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EVENTS

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25
Oct
Events

#AFDAxCanonSA Content Competition

AFDA, The School for the Creative Economy and Canon South Africa have joined forces to create a very...

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NEWS

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18
Oct
News

AFDA student and alumni films on October festival run

With the annual AFDA Graduation Festival coming up at the end of November, it is great to see how we...

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16
Oct
News

AFDA film NONGQAWUSE screening at Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival

AFDA Cape Town 2018 honours graduation film NONGQAWUSE, written and directed Sandulela Asanda Biyana...

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11
Oct
News

Meet AFDA Johannesburg Open Day Alumni Guest Speaker Venessa Buthelezi

Venessa Buthelezi or Venessa ‘Bee’ as her onscreen followers know her is a South African...

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8
Oct
News

Meet AFDA Port Elizabeth Open Day Alumni Guest Speaker DJ InviZable

AFDA MFA alumnus and Sound Design lecturer DJ InviZable is a mythical being who’s travelled fr...

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AWARDS

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7
Oct
News

AFDA student and alumni films shine @Jozi Film Festival

AFDA students and alumni had a great run at the 8th annual Jozi Film Festival held over the weekend....

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27
Sep
Awards

Celebrating an Award Winning 25 years @AFDA

Awards in the entertainment do not only acknowledge success; they recognise many other qualities: ab...

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18
Sep
News

AFDA cinematographers scoop 13 of the 26 awards at SASC Visible Spectrum Awards

AFDA students and alumni cinematographers made a formidable impact at the South African Society of C...

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11
Sep
Awards

Sir Roel Twijnstra wins award for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning

AFDA are delighted to announce that Sir Roel Twijnstra has been awarded the Stadio Multiversity Chai...

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ALUMNI

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8
Aug
Alumni of the week

Alumni of the week # 147 Minenhle Luthile

2018 AFDA Durban honours graduate, Minenhle Luthuli has been selected to participate in the shorts s...

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8
Aug
Alumni of the week

ALUMNI OF THE WEEK # 148 CLINT APLON

Clint Aplon, made his debut on 7de Laan on the 4 July 2019, as Romeo, a nurse at the hospital under ...

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8
Aug
Alumni of the week

AFDA alumni of the week # 149 - Dr Preshanthan Moodley

Award-winning filmmaker Dr Preshanthan Moodley obtained his PhD in the field of Science at the Unive...

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8
Aug
Alumni of the week

ALUMNI OF THE WEEK # 150 THEA SMALL

Director and AFDA alumna Thea Small sees herself as a storyteller first, and a filmmaker second. Thi...

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Staff

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17
Sep
News

Reserve your spot: Mini-INPUT Johannesburg 24 & 25 October 2019 – AFDA Johannesburg

  The Mini-INPUT will be showcasing productions screened and discussed at the INPUT 2019 confe...

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11
Sep
Awards

Sir Roel Twijnstra wins award for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning

AFDA are delighted to announce that Sir Roel Twijnstra has been awarded the Stadio Multiversity Chai...

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9
Sep
News

AFDA staff at SACOMM 2019

Staff from AFDA Johannesburg, Cleola Aeyrs, Shameelah Khan, Dr. Jenni Underhill and François ...

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30
Aug
News

AFDA Sound Design Lecturer DJ Invizable in the fast lane abroad

Skoro 2020 riding in Amsterdam  Following the mysterious disappearance of the Skoro Fietsie in...

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