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THE RECOGNITION

20
Jan
Student News

Top ten films viewed on the annual AFDA Online Graduation Festival

The annual AFDA Online Graduation Festival screening over 70 third year undergraduate and postgraduate films from our Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth campuses, once again proved to

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11
Nov
Alumni of the Week

ALUMNI OF THE WEEK #156 Thapelo Mokoena

AFDA alumnus Thapelo Mokoena is an actor, producer, MC, filmmaker, distributor, and presenter most known in South African households as the presenter of the debut season of South Africa's version of F

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2
Dec
Awards

AFDA DURBAN AWARDS WINNERS 2019

BA Postgraduate Studies Best Motion Picture Medium Fiction Production (2 certificates) Emzansi in Orania WINNER: Little Bump in the Road Thabani Dhlomo Sarah McQuilliam Thulile Audie

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14
Jan
Staff

AFDA lecturers nominated for WGSA Muse Awards

AFDA Durban TV Screenwriting lecturer, Shivana Naidoo, and AFDA Cape Town Screenwriting lecture, Peter Goldsmid, have received two nominations each for the The Writers’ Guild of South Africa Mus...

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AFDA is registered as the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, and is a private higher education institution which offers higher certificate and degree programmes. It is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a private higher education institution under the the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration certificate no. 2001/HE07/012. Our programmes are accredited and we participate productively in the ongoing reaccreditation and quality assurance processes of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to ensure the quality of our programmes.
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