The School for the Creative Economy

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THE RECOGNITION

21
Feb
Student News

AFDA alumni feature in big picture at 14th annual SAFTA Awards

The 14th annual South African Film and Television Awards nominees were announced at the Mall of Africa on Friday 14 February with AFDA alumni nominated across the board in a majority of the 70 categor

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20
Feb
Alumni of the Week

Alumni of the week #158 Pierre de Villiers

“Nothing without a reason” is the adage that cinematographer Pierre De Villiers lives and creates by. A fan of finding the why behind every decision, his images are provocative and always

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18
Feb
Awards

AFDA alumnus takes first prize at Santa Fe Film Festival with his film “The Second”

AFDA Durban 2017 honours graduate, Mpumelelo Kheswa's film, THE SECOND, walked off with the Best Picture in Afro Cinema Award at the 20th Annual Santa Fe Film Festival in New Mexico over the weekend.

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21
Jan
Staff

AFDA Port Elizabeth students and staff win awards at PEMADS

On Friday 17th of January 2020 The Port Elizabeth Musical and Dramatic Society (PEMADS) hosted their annual Awards Evening at the Athenaeum Theatre. Gemma Barnard who is currently an AFDA 3rd year Liv...

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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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