#AFDAxCanonSA Content Competition

Events, 25 October 2019

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AFDA, The School for the Creative Economy and Canon South Africa have joined forces to create a very exciting Content Competition. The winner of the competition will receive a Canon Camera EOS 250D Portrait Bundle, the EF-S 18-55mm IS STM zoom and an additional EF50mm f1.8 IS STM lens. The competition is open to all verified AFDA alumni, AFDA students and AFDA applicants 2020. Submissions are open until 25 October 2019 and the winner will be announced on the 31st October 2019.

“Canon as a leading technology developer in the visual imaging arena believes in nurturing young talent. We offer a vast array of imaging equipment from pro photographic gear to cinema and video equipment that suits all levels of production. We felt it was a great opportunity and synergy to provide up and coming creatives with the opportunity to grow their talent with a great little starter kit to get them shooting more exciting content.” says Justin Fuchs B2B Development Manager Canon South Africa. 

“As an institution invested in the creative economy, we feel this partnership with Canon SA provides meaningful opportunity for our students (past, present and future 2020) to grow and develop their skills, as well as find innovative and engaging ways of putting them to use.” says Milena Gevers, AFDA Group Marketing Manager.


Submit 30sec-1min cell phone content of you and/or your friends on one of the following themes:

  • Why is my voice/ my story/ my brand important? What impact do I want to have in the world?
  • How do you think content can change the world?
  • How do you want to show up as a creative in the world?

Then make sure to:

Mention AFDA & Canon SA verbally in the video.

Upload as Instagram post / Instagram IGTV / Facebook post.

Tag AFDA and Canon and #AFDA and #CanonContentCompetition when posting the content.

Email socialmedia@afda.co.za with the subject line AFDA X Canon Content Competition.

Send us the link and tell us which AFDA campus you will be/ are/ did study at with your student number.


*Competition participants accept that competition partners reserve the right to use submitted content in its original or edited form for purposes relevant to the partners and their organizations.



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