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EVENTS

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3
Oct
Events

Join us at the last AFDA Online Open Day for 2020

Live from our flagship Johannesburg campus The last Online AFDA Open Day for 2020 will be brought t...

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16
Nov
Events

AFDA GRADUATION FESTIVAL 2020

Over the last 25 years AFDA students in their final year of their Undergraduate or Postgra...

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21
Nov
Events

Application Day

21 November 2020 10am-12pm ALL CAMPUSES  The AFDA Application Day is a time when the campus ...

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NEWS

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25
Sep
News

AFDA alumni films win four major awards at the Durban International Film Festival

“This is not a Burial, it’s a Resurrection” , directed by Lesotho-born, Berlin-bas...

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23
Sep
News

AFDA honours film wins two awards at Jozi Film Festival 2020

The AFDA Cape Town 2019 honours graduation film, “You, Me And Everything In Between”, di...

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17
Sep
News

AFDA honours film “Thulile” wins two Simon “Mabhunu” Sabela Awards

After receiving four nominations, three of which were in the professional short film categories, AFD...

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16
Sep
News

AFDA launch new cutting edge Bachelor of Creative Writing degree course for 2021

The South African and global creative industries are undergoing massive growth and diversification, ...

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AWARDS

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23
Sep
News

AFDA honours film wins two awards at Jozi Film Festival 2020

The AFDA Cape Town 2019 honours graduation film, “You, Me And Everything In Between”, di...

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21
May
News

AFDA alumna Jenine Collocott wins at 55th Fleur du Cap Awards

The show must go on, and it did at the 55th Fleur du Cap Awards. With the current lockdown making th...

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8
May
News

Second SAFTA award for AFDA alumnus Ntobeko Dlamini

AFDA alumnus Ntobeko Dlamini’s passion, patience and perseverance behind the camera keeps reap...

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9
Apr
News

Thea Small’s first commercial spot takes 4 awards @ IAB Bookmarks Awards 2020

Giant Films director and AFDA alumna Thea Small’s ‘Stay Free’ campaign, an upbeat,...

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ALUMNI

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5
Aug
Alumni Featured

ALUMNI OF THE WEEK # 161 Flavia Motsisi

AFDA honours alumna Flavia Motsisi has recently been selected to be part of a new initiative to deve...

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24
Apr
Alumni of the week

ALUMNI OF THE WEEK #160 LUCILLE SLADE

Alumna Lucille Slade is on the “Go” AFDA Live Performance alumna Lucille Slade’s...

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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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Staff

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9
Sep
News

AFDA Durban Head of Business Innovation and Technology School releases 8th Studio Album

Arish Sirkissoon, AKA LX SETH and Head of AFDA Durban Business Innovation and Technology School has ...

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22
Jul
News

AFDA staff and alumni to haunt Durban International Film Festival with the “Tokoloshe - The Calling”

AFDA Durban lecturer, film director, producer and AFDA Master of Arts (MA) graduate, Richard Green&r...

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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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