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AFDA Vacancies COORDINATOR & LECTURER: HIGHER CERTIFICATE in Radio and Podcasting

July 18, 2017

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film sc...

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AFDA alumni in Mail and Guardian 200 Young South Africans 2017

Siphiwe (SJ) Myeza-Mhlambi The career of film director Siphiwe (SJ) Myeza-Mhlambi is on the rise, wi...

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AFDA students, staff and alumni find joy at ZIFF 2017

On Saturday 15th July at the Zanzibar International Film Festival AFDA Johannesburg honours student ...

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AFDA Durban film “Amandiya” wins Simon Sabela Award

AFDA Durban 2016 honours graduation film “Amandiya” walked off with the Best Student Film award ...

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South Africa’s Spider- Women Debbie Berman cuts Spider-Man: Homecoming

July 17, 2017

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Chris Weare directs Sam Shepard’s “Buried Child”

July 10, 2017

Veteran director and AFDA Cape Town Live Performance School lecturer Christopher Weare directs a pro...

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Vacancy: Ad hoc or Permanent Lecturer and Discipline Champion in Editing & Visual Effects

July 7, 2017

AFDA Durban     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is...

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AFDA Durban films make clean sweep

June 30, 2017

Four AFDA Durban 2016 3rd and 4th year student films have been nominated in the Best Student Film ca...

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TIPS ON SUCCESSFUL INTERGRATED MARKETING CAMPAIGNS

June 29, 2017

Whether you’re a fresh faced start-up or mega corporate, crafting an effective, memorable marketin...

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NSBC: My Business Expo 2017

By Edwin Chetty “Passion is the key to success.” – One of the many valuable and informative ph...

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AFDA at DIFF – Africa’s biggest film festival

The Durban International Film Festival (DIFF), Africa’s premier film event, which is hosted by the...

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Terence Neale becomes first South African director ever to win a Grand Prix

June 28, 2017

Egg Films’ director and AFDA Cape Town alumnus Terence Neale became the first South African direct...

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Meet AFDA’s #InnovatorsoftheFuture

“In the future, I see myself as a money-maker & world shaker. I believe in empowering myse...

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Meet AFDA’s Techpreneurs

June 27, 2017

(Innovators, changemakers, gamemakers – going places) AFDA Cape Town alumni, Jonathan Sidego, ...

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AFDA lecturer, alumnus and student bring us “The Island”

AFDA Cape Town Live Performance lecturer Chris Weare is directing the award winning theatre play The...

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The annual AFDA Online Experimental Festival is up and running!

The annual AFDA Online Experimental Festival gives you the opportunity to rate and view over sixty p...

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Vacancy: Production Design Lecturer

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance)...

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Technology Ensures You’re NOT Just A Number!

June 19, 2017

Written by Shirley Anthony A key benefit of Digital Marketing is that we can measure the impact of a...

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AFDA film wins Best Short film award @ Short Shorts Film Festival Asia

June 14, 2017

AFDA Johannesburg 2016 3rd year graduate film “Sicela Amanzi” has walked off with the Best Short...

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Nine AFDA films selected to screen at ZIFF

June 13, 2017

Nine AFDA 2016 graduate films have been officially selected to screen at the Zanzibar International ...

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11 AFDA films selected for Kleinkaap Short Film Festival 2017

AFDA are very proud to announce that ten AFDA 2016 graduate films have been selected to screen in co...

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Four AFDA films selected to screen at DIFF

“Homecoming”, a fourth year AFDA Cape Town 2016 postgraduate film, “Mandlahke”, a fourth yea...

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“Incurable” screening at 21st Ecrans Noirs Festival

June 12, 2017

“Incurable”, an AFDA Johannesburg 2016 postgraduate film, has been selected to screen in competi...

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AFDA boosted to meet the challenges of the Creative Economy

The AFDA board of directors and co-founders, Garth Holmes and Bata Passchier, are proud to announce ...

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June 16 – AFDA’s Experimental Festival

June 7, 2017

Venue: 2a Highdale Road, Glen Anil, AFDA Campus Time: June 16, from 09H00 till 21H00 Dress Code: Be ...

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AFDA @ Virtual Reality Showcase at DFM 2017

June 6, 2017

An exploration of the possibilities of Virtual Reality (VR) will be one of the highlights of the 8th...

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LUHLE SHANGE – MEDIA MOGUL ON THE RISE

“Going to business school is the best thing I could’ve done for myself” says Luhle Shange, the...

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Join us at an AFDA Open Day in 2017

June 2, 2017

AFDA: The School for the Creative Economy is hosting another 3 Open Days this year. The Open Days, a...

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AFDA Durban staff on top of their game

June 1, 2017

‘Thankfully I have brilliant and talented staff across all disciplines and I will ensure, given my...

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AFDA staff – recognized as changemakers

AFDA Cape Town’s AFDA Pro short course curator, Stevan Buxt, co-produced the Nepalese TV series Si...

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AFDA: the school for the creative economy

May 31, 2017

“We are in that strange interregnum when the old order has collapsed and the new order is not yet ...

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#HumansofAFDA Durban

May 30, 2017

AFDA Durban students share their inspirations, dreams and aspirations “I’m really enjoying t...

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Join us at an AFDA Durban Open Day in 2017!

The Durban Campus of AFDA: The School for the Creative Economy is hosting another 3 Open Days this y...

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-The AFDA Experimental Festival 2017- showcasing South Africa’s stars of the future!

For Immediate Release AFDA (The School for the Creative Economy), listed by ID magazine as “one of...

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Port Elizabeth Experimental Festival Schedule 2017

16th June 2017 Venue: AFDA Campus Live Performance School 11:00 Street Car Named Desire 12:30 Street...

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Durban Experimental Festival Schedule 2017

16 JUNE 2017 Venue: AFDA Durban campus TIMES   DESCRIPTION 09h00 – 10h20 Actor’s Studio 2nd...

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Johannesburg Experimental Festival Schedule 2017

Live Performance School Venue: Red Roof Theatre (On Campus) Thursday 15 June 11:00 Ascendancy 14:00 ...

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Cape Town Experimental Festival Schedule 2017

Live Performance School Venue: 228 on Lower Main Road, Observatory Monday 12th June 18:00 Kwathu 20:...

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AFDA DURBAN CAMPUS NEWS

May 22, 2017

‘Us and Them’ Term One Closing Assembly Address by Dean Brent Quinn I want to consider what is t...

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AFDA STAFF SHINE IN THE SPOTLIGHT

May 9, 2017

AFDA staff are not only teaching and preparing future practitioners for the entertainment industry b...

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TRENDING ONLINE FASHION RETAIL

May 5, 2017

Written by Marang Marekimane Rumour has it that online fashion retail isn’t successful in South Af...

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AFDA to host for National Theatre Live

May 4, 2017

AFDA Johannesburg is excited to announce that outside of Cinema Nouveau in Johannesburg and Durban a...

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AFDA films selected to screen @ Nahal Student Short Film Festival in Iran

Two AFDA Johannesburg 2016 3rd year undergraduate documentary films, “Who Did I Raise” and “He...

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David Max Brown appointed as Head of Film School at AFDA Cape Town

AFDA Cape Town is delighted to announce the appointment of renowned film producer David Max Brown as...

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“Husse met Lang Ore” screening in Tbilisi – Georgia

April 21, 2017

AFDA Cape Town 2016 graduation animation film, “Husse met Lang Ore”, written and directed by Alm...

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Homeless wins @ FECAA in Morocco

AFDA Durban 2015 Oscar candidate film “Homeless” walked off with the Press Award for Best Fictio...

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INNOVATIVE AFDA DEGREE ATTRACTS FUTURE LEADERS

From entrepreneurship to media and fashion, Tehillah Dube, an aspiring AFDA Cape Town BCOM in Busine...

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Chipo Zhou appointed manager of DIFF

April 19, 2017

AFDA Cape Town alumni Chipo Zhou has recently been appointed as the manager of One of Africa’s lea...

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South African short film “The Suit” selected by L’Académie des César to tour all over Europe

April 18, 2017

The South African short film “The Suit”, written and directed by AFDA Johannesburg alumni Jarryd...

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AFDA students win big at Bokeh Festival

April 12, 2017

AFDA Cape Town 3rd year CMS student, Si Postlethwaite and 2016 CMS graduate, Andrea Kloppers, bagged...

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Three AFDA films selected as candidates for Student Oscars

March 31, 2017

Three AFDA films selected as candidates for Student Oscars FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE          ...

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AFDA staff and alumni nominated @Naledi Theatre Awards

March 28, 2017

AFDA Cape Town Live Performance lecturer, Lara Bye, was nominated for the Best Director of a Play Aw...

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Vacancy: HEAD OF SCHOOL PRODUCTION COURSE

March 27, 2017

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance)...

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AFDA 2nd year films screen in Namibia

March 24, 2017

Two AFDA Cape own 2nd year films, ‘Sold Out’ and ‘That was a long time ago’, directed by Nam...

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Three AFDA Alumni selected for Looking China 2017

Three AFDA alumni, have been selected to attend Looking China 2017. Aury Dunn, Maisha Mosala and Chr...

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AFDA Alumni and Staff set record at SAFTA’s 2017

March 23, 2017

Brett Michael Innes with one of his Golden Horns (photo by Jurgen Marx Photography) After receiving ...

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South African Sci-Fi film wins in Boston

AFDA Johannesburg alumnus Christopher-Lee Dos Santos, writer and director of the apocalyptic film ...

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AFDA films screening at Cannes Short Film Corner 2017

AFDA Johannesburg 3rd year 2016 experimental film, ‘Scene’ and AFDA Cape Town 3rd year 2016 grad...

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AFDA Johannesburg undergraduate valedictory speech – Moreetsi Gabang

March 17, 2017

We stepped into a campus full of hopes and dreams and fraught with the desire to find out what the w...

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AFDA Cape Town undergraduate valedictory speech – Silas Miami

WE CELEBRATE   The Dean, Faculty, Invited Guests, fellow Graduates, Ladies and Gentlemen tonigh...

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AFDA Johannesburg undergraduate valedictory speech – Melissa Ulrike Ommeh

March 15, 2017

I echo the words of the late Steve Jobs when I say that ‘I believe life is an intelligent thing; t...

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AFDA Cape Town postgraduate valedictory speech – Anna Catherina Visser

We’ve survived the group docs and thesis writing, VALAs, gruelling shoots and final reviews. Congr...

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AFDA Durban postgraduate validictory speech – Temara Prem

I don’t claim to be a writer or a poet, so this will be short. I have a few things to say, and I...

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AFDA Durban Undergraduate Valedictory Speech – Jessica-Paige Smith

Good evening to our invited guests, family and friends, AFDA Durban staff, and lastly, the class of ...

Vacancy: Senior Lecturer BCT in Computer Technology

March 10, 2017

AFDA Cape Town Applications are invited for the position of Senior Lecturer for a BCT (Batchelor in Computer Technology) programme in computer technology for media, with computer programming in special applications for sports, TV, film and other ente...

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Vacancy: HIGHER CERTIFICATE COORDINATOR & LECTURER

AFDA Durban   AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the...

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AFDA Live Performance graduates paving the way

AFDA Cape Town Live Performance graduates are rapidly and successfully finding their way into the en...

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Vacancy: Head of Film School

Vacancy: Head of Film School AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Perfor...

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AFDA Vacancy: Head of Television School

March 6, 2017

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance)...

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AFDA honours graduate film “Mandlakhe” nominated for RapidLion

March 3, 2017

AFDA Durban Honours graduate film Mandlakhe, written and directed by Charles Matthews was nominated ...

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Noem My Skollie grabs 2 Rapid Lions

The South African feature film, “Noem My Skollie”, directed by AFDA Cape Town alumnus Daryne Jos...

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Lecturer / Project Coordinator – School of Postgraduate Studies, JHB

March 2, 2017

Call for Applications for: Lecturer / Project Coordinator – School of Postgraduate Studies, JHB AF...

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AFDA Production Course lecturer takes research onto stage

March 1, 2017

On the 24th of February 2017, AFDA Johannesburg Production Course lecturer Tristan Jacobs presented ...

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AFDA hosts launch of Research Monogram on its Johannesburg Campus

As part of a collaborative research project between the Right2 Know Campaign and the Media Policy &a...

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AFDA score a record 46 nominations at SAFTA’s 2017 ‘let’s celebrate it’

February 21, 2017

The impact of AFDA staff, students and alumni on the South African entertainment industry is clearly...

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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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“The Locket” nominated for Best Student Film at SAFTA’s

AFDA Cape Town 3rd year undergraduate film (2015), “The Locket”, written and directed by Jordy S...

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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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Vacancy: Production Course Administrative Assistant

February 8, 2017

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance)...

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AFDA Durban working hand in hand with local entertainment industry

February 3, 2017

AFDA Durban’s new Dean, Brent Quinn, and his Heads of School have created a large number of collab...

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“Sons of Crime” finalist for RapidLion 2017

February 1, 2017

AFDA Cape Town 3rd year 2015 graduation film, Sons of Crime, directed by Dominic Taylor has been sel...

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Applications & Registration still open: Late Enrolment opened 6 February 2017

Any students who did not complete their enrolment by Friday 3 February 2017, but arrive to enrol fro...

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AFDA Films selected for CILECT Prize 2017

Incurable – postgraduate live action film directed by Darren Parker, Husse Met Lang Ore – un...

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Crafting for laughter: AFDA JHB hosts renowned British clown Jon Davison for a week-long workshop

January 30, 2017

Above:Davison at work   The Production Course department on the AFDA Johannesburg campus agreed to ...

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AFDA Online Graduation Festival 2016 Winners

The AFDA Graduation Festival showcases 3rd year, 4th year and Master’s film, television and pe...

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AFDA 2016 films selected to travel to National and International Film Festivals

January 26, 2017

AFDA has selected 17 productions to travel to film festivals from the AFDA class of 2016. In total t...

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New AFDA Durban Dean brings it back home

January 23, 2017

‘Thankfully I have brilliant and talented staff across all disciplines and I will ensure, given my...

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“Homeless” wins best film @ FICMEC in Benin

AFDA Durban 2015 award winning and Oscar candidate graduation film, “Homeless” has walked off wi...

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AFDA Pro announces new courses for 2017

January 17, 2017

AFDA announced in December 2016 their new AFDA Pro extended learning short courses coming in 2017. D...

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AFDA PE staff making waves in SA Entertainment Industry

January 13, 2017

Congratulations to the Head of Film School at AFDA Port Elizabeth, Andre Scholtz, on the Box Office ...

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AFDA HC students assist on SA feature film Siembamba

January 12, 2017

 High Certificate Class of 2016, AFDA Johannesburg Three AFDA Johannesburg 2016 High Certificate st...

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AFDA PE win 48 Hours Around the World Challenge

Congratulations to AFDA Port Elizabeth 2nd year students Wesley Roodt, Brad Oppelt, and Victoria Wai...

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Vacancy: Production Design Lecturer

January 9, 2017

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) ...

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AFDA Pro launches new courses for 2017

December 15, 2016

AFDA is proud to introduce new AFDA Pro extended learning short courses, aimed at upgrading existing...

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Vacancy: Researcher & Curriculum Development Assistant

AFDA AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading fi...

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FLIPPY CAMPUS APP INTRODUCES MARKETPLACE FOR STUDENTS

December 14, 2016

Written by Mac-Jordan Decadjor Flippy Campus App Launches Student Marketplace to promote an eCommerc...

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AFDA Durban Awards Speech 2016 by the Campus Dean Franco Human

December 12, 2016

Good evening ladies and gentlemen, students, staff, nominees, parents and friends. It is an honour a...

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Vacancy: JUNIOR PRODUCTION COURSE LECTURER & ADMINISTRATOR

December 9, 2016

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) ...

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Graduating students move directly into industry

December 8, 2016

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AFDA Johannesburg’s alumni of the year 2016 – Sheetal Magan

AFDA Johannesburg alumni, Sheetal Magan, and her latest film ‘Paraya’ featured in Offici...

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AFDA Cape Town’s alumni of the year 2016 – Daryne Joshua

“We know Steven Spielberg. We know James Cameron. We know Peter Jackson. Mark my words, in a few y...

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AFDA Durban’s alumni of the year 2016 – Nathan Rice

AFDA Durban alumni Nathan Rice is a young film maker based in Durban who has been passionately makin...

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AFDA Online Graduation Festival 2016 is up and running

December 7, 2016

If you were unable to attend the annual AFDA Graduation Festival in November you can now watch and r...

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Best of Reel for Direction Craft awarded to Kyle Lewis from Arcade Content

AFDA alumni Kyle Lewis has won the Best of Reel for directing the  VW Polo ‘011 Beats by Dabone f...

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AFDA alumni Tristan Schafer wins in China

AFDA alumni and Soul Films Founding Director Tristan Schafer has won the Golden Lens Award at the Be...

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Film Critic Stephan Aspeling “Spling” at AFDA Cape Town Awards Evening

December 6, 2016

Stephen Aspeling, better known as “Spling,” has turned a lifelong passion into a full-time pursu...

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AFDA wins Ster Kinekor Vision Mission

Geraldine Engleman, Ster Kinekor and Primedia CSI Manager, came to AFDA Cape Town campus to present ...

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AFDA DURBAN 2016 Award Winners

December 5, 2016

The Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement: -Nathan Rice Best Performance in a Film (Female): -Mad...

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AFDA Johannesburg 2016 Award Winners

General Awards: The Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement: -Sheetal Magan The Francois Swart Memo...

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AFDA Durban Dean bids a fond farewell

December 2, 2016

AFDA Durban Dean Franco Human’s last Closing Assembly Speech Before taking the position of Chair o...

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AFDA Cape Town get Mandela Rhodes Scholar for Honours

AFDA Cape Town are delighted to welcome another Mandela Rhodes Scholar from Kenya. Nereah Obimbo wil...

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AFDA Cape Town 2016 Award Winners

Alumni The Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement: -Daryne Joshua Higher Certificate Outstanding A...

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AFDA Cape Town 2016 Graduation Awards Nominations

December 1, 2016

ALUMNI: The Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement: – Daryne Joshua HC: Outstanding Achievem...

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AFDA Durban AWARDS 2016 NOMINATIONS

 The Alumni Award for outstanding achievement: Nathan Rice Best Performance in a film (Female) : Sh...

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THE 22nd AFDA JOHANNESBURG AWARDS CEREMONY

Friday 02 December starting at 18:00 at the Wits Theatre , 24 Station Road  Bramfontien Johannesbur...

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2017 Term Dates

November 29, 2016

SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPUSES Term 1 6 February: Undergraduate & Postgraduate Term 1 begins 27 February...

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#StudentsonTheMove – Leon Mubiana

November 28, 2016

AFDA Cape Town, Leon Mubiana 2nd year film student  is a freelance filmmaker, graphic designer and ...

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AFDA Vacancy: IT Technician

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) ...

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Shekhinah Donnell rises above the stars

November 23, 2016

Shekhinah Donnel, AFDA Johannesburg 3rd year Live Performance student sang her heart out at the AFDA...

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Kyle Lewis dominates SA Hip Hop Awards

AFDA Cape Town alumni and Arcade Content’s Kyle Lewis directed five of the ten Best Music Video no...

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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 Johannesburg Graduation Festival Programme 2016

The AFDA Graduation Festival is held annually in the month of November. This festival showcases 3rd ...

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AFDA DURBAN GRADUATION FESTIVAL PROGRAMME 2016

The AFDA Graduation Festival is held annually in the month of November. The festival showcases 3rd y...

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AFDA CAPE TOWN GRADUATION FESTIVAL PROGRAMME 2016

The AFDA Graduation Festival is held annually in the month of November. The festival showcases 3rd a...

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#Students On The Move – Melissa Ommeh

November 17, 2016

“ Asali’s stage presence can easily be likened to that of a mighty African Priestess or grio...

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Happy Earth Co Win @ Los Angeles Film Awards

November 16, 2016

AFDA Cape Town 2014 multi-award winning graduation film, “Happy Earth Co” has scooped up yet ano...

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“Swart Skaap” animation film in the limelight

AFDA Johannesburg 2015 Oscar Student Academy candidate animation film, “Swart Skaap”, has been s...

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AFDA Cape Town Gets “Punk in Africa”

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

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Vacancy: Registry Administrator & Campus Coordinator Johannesburg

November 14, 2016

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film, t...

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CALLING ALL FUTURE INNOVATORS & ENTREPRENEURS

November 11, 2016

Get a taste of what the AFDA School of Business Innovation & Technology (BIT) can teach you! You...

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Vacancy: Equipment Stores Manager Johannesburg

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film, t...

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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 Staff & Students Clean Up @ 48H Film Project

Story Shack, a team made up of AFDA Johannesburg staff and students participated in the Johannesburg...

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Alumni of the Week #58 Tyron Janse van Vuuren

“Indie game development today feels to me like filmmaking in the 1970’s. This incredible technol...

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3rd Term #AFDAInnovatorsoftheFuture Projects Raise The Bar

November 8, 2016

“The growth of our students in the past three terms has been phenomenal” says Arish Sirkissoon, ...

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AFDA YEAR-END SHOWCASE 2016 2nd YEAR MUSIC PERFORMANCE

The Live Performance School, AFDA Johannesburg is proud to present the 2nd Year Music Performance st...

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#StudentsOnTheMove – George Kalukusha

AFDA 2nd year Live Performance student, George Kalukusha, is described by Lonely planet 2015 as hav...

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Happy Earth Co. Screening @ Los Angeles Film Awards

November 7, 2016

AFDA Cape Town 2014 multi-award winning 3rd year graduation film, Happy Earth Co. has been selected ...

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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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Legends, Stars and Hot New Talent Get Together For Mind-Blowing Show

AFDA and Oddsocks Productions are more than proud to present you with a formidable line-up for the n...

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The Suit wins @ Africa in Motion

After winning the Best Short Film Audience at Shnit, The Suit has walked off with the Best Short Fil...

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Adam Joshua Bentel going for Blood and Glory

AFDA alumni Adam Joshua Bentel, has been nominated in the main competition line-up at The Internatio...

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AFDA PE students competing in Around The World In 48 Hours

AFDA Port Elizabeth Dean, Denise Roodt, has been in negotiation with the JMC Academy in Brisbane and...

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Coming to you soon!!! THE AFDA GRADUATION FESTIVAL 2016

November 1, 2016

AFDA, South Africa’s only Oscar winning film, television and performance school, is proud to host ...

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“Sons Of Crime” screening @Directors Circle Festival of Shorts

AFDA Cape Town 2015 Graduation film “Sons of Crime” has been selected to screen at the Directors...

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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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Why AFDA is the place to be!

Aspiring AFDA Durban student, Nqobile Ngcobo, shares her thoughts on why AFDA is her tertiary instit...

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#Studentsonthemove – Lindokuhle Cele

October 25, 2016

Lindokuhle Cele,AFDA Durban 2nd year Live Performance student prefers his music appropriately classi...

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#StudentsOnTheMove – Jaryd Pillay

October 21, 2016

Jaryd Pillay, 3rd year AFDA Cape Town Live Performance student narrates his own life with a unique ...

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Vacancy: Registry Administrator & Campus Coordinator Johannesburg

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film, t...

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#Studentsonthemove – Aury-Lee Dunn & Christian Grobbelaar

October 19, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg 2016 honours film students, Aury-Lee Dunn and Christian Grobbelaar have produced a...

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AFDA Botswana film @ Joburg Film Festival

The AFDA Botswana honours graduation 2016 film “Sebonta” has been selected to screen at the Jobu...

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Vacancy: Registry Administrator & Campus Coordinator

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film, t...

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AFDA alumni & students Sweep Up Awards @ Shnit with “Buitenkant” & “The Suit”

October 17, 2016

AFDA alumni walked off with the two of the three awards at Shnit International Short Film Festival (...

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#StudentsOnTheMove – Phenyo Magodielo

October 14, 2016

ADFA  Johannesburg 3rd year Live Performance student, Phenyo Magodielo, better known by his monike...

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AFDA Durban Deans last Opening Assembly Speech – Term 4 2016

October 12, 2016

Good Morning and Sawubona WELCOME back to your last and final term, TERM 4, it is always so good to ...

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#Studentsonthemove – Silas Miami

Kenyan born multifaceted Silas Miami, AFDA Cape-Town student who is completing his 3rd year film...

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#AFDAStudentsOnTheMove

October 7, 2016

AFDA Cape Town 2nd year Live Performance student, Luntu Masiza, who directed, scripted and performe...

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Keep an eye open for the AFDA Graduation Festival coming up in November 2016

October 4, 2016

AFDA, South Africa’s number one film, television and performance school, listed by ID magazine as ...

Vacancy: Reception and Procurement Officer

September 30, 2016

Vacancy: Reception and Procurement Officer AFDA Cape Town AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA. The AFDA values are passion, self discipline, integrity, reliability and humilit...

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AFDA Botswana honours film “The Story of Sebonta” to screen @ Afrikamera

September 29, 2016

AFDA Botswana Honours Graduation award winning human rights film, THE STORY OF SEBONTA, dealing with...

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Open Day @ AFDA

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

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AFDA alumni Daryne Joshua’s film Noem My Skollie Nominated for Oscars

The special jury convened by the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)  announced yesterday tha...

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AFDA Johannesburg film Isango in Top 3 @ Silwerskerm

AFDA Johannesburg 3rd year 2015 undergraduate film Isango was nominated as one of the finalists in t...

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AFDA Durban’s Roel Twinstra @ Botho Heritage International Festival

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

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AFDA Alumni Terence Neale is only South African nominated @ Shots Awards

September 28, 2016

AFDA alumni and Egg Films’ Terence Neale is preparing for yet another walk up the red carpet. He i...

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AFDA Cape Town 2015 graduates @Silwerskerm with Die Muse

September 15, 2016

The short film,”Die Muse” had it’s premier screening at the Silwerskermfees 2016. ...

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AFDA helps tailor The Suit

Above:Mr. Maphikela (played by John Kani), in an inversion of the Mentor archetype, bears bad news f...

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The future is bright @ the Jozi Film Festival and AFDA film industry talks – meet our speakers

September 13, 2016

The Jozi Film Festival and AFDA Alumni Community are pleased to announce that we partnering for a we...

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AFDA Durban 3rd Term Closing Newsletter

By the DBN Campus Dean – Franco Human Four years later and I still get emotional for the end of te...

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A magnificent work by AFDA Cape Town’s Lara Bye

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

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AFDA Legend – Cole Matthews

September 12, 2016

Photo by: Alexander Wolf Photography AFDA Johannesburg alumni Cole Matthews is a young professional ...

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Memorial for Bonita Brink

September 6, 2016

In remembrance of Bonita Brink, AFDA Cape Town will be holding a brief memorial following final asse...

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AFDA PRO 360 Video Virtual Reality Course At Your Fingertips

September 1, 2016

AFDA PRO 360 Video Virtual Reality 1 day course – a partnership between AFDA and SenseVirtual:...

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Best to book now!!!! for the Jozi Film Festival and AFDA film industry talks

The Jozi Film Festival and AFDA Alumni Community are pleased to announce that we partnering for a we...

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GREAT NEWS FOR #AFDAInnovatorsoftheFuture

Due to the influx in enquiries regarding the AFDA Board of Education (ABE) Scholarship in Business I...

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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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#AFDAStudentsonthemove

Introducing: TARRYN JOLLY GROBLER 3rd year Screenwriting AFDA student Tarryn Jolly Grobler wins a ...

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AFDA PRO 360 Video Virtual Reality Course

August 25, 2016

AFDA PRO 360 Video Virtual Reality 1 day course – a partnership between AFDA and SenseVirtual: Th...

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Vacancy: Live Performance Administrative Assistant

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) ...

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A Tribute to Bonita

August 24, 2016

It is with heavy hearts to announce the passing of Bonita Brink in the early hours of this morning. ...

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JOZI FILM FESTIVAL AND AFDA ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP FOR A WEEKEND OF FILM INDUSTRY TALKS

August 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 22 AUGUST 2016 The Jozi Film Festival and AFDA Alumni Community are pleased t...

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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 Cape Town 3rd year graduate films selected to screen @ Jozi Film Festival 2016

AFDA is proud to announce the official selection of the AFDA Cape Town 2015 graduate films Nature an...

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Three AFDA films to screen at Shnit 2016

The selection board of the Shnit International Shortfilmfestival  has selected AFDA Durban 2015 3rd...

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AFDA Botswana 2016 Graduation Online Festival Results

August 17, 2016

The AFDA Botswana 2016 Honours Graduation Online Festival, in its first year, proved to be an enormo...

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AFDA Durban Virtual Reality lecturer Damien Tomaselli brings it back home

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

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AFDA 2016 Experimental Online Festival Winners

The AFDA 2016 Experimental Festival was a phenomenal success. 58 AFDA 3rd year experimental producti...

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Paying Tribute to 25 AFDA Women Alumni

Paying tribute to 25 AFDA Women Alumni It often seems that being a man is more honourable and signif...

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Alumni of the Week #50 Jeffrey Rusch

August 11, 2016

“It’s all about making the right connections and establishing your niche.”, says Jeffrey Rusch...

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AFDA Durban film Homeless wins Best Film @ KSFF 2016

The AFDA Durban 2015 graduation film, Homeless, directed by Nathan Rice has won the Best Film award ...

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AFDA Durban film “Homeless” nominated for 3 awards @ KSFF 2016

August 5, 2016

AFDA Durban 2015 Graduate film, Homeless, has been nominated for Best Film, Best Director (Nathan Ri...

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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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Three AFDA 2015 Graduate Films selected for KSFF

July 21, 2016

AFDA Durban’s 3rd year graduate film, Homeless, directed by Nathan Rice, AFDA Johannesburg 3rd yea...

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FIRST YEAR BIT STUDENTS PRESENT TERM 2 PROJECTS AT EXPERIMENTAL FILM FESTIVAL

The AFDA School of Business Innovation and Technology (BIT) kick-started in January this year, offer...

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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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Alumni of the week # 47 – Desmond Denton

July 13, 2016

“As a storywriter/ brand specialist I hold a hope for our continent to reassess the way we see our...

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AFDA Johannesburg 2015 Experimental 3rd year film “How To Kill A Girl Named Amanda” to screen @Silwerskermfess 2016

AFDA Johannesburg 3rd year 2015 Experimental film “How To Kill A Girl Named Amanda” has been sel...

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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 3rd Year Graduation Film “Stukkend” @ “Silwerskermfees 2016

July 8, 2016

The AFDA Cape Town 2014 3rd year graduation film “Stukkend” has been selected to screen at the ...

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AFDA Cape Town Live Performance honours play Confession Sessions gets rave reviews at NAF 2016

(Reviews from the artSMart team currently in Grahamstown at the 2016 National Arts Festival) One of ...

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AFDA Durban alumni Erin Passmore @ Applause Rising Talent Showcase (ARTS) in Orlando, USA

Author: Deshni Ramkissoon-Pillay in highwaymail.co.za AFDA Durban alumni and actress and model, Erin...

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AFDA alumni Terence Neale’s short wins Craft Gold at Cannes Lions & twice at AICP

July 7, 2016

Your Future Is Not Mine a global adidas Originals short film directed by Egg Films’ and AFDA alumn...

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AFDA staff & alumni make it in China

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

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AFDA alumni wins @ Indie Karoo Film Festival 2016

Producer Kelly Scott and director Richard Finn Gregory with the award for Best Documentary feature f...

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AFRICA INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY – URGENT CALL TO AFDA ALUMNI

July 5, 2016

Images of Africa Training Project funded by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration ...

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AFDA Durban 2nd term closing assembly speech

By Richard Green (Head of Film School) The end of term is always such an amazing time.  A moment to...

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AFDA Durban students selected for Thailand Film Challenge 2016

AFDA Durban honours students Robyn Price and Michael Hendrik Struwig have been selected as finalist ...

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AFDA Johannesburg to host CILECT Executive

The CILECT Executive @ Columbia in Chicago AFDA Johannesburg and AFDA Co-Founder and Chairman, Garth...

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AFDA CEO Bata Passchier talks about disruptive innovation

July 1, 2016

In order to learn about the technologies and tools needed to understand and respond to the current w...

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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 Honours Student to attend Summer School at №1 Animation School in the world!

June 28, 2016

The AFDA Johannesburg Honours production of The Fam is proud to announce that its Creator, Writer, ...

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New voices alive and well in South African theatre

June 27, 2016

By Rafiek Mammon  www.48hours.co.za As a theatre critic and a person who has, through the years, co...

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AFDA PRO 360 Video Virtual Reality Course

June 24, 2016

The AFDA Pro 360 Video Virtual Reality course is an introduction to Virtual Reality 360 Video. Parti...

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AFDA alumni win @Durban FilmMart Awards 2016

June 22, 2016

AFDA alumni have once again made an impact at the Durban FilmMart receiving two awards.The Videovisi...

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Applications for AFDA Board of Education (ABE) Scholarship for business and technology designers and innovators open

June 21, 2016

The AFDA Board of Education (ABE) directors and founders of one of South Africa’ s most prestigiou...

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AFDA Durban lecturer Damien Tomaselli gets virtual in Helsinki

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

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AFDA Durban film “David’s Winter” wins Simon Sabela Award 2016

June 20, 2016

AFDA Durban 3rd year 2015 film, David’s Winter won the Best Student Film Award at the Simon Sabela...

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AFDA Cape Town open new theatre “228 on Lower Main”

June 17, 2016

Opening speech by AFDA President of Council – Dr. Christopher John Guests, Students, and Staff, I ...

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AFDA alumni win @ AMAA 2016

June 15, 2016

AFDA alumni bagged two awards at the African Movie Academy Awards 2016. A.S van Aswegan won the Best...

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PERMANENT PRODUCTION POSITION : We are looking for a new member to add to our team, preferably someo...

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AFDA Durban scoop all 3 nominations for Simon “Mabhunu” Sabela Awards 2016

June 10, 2016

Two AFDA Durban 3rd year 2015 films, David’s Winter and 1 Nation and a 2nd year 2016 film Svaha ha...

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Vacancy: Personal Assistant to Chief Academic Administrator

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film, p...

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Vacancy: Financial Manager

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film sc...

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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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AFDA alumni Tristan Holmes wins SA Film Reel

AFDA Johannesburg alumni and Oscar winner Tristan Holmes’ Coronation commercial has been selected ...

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Six AFDA alumni selected for Talents Durban

Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) has announced the participants of the 9th edition of Tale...

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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 TO OPEN ‘228 ON LOWER MAIN’ THEATRE

The AFDA Cape Town Live Performance department is proud to announce the grand opening of the new AFD...

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The AFDA Experimental Festival – Showcasing South Africa’s stars of the future!

May 30, 2016

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Medium Picture and Live Performance), listed by ID magazine...

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Award Winning Show-Matty & Sis @ AFDA Durban

May 26, 2016

AFDA Durban second year Live Performance students were treated to a private viewing of the show Matt...

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Eight AFDA 2015 films selected for IKFF 2016

May 25, 2016

Laszlo Bene’s  AFDA Johannesburg Masters thesis feature film, ‘Assignment’ (2015), as well as...

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

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

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Film stars of the future on show @AFDA Botswana’s first ever Graduation Film Festival

May 24, 2016

20 May 2016 For immediate release AFDA Botswana will be staging and star gazing its premier Graduati...

AFDA JHB’s Q & A with Zunaid Realigns 3rd Year Film Students with their Artistic Voice

May 18, 2016

Zunaid Monsoor with the Senior Panel Members  “‘I believe in the Muse. That certain creature or event which floats to our rescue from blocks, imitation, derivation and comparison, and shines a light back into the sum total of our own exp...

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Vacancy: PRODUCTION COURSE LECTURER & ADMINISTRATOR

Vacancy: PRODUCTION COURSE LECTURER & ADMINISTRATOR AFDA Cape Town AFDA (The South African Schoo...

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Alumni of the week # 42 Sheetal Magan

May 16, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg alumni, Sheetal Magan, was one of 5 applicants selected for a South African Screen...

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AFDA animation film candidate for 43rd Student Academy Awards

May 13, 2016

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

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AFDA 2015 graduate films to screen at Nahal Film Festival in Tehran

May 11, 2016

Five AFDA 2015 graduate films have been selected to screen at the 13th Nahal Film Festival in Tehran...

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AFDA 2015 Graduate films selected to screen at DIFF 2016

Two AFDA 2015 graduate films have been selected to screen at DIFF (Durban International Film Festiva...

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Alumni of the week #41 Laszlo Bene

May 10, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg (MFA) alumni Laszlo Bene is smiling. He is grinning actually – ear to ear. A...

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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 Durban Open Assembly Speech Term 2 2016 by Franco Human (Dean)

May 4, 2016

Term 1 with all its problems and struggles was a raving success.  Regardless of our struggles and w...

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AFDA alumni take 2nd in South Africa’s Top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q4 2015

April 29, 2016

AFDA alumni Tristan Holmes and Adam Thal of Star Films grabbed the second spot for South Africa’s ...

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AFDA staff and alumni @Looking China

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

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AFDA Alumni Ryan Kruger Wins @ GHOEMA’s

April 28, 2016

AFDA Cape Town alumni Ryan Kruger once again took a stroll on the red carpet after walking of with t...

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Vacancy: Head of Film School

April 26, 2016

Vacancy: Head of Film School AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Perfor...

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Alumni of the Week # 37 Diaan Lawrenson

April 15, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg alumni Diaan Lawrenson, better known in nearly every South African household as ...

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AFDA alumni Brett Michael Innes’ film Sink wins best film at A.K.A

April 12, 2016

Brett Michael Innes’ film Sink won the Best Feature Film Award at the A.K.A. (Afrikaanse Kultuurfe...

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AFDA Cape Town Graduation Speech by National Head of AFDA School of Business Innovation and Technology, Dr Jonathan Marks

Dr John, AFDA Faculty, graduating students, family & friends. In thinking about tonight’s addr...

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AFDA Alumni Tom Marais Wins @The Garden State Film Festival 2016

April 7, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg alumni and renowned cinematographer, Tom Marais, has won the M.Carrol Raver Award ...

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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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SWAPO veteran gets standing ovation @ AFDA graduation ceremony

The AFDA Johannesburg 2016 Graduation ceremony was treated to a cacophonous and thoroughly deserved ...

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AFDA & ZIDAKA – Calling all filmmakers

March 31, 2016

MOVIE OF THE WEEK for STAR TIMES and Good TV FORMAT:                        ...

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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

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 2nd year Live Performance student, Luntu Masiza, bags 2 awards @ Zabalaza Theatre Festival in Cape Town

March 24, 2016

AFDA Cape Town 2nd year Live Performance student, Luntu Masiza, who directed, scripted and performed...

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AFDA alumni – The Youngest & First Black Recipient Of The SAFTA Golden Horn For Best Original Score In A Feature Film

Interview by Thulane Radebe for Book Of Swag, March 23, 2016 Meet Mpho Nthangeni fondly known to tho...

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AFDA Alumni Bag 16 Golden Horns @SAFTA 2016 Awards

March 22, 2016

“Richard Gregory needing an extra hand to hold his Golden Horns” @SAFTA 2016 Awards AFDA...

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AFDA Cape Town 2nd year student @ the Zabalaza Theatre Festival

March 18, 2016

AFDA Cape Town 2nd year Live Performance student, Luntu Masiza, has directed and performed in the th...

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AFDA Botswana Scoop Best Private Local Institution Award

AFDA Botswana received the 1st Prize for Best Private Local Institution 2016 at the BHRDS (Botswana ...

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AFDA alumni Brett Michael Innes making speeches and movies

Brett Michael Innes with AFDA JHB Dean Professor Malcolm Purky AFDA Johannesburg alumni, Brett Micha...

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AFDA Cape Town Dean, Dr Christopher John’s Graduation Speech 2016

I cannot stand here before you without acknowledging the staff seated behind me and the Registrar an...

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Three AFDA Botswana Honours Documentary films @DITSHWANELO HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL

AFDA Botswana, only in its first year already has three Honours Documentary Films screening at the D...

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AFDA Cape Town – Honours Valedictorian Speech by Stephanie Dadet

March 17, 2016

Good evening ladies and gentlemen, it is indeed an honour to be selected as the 2015 honours class ...

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AFDA Durban Graduation Speech by Bata Passchier (AFDA CEO and Co-Founder)

As I stand here with you today I recall quite vividly being on this same spot in 2012 and announcing...

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AFDA Cape Town – Valedictorian Speech by Nomtha Rajuili

Good evening, Staff, Parents and Students! It gives me great honor to say, class of 2015, we made it...

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AFDA Johannesburg – Undergraduate Valedictorian Speech by Karien van Biljon

Campus Dean Purkey, The Registrar, Heads of school, Staff, esteemed guests and my fellow graduates. ...

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AFDA Johannesburg – Valedictorian Speech by Honours Student, Xenie Pernet

My fellow graduates. Over the past year here at AFDA, we have learnt a lot. We have broadened our kn...

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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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AFDA multi-award winning alumni, Ernest Nkosi, on board the JFF

AFDA Johannesburg alumni Ernest Nkosi has been invited as a member of the board of the Jozi Film Fes...

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AFDA Alumni, Karien Cherry Wins Gold at IAB Bookmarks

March 10, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg alumni Karien Cherry received a Gold Pixel Craft Award at the IAB Bookmarks, South...

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Designer Craig Leo back on AFDA Cape Town Campus

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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AFDA alumni Jenna Bass’ Wonderful Slice of Life in Cape Town ‘Love the One You Love’ Gets a USA Theatrical Run

March 8, 2016

AFDA alumni Jenna Bass’ feature film debut “Love the One You Love” makes its North...

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We are looking for newly graduates to join a fast growing exciting team of TV and Online creatives. ...

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AFDA Alumni Score a Record 35 SAFTA Nominations

March 3, 2016

AFDA alumni have scored a record 35 SAFTA 2016 nominations covering all the different award categori...

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Liezl de Kock nominated for 2016 Naledi Theatre Award

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

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7 AFDA Alumni Stars Nominated for SAFTA 2016 Acting Awards

AFDA Live Performance alumni are sure to shine at the SAFTA’s 2016. Seven alumni have been nominat...

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AFDA film ‘HIM AND I’ nominated for SAFTA

March 2, 2016

Writer and Director of ‘Him And I’ Nic Eve at the SAFTA nominations breakfast The AFDA Cape Town...

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AFDA Durban Post Graduate Convenor makes impact

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

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Cape Town Director Jaco Smit breaks opening weekend box office record again

February 25, 2016

Jaco Smit seems to have the midas touch when it comes to creating box office movie hits. His new fil...

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

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

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AFDA Botswana documentaries @ Human Rights Film Festival

February 23, 2016

AFDA Botswana is proud to announce the screening of 3 honours student documentaries at the Human Rig...

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AFDA Port Elizabeth off to Portugal

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

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AFDA 3rd year Graduate film “HIM AND I” nominated at SAFTA’s

February 22, 2016

AFDA Cape Town 3rd year 2015 graduate film “HIM AND I” has been nominated for Best Student Film ...

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AFDA Virtual Reality Course – A First in Africa!

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

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AFDA Cape Town alumni Etienne Fourie @ Open Assembly

February 10, 2016

AFDA Cape Town were fortunate and honoured to have two alumni (Etienne Fourie and Elias Ribeiro) add...

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AFDA animation films @ Cape Town International Animation Festival

February 5, 2016

AFDA Johannesburg 2015 graduate films, Swart Skaap and Effervescent have been chosen to screen in t...

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AFDA host pre-release screening of “Die Ontwaking”

AFDA CapeTown Post Graduate School and Indigenous Films are delighted to host the pre-release screen...

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AFDA Johannesburg’s François Smit elected to the Executive Committee of SACOMM

February 4, 2016

During the 2015 annual South African Communication Association (SACOMM) Conference held at the AFDA ...

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ADFA Lecturer Tristan Jacobs to conduct research for Copenhagen International School of Performing Arts

February 3, 2016

Tristan Jacobs (Production Course lecturer/researcher on JHB campus) has been selected to the Copenh...

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AFDA Cape Town TV Studio Revamped

Stevan Buxt, AFDA Cape Town Head of Television School is excited about 2016. “Afda TV Cape Tow...

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AFDA Durban’s Janet van Eeden on KZN Evaluation Panel

February 2, 2016

AFDA Durban’s, Post Graduate Convenor, Janet van Eeden, has been selected to be part of the KZN Fi...

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AFDA Graduation Film @ Rapid Lion Film Festival

January 27, 2016

AFDA is delighted to announce the nomination of “Uthando” ( AFDA Johannesburg 2014 graduation fi...

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Job Opportunity Cape Town: Interns Needed at TKW English Language School

Main Requirements: AFDA students studying one of the following: • Video Editing • Videography ...

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AFDA DURBAN GRADUATE FILM NOMINATED AS CANDIDATE FOR STUDENT OSCAR.

January 26, 2016

The AFDA executive is proud to announce its Durban campus 3rd year graduate film HOMELESS has been n...

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Basiami Segola: AFDA Johannesburg – Distinguished Achiever

Basiami Segola studied sound design at the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Pe...

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Heleni Handt, AFDA Johannesburg – Distinguished Achiever

“The practical knowledge I gained at AFDA made me realize that late nights, early mornings and no ...

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AFDA Cape Town Deans annual report 2015

January 25, 2016

The most memorable thing for me from the start of 2015 was meeting the large number students from ou...

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Spling’s Top 5 – AFDA Graduate Film Festival (CT)

January 22, 2016

Here are Spling’s Top 5 short films from the 2015 AFDA Graduation Film Festival held in Cape T...

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AFDA Johannesburg post- graduate @ Pulse in Dublin

Grant Booth, AFDA Johannesburg Motion Medium Picture Honours graduate, applied for a Masters Degree ...

Malcolm Kholl

Smoke Mountain: AFDA staff and alumni in the picture

January 15, 2016

AFDA Cape Town, Head of Film School,Malcolm Kohll, has just completed writing the feature film Smoke...

Andre Scholtz

Meet Andre Scholtz, AFDA Port Elizabeth’s new the Head of Film School

January 14, 2016

“I have had the pleasure of working with a number of AFDA graduates during the past 5 years and fo...

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Thina Sobabili (The Two of Us) to kick off Toronto Black Film Festival

AFDA Johannesburg alumni Ernest Nkosi’s film “Thina Sobabili” is striding into 2016. To top of...

Job Opportunity: AFDA Johannesburg, Junior Visual Effects Lecturer

January 13, 2016

A position exists for the appointment of a Junior Visual Effects Lecturer to commence duty ideally late January 2016. AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance) is the leading film, television and live performance school i...

Job Opportunity: AFDA Johannesburg, Costume, Make-up and Styling Lecturer

A position exists for the appointment of a Costumes, Make-up and Styling Lecturer to commence duty immediately. AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance) is the leading film, television and live performance school in SA. ...

Job opportunity: AFDA Cape Town Ad Hoc TV Editing Lecturer

January 12, 2016

AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to lecture and provide support to undergraduate TV students. The position requires someone with drive and initiative who is able to motivate students and guide them into the world of...

Cape Town Job Opportunity: Junior Creative, African Attachment

January 8, 2016

The African Attachment, a leading independent film production company based in Cape Town is looking to hire a junior creative to join our growing team. Salary will be based on experience and ability. The position is available immediately The ideal ca...

AFDA Durban Term 4 Speech, Campus Dean: Franco Human

December 15, 2015

The end of year is always a moment to be remembered and embraced.  Our students have completed another term of their studies and the end of this term marks the end of the academic year for them.  For our 3rd years it marks the end of their undergra...

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AFDA Johannesburg Annual Report, Campus Dean: Malcolm Purkey

December 9, 2015

It has been an extraordinary year, closing up with a formidable Festival and Awards Evening. The sta...

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AFDA Durban 2015 Awards Ceremony Speech by Bata Passchier, CEO of AFDA

December 8, 2015

Bata Passchier, Vice-President of the Council, and CEO of the AFDA Board of Education Good evening l...

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AFDA Port Elizabeth relocates to historic Port Elizabeth landmark

AFDA PE will be making history next year, when we move into an iconic Port Elizabeth landmark, the O...

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AFDA Johannesburg 2015 Awards Ceremony Speech by Bata Passchier, CEO of AFDA

Bata Passchier, Vice-President of the Council, and CEO of the AFDA Board of Education Good evening l...

AFDA Cape Town Job Opportunity: Production Course Administrator

As the Production Course Administrator, AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to lecture and provide support to undergraduate students in their core course modules. The position requires someone with drive and initiative...

AFDA Cape Town Job Opportunity: Scriptwriting Lecturer

As the Discipline Lecturer for 1st and 2nd year scriptwriting, AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to lecture and provide support to undergraduate students. The position requires someone with drive and initiative who i...

AFDA Durban End of Term Speech, Campus Dean: Franco Human

December 7, 2015

Good morning The end of term is always a moment to be remembered and embraced.  You have completed another term of your studies and the end of this term marks the end of the academic year.  For our 3rd years it marks the end of you undergraduate st...

AFDA Student Results

Please note that all student results will be available as per below: Johannesburg Campus 14 December on the AFDA Portal Contact AFDA Johannesburg Registrar in charge of Academics Administration, Samantha Kennedy, 011 482 8345 Cape Town Campus 11 Dece...

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2015 AFDA Johannesburg Graduation Festival Award Winners

View the Online Festival here > See the full list of Nominees here > Congratulations to all Wi...

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AFDA 3rd year graduation: Film-makers of the future impress

December 4, 2015

Thank you to Estelle Simkins for this article on the blog: theluvvie.com http://theluvvie.com/2015/1...

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AFDA Port Elizabeth Dean, Denise Roodt’s annual report

And so we’re reached the end of the first year at AFDA PE. And what a year it has been. In Februar...

Job Opportunity: AFDA Cape Town – IT Technician

We have a vacancy open in the Operations Department as an IT Technician reporting to the Operations manager. The applicant will be responsible for all technical support and quality assurance of IT hardware and software. Duties: • Windows/Mac suppor...

2015 AFDA Johannesburg Graduation Festival Award Nominations

Congratulations to all Nominees! The AFDA Johannesburg Awards evening will be held on 4 December at 18:00 for 19:00 at UJ Arts Centre Theatre, Kingsway Campus, Melville. View the Online Festival here > AFDA Critics Award: Music Performance (Ori...

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The Oscars (Student Academy Awards)

AFDA is proud to announce the candidature of the Cape Town third year  film “Happy Earth Co.” f...

2015 AFDA Cape Town Graduation Festival Award Winners

View the Online Festival here > See the full list of Nominees here > Congratulations to all Winners! Click on the production title to view The Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievement Gugu Zuma Outstanding Achievement in the Higher Certificate ...

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2015 AFDA Durban Graduation Festival Award Winners

View the Online Festival here > See the full list of Nominees here > Congratulations to all Wi...

2015 AFDA Cape Town Graduation Festival Award Nominations

November 30, 2015

Congratulations to all Nominees! The AFDA Cape Town Awards evening will be held on 3 December at 6:00 for 6:30 at Ratanga Junction, Century Boulevard, Century City View the Online Festival here > Best Script for Television – UG • Sergio ...

2015 AFDA Durban Graduation Festival Award Nominations

Congratulations to all Nominees! The AFDA Durban Awards evening will be held on 2 December at 6:30 for 7:00 in the Actors Studio, Durban Campus View the Online Festival here > Best Performance in a television production (Female) Sindisiwe Zondo ...

Job opportunity: Intern Video Editor/Filmmaker needed for Ginkgo Agency, Cape Town

Remuneration: To be discussed/stipend Location: Ginkgo Agency: Cape Town, De Waterkant Education level: Diploma Job level: Junior Type:  5 Month Contract Reference: #Intern Jnr Editor Job description The intern will be involved in all the steps of t...

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AFDA’s closed for the holidays

November 26, 2015

AFDA campuses and Head Office will be closed from 16 December – 5 January. Please contact us f...

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AFDA alumni get in the picture @ SASC 2015 Awards

November 24, 2015

The South African Society of Cinematographers (SASC) Visible Spectrum Awards took place on 21 Novemb...

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AFDA alumni create first South African animated sitcom

November 19, 2015

Carl Stemmet  (AFDA graduate – BA, Motion Picture Medium – 2005) and Andile Radebe  (AFDA ...

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AFDA Cape Town take Mandela Rhodes Foundation for Honours

November 17, 2015

AFDA are proud to welcome aboard Barbara Karuana (Nairobi, Kenya) who has been awarded the Mandela ...

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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...

AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Sound Design Lecturer

November 12, 2015

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA, and a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s major film and television schools. The AFDA values...

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2015 AFDA Durban Graduation Festival Schedule

November 9, 2015

Click on the title links to watch the trailers & behind the scenes of all films or to read ful...

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2015 AFDA Cape Town Graduation Festival Schedule

November 6, 2015

Click on the title links to watch the trailers & behind the scenes of all films or to read ful...

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2015 AFDA Johannesburg Graduation Festival Schedule

Click on the title links to watch the trailers & behind the scenes of all films or to read full ...

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AFDA @ CARA Conference in Marrakech

November 4, 2015

AFDA and CARA Chairman Garth Holmes, AFDA Johannesburg Dean Professor Malcom Purkey and AFDA Johanne...

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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...

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AFDA alumni Justin Head – “Making A Killing”

October 28, 2015

AFDA Johannesburg alumni Justin Head’s new film “Making A Killing” won 4 awards at The Rugged ...

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AFDA Cape Town film @ Rhode Island Comic-Con Film Festival

October 27, 2015

AFDA Cape Town 3rd year experimental film “Killer’s Mind” has been selected to scr...

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Hangzhou, China @ AFDA Cape Town

October 26, 2015

Photo caption: Peng Shaojian, Chairman of ZUMC Administration Committee and AFDA Cape Town Dean, Dr ...

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2016 Term Dates

October 20, 2015

The 2016 Term Dates have been released!  SOUTH AFRICAN CAMPUSES 12-15 January: Undergraduate Summer...

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AFDA Film “The Act” screening in the USA

October 14, 2015

AFDA Johannesburg 2014 post-graduate film “The Act” has been officially selected to screen at th...

Durban’s Opening Assembly speech term by Campus Dean

October 13, 2015

I woke up this morning with one thing on my mind.  It is term 4.  2015 is nearly over.  In 8 weeks time we will be ending the year and you will be ending your year of studies.  The biggest thing that stuck in my mind that this is the last opening...

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AFDA Student nominations & awards 2015

October 8, 2015

CILECT Prize Website Nominated: Happy Earth Co. Secrets of the Night Student Academy Awards Website ...

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SACOMM 2015 conference in the hands of AFDA masters student, Chipo Zhou

October 7, 2015

“I am where I am supposed to be in this exact moment, as God intended”. This is a tweet by Chipo...

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SACOMM Conference @ AFDA Cape Town

October 2, 2015

AFDA’s Chip Zhou and SACOMM chairman Julie Reid The SACOMM Conference Coordinator 2015, Chip Zhou,...

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WGSA Workshop @ AFDA Durban

September 30, 2015

The Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) will be holding a “Character Development Workshop...

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AFDA alumni selected for Oscars

September 29, 2015

‘Thina Sobabili’, a film written, directed and produced by AFDA Johannesburg alumni Ernest Nkosi...

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AFDA launches two new degrees to prepare graduates for Disruptive Business

September 28, 2015

JOIN THE REVOLUTION  “Business is changing, and its changing fast,” says Garth Holmes, co-found...

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Hot new talent on show @ the AFDA Graduation Festival this November

AFDA, South Africa’s number one film, television and performance school, listed by ID magazine as ...

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Join AFDA for our last Open Day of 2015

The AFDA Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents who are interested in a c...

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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Grant de Sousa, AFDA Distinguished Achiever

September 22, 2015

AFDA Johannesburg alumni ,Grant De Sousa, is the latest director to join the CAB films roster, an ex...

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AFDA alumni running for an Oscar

AFDA Johannesburg alumni Ernest Nkozi’s  master’s thesis film, “Thina Sobabili” (The Two of...

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AFDA Durban’s 3rd years nominated

September 21, 2015

AFDA Durban 3rd year experimental film “David’s Winter” has been nominated for Best Student Fi...

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Are you an employer or AFDA Alumni? Sign up at alumni.afda.co.za

September 14, 2015

AFDA have created a website just for you – the AFDA Alumni Community – A website where jobseeker...

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Term 3 AFDA Durban Dean’s Newsletter

The end of term is always a moment to be remembered and embraced.  The students have completed anot...

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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...

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AFDA opens Botswana campus

September 7, 2015

The AFDA education board is very proud to announce the opening of its AFDA Botswana at the Oodi Cam...

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AFDA Durban offers free workshops @ Hilton Arts Festival

September 2, 2015

AFDA Durban (The South African School of Motion Medium Picture and Live Performance) is offering fre...

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AFDA Cape Town experimental films @ Black Out 2015

Two AFDA Cape Town experimental films will be screening at the Black Out Festival 2015, Swiss Editio...

Paid Internship Position at Gatehouse Commercials, Cape Town

August 31, 2015

Responsibilities: Interfacing with the casting studios to collect casting sessions (footage). Uploading the casting sessions to our presentation layer for presentation to clients. Assisting in the research of locations (Doing location scouts to sourc...

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AFDA alumni walk away with 6 awards at Silwerskermfees 2015

Winning awards at festivals has become a bit of habit for AFDA Johannesburg alumni Ryley Grunenwald,...

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...

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One third of nominations for Silwerskermfees go to AFDA alumni

The 2015 Silwerskermfees, being held the 26-29 August at The Bay Hotel in Camps Bay, Cape Town, sees...

AFDA Botswana Timetable 2015: Term 1

August 20, 2015

Download here: AFDA Botswana 2015: Timetable – Term 1...

“Bala” and “Happy Earth Co.” keep the reel turning

August 14, 2015

AFDA Cape Town 2014 graduate films “Happy Earth Co.” and “Bala” have been selected to screen at shnit international Shortfilmfestival 2015 ( National Programme South Africa).  The Shnit Thailand committee selected “Happy Earth Co.” and t...

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AFDA Cape Town graduate Trevor Stuurman in South African Top 200

August 5, 2015

AFDA Cape Town (2014) graduate, Trevor Stuurman has been selected in the Mail & Guardian’s pre...

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

Bold & Beautiful Star lecturing @ AFDA Cape Town

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

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AFDA staff and alumni pitch and hit @ Durban Film Mart

August 3, 2015

For the Film Mart, five SA productions were chosen to pitch and taken through the Master Class and ...

Job Vacancies: Course Directors and Senior Lecturers BSc in Computer Technology

July 31, 2015

Vacancy: Course Directors and Senior Lecturers BSc in Computer Technology Several Posts Available AFDA Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban Applications are invited for the positions of Course Directors and for a BSc course in computer technology for med...

AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Academic Administrator

July 30, 2015

Academic Administrator The incumbent will be experienced in administration processes to develop curricula, campuses, quality assurance measures and policies on tertiary level, to ensure that pedagogic projects are ready for timeous and successful acc...

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“The Shore Break” wins at DIFF

AFDA Johannesburg alumni Ryley Grunenwald’s documentary film “The Shore Break” keeps making wa...

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AFDA staff and alumni’s… boots are made for walking…

July 29, 2015

“Roer Jou Voete” is a 26 hour long episode drama series, which will start broadcasting tonight ,...

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

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

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AFDA Johannesburg taking it down to build it up!

July 28, 2015

AFDA Johannesburg is undergoing major renovations to kick- start its new B. Comm degree (Business In...

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AFDA alumni selected for Cannes South Africa Film Factory

July 21, 2015

Above: AFDA Johannesburg alumni Sheetal Magan  AFDA Johannesburg alumni Sheetal Magan and Zee Ntuli...

AFDA Cape Town Job Opportunity: Librarian

AFDA is looking for a Librarian on our Cape Town campus, who will contribute to improved teaching and learning through the effective management of the campus Resource Centre. The AFDA Resource Centre provides staff and student access to online course...

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Congratulations AFDA Johannesburg Performance Staff

July 20, 2015

AFDA Johannesburg 1st year screenacting lecturer Drikus Volschenk and 3rd year acting lecturer Jolet...

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Thina Sobabili premiers @ AFDA

AFDA Johannesburg alumni Ernest Nkosi’s master thesis film Thina Sobabili will premiere @ our AFDA...

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AFDA Durban win two Simon Sabela Awards

AFDA Durban, only in its third year is already scooping up awards. Third year students Liana Barciel...

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Do not miss Wouter Hessels’ public lecture @AFDA Cape Town

July 16, 2015

Date :              Tuesday 28 July 2015 Time :              12 :30 – ...

AFDA Cape Town Job Opportunity: RESEARCHER POSITION AT ATOMIK PICTURES

Atomik Pictures is looking for a full time researcher to join our team on a permanent basis at our offices in Cape Town. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Applicants should: be passionate about the film industry, have strong knowledge of Cape Town as well as g...

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AFDA Joburg loud and proud in Grahamstown

July 14, 2015

National Arts Festival, Grahamstown...

Cape Town Job Opportunity: Television Lecturer

July 10, 2015

As the Discipline Lecturer for Television, AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to lecture and provide support to undergraduate students. The position requires someone with drive and initiative who is able to motivate s...

Cape Town Job Opportunity: Media Videographer

July 9, 2015

Media Videographer Studio owner is looking for a talented novice and / junior Videographer to join owner in setting-up and managing a live stream video studio for digital tv broadcasting. This person will self-gain valuable experience in video produc...

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AFDA alumni network @ work

The documentary film, “Jeppe on a Friday”,  written and directed by AFDA alumni Shannon Walsh a...

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AFDA Durban to host a free film workshop at DIFF for High School students

July 7, 2015

Strike AFDA Durban invites all High School students to a basic introduction to filmmaking in order f...

AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Producing Lecturer

Producing Lecturer. As the Discipline Lecturer for Producing, AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to lecture and provide support to undergraduate students. The position requires someone with drive and initiative who is...

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AFDA Cape Town film wins Best Student Short Film Award

July 6, 2015

AFDA Cape Town 2014 graduation film, ”Happy Earth Co.”, has won the Best Student Short Film awar...

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AFDA Johannesburg @ Grahamstown National Arts Festival

July 3, 2015

A Voice I cannot Silence is play based on the life and work of Alan Paton by AFDA JHB lecturer Greg ...

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AFDA Johannesburg Dean @ Grahamstown National Arts Festival

AFDA Johannesburg Dean, Professor Malcolm Purkey preparing The Imagined Land The play The Imagined L...

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AFDA Cape Town @ Grahamstown National Arts Festival

AFDA Cape Town will be sending this 4th year student cast; Neil Van Bergen, Lisolethu Nomgca, Sthemb...

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AFDA Johannesburg @ Grahamstown National Arts Festival

AFDA Johannesburg,  Y2 staff lecturer, Khutso Green,  is at the Grahamstown National Arts Festiva...

Job Opportunity: Storyboard Artist

Remuneration: Cost to company Location: Cape Town, Woodstock Job level: Junior/Mid Type: Contract 12 Months Job description Strika Entertainment is seeking a storyboard artist to work on the forthcoming 13 x 22″ animated episodes of its flagshi...

AFDA exhibits in Hong Kong

June 30, 2015

AFDA invites you to visit our information booth from 4-5 July at the 19th Hong Kong International Education Expo. The Hong Kong International Student Fair scheduled to take place on 4 and 5 July 2015, has become the most popular and informative educ...

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AFDA Durban in Montreal

AFDA Durban, Damian Tomaselli, (Image Design Department) goes off to IAMCR – The Comic Arts Confer...

AFDA Durban Term 2 Newsletter

June 29, 2015

by Campus Dean of Durban, Franco Human The term 2 timetable, across all schools has been a challenging one and we continue to feel the ‘compact’ feeling that we are experiencing with the new build and I know some students have expressed their unh...

AFDA Durban Deans closing assembly speech by Franco Human

The semester is done and complete.  Today is the last day of term, but I am sure you already know this.  The term 2 timetable, across all schools has been a challenging one and we continue to feel the ‘compact’ feeling that we are experiencing ...

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AFDA Cape Town alumni nominated at IMSFF

AFDA alumni have been nominated in 10 of 17 categories at the Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival...

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AFDA 2014 graduate films nominated at IMSFF

June 26, 2015

Three of the four nominees for Best Student Short Film at the Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival...

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AFDA Durban renovations hitting the roof

June 24, 2015

“The addition of the film and television studio that will have a cinema and post production facili...

CASTING CALL TO BE THE VOICE OF AN ANIMATED CHARACTER

June 23, 2015

DOProductions in Cape Town is looking for someone to be the voice of an animated character. Lemme is a quirky, vulgar and risqué little lemming. He has started his own YouTube channel and has become quite the avid “vlogger”. He is equivalent to ...

AFDA films screening tonight @ Bio-Scope Nights

June 19, 2015

5 AFDA films from our Top 21 list, will be screening at South African Original Film’s Bio-scope Nights this Friday 19 June 2015 at U -The Space (523 De Kock street, 0001, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa). Skitterwit Sindiswa Wamkelekile Cake...

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AFDA Staff on the move

AFDA staff in Helsinki AFDA staff in Helsinki as part of its long-term exchange programme with Ghana...

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AFDA Johannesburg campus gets major revamp

AFDA Johannesburg is undergoing major renovations to kick-start its new B. Comm. degree (Business In...

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4 AFDA 2014 films go to the Indie Karoo Film Festival

June 18, 2015

AFDA is proud to announce the selection of 4 graduation 2014 films for the Indie Karoo Film Festival...

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Stukkend & Him and I go to DIFF

AFDA is proud to announce the official  selection of the 2014 graduation films “Stukkend” and ...

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9 AFDA 2014 Productions go to IMSFF

Congratulations to the 9 AFDA 2014 Graduate films selected to screen at the,  Independent Mzansi F...

AFDA Durban Vacancy: Post Graduate Course Director

June 12, 2015

Applications are invited for the position the of Post Graduate Director in Motion Picture Medium and Live, with learning outcomes in development, entrepreneurship and innovation for live performance events, TV, film and other entertainment products a...

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Malcolm Purkey speaks to Creative Feel about his role as AFDA Joburg Dean

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AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Live Performance Production Manager

June 11, 2015

As the Production Manager for Live Performance, AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated professional to oversee and manage theatre production work in formal and informal spaces, and to do related lecturing. The production work includes public p...

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AFDA Costume Makeup and Styling student blogs

June 10, 2015

2nd year, Angela Pereira angelapereiralove.wordpress.com 1st year,Ryan-Reid Thompson sykomedia.wordp...

Experimental Festival 2015

AFDA Joburg Experimental Festival Schedule

Details about the festival here Friday, 19 June 2015 18:00 The stagnant Times of Mother Courage 3rd ...

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AFDA Cape Town Experimental Festival showcases the Performance School

Details about the festival here Spirit of Utnubu Friday, 19 June 2015 @ 20:30 Ethan White Gravity, G...

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AFDA Durban Experimental Festival Schedule

June 9, 2015

Details about the festival here Saturday, 20 June 2015 10:30 Portrait Of A Lifehouse Drama 12 Mins P...

AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Head of Editing

As the Discipline Head for Editing,  AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to administer the Editing Department, lecture and provide support to undergraduate students. The position requires someone with drive and initia...

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AFDA Cape Town Experimental Festival Schedule

June 8, 2015

Details about the festival here 19:00 (Saturday) 18:00 (Sunday) What If They Were Wrong? Drama 10min...

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AFDA students get animated

Naomi Gumede, AFDA Durban animation student has been selected by the NFVF (National Film and Video F...

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Jaryd Pillay does a stand up performance

June 3, 2015

Jaryd Pillay at the Savanna Newcomers Showcase held on the 31st of May in Johannesburg  AFDA Cape T...

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The AFDA Experimental Festival #Starsofthefuture

June 1, 2015

AFDA, recently listed by ID magazine as “one of the top ten off-the grid art institutions in the w...

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Assigned to Durban

May 25, 2015

Congratulations to AFDA Lecturer and alumni Laszlo Bene whose MA thesis film “Assignment” has be...

Job Opportunity: B.Comm. Course Director, AFDA Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban

May 22, 2015

Applications are invited for the positions of 3 Course Directors for a BCom course in business innovation and enterprise, with learning outcomes in development, entrepreneurship and innovation for live performance events, TV, film and other entertain...

Job Opportunity: Provost, AFDA Cape Town

An experienced manager in higher education, you will ensure that policy is developed and implemented, Senates are operating in strategic alignment with policy and the AFDA goals, and the quality of the educational offer is evaluated and ensured. You ...

Join AFDA Cape Town @ Africa Day

25 May 2015 “SEEING AFRICA DIFFERENTLY” Africa Day is the annual commemoration on May 25th of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity. Join AFDA Cape Town for some fun cultural activities in Java Canteen on Monday 25 May from 12:3...

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AFDA Alumni awards 2015

May 21, 2015

11 Golden Horns at SAFTA 2015 Website | Facebook | Twitter Best Scriptwriting  TV Comedy, Check...

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AFDA Durban presents a 1-day Holiday Workshop

Bookings are open to Grade 11’s, 12’s and recent school leavers exclusively. Bookings are done b...

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AFDA staff & alumni crowd Cannes, #proudtobeafda

May 20, 2015

AFDA Johannesburg alumni and lecturer, Laszlo Bene’s, MA production “Assignment” is part of th...

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Meet us in Windhoek this month!

May 19, 2015

AFDA invites prospective and current students, parents and guardians interested in our study program...

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AFDA in prestigious international top ten of i-D Magazine

May 13, 2015

AFDA has been selected by i-D magazine as one of the top ten off-the-grid art, design and fashion ...

2015 Open Days

Join us at an Open Day!

The AFDA Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents who are interested in a c...

Johannesburg has big changes coming its way!

May 8, 2015

AFDA Johannesburg 1st term report from the Dean, Malcolm Purkey. We started the year with a bang and have the most numbers on the Johannesburg Campus ever! Film and Television are full to capacity and Live Performance continues to grow from strength ...

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Liz Mills is going to make it there…

May 7, 2015

AFDA Cape Town, HOS for Live Performance, Liz Mills, has been awarded The Ampersand Fellowship for D...

AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Production Course Administrator

As the Production Course Administrator, AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to lecture and provide support to undergraduate students. The position requires someone with drive and initiative who is able to motivate stud...

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Join the revolution – Study @ The School of Business Innovation and Enterprise in 2016!

May 5, 2015

As we all know, business is changing and it is changing fast.  It is generally accepted that the wo...

Vacancy: Personal Assistant to Chief Academic Administrator

An experienced PA, you will ensure that the CAA has excellent administrative support, enabling her to focus on high-level management issues. You will be an excellent organiser and communicator with a proactive and friendly attitude. You will have the...

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

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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AFDA Alumni & Head of Production Course Durban continue to be showered with awards

Congratulations to Durban campuses amazing Head of Production Course & scriptwriting lecturer, J...

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AFDA’s “Uthando” raises the bar as the only SA film in selection for the Sembene Ousmane Prize

April 29, 2015

AFDA is proud to announce the selection of  “Uthando”, AFDA Johannesburg 4th year honours film ...

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#AFDAalumni raking in awards

April 28, 2015

It’s been a whirlwind year for AFDA Cape Town alumni Ryan Kruger. Although a veteran of the music ...

Vacancy: Higher Certificate Lecturer, Cape Town campus

Higher Certificate Lecturer AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to lecture and provide support to Higher Certificate students. The position requires someone with drive and initiative who is able to motivate students an...

Job Opportunity: Production Coordinator

April 22, 2015

A Cape Town-based documentary, features and short film production company is looking for a full time production coordinator to join our team. We shoot mostly outside of South Africa so this role will not include on-set work, but rather an office-base...

Job Opportunity: Bang bang films, Production Secretary / Office Coordinator

April 21, 2015

Bang bang films is currently looking for a Production Secretary / Office Coordinator at a service/production company in Cape Town. They are looking for someone who is interested in learning more about production and is passionate about working in the...

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Durban Music School & Youth Empowerment Forum visit Durban campus

AFDA Durban’s Directing and Writing lecturer, Rudi Steyn, introducing a film demonstration to the ...

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AFDA Port Elizabeth steams successfully through 1st term

April 16, 2015

It’s been an exhilarating ride for AFDA Port Elizabeth campus this term – from our hesitant step...

#AFDAalumni Job Opportunity: Bidding and Pre-Production Assistant

April 10, 2015

Moonlighting are looking for a bidding / production assistant to join full time, to start the last week of April. The ideal applicant will have some production or film related experience and will be organized, detail-oriented, enjoy research and wan...

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Happy Earth Co. nominated for Student Academy Awards

AFDA is proud to announce the candidature of the Cape Town third year  film “Happy Earth Co.” f...

Job Opportunity: Cape Town Recording Studios – African Voices Needed!

April 9, 2015

Cape Town Audio Post, is looking to connect with African Voices speaking African Languages for voice over recording projects. Examples include. a)  Voice Overs: educational material, corporate material, advertisements, animation. b)  Narration: doc...

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Congratulations!!! 101 535 088 YouTube Hits

April 8, 2015

AFDA Cape Town alumni Ryan Kruger with his two Short & Sweet MVA’s for Best Rock and Best EDM...

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Congrats to Durban’s Greenlit Productions! #VALA

April 7, 2015

Over the next few days, students are being assessed through 5 different disciplines: Narrative, Perf...

VACANCY at AFDA Johannesburg STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICER

A position exists for the appointment of a Student Affairs Officer to commence duty at the beginning of May 2015 or soon thereafter. AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance) is the leading film, television and live perfo...

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AFDA JOHANNESBURG CO-HOSTING OFFICIAL PECHA KUCHA EVENT IN MABONENG, 21 APRIL 2015

As official partners to Pecha Kucha Johannesburg, AFDA will be co-hosting their second event for 201...

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AFDA Durban term 1 Closing Assembly, campus dean – Franco Human

About the background story to the 1st years, every term we have two assemblies, the opening and then...

AFDA Durban lecturer / Filmmaker awarded Cum Laude

April 1, 2015

Upon the completion of his studies in film and television (where senior lecturers  remarked “he is a maverick auteur, with a gift for seeing the exceptional in the every-day…”); Alistair went on to begin his MA (in Fine Arts, with a focus on c...

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Job Opportunity: CASTING for Born in the RSA, Barney Simon

March 30, 2015

Baxter Theatre Centre will be presenting Barney Simon’s Born in the RSA, scheduled as follows: R...

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Congrats to Johannesburg’s Greenlit Productions! #VALA

March 26, 2015

Over the next few days, students are being assessed through 5 different disciplines: Narrative, Perf...

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Clare Craighead, head of DBN’s school of Live Performance judges Inter-house plays

On Friday 6 March 2015, the head of LP: AFDA, Durban will act as a judge for St Henry’s Marist Col...

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International Exchange students screen Voices of Change! – 1 April

March 24, 2015

AFDA invites you to Voices of Change! 3 documentaries made by our Honours International Exchange st...

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Congrats to Cape Town’s Greenlit Productions! #VALA

Over the next few days, students are being assessed through 5 different disciplines: Narrative, Perf...

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL #AFDAalumni FOR RECORD NUMBER OF AWARDS AT SAFTAs

March 23, 2015

AFDA Johannesburg 4th year 2013 honours graduate Gena du Plessis with the “Golden Horn”...

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CALL TO ALL 2014 AFDA GRADUATES

March 19, 2015

Congratulations!!!!! You have graduated. You are now an AFDA alumni venturing out into the entertain...

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#AFDAalumni Danie Bester releases his 19th feature film

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

CASTING BRIEF for Johannesburg ‪#‎AFDAalumni‬: “Noem My Skollie”

Production Type:  Feature Film Name of Film – Noem My Skollie Language: Afrikaans – Cape Coloured dialect. Project length: 110 minutes Genre: Coming of Age/Crime/Drama Production location: Cape Town – Cape Flats, and Ottery Production Company:...

AFDA Cape Town hosts SACOMM Conference

This notice serves as the call for papers for the South African Communication Association (SACOMM) annual conference for 2015. The date of the SACOMM conference: 28 – 30 September 2015 This year the SACOMM conference will be hosted by AFDA, The So...

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

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

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All AFDA ( The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) staff and student...

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AFDA alumni shine at Jozi Film Festival

AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, alumni win cream-of-th...

Casting Opportunities: Community Media Trust / SABC Drama Series

March 18, 2015

CASTING BRIEF – LEAD Production title: JAB Production Type: Drama series SABC 1 Project length: 13 X 24 minutes Production location: Cape Town; Ottery; Langa Production Company: Community Media Trust (CMT) Company website: www.cm...

Job Opportunity: AFDA Cape Town Editing/Data 3rd Year Lecturer

March 16, 2015

3rd Year Editing and Data Lecturer.  As the Discipline Lecturer for Editing and Data AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to lecture and provide support to undergraduate students. The position requires someone with dri...

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It’s a wrap! #AFDAgraduation

Cape Town AFDA Honours degree graduates showing of their spurs. AFDA, The South African School of Mo...

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Job Opportunity: Head of Stakeholder Management, Johannesburg

March 12, 2015

Big Fish School of Digital Filmmaking, the multi-award winning NGO film school, is looking for a Hea...

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AFDA goes to Pune, India // FTII Festival Publication

FTII Festival Publication, Date of Publication 27/02/15 AFDA goes to Pune, India March 5, 2015 7:24 ...

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Take your marks – AFDA Open Day!

AFDA Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth held a very successful first Open Day for 20...

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The CARA Story

March 11, 2015

Caption: The CILECT Executive:  (left to right) CIBA (CILECT Ibero-América)Prof. Silvio Fischbein,...

AFDA alumni and students dominate SAFTA’s

March 9, 2015

AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, has netted three of the four nominees for Best Student Film, for the SAFTA’s (The South African Film and Television awards) 2015 edition. The AFDA nominees this year are ...

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KZN Film Commission Helps AFDA Students Realise Their Dreams

March 5, 2015

Caption: (Left to Right) BACK ROW: Msizi Mlaba, Simphiwe Khumalo, Akona Matyila (AFDA Head of Televi...

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AFDA lecturer invites you to Hanamichi @ Joburg Theater 10-14 Mar

Tristan Jacobs’ (Lecturer/Researcher on the AFDA Johannesburg Campus)  “Hanamichi” is a mast...

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AFDA goes to Pune, India

AFDA Faculty and Alumni represent AFDA South Africa at an International Student Film Festival in Ind...

Kodak Scholarships are open for applications

March 4, 2015

2015 Call for Entries Once again there will be a Student Cinematography Scholarship Award, in addition to a Student Scholarship Award. Each award will include a cash tuition prize along with KODAK Film Product grants to assist recipients with future ...

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AFDA launches new business innovation and enterprise degree to prepare its graduates for the new punk rock of business

March 2, 2015

AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, has launched The Schoo...

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AFDA BREAKS ALL RECORDS FOR SAFTA 2015 NOMINATIONS

AFDA ( The School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) alumni and students have received a...

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Job Opportunity: AFDA Alumni / VIGO Casting for TV Commercial

VIGO Casting Brief We are casting for a Television Commercial for the brand Vigo, a non-alcoholic be...

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AFDA Port Elizabeth campus opens its doors

February 25, 2015

AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance kick-started their new ...

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#AFDAalumni Film nominated for 3 awards @ SAFTA 2015

Congratulations to Richard Finn Gregory, #AFDAalumni, whose film, The Last Boers of Patagonia, has ...

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AFDA alumni and students dominate SAFTA’s

AFDA has netted three of the four nominees for Best Student Film,  for the SAFTA’s (The South Afr...

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Luntu Masiza – A Dream come true #HumansofAFDA

February 20, 2015

Photo: Luntu Masiza Directing, K Media, EP Photography, Title: Tie the Knot AFDA Cape Town 1st year ...

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Innovative AFDA International Student and Staff Exchange Programme

February 19, 2015

Cape Town and Johannesburg students and staff from AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture ...

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AFDA in prestigious international top ten of I-D Magazine

February 18, 2015

AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance has recently been selec...

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All talk in PECHA KUCHA GLOBAL NIGHT – JOHANNESBURG

20 February at 8pm   As part of PECHA KUCHA Global, the Johannesburg leg will be held at POPArt on...

Job Opportunity: Videographer and Editor

February 12, 2015

Videographer and Editor A Cape Town based media services company has an exciting opportunity available for a Videographer and Editor to join their team.  Shoot, edit and design corporate videos, e-learning, ads, and product promos.   Excellent tec...

2015 Higher Certificate Enrollment Dates

February 11, 2015

Johannesburg Campus: 9-13 Feb 2015, 10:00 – 15:00 16-20 Feb 2015, 10:00 – 15:00 23-27 Feb 2015, 10:00 – 15:00 2-6 March 2015, 10:00 – 15:00 9-13 March 2015, 10:00 – 15:00 Contact: Trevor Harper, 011 482 8345 41 Frost Avenue, Auckland Park 2...

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Cape Town Higher Certificate Information Day

Join us for our Higher Certificate Information Day at out Cape Town campus. This is an opportunity...

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Durban’s Opening Assembly – Campus Dean, Franco Human

The staff, 2nd and 3rd years know that I always write my speech the morning of assembly and they alw...

AFDA Cape Town appoints top drama, writing and producing staff

February 3, 2015

Chris Weare one of South Africa’s leading theatre practitioners and UCT drama school lecturer over the past 33 years, joins his wife Liz Mills who is Acting Head of the AFDA Cape Town Live Performance department. Apart from the many prestigious the...

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January 29, 2015

Community Media Trust is looking for a Production
 Co‐ordinator Project: Siyayinqoba Beat It! – health based documentaries Desired qualification: Three year journalism/film/radio qualification or tertiary qualification in a similar area of stu...

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Job Opportunity: CALL FOR VFX / MOTION GRAPHICS/ AFTER EFFECTS ARTISTS


Inspired Minority is on the look-out for individuals to work on a feature film who have skills in:
 Experience with transferring RED footage. Two paid positions available: One month contract Two month contract Time period subject to change. Ideal...

AFDA Durban Orientation(1st years)/Bridging Week (RPL) Schedule

January 15, 2015

2 February 2015 – 6 February 2015 Monday, 2 February 2015 9:00-10:00: Overview of First Year & other years / my.afda.co.za (RPL Students & 1st Years) 10:15-11:15: Department Introduction, Performance School (1st Year) / ETB / over...

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AFDA JHB lecturer, Tristan Jacobs, leads Hanamichi

January 13, 2015

Tristan Jacobs, lecturer/researcher in the Production Course department at AFDA Johannesburg, is lea...

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The future of SA arts, drama, culture & entertainment: A teacher’s workshop

January 12, 2015

The Chairman, Garth Holmes, hereby invites you to a teacher’s workshop When? 25 February 7:30a...

AFDA Durban Summer School Timetable

January 8, 2015

19-23 January 2015 Monday, 19 January 09h00 – 10h00: Summer School Briefing (PCA & HOS’) 10h15   – 12h30: Production Course Lecture / Workshop / briefing (All production course candidates) 12.30 – 13.30: Lunch Break 13...

Open Days 2016

Join us at an Open Day in 2016!

January 6, 2015

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) and the School of Busi...

AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Maintenance Assistant

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA. The AFDA values are passion, self discipline, integrity, reliability and humility. Applications are invited for the ...

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2016 Open Days

January 5, 2015

The AFDA Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents who are interested in a c...

AFDA Johannesburg Documentary nominated for top international film competition

December 12, 2014

AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium is proud to announce the Johannesburg fourth year film “Secrets of the Night” as the Official candidate for the the Annual CILECT Award in the documentary sector (The International...

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AFDA Cape Town film nominated for top International Film Competition

AFDA, The South African School of Motion Picture Medium is proud to announce the Cape Town third yea...

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The AFDA Awards for Academic Excellence 2014

The AFDA Award for Academic Development of Research This is for academic staff  who present the top...

Orientation Week 2014

2015 Orientation Week

All new and first time enrollment students are required to attend the AFDA orientation week. The Ori...

Job Opportunity: AFDA Durban Production Course Assistant

December 11, 2014

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance) is the leading Film, Television and Performance school in SA. AFDA student films have won several SAFTAs and international awards. AFDA is a full member of CILECT, the association...

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2015 Term Dates

The 2015 Term Dates have been released!  For a detailed look – visit our Calendar 13-16 Janu...

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AFDA, one of the worlds leading film schools to open Port Elizabeth campus in 2015

December 9, 2014

The AFDA executive is pleased to announce the imminent opening of the AFDA Port Elizabeth campus. Th...

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947 Breakfast Xpress’ Christmas Wish funds Thembisile’s first year of studies at AFDA

December 5, 2014

Tembisile, from the Salvation Army Strathyre Girls Home, has a dream to become a film director. She ...

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What is an AFDA #interview all about?

December 4, 2014

Are you: A) Interested in studying at AFDA in 2015? B) Interested in learning more about AFDA before...

Getting a handle on the ARRI Alexa Classic, the film industry’s leading name in digital cameras, a new addition to the state of the art technology available at AFDA, the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance in Durban, are students from left to right: Ongeziwe Nelani, Keshan Chetty and Brad McGee.

AFDA brings top international technology to Durban

December 2, 2014

There’s great excitement brewing in Durban’s film and television industry over new developments ...

AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Television Lecturer: – TV Technical studio & – TV Post Production

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA, and a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s major film and television schools. The AFDA values...

AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Dean’s Administrator

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA. The AFDA values are passion, self discipline, integrity, reliability and humility. Applications are invited for the...

AFDA Cape Town Vacancy: Acting Lecturer & Theatre Production Coordinator

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA, and a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s major film and television schools. The AFDA values...

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AFDA Durban 2014 Winners – Award Ceremonies

December 1, 2014

First and second year students from AFDA have been hard at work prepping for this year’s AFDA Annu...

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AFDA Cape Town 2014 Winners – Award Ceremonies

The AFDA Graduation Festival is held annually in the month of November. This festival showcases 3rd ...

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AFDA Durban Assembly 28 November 2014

November 28, 2014

Campus Dean Speech We are here, it is the end of the year, 4 terms, 2 semesters and a whole lot of w...

AFDA Johannesburg 2014 Winners – 20th Award Ceremonies

The AFDA Graduation Festival is held annually in the month of November. This festival showcases 3rd year, 4th year and master’s film and television graduation productions. The festival is a platform to promote the young professionals whom will soon...

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AFDA Durban Awards Speech 2014 by the Campus Dean Franco Human

November 27, 2014

I was asked by the production crew of the awards evening to deliver my end of term speech at the awa...

Cape Town End of Term Assembly

November 26, 2014

ALL Cape Town Students, please note: End of Term Assembly will take place in LT1 on Friday 28 November, at 10.00. Apart from some 3rd year students who will address the assembly, we will also have a surprise guest speaker. A reminder that there will...

AFDA Durban Award Nominees

Best 1st Year Film Sobriety Sixes and Sevens Banned Gwen Marionette Best 2nd Year Film Jack and Jill Brothers in Arms Girl Halfway House Moon Matrix Best 1st Year Television Production For the Record On the Beat Playback Best 2nd Year Television Prod...

AFDA Cape Town Award Nominees

November 25, 2014

The AFDA Graduation Festival is held annually in the month of November. This festival showcases 3rd year, 4th year and master’s film and television graduation productions. The festival is a platform to promote the young professionals whom will soon...

AFDA Johannesburg Award Nominees

The AFDA Graduation Festival is held annually in the month of November. This festival showcases 3rd year, 4th year and master’s film and television graduation productions. The festival is a platform to promote the young professionals whom will ...

Job Opportunity: Videographer and Editor, Cape Town

November 24, 2014

Videographer and Editor Our client a Cape Town based media services company has an exciting opportunity available for a Videographer and Editor to join their team.  Shoot, edit and design corporate videos, e-learning, ads, and product promos.   Ex...

Job Opportunity: Videographer and Editor at ZaPOP, Cape Town

ZaPOP has an exciting position available for a Videographer and Editor to join the Digital and Media team. The Videographer and Editor is responsible for shooting and editing the resulting footage. Key Responsibilities:  Pre-production, production a...

Job Opportunity: Animator / Illustrator at ZaPOP, Cape Town

ZaPOP is looking for a vibrant and dynamic Animator/Illustrator to join our Digital and Media Team. The Animator/Illustrator is responsible for creating and combining art by using his/her design and creative skills to develop 2D and 3D images, which ...

Job Opportunity: Strika Assitant Production Manager, Cape Town

Remuneration: Basic Salary Location: Cape Town Education Level: Matric Job Level: Junior/Mid Own Transport Required: Yes Job Type: Permanent Strika Entertainment conceptualises, produces and commercialises engaging character-based entertainment produ...

Job Opportunities: INTERN OFFICE ASSISTANT in Cape Town

DO Productions is a boutique and relationship orientated company specializing in the independent television and feature film market. Start date: 02 February 2015 End date: 30 November 2015 Location: Cape Town, Central Hours: 08h30 – 17h00 Level: Ju...

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The AFDA Annual Graduation Festival

November 21, 2014

Hot new local talent on show Come and check out the hottest new talent to graduate from South Africa...

Barcelona Here We Stand nominated for short film award

Barcelona Here We Stand, a documentary filmed in South Africa 2014 within the Documentary and Diversity programme, has been nominated for the national Finnish short film award Kettupalkinto. It is the first student film from Arcada ever to have accom...

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AFDA Cape Town Performance School Festival

November 20, 2014

On the 20th – 23rd November 2014, The AFDA Cape Town School of Live Performance proudly launch the...

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AFDA Cape Town Graduation Festival Schedule

Saturday 22nd November 11:00 – 14:00 Looped Music Videos & Television commercials 11:30 ...

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Idris Elba Visits AFDA – Durban

November 18, 2014

With roots in Sierra Leone, it is no surprise that the internationally acclaimed actor, producer and...

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Janet’s shot at her big time!

Interview for: Independent on Saturday, by Ayanda Mabanga In the beginning was the Word. Without it...

Job Opportunity: Production Assistant/IT, Cape Town

November 17, 2014

Cape Town based, high profile commercial production company is looking for a motivated, hard working individual that is prepared to put in the hours and hard work, and reap the rewards.  Job description: General office assistant Assistant to the Exe...

AFDA Johannesburg Television School Graduation Festival

AFDA Johannesburg will host a Television Broadcast evening on Thursday 20 November 2014. This event is part of the AFDA Graduation Festival. The Television Broadcast evening will showcase the work of the television graduation students. This year our ...

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Cape Town’s Musical Performance Forevervescent GREENLIT!

November 13, 2014

Group: Timothy Carlson, Sthembile Gumede, Gcina (Fifi) Jojo, Lauren Boehnke Over the next few da...

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AFDA Johannesburg Film School Graduation Festival

November 12, 2014

This year’s films explore themes of identity and sexuality resulting in some vivid and often hilar...

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Afrodizzyacts at AFDA Cape Town stir up excitement in the Higher Certificate course

November 7, 2014

On Thursday morning on the 6th November, event guru and agent Natalie Stewart (Afrodizzyacts) and ev...

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AFDA Johannesburg Live Performance Graduation Festival

Boitumelo Ledwaba – Photo by Tim Gerges The AFDA Johannesburg School of Live Performance will...

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AFDA Durban Annual Film Festival

First and second year students from AFDA have been hard at work prepping for this year’s AFDA Annu...

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Ana, Patrick & Nicolas wins Audience Award!

November 5, 2014

Congratulations to the 4th year Johannesburg cast and crew of Ana, Patrick & Nicolas which was ...

TEN GOOD REASONS TO DO POST GRADUATE STUDIES AT AFDA

November 4, 2014

SUCCESSFUL CAREER – THE MOST SUCCESSFUL AFDA ALUMNI ARE HONOURS AND MASTERS GRADUATES. EARN MORE – THE MORE YOU LEARN, THE MORE YOU EARN IS A WELL WORN AXIOM BORN OUT BY AFDA HONOURS AND MASTERS GRADUATES. RESEARCH AND PRACTICE YOUR CARE...

ROTARY CLUB OF ZIMBALI / MISS BALLITO PAGEANT – 17th OCTOBER 2014

The Rotary Club of Zimbali and the Miss Ballito 2014 Organizing Team wishes to thank you for your generous support in making the pageant such a huge success. Our pageant was about inner and outer beauty and our aim was to encourage the finalists to p...

AFDA Johannesburg campus: Vacancies in the production course department

November 3, 2014

Two positions exist for the appointment of one Junior Lecturer and one Course Assistant to commence duty on 5 January 2015. AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance) is the leading film, television and live performance sc...

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Best of INPUT at AFDA

South Africa’s first Best of INPUT was held from 30 October till the 2 November on the Johannesbur...

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Join AFDA Cape Town on 8 Nov for a Postgraduate Information Day!

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VACANCY at AFDA Johannesburg – 1st Year Writing/Directing Lecturer

October 31, 2014

A position exists for the appointment of a Writing/Directing lecturer to commence duty at the beginning of January 2015. AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance) is the leading film, television and live performance schoo...

VACANCY at AFDA Johannesburg – Producing Lecturer

A position exists for the appointment of a Producing Lecturer to commence duty at the beginning of January 2015. AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance) is the leading film, television and live performance school in SA....

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Compliments to Nefarious Wing, AFDA Cape Town Graduation Production

October 30, 2014

Compliments to Nefarious Wing’s cast & crew from freelance actor & director Andre Lom...

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HEADSPACE: Jon Ratcliffe – Google, South Africa

October 29, 2014

AFDA Johannesburg would like to thank Jon Ratcliffe for taking time to inspire our students and staf...

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So you’d like to study at AFDA? / Application Process

October 28, 2014

The end of the year is creeping up on us quickly – it’s time to register to secure your ...

Job Vacancy at AFDA Durban: Registrar

October 22, 2014

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA – AFDA student films have won several SAFTAs and international awards.  AFDA is a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s m...

Andrea Brey lectures Johannesburg students about Augmented Reality

October 21, 2014

HEADSPACE AFDA Johannesburg would like to thank Andrea Brey from the German national broadcaster ARD for her insights into Augmented Reality, which she shared with students and staff during our lunch time HEADSPACE talks. She showed how a simple solu...

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Best of INPUT South Africa

AFDA will be hosting the Best of INPUT Conference jointly with SABC from Thursday, 30 October – Su...

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A thank you letter to AFDA Durban for working with Child Welfare

October 17, 2014

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Medical Aid Information Days

For your convenience, on your campus. Learn more about international student medical aid requirements and cover options for local students. Johannesburg Campus Thursday 23 October from 12:30 – 13:30 Venue: Foyer opposite L1 Cape Town Campus Tuesday...

Job Opportunities at NB Media in Durban

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT REQUIRED IN DURBAN NB Media and Productions, an independent production company based in Durban, is looking for a full-time Production Assistant for a Magazine/Game Show Television Series.  The position is available immediately f...

Job Opportunity: Paid internship with Strika

October 15, 2014

Strika is looking for a young  graduate to work in a paid 4 month internship role with a strong chance it could turn into a full time position. The role is to work on a joint venture we are involved in with the Times Media Group and is to help admin...

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AFDA Cape Town’s student committee begins recycling program!

Chanel Katz from AFDA Cape Town’s CLVA student representative Committee (Committee for Learnin...

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AFDA staff, Peter Goldsmid, directs “Dance up from the street”

 DOP Tim Chevalier, Eric Mugiraneza & Director Peter Goldsmid From top to bottom: Eric in mid-...

The Jupiter Drawing Room – TV Department Intern

October 10, 2014

Requirements and Personal Attributes: 1. Organizational skills 2. Own transport i.e. to attend radio recording sessions 3. People’s person (dealing with external suppliers) 4. Administration e.g. Filing, sending purchase orders, booking meeting...

Durban Opening Assembly 06 October 2014

Durban Campus Dean Speech Yes it is Term 4.  The last term of 2014 and I for one cannot believe it as per usual.  I sit here writing my speech, the date and time of the writing I will not mention and I will leave this up to you?  I sit here thinki...

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Headspace & The African Millennial Project at Johannesburg campus

On Tuesday, 7 October the Johannesburg Campus kicked off a new series of talks with Dion Chang, from...

Job Opportunity: CALL FOR ASSISTANT EDITOR

October 8, 2014

The African Attachment, a leading independent film production company based in Cape Town, is looking for an Assistant Editor. The role is available from November 3rd. If you fulfill the requirements below and are interested in narrative driven doc...

Job Opportunity: In House Production Assistant

Required : In House Production Assistant / Runner required for Commercial Production Company Duties : General PA’ing / driving work as is required. Period : November 2014 to March 2015 Requirements : Must be over 23 years with a valid drivers licen...

Vacancy: Production Design Lecturer, Cape Town

October 6, 2014

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA, and a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s major film and television schools. The AFDA values...

Vacancy: Producing Lecturer, Cape Town

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA, and a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s major film and television schools. The AFDA values...

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AFDA film, Kanye Kanye screens internationally!

AFDA 4th year 2012 Production Kanye Kanye, directed by Miklas Manneke with cinematography by Charles...

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AFDA represented at SACOMM’S 40th anniversary academic conference

AFDA Cape Town Producing Lecturer Mauritz Grundlingh presented an abstract paper at this prestigiou...

Videographer and Editor opportunity at the Talent Exchange

Videographer and Editor (Permanent Position) Exciting opportunity to join a Digital and Media team as a Videographer and Editor.   Responsibilities include shooting and editing the resulting footage.  Excellent technical skills and good creative a...

Vacancy: Editing Lecturer

October 1, 2014

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA, and a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s major film and television schools. The AFDA values...

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JHB Head of Performance, Greg Homann, in the Weekend Witness

September 30, 2014

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A Teacher’s Workshop

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Stunt workshop held at AFDA JHB with American stunt expert Steven Lambert

September 29, 2014

Steven Lambert visited Johannesburg and hosted a Stunt workshop with future directors at AFDA campus...

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AFDA Joburg City Fest 2014

“The Absa Joburg City Festival is a celebration of the regenerated Joburg City (town). Ancho...

Vacancy: Film Scriptwriting Lecturer

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA, and a full member of CILECT, the association of the world’s major film and television schools. The AFDA values...

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CARA Academic Conference 2014

September 22, 2014

“Translating and integrating the EXPERTISE of industry professionals into teaching and learning ...

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2 AFDA films win at the 2014 Loeries

A big CONGRATULATIONS to our two student productions winning at 2014’s Loerie Awards! Bronze S...

Tristan Jacobs to present his paper at the 2014 International Conference on Arts, Culture and the National Development Plan

Tristan Jacobs, Production Course Lecturer in Johannesburg will be presenting his paper titled: “An art of rarefaction: Exploring threatre-as-poetry in the contemporary performance Hanamichi” at the 2014 International Conference on Arts, Culture ...

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Humans of AFDA

September 18, 2014

AFDA launched their #humansofafda campaign at the end of August, a project inspired by ‘Humans o...

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Brooks Monnaanoka

September 17, 2014

It is with great sadness and shock that we have learnt of the passing on of Brooks Monnaanoka, alumn...

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Durban Final Assembly Guest Speaker, Professor Keyan Tomaselli

September 16, 2014

AFDA Durban were lucky enough to have Professor Keyan Tomaselli address them in their final assembly...

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AMERICAN SOAP OPERA STAR LEADS TELENOVELA TV WORKSHOP

American film and television actor Texas Battle has led a three-day workshop for AFDA’s third year...

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AFDA hosts Open Day in Port Elizabeth

For more information, please contact Denise Roodt Tel: 041 363 2377 | Cell: 084 448 4842 Website: ...

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Werner Nortje has done it again!

September 15, 2014

One of our most inventive 4th Year Post Grad Students, Werner Nortje, built himself a crane this yea...

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A tribute to Sandile Ndlovu

It is with sadness that we have to announce the death of Sandile Ndlovu, a Higher Certificate studen...

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‘Silence & I’ to be screened at Africa in Motion 2014

September 11, 2014

Silence & I shortlisted to be screened on Monday 03 October in Edinburgh and Glasgow as part of ...

Vacancy – AFDA Durban – Administration

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA – AFDA student films have won several SAFTAs and international awards including an Academy Award (Oscar) in 2006. AFDA is a full member of CILEC...

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Junior/Assistant Editor

Post Office Post is looking to hire a junior/assistant editor on a short term contract for a TV Series (to start ASAP) with the possibility of a long term contract. Skills: Adobe Premiere and/or Avid Media Composer (*Bonus* if you know Avid Media Co...

Cape Town’s Greenlit productions

Cape Town saw 20 projects Greenlit for their 3rd year Graduation projects which were passed through VALA and are going into production. Thank you for the support and creative generosity of all staff involved. We wish all of our students every success...

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AFDA to host ONE FINAL Open Day in 2014

September 9, 2014

The AFDA Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents who are interested in a car...

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AFDA PARTY

AFDA Johannesburg celebrates its 20th anniversary and will be hosting an alumni party on the 30th of...

Closing Assembly, Dean’s Speech, Durban Campus

September 8, 2014

5 September 2014 Adopting the Japanese model of the J.I.T system, also know better by students as the ‘Just In Time’ system I write my speech.  I find it better to write it the morning of assembly because something might just happen this morning...

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5 AFDA films to be screened at SHNIT!

Venus Reborn and Ana, Patrick & Nicolas will be screened in Shnit’s South African competit...

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BLOWING THE AFDA TRUMPET WITH PRIDE

September 2, 2014

Written by Garth Holmes, AFDA Co-Founder and Chairman This year AFDA Johannesburg celebrates its 20t...

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AFDA hosts CARA Academic Conference 2014

September 1, 2014

What?: Academic Conference 2014 Johannesburg When?: 16 – 17 September Where?: AFDA Johannesburg ca...

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“Now What?” GREENLIT!

Cape Town’s 3rd Year Film School Group has been green-Lit for their Production “Now What?”. Ca...

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Higher Certificate Information Day

Join us for our Higher Certificate Information Day at out Johannesburg or Cape Town campus. This is ...

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“Doll Shop” GREENLIT!

Cape Town’s 3rd Year Film School Group has been green-Lit for their Production “Doll Shop”. Ca...

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“Happy Earth Co.” GREENLIT!

Cape Town’s 3rd Year Film School Group has been green-Lit for their Production “Happy Earth Co....

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“Blank Card” GREENLIT!

August 29, 2014

Cape Town’s 3rd Year Film School Group has been green-Lit for their Production “Blank Card”. C...

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“Nefarious Wing” GREENLIT!

August 28, 2014

Cape Town’s 3rd Year Film School Group has been green-Lit for their Production “Recoil”. Cast:...

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“Dance with the devil” GREENLIT!

Cape Town’s 3rd Year Film School Group has been green-Lit for their Production “Dance with the D...

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“Recoil” GREENLIT!

August 27, 2014

Cape Town’s 3rd Year Film School Group has been green-Lit for their Production “Recoil”. Cast:...

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“Nou Braai” GREENLIT!

Cape Town’s 3rd Year Film School Group has been green-Lit for their Production “Nou Braai”. Ca...

Third Year Theatre Graduation Production of “Good Heavens”

“Good Heavens” GREENLIT!

August 22, 2014

Cape Town’s  3rd Year Live Performance Group has been green-Lit for their Theatre Graduation Prod...

Third Year Theatre Graduation Production of “The Suit”, by Can Themba, Adapted  and Directed by Christopher Weare.

“The Suit” GREENLIT!

Cape Town’s first 3rd Year Live Performance Group has been green-Lit for their Theatre Graduat...

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Humans of AFDA

August 19, 2014

“My favourite part of Costume Makeup and Styling is all the small intricate details of the scr...

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AFDA represented at NAFTI in Ghana

In April this year Gina Bonmariage, Head of Post Graduate School AFDA JHB approached Mark Buyskes (A...

Cape Town Vacancy: Head of Television School

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA. The AFDA values are passion, self discipline, integrity, reliability and humility. Applications are invited for the ...

ZenHQ Films is looking for a motion graphics intern to help create a show reel

August 14, 2014

The selected intern will be paid according to their skills and time invested into this project. The selected intern will also receive a letter of reference from ZenHQ. Please be advised that we are looking for a senior graphic artist who can manip...

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AFDA CMS lecturer, Stephanie Esterhuizen, does makeup for the Walk for Whiplash

August 13, 2014

Walk for Whiplash Today, on the eve of Women’s Day, I’ll walk 26 km from the Cape Town centre to...

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Greg Homann invites you to Oedipus @ Koö-Nú! & Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks

AFDA Johannesburg, Head of Performance School, Greg Homan invites you to two productions of his at t...

Vacancy: Operations and Maintenance Officer

August 12, 2014

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA. The AFDA values are passion, self discipline, integrity, reliability and humility. Applications are invited for the ...

Vacancy: Dean’s Administrator

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA. The AFDA values are passion, self discipline, integrity, reliability and humility. Applications are invited for the ...

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Guest lecturers at AFDA Durban for Production Course

July 28, 2014

Production Course first and second year students were honoured to have guest lecturer, international...

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Durban 1st years making a mark in the Industry

THE MERCURY | MONDAY | JULY 28, 2014 | GOODLIFE THEY are young, they are talented, they are very ent...

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Durban International Film Festival Announces Award Winners for 2014

Jenna Bass left receives her award for SA Film at the 35th Durban International Film Festival. From ...

Job Opportunity: Graphic Designer, Studio Zoo

July 22, 2014

Remuneration: negotiable depending on experience Province: Gauteng City: Randburg Education level: Diploma Job level: Senior Own transport required: Yes Type: Permanent Graphic Designer Ok, so you have a notebook full of sketches, a head full ...

The Future Award – PromaxBDA Africa 2014

THE FUTURE AWARD PROUDLY SPONSORED BY T&W This award is designed to recognize outstanding creative work by a student. Entrants must be students of a tertiary institution within Africa. Entries open to design, print, digital, film, video and motio...

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Janet van Eeden’s workshop at The Durban Film Market

July 21, 2014

The Durban Film Market asked Janet van Eeden to do a workshop for delegates which examined how to ...

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International playwright & activist, Eve Ensler on Joburg campus

July 17, 2014

Photo taken from: Eve Ensler: Our Work Now Is Embodiment Guernica / a magazine of art & politic...

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Silence or Exile premier

  UPDATED 23 July: Director Marion Stalens (centre), Frédéric Chambon of IFAS (left) and Mich...

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Durban campus 2nd Quarter Newsletter 2014

July 15, 2014

From the desk of the AFDA Durban Dean, Franco Human Term 1 was certainly a very exciting term and yo...

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Film Production Office Intern Required

July 14, 2014

Eye Love Films, a Cape Town based production house is inviting applications for an office intern to ...

Vacancy: Access Control and Campus Security Officer

July 9, 2014

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA. The AFDA values are passion, self discipline, integrity, reliability and humility. Applications are invited for the...

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Tell your story | Make your movie | Perform to your audience

STUDY AT OUR DURBAN CAMPUS The AFDA Durban campus, established in 2013 celebrated the official openi...

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Internships with Media24

Start your Career with Media24: Recent graduates to apply. Applications close 4 August...

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Congratulations to the AFDA productions which won at 2014’s IMSFF!

July 7, 2014

IMSFF, Independent Mzansi Short Film Festival, was held from 25-29 June, where several AFDA producti...

Production Assistant on Major International Feature needed

July 4, 2014

R3000 per week Office Production Runner on Major International Feature Shooting in Cape Town is required Immediately till 09/09 – Please send CV, Photograph and Motivating letter (no more than 100 words) to calvinhayward@gmail.com Duties include, ...

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Join us at our upcoming Open Day to learn about a career in the Entertainment Industry

July 3, 2014

  The AFDA Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents who are interested i...

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Join us at our upcoming Open Day to learn about a career in the Entertainment Industry

  The AFDA Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents who are interested i...

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Loaders Bag for sale, Cape Town

Fully equipped and stocked plus clapper board Loaders belt + accessories R6500 For more information ...

Tswelopele Productions, Job Opportunity

July 2, 2014

Tswelopele Productions is currently looking for young trainee directors to assist on a variety of television productions in the Tswelopele stable. The candidate MUST be able to speak, write and understand both Afrikaans and English. The trainee direc...

Vacancy: Personal Assistant to Chief Academic Administrator

July 1, 2014

AFDA Cape Town     AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA. The AFDA values are passion, self discipline, integrity, reliability and humility. Applications are invited for the...

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Tribute to Mr. Sparks

Mr Sparks, as everyone at AFDA called him, started working with us in 2006. He was the type of perso...

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Durban Campus end of term speech

June 26, 2014

Assembly 20 June 2014 | Franco Human, Campus Dean/COO I was not here at the start of the term, yes I...

1st & 2nd year festival – VOTING

June 19, 2014

All Cape Town Students – Please note: Voting for 1st and 2nd year production will not be done online, there will be ballots and a ballot box within LT1 to vote for your favourite productions for the term.  Voting will close at 5 and the winner...

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AFDA Head of Sound, Nick Matthews, on Cape Talk

June 18, 2014

On 17 June 13:00, Head lecturer of Sound Design at AFDA Cape Town, Nick Matthews, was on Cape Talk. ...

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AFDA offers a new Masters of Arts Degree

Are you a journalist wanting to write a story and to develop it for the screen? Are you a novelist w...

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Join Cape Town’s 1st & 2nd year festival

FILM 10:15-11:15 1st year Good Morning 1st year Exposed 2nd year Chronicles of the Galactic 2nd year...

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AFDA holds 14 nominations at IMSFF 2014

June 17, 2014

Congratulations to all AFDA productions who have made it to the final nominations at IMSFF 2014! We&...

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Cape Town End of Term Assembly/Review

All Cape Town students, please note the following times for this weeks Assembly’s/Review Film ...

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@SilasMiami wins our Twitter competition

Congratulations to @SilasMiami CPT Film student for winning our #ExperimentalFest twitter competitio...

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Hypenica is looking for a Junior Editor or Researcher with minimal FCP or Adobe Premier knowledge (1 month)

June 13, 2014

Job requirement: Editing around 100 PowerPoint presentations to audio recordings and exporting it in...

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Stand a chance to win R1000 at our #ExperimentalFest

Every year AFDA hosts its Experimental Festival – a festival which essentially gives students ...

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AFDA holds 9 out of 16 Student film nominations at IMSFF2014

June 11, 2014

Congratulations to the below AFDA 2013 productions which have made it on the Official Selection list...

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Durban Festival Schedule 2014

June 9, 2014

Friday, 13 June 2014 14h00 Clean (CPT 3rd Year Film) Four of a Kind Luck Spirit of the Spear Untied ...

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Cape Town Festival Schedule 2014

Friday, 13 June 2014 13:00 Musical Showcase 14:00 Persistence of Memory (CPT 3rd Year Film) In God&#...

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Johannesburg Festival Schedule 2014

Friday, 13 June 2014 18h00 – 18h50 Hamlet 19h00 – 19h30 2nd Year Televion Broadcast (JHB...

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Interpret Swedish Innovations – Photo Competition

June 6, 2014

Guidelines Using photography, interpret a Swedish innovation in a South African context. Smart, out...

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20 years of freedom & democracy – 4 June CPT Showcase

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AFDA Co-Founder and Chairman, Garth Holmes in Tel-Aviv

AFDA Co-Founder and Chairman, Garth Holmes, is in Tel-Aviv for the  CILECT Executive Meeting...

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Join us Saturday for our upcoming Open Day to learn about a career in the Entertainment Industry

The AFDA Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents who are interested in a car...

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Bart Fouche, top First AD, lecturing Cape Town’s Higher Certificate students

Bart Fouche, top First AD, lecturing Cape Town’s Higher Certificate students – See more at: ...

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One day left to submit to Birdies Film Festival in London

“We here at The Birdies Film Festival would like to invite your students to a wonderful opport...

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Invitation to My Love Michelle Short Film Festival

Hello Student/Filmmakers We want to extend this invitation to everyone out there, an OPPORTUNITY  ...

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Higher Certificate Cape Town

Higher Certificate Cape Town – Unveiling the mysteries of the Commercial call sheet – St...

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AFDA holds 9 out of 16 Student film nominations at IMSFF2014

Congratulations to the below AFDA 2013 productions which have made it on the Official Selection list...

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Academic Conference 2014 Johannesburg

Call for Papers EXPERTISE “Translating and integrating the EXPERTISE of industry professionals in...

Full Hospital set donated to our PD dept.

Thanks to Michael Murphey and Renee Foster (AFDA Alumni) for donating over R500 000 worth of professional sets to AFDA. AFDA now has a full hospital set and generic interior built by Epic sets for Kalahari Pictures MD. They have left us as the best ...

Independent Filmmaking Workshop features prominent local script writer Janet Van Eeden

eThekwini filmmakers will be given the invaluable opportunity to meet and learn from one of South Africa’s prominent script writers, Janet van Eeden and AFDA DURBAN LECTURER, who is confirmed as the guest speaker at the upcoming Independent Filmmak...

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The 18th NYC PictureStart Film Festival is two weeks away: June 3 – 5, 2014

It’s that time again folks. School’s out. Summer is just beginning and vacations haven’t start...

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AFDA Cape Town’s Master Class

Amaza, one of the top rated television series on the screen at the moment – we will be having a ma...

The Pitch at Cannes 2014 – Janet van Eeden

Watch it here...

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2014’s AFDA Experimental Festival in Joburg

The beauty of art is enough reason for pursuing it. Creating a world of dynasty and divinity; AFDA J...

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Open Day, Interview Day & Experimental Fest at AFDA Durban campus

The AFDA Durban Campus will be hosting an Open Day next Saturday 7 June at the campus in Glen Anil...

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35th Durban International Film Festival Kicks Off with a Move to Tsogo Sun

South Africa’s largest and longest-running film festival, the Durban International Film Festival, ...

2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition

CALL FOR ENTRIES Since 1998, the BlueCat Screenplay Competition has provided a community for the unknown screenwriter to develop their work, giving undiscovered talent a path to professional success. The Joplin Award is given to the best script from ...

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Cape Town: 3rd year guest lecture by industry professional Marco Filby

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SAGA: Stockholm International Women’s Film Festival

It is with considerable pride that we invite women filmmakers from the world over to submit their films to the first SAGA Film festival. Films must be in English or subtitled in English. Films can be of any genre and of any length but they must be ma...

Library now open on Saturdays

ALL AFDA STUDENTS: Cape Town Library will be open Saturdays! Please note that the hours of operation are 9:00-12:00 – See more at:...

CALL FOR VIDEO SPOTS – EXPO’2015 – CILECT

CILECT launches a call for video spots that will be presented to EXPO’2015 in Milano, Italy (http://www.expo2015.org/en). This is a joint project with our Italian member Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia (CSC), Rome and has been made possibl...

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Adventure Film Challenge offers R10,000 cash prize and countrywide screening

(Cape Town, 20 May 2014) Runners on razor-edged ridges. Kite surfers back-flipping off breakers. So...

AM FRESH – Cape Town – Episode 4

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AM FRESH – Cape Town – Episode 5

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AFDA Johannesburg launches new 75-seater theatre

The AFDA School of Live Performance opened its new 75-seater Red Roof Theatre @AFDA on Friday, May 9...

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AFDA Experimental Film, TV & Performance Festival

The 2014 AFDA Experimental Film, TV & Performance Festival is creeping up! 13-14 June across all...

The Reelshow online student film contest

Take part in The Reelshow online student film contest this October. The category genre for this competition is Animation and our judge is animator, cartoonist  and founder of www.animationapprentice.org, Alex Williams. Deadline for film entry is 6t...

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International Student Film and Video Festival Filofest

The Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, is hosting the fifth International Student Film and V...

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Punk in Africa – screening Friday at AFDA Cape Town

Three chords, three countries, one revolution…PUNK IN AFRICA is the story of the multiracial punk ...

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AFDA Durban Campus Launch Assist Programmes for their Students

The AFDA Durban Campus have launched a series of Assist Programmes for their first and second year s...

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#ClimateClips Competition

Inviting all AFDA students to participate in Munich International Festival of Film Schools #Climate...

Win R10,000 for your music video!

Win R10,000 for your music video! Local band Crimson House are offering a R10,000 prize to the student who’s music video they choose. Students choose the song they would like to use and the band will pick their favourite one to use as their officia...

1st Quarter Newsletter 2014 – AFDA Durban campus

From the desk of the AFDA Durban Dean, Franco Human 2014 begun with a whirlwind of excitement as we welcomed our second intake of 1st year students that were welcomed by staff and our second year students with open arms and I extend another warm wel...

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AFDA Johannesburg launches a new 75-seater theatre with a mini-festival of award-winning work

8th May – 17th May All performances at 7:30pm The AFDA School of Live Performance will be launch...

DepicT! 2014 wants your shorts!

The competition is open to anyone from anywhere in the world, and entry is absolutely free – but there is ONE caveat: Your film MUST be 90 seconds or less in duration. Get creative in just a minute and a half to be in with a chance of winning up to...

AM Fresh – 29 April 2014

This is “AM Fresh – 29 April 2014” by AFDA on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. VIEW HERE >...

With her first degree completed at the age of 19, Taleni Shimhopileni is a force to be reckoned with

The Generation-Y African professional’s passport to excellence. A celebration of all things deserved and a vehicle for critical conversation #AHealthyFreedom VIEW HERE >...

Quarterly Newsletter from the acting Dean of Cape Town

The first term has come and gone – the enrolment, parent’s evening, orientation, Summer school, Production Course, Preproduction, VALA, The ASSIST, discipline workshops and the first quarter progress reports are history. The reality of an authent...

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5 AFDA Films go to the 35th Durban International Film Festival

Congratulations to the following productions which have been accepted as part of the Short Film sele...

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AFDA Masters film, Crumbs, to be screened at Encounters!

Congratulations to AFDA Cape Town Masters (MAFA) Film Crumbs: Toppling the Bread Cartel which has ...

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Join us at our upcoming Open Day to learn about a career in the Entertainment Industry

The AFDA Open Day is an opportunity for prospective students and parents who are interested in a car...

Kanye Kanye strikes another win!

Congratulations to cast & crew of Kanye Kanye for their latest win at the Lifetree Film Festival in Colorado, USA!...

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AFDA Student in Cape Times

AFDA Third Year Acting student Luke Brown in the Cape Times, Wednesday 16 April 2014 – Playful...

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A Shot at the Big Time selected to be screened at Cannes 2014

Stephen de Villiers with DOP Luke Pallett – picture by Val Adamson A film produced and writte...

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Amaza #2 on Top 40 TV Ratings for third week in a row

Amaza, a 13-part coming-of-age drama series has claimed the 2nd spot on the Top 40 TV ratings publ...

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Increasing Higher Education in Africa

» View Promotional Video « AFDA launched the Higher Certificate in Film, Television and Performa...

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Student Safety tips brochure now available

Crime is one of the sad realities of life in the city; maybe not what you need to hear right now! Th...

Kanye Kanye wins at the International Student Film Festival of Cergy-Pontoise

Congratulations to Kanye Kanye for winning the Audience Choice Award at The 24th International Student Film Festival of Cergy-Pontoise in France.  (24ème Festival International du Court-métrage Etudiant de Cergy-Pontoise)...

AFDA Durban to host Open Day May 3

AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) Durban is hosting an Open Day for prospective students on Saturday, 3 May from 10am to 12noon at the Campus in Glen Anil, Durban North The new campus, which opened in 2013...

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AFDA JHB Head of Live Performance, Greg Homann, presenting One Woman Farce

ONE WOMAN FARCE Written by Greg Homann in collaboration with Louise Saint-Claire 23rd April – 8th...

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A Unique Achievement for the 2014 SAFTAs

Over the last 8 years, AFDA has had 3 nominations per year per award and continued to win 22 out of ...

AFDA News Archive

If you are looking for an archived news item that was posted prior to the current website going live, you can visit our news archive here:  http://afdafilmschool.tumblr.com/ Please note that the Tumblr blog is no longer in use and is available only ...