06 December 2017, News

AFDA has selected 16 productions to travel to film festivals from the AFDA class of 2017. In total the 3rd year undergraduate and 4th year postgraduate motion picture, live performance and television students produced over 80 productions which were screened at the annual  Graduation Festivals. 14 live action, 1 animation and 1 documentary film have been selected based on their outcome results at the Graduation Festival 2017. A huge congratulations to the casts and crews!!!

The productions selected are:

Lullaby from the Crypt – 3rd year JHB animation

Ko Ga Cherenyane – 4th year JHB documentary

Izilwane – 4th year JHB live action

Mallemeule – 4th year JHB live action

Canal Street – 3rd year JHB live action

On The Fence – 3rd year JHB live action

The Righteous Few – 3rd year DBN live action

Hlogoma Peak – 3rd year DBN live action

Frozen Flame – 4th year DBN animation

Wolf – 4th year DBN live action

The Walk Home – 3rd year PE live action

The Bear – 3rd year PE live action

Junior – 3rd year CPT live action

O’ Puncha – 3rd year CPT live action

Umngeno – 4th year CPT live action

Doreen – 4th yeat CPT live action

These productions will be submitted to the following festivals by AFDA:

  • CILECT *
  • Student Academy Awards (USA)*
  • Cannes (France)
  • Encounters
  • Tbilisi International Student Film Festival (Bulgaria)
  • FECAA (Festival des Ecoles du Cinema et d’Audiovisual) Morocco*
  • Festival International Du Court-Metrage Des Ecoles De Cinema (FICMEC) Benin*
  • Pune International Student Film Festival (India)
  • DIFF (Durban International Film Festival)
  • 10)ZIFF (Zanzibar International Film Festival) Tanzania
  • KKSFF (Klein Kaap Short Film Festival)
  • NDIZI Film Festival (Kenya)
  • Silicon Valley African Film Festival (USA)
  • African International Film Festival (USA)
  • Cascade Festival of African Films (USA)
  • Africa In Motion (UK)
  • Film Africa (USA)
  • Shnitt
  • Jozi Film Festival
  • Rapid Lion Film Festival*
  • Johannesburg Film Festival
  • Beijing Student Film Festival (China)*
  • Afrykamara (UK)
  • Tribeca Film Festival (USA)*
  • Nahal Student Film Festival (Iran)
  • Tel Aviv International Film Festival (Israel)*
  • SAFTA’s
  • Poitier Film Festival (France)
  • Clemont Ferrand Film Festival (France)
  • Cape Town Film Festival
  • Berlin Film Festival (Germany)*
  • Pan African Film Festival (USA)*
  • Australian Flicker Festival (Australia)
  • Toronto Film Festival (Canada)*
  • Sundance Film Festival (USA)*
  • London Film Festival (UK)*
  • Silwerskermfees Film Festival
  • Lascartis Film Festival (Italy)*

*Please note that for certain of the above festivals AFDA may only select a limited amount of films.

AFDA is the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration certificate no. 2001/HE07/012.

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