourself again.

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Wesgro Dsitrict Unit

The District Unit at Wesgro has been established with the support of the provincial Department of Economic Development and Tourism to provide greater economic promotion support to municipalities across the Western Cape.

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Black Owl Promotions

We give your brand the voice it deserves. A seamless experience from start to finish of your corporate branding journey. We design according to your preferences.

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Ladismith Tourism

Ladismith is situated in the Eden region of the Western Cape. The Klein Swartberg mountain range towers above the town, with the best way to experience the surroundings is being outside in the unpolluted air of the Klein Karoo.

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Ladismith High School

Ladismith High School is already 133 years old this year, and in a relatively young country, it is considered an "old" school. Celebrities like CJ Langenhoven and Abraham H. de Vries, went to school here.

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Bitou Municipality

Bitou is committed to focusing on education of our youth to ensure our community is uplifted and improved constantly. Our schools and education programme has seen huge growth in recent years.

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ATKV Hartenbos

ATKV Hartenbos is situated along the world-famous Garden Route between Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, some 8 km from Mossel Bay and 40 km from George airport.

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Calitzdorp Tourism

Snuggled between the Outeniqua, Swartberg and Rooiberg mountains, you will discover the village of Calitzdorp. Ideally situated as a hub from which to partake in all that the region has to offer.

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Carpe Diem School

At Carpe Diem we strive to develop the unique potential of every learner with special needs, through the use of suitable educational and therapeutic programs.

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Carpre Diem School

At Carpe Diem we strive to develop the unique potential of every learner with special needs, through the use of suitable educational and therapeutic programs.

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E Radio SA

Entertainment Radio South Africa (eRadio SA) is a new digital radio station that focuses on the bright side of life with more music and less talk. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the Film Festival.

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Fitch & Leedes

This superb range of mixes takes you back to an era when things were still hand-crafted with the utmost care and quality

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Garden Route District Municipality

We are characterised by our excellent service to communities and our influence on society. Although we might not always get it right the first time, we undoubtedly improve every step of the way.

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George, Wilderness and Uniondale

Visit George, Wilderness and Uniondale, set in the very centre of the majestic Garden Route, surrounded by ocean, mountain, forest and farmlands.

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The Garden Route Film Commission

The Garden Route Film Commission is an effective one-stop service entry point for local and international productions coming to the Garden Route.

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The Explorer’s Garden Route

Your guide to Hessequa – The Explorer’s Garden Route. The entrance to the world famous garden route. The region nestles in the shadow of the Langeberg Mountains.

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Indigenous Film Distribution

A one-stop distribution partner for filmmakers. Indigenous Film Distribution, established in 2009, is South Africa’s leading niche film distributor.

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Karoo Retreat

Our stylish and spacious villas are ideally located in the beautiful town of Oudtshoorn, which is situated conveniently close to both the Garden Route and Route 62.

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Karoo Retreat

Our stylish and spacious villas are ideally located in the beautiful town of Oudtshoorn, which is situated conveniently close to both the Garden Route and Route 62.

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Knysna Primary School

At Knysna Primary School we endeavour to educate the child academically, culturally and physically on a balanced program, and to teach them Christian values and principles.

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The Knysna-Plett Herald

The Knysna-Plett Herald is a weekly bilingual community newspaper in Knysna & Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Distributed every Thursday in the Knysna, Plettenberg Bay and Sedgefield.

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Marche Media

A multi-generational and truly South African media group based in Cape Town. We pride ourselves in benchmark narrative content with premium delivery to both local and international audiences.

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Media Film Service

Media Film Service is a film rental facility in South Africa, which leads the way in supplying products and services to the motion picture industry. Established in 2000.

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Ladismith Mountainview B&B

Ladismith Mountainview B&B and Self-catering welcomes you in the most beautiful countryside of the Little Karoo. Our affordable accommodation offers guests a unique experience of relaxation and homely comfort.

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Tapas and Oysters, Knysna

Tapas and Oysters is a vibrant, waterside restaurant situated in Thesen Harbour Town in the idyllic town of Knysna. Perfectly located with views over the Knysna Lagoon towards the iconic Knysna Heads. We are well known for our great food, friendly service and vibey atmosphere.

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The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences is a membership-based organization comprised of leading media and entertainment figures from over 60 countries and 500 companies from all sectors of television including internet, mobile and technology.

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Knysna Waterfront

A trip to Garden Route is not complete without a visit to the famous Knysna Waterfront, arguably one of the most popular leisure and shopping destinations in the region, boasting a superior marina, a base for luxury yachts and Knysna's gateway for cruises and luxury charters...

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The lofts

Knysna in is the centre of The Garden Route. Thesen Harbour Town is in the centre of the Knysna Estuary and The Lofts Boutique Hotel is in the centre of it all. What better way to enjoy Knysna than a stay on an island, located not only in the heart of the Knysna Lagoon, but also in a Blue Flag Marina...

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Project Bar & Lounge

Situated upstairs from Sirocco, its terraces, wall-to-wall windows, and incredible views have inspired a ridiculously extensive and creative range of cocktails. Unrivaled views, classy cocktails music & vibe await.

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O Pescador Restaurant

South African Portuguese cuisine. Seafood, chicken and steaks prepared on order. Outside deck seating with beautiful views of the harbour Excellent food and excellent service. Chef is the owner.

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Thesen harbour town

Thesen Harbour Town in Knysna, at the heart of South Africa’s lovely Garden Route, is the commercial part of a residential group of islands threaded with swimming and boating canals and lined by Cape Cod-style homes.

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Ile De Pain

We specialise in distinctive and appetising breakfasts and lunches and authentic artisanal breads. Our welcoming, award-winning restaurant is conveniently located close to the Knysna lagoon.

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Premier Resort

Choose from a variety of four-star graded rooms that offer estuary and indigenous forest views. We encourage you to relax in the utmost comfort in one of our deluxe, one and two bedroomed suites, or your very own waterfront villa...

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Ikasi Media

The Eden District Municipality has identified the film industry to be one of the most significant economic drivers in the region. Setting up the necessary infrastructure in this area is essential to meet industry standards.

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The Turbine

The Turbine Boutique Hotel and Spa is a boutique 5 star hotel in Knysna which offers guests luxurious accommodation options, exceptional cuisine, stunning panoramas, and a range of world-class facilities – all in all, a unique holiday experience.

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Pezula Hotel

Built to reflect the natural beauty surrounding it, this luxurious hotel is located in the town of Knysna and promises a relaxed stay. Nestled at the eastern head of Knysna, Pezula Resort Hotel and Spa welcomes guests looking to experience genuine South African hospitality.

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The Views

Beautiful modern two bedroom duplex self catering apartments with all the comforts you need. Set within walking distance to Knysna’s Town and still able to capture views of Knysna’s lagoon and the Knysna heads.

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Head over Hills

Head over Hills is a unique 5 Star luxury retreat situated on the beautiful edge of the iconic Knysna heads. Our luxury accommodation and world-class views are the perfect backdrop for a well-deserved celebration of a special occasion, honeymoon, or to simply take in the splendour of our naturally beautiful surroundings.

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Home Tree Web Design & Hosting

Offering innovative services and groundbreaking products, that adds value to assist growth. We believe that building your website is more than just a project or deadline, we love getting personal with your ideas and visions and we love sharing ours with you.

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