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AFDA’s new Heads of School sure to make impact

February 17, 2017

Robyn Aronstam                             Penelope Flascas AFDA is prou...

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Special service award presented to Peter Michael Goldsmid at WGSA Muse Awards

February 14, 2017

AFDA Cape Town are proud to announce that Peter Michael Goldsmid (our Script Writing Lecturer) has r...

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Live Performance student shines in prestigious Fleur du Cap Theatre Award nominations!

AFDA Cape Town Live Performance and Post Graduate studies are delighted and proud to inform you that...

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AFDA staff and students make impact at SACOMM 2016

November 18, 2016

Tristan Jacobs receiving best “Best Paper in the General Communications Interest Stream”  Award...

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AFDA Cape Town Gets “Punk in Africa”

November 16, 2016

AFDA Cape Town’s Dr. Lucia Saks and Steven Buxt invite Afda students and staff members to attend ...

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Labyrinth of Lacuna released through Madefire Reader

November 10, 2016

AFDA Durban’s Cinematography / Image & Data Disc lecturer, Damien Tomaselli’s Motion Book, L...

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AFDA JHB’s Head of Screenwriting to Judge Writers Guild of South Africa Muse Awards 2016

November 4, 2016

One of the pillars of AFDA’s educational model is to provide its clients with world-class learning...

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Mandela’s Gun written by AFDA Johannesburg Dean Malcolm Purkey

October 28, 2016

The opening film and world premier for the inaugural Joburg Film Festival starting on the 28th of Oc...

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AFDA Durban’s Roel Twinstra @ Botho Heritage International Festival

September 29, 2016

AFDA Durban’s Head of Live Performance School, Roel Twinstra, will be giving a workshop at the Bot...

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A magnificent work by AFDA Cape Town’s Lara Bye

September 13, 2016

” to the director Lara Bye and the performer, Sandra Prinsloo – Oskar en die Pienk Tannie is a p...

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AFDA Durban’s Janet van Eeden writes the script

August 30, 2016

AFDA Durban’s Head of Postgraduate Studies, Janet van Eeden has a considerable number  of project...

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AFDA Johannesburg VFX lecturer shooting in Nigeria

August 18, 2016

AFDA Johannesburgs 1st & 2nd year VFX lecturer, Tunde Ogundipe, travelled to Nigeria in June 201...

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AFDA Durban Virtual Reality lecturer Damien Tomaselli brings it back home

August 17, 2016

 Kevin Buckley (Red shirt) – Madefire Lead Builder Liam Sharp – Madefire Chief Creative...

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Texas Battle – American actor & AFDA Cape Town Live Performance Lecturer

July 29, 2016

AFDA Cape Town Live Performance lecturer and Texas born American actor, Texas Battle, famous for his...

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Guest Lecturer in Production Course AFDA Cape Town –Term 3 2016

July 20, 2016

Hagar Graiser wears many hats in the creative and education industries. She is the director of Jump ...

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AFDA DURBAN INNOVATOR HOSTS RADIO SHOW ABOUT THE FUTURE

July 19, 2016

AFDA Durban’s Head of School of Business Innovation & Technology, Arish Sirkisson, has recentl...

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Guest Lecturers in Production Course AFDA Cape Town –Term 3 2016

 GORDON BILBROUGH Gordon has a Bachelor of Art in Dramatic Art with honours from the University of ...

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AFDA Durban, Open Assembly Term 3 2016 speech, by Dean, Franco Human

July 18, 2016

Welcome to Term 3, it sure has been quiet without you here so having you back is most definitely wel...

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Roel Twijinstra – AFDA Durban Head of Live Performance School – Three projects @ NAF 2016

Roel Twijinstra talks about his three projects he took down to the National Arts Festival 2016. Nove...

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Roel Twijinstra – Head of Live Performance School @ AFDA Durban

July 11, 2016

The AFDA Durban campus Dean, Franco Human, is happy to announce and welcome the new Head of the Live...

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AFDA Live Performance staff and students @ NAF and NSF 2016

June 30, 2016

AFDA staff and live performance students are sure to make a big impact at National Arts Festival 201...

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AFDA Durban lecturer on route to USA

June 28, 2016

Damien Tomaselli – Image Production Department & Virtual Reality lecturer at AFDA Durban – ...

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AFDA Durban lecturer Damien Tomaselli gets virtual in Helsinki

June 21, 2016

Damien Tomaselli – Image Production Department & Virtual Reality lecturer at AFDA Durban &...

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New staff appointments @AFDA Johannesburg

June 10, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg have appointed Nina Lucy Wylde to take over the position of Head of Production Cou...

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AFDA Johannesburg students &staff @ the National Arts Festival 2016

A new devised piece of theatre from the 2016 Honours Students at AFDA in Johannesburg is to be prese...

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Lucia Saks New Head of Postgraduate Studies @ AFDA Cape Town

June 1, 2016

AFDA Cape Town are proud to announce the appointment of Lucia Saks as Head of Postgraduate Studies o...

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AFDA Cape Town’s Malcolm Kohl Triomfs with Top International Seller in 2015

May 25, 2016

Image Credits: Triomf movie Last year in an unprecedented move, UK company Journeyman Pictures added...

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AFDA Durban’s Elmarie Venter Published in International Journal ‘Kairos’

May 9, 2016

AFDA Durban Production Course Administrator, Elmarie Venter has had her article; ‘How and why acti...

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AFDA staff and alumni @Looking China

April 29, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg lecturer Nkantu Luscious Dosi and AFDA alumni Tristan Schafer and Sachica Archary ...

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AFDA Cape Town screenwriting lecturers write the winning script

April 5, 2016

AFDA Cape Town screenwriting lecturers Peter and Margaret Goldsmid were both on stage during the 201...

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Head of The AFDA School of Business Innovation and Technology Durban in MiCampus Magazine From campus record man to self-created artiste – Lx Seth

March 31, 2016

There is a point in life when we begin to unravel who we are, who we want to be and what most drives...

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AFDA Cape Town Lecturer Peter Goldsmid a Finalist @ WGSA MUSE AWARDS 2015

March 16, 2016

AFDA Cape Town Lecturer Peter Goldsmid has been nominated as a finalist in the category of Unproduce...

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AFDA Johannesburg Live Performance Lecturer Coenraad Rall on Piano

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Designer Craig Leo back on AFDA Cape Town Campus

March 10, 2016

Once again this year, Cape Town Theatre Designer, Theatre Maker and Puppeteer, Craig Leo ran a fabu...

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AFDA Cape Town’s Christopher Weare Directs Love Factually

AFDA Cape Town’s Live Performance lecturer and Screen Discipline Champion, Christopher Weare, dire...

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AFDA Johannesburg- Head of Film Scoring- plays Dr. Finach

March 9, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg’s, Head of Film Scoring, Wikus du Toit will play the role of ‘Dr. Finach’ in...

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Liezl de Kock nominated for 2016 Naledi Theatre Award

March 3, 2016

AFDA Cape Town alumni and AFDA Johannesburg Lecturer /Researcher/Production Course, Liezl de Kock, h...

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AFDA Durban Post Graduate Convenor makes impact

March 2, 2016

AFDA Durban Post Graduate Convenor, Janet van Eeden, has been selected into the Finalists of The Imp...

AFDA staff and alumni finalists for Jameson INDIE Channel Music Video Grant 2016

AFDA staff and alumni finalists for Jameson INDIE Channel Music Video Grant 2016

February 25, 2016

AFDA Cape Town Head of Post Production, Nick Mathews, who also goes under the name of DJ Invizable a...

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AFDA Port Elizabeth off to Portugal

February 23, 2016

AFDA Port Elizabeth Head of Film School, Andre Scholtz, has been invited to be the keynote speaker b...

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AFDA Virtual Reality Course – A First in Africa!

February 22, 2016

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Medium Picture and Live Performance) and SenseVirtual have ...

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AFDA alumni of the week #29 Liezl de Kock

February 10, 2016

“I came to AFDA Johannesburg in 2001 when Garth Holmes, Deon Opperman, Bata Pachier, Bruce Young, ...

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AFDA Cape Town in Kathmandu: Nepal gets its first female PM in ‘Singha Durbar’

November 16, 2015

Newly appointed AFDA Cape Town Head of Television, Stevan Buxt, played a serious role in getting Nep...

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Meet the newly appointed National Head of the AFDA School of Business Innovation and Technology

October 29, 2015

AFDA , (The South African School of Motion Medium Picture and Live Performance) is proud to announce...

AFDA Cape Town proud to host SACOMM Conference

September 23, 2015

The date of the SACOMM conference: 28 – 30 September 2015 This year the South African Communication Association (SACOMM) conference will be hosted by AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, at the AFDA Cape Tow...

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Alumni of the Week: #16 Tsholofelo Ntshingane

September 10, 2015

A couple of years ago AFDA Cape Town (Honours) alumni Tsholofelo Ntshingane embarked on a journey to...

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Shmerah Passchier, Distinguished Achiever

September 9, 2015

Shmerah’s love affair with AFDA began in 1994, an epic year for democracy and dreamers alike, when...

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Designer Craig Leo @ AFDA Cape Town

September 8, 2015

AFDA Cape Town students jump on the horse with reknowned designer Craig Leo.  Craig delivered a fas...

Beijing comes to Cape Town

August 25, 2015

AFDA Cape Town Dean, Dr Christopher John, with School of Art and Communication of Beijing Normal University Dean, Mr Zhou, Xing On the 24th of August 2015, faculty from the School of Art & Communication of Beijing Normal University visited the AF...

AFDA Cape Town –Artist in Residence - and guest lecturer for term 3 &4 2015

Bold & Beautiful Star lecturing @ AFDA Cape Town

August 5, 2015

AFDA Cape Town is delighted to have “The Bold and The Beautiful” star, Texas Battle,  lecturing...

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Rob Rombout (St. Lucas School, Belgium) @ AFDA Cape Town & Johannesburg

July 29, 2015

Rob Rombout from St. Lukas school in Belgium will be coming to South Africa, as a representative of ...

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AFDA Cape Town have “Battle”

May 4, 2015

AFDA Cape Town were delighted to have the American actor Texas Battle as a guest speaker at the 2nd ...

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Greg Homann, Johannesburg

March 26, 2015

Greg is an actor, voiceover artist, academic, teacher, and multi-award winning theatre director. He ...

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Brent Spilkin, Johannesburg

Brent Spilkin, affectionately called “Spillly with 3 Ls” has spent the last 20 years discovering...

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Jane Lipman, Johannesburg

Current Affairs is a South African Film and TV company based in Johannesburg. It currently has two m...

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Jon Ratcliffe, Johannesburg

Jon is the Co-Founder and CEO of Mozayic, an online video creation and distribution platform. Prior ...

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James Carroll, Johannesburg

James Carroll graduated Cum Laude from AFDA in 2005 with an Honours degree in Motion Picture. He att...

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Rehad Desai, Johannesburg

Rehad Desai is a Producer/Director who runs his own company Uhuru Productions Following his return f...

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Siyabonga Mthembu, Johannesburg

PROJECTS OF IMPORTANCE: [A] ART/MUSIC PROJECTS 1. The Brother Moves On [South Africa] [Lead, chant a...

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Dave Coplan, Johannesburg

EDUCATION: Phd.D. Indiana University – Bloomington, 1980 Major: Anthropology (Performance); Mi...

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Cheryl Uys-Allie, Johannesburg

Cheryl Uys-Allie is a documentary filmmaker with extensive work experience across Africa and the Mid...

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Catharina Weinek at Joburg campus assisting 4th yr Directors with their Scriptwriting

March 19, 2015

Cati is co-creator of the ground-breaking Sediba script development programme of the National Film a...

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Terry Nicholas

June 9, 2014

Visiting Screen Acting & Voice Work lecturer at AFDA Cape Town Terry studied English and Drama a...

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Alan Parker

Visiting Voice, Movement & Stage Acting lecturer at AFDA Cape Town Alan Parker is a Cape Town-ba...

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Bruce Young

Visiting Screen Acting lecturer at AFDA Cape Town, 3rd term Creative Producer | Screenwriter | bruc...

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Tracy Going

Visiting Presentation Skills lecturer at AFDA Cape Town Tracy Going, a multi award winning news anch...

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Ryley Grunenwald

Visiting Academic Documentary lecturer at AFDA Johannesburg, 3rd term Ryley Grunenwald’s directori...

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