About Silwerskerm Short films

Silwerskerm Short films is a development, mentorship, and talent identifying project, managed, and produced by IdeaCandy on behalf of kykNET & Multichoice. Here upcoming writers, directors and actors get the guidance, funding, and opportunity to produce their selected short film for the annual kykNET Silwerskerm film festival and all films are broadcasted afterwards on selected channels. This project, currently in its 9th year, has produced 140 short films. Many of the directors, actors and writers who started in this project has gone on to be involved in award winning series and feature films from South Africa.