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EVENTS

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16
May
Events

Open Day

16 May 2020 10am-1pm ALL CAMPUSES  OPEN DAY is coming up on 16th of May 2020. Join us a...

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11
Jun
Events

AFDA EXPERIMENTAL FESTIVAL 2020

The annual AFDA Experimental Festival promises to be an eye-popping and mind-boggling experience acr...

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18
Jun
Events

AFDA CAPE TOWN AND PORT ELIZABETH HOLIDAY WORKSHOP – WINTER 2020

Calling out to all grade 9 -12 learners and prospective AFDA students. AFDA (The School for the Crea...

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6
Jul
Events

AFDA JOHANNESBURG AND DURBAN HOLIDAY WORKSHOP – WINTER 2020

Calling out to all grade 9 -12 learners and prospective AFDA students. AFDA (The School for the Crea...

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NEWS

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3
Apr
News

Awards for Africa for AFDA alumni @CICLOPE Africa 2020

AFDA alumni and alumni owned production companies scooped 9 of the 17 awards on offer at CICLOPE Afr...

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30
Mar
News

COVID-19 NOTICE

AFDA is on an extended term break as per our president's instructions on 15 March as well as 23 Marc...

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27
Mar
News

Two AFDA 2019 Graduation films selected @ International Film Festivals

Good news!!! Congratulations to the cast and crew of  “Taming Kara”, a 3rd year AFD...

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20
Mar
News

Over 600 AFDA productions to watch online

Every year AFDA 3rd and 4th year students from our 4 campuses create original African film and telev...

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AWARDS

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3
Apr
News

Awards for Africa for AFDA alumni @CICLOPE Africa 2020

AFDA alumni and alumni owned production companies scooped 9 of the 17 awards on offer at CICLOPE Afr...

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18
Mar
Awards

AFDA staff and alumni shine @ Rapid Lion Film Festival

The films “Letters of Hope” written and produced by AFDA Johannesburg writing lecturer N...

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3
Mar
Awards

AFDA Durban’s Shivana Naidoo takes two at WGSA Muse Awards

AFDA Durban alumna and television writing lecturer, Shivana Naidoo, picked up two awards at the WGSA...

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18
Feb
News

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 Pic...

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ALUMNI

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30
Mar
Alumni of the week

ALUMNI OF THE WEEK # 159 JAMIE RAMSAY

Cinematography is his obsession AFDA Johannesburg cinematography honours graduate (2005), Jamie Ram...

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20
Feb
News

Alumni of the week #158 Pierre de Villiers

“Nothing without a reason” is the adage that cinematographer Pierre De Villiers lives an...

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27
Jan
News

ALUMNI OF THE WEEK # 157 JINNA MUTUNE

AFDA Cape Town alumna Jinna Mutune is a native of Kenya, a film producer and director. She is a mult...

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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 k...

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Staff

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21
Jan
News

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...

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14
Jan
News

AFDA lecturers nominated for WGSA Muse Awards

AFDA Durban TV Screenwriting lecturer, Shivana Naidoo, and AFDA Cape Town Screenwriting lecture, Pet...

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13
Jan
News

AFDA Head of Postgraduate Studies selected as Overall Judging Chairperson at SAFTA’s 2020

The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), an agency of the Department of Sports, Arts and Cultu...

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25
Nov
News

Meet Robert Haxton

Robert has a BA Degree in Drama and English, a BA Honours Degree in Theatre Studies with focus in Di...

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