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AFDA


About this center

AFDA is an internationally recognized institution that was established in Johannesburg in 1994. It is a fully accredited institution with 20 years experience in the tertiary education landscape. A full member of CILECT an international organization that represents over 170 Film and TV schools and includes USC (LA) and UCLA (LA), TISCH (NY), Columbia (Chicago), La femis (Paris), GVIK (Russia).

Overall Goal:
To develop a relevant educational institution that contributes to African nation building and rewards all stakeholders by providing a stimulating, rigorous and globally integrated learning experience that empowers students with productive innovative skills, enabling graduating learners to grow sustainable creative industries.

The Educational Promise:
To provide students with the conceptual, perceptual and concrete skills that will enable them to originate meaningful narrative concepts and human behaviors that are relevant to target audiences and to truthfully and accurately deliver these narratives through appropriate use of medium and aesthetic form and the employment of resources to accurately and economically produce and sell the completed production

AFDA Educational Objective: 

  1. To provide conceptual, perceptual and concrete skills that will enable students to originate meaningful narrative concepts and to understand why these might be relevant and the impact they may have on target audiences and society in general.
  2. To understand why human behavior and culture are the agent through which narratives are embodied and made emotionally relevant to target audiences.
  3. To understand how their chosen medium of expression can be considered and used to truthfully and accurately produce their narrative.
  4. To understand how aesthetic elements might be used to establish and produce the appropriate form of the world in which the narrative is set.
  5. To understand how to plan and employ resources to economically produce and sell a production to achieve return on investment.

Details

University
7 Courses

Center Locations

Location NameAddress 1Address 2Post CodeCityProvinceCountry
AFDA - BotswanaPlot 188, Oodi, BotswanaJohannesburg GautengSouth Africa
AFDA - Port ElizabethOld Museum Building, 28 Bird Street Central 6006, Port ElizabethJohannesburg GautengSouth Africa
AFDA - Durban2a Highdale Road, Glen Anil Durban, South AfricaJohannesburg GautengSouth Africa
AFDA - Cape Town Campus 18 Lower Scott Road, Observatory Cape Town, South AfricaJohannesburg GautengSouth Africa
AFDA - Johannesburg Campus 41 Frost Avenue, Auckland Park Johannesburg, South AfricaJohannesburg GautengSouth Africa

Courses List

Premium Course

The AFDA Honours program focuses on providing opportunities for students to acquire in-depth theoretical, research and conceptual skills and knowledge in the fields of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance. These honed skills and knowledge systems are collectively applied to both individual research and group projects which allow for students’ individual fields of specialisation to be assessed. The program aims to develop key knowledge and skills for success in meeting future challenges, augmenting imagination, creativity, collaboration and communication, leadership, innovation and entrepreneurial skills, and research on postgraduate level. With a postgraduate level focus o...

  • Master/MBA
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

Premium Course

The MFA presents students with the opportunity to master the knowledge of creating and monetising high quality, engaging narratives that entertain local audiences. In addition to developing students’ capacity on a feature-length scale, the AFDA MFA provides the film, television and entertainment industries with research results on the development of local audience groups, production systems, and strategies to grow the market.The 2-year MFA is offered from JHB and CPT campuses, part time only

  • Master/MBA
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • ZAR 49,900
  • Total

Premium Course

The BA in Motion Picture Medium degree offers discipline specialisations in the Film School, and, where available, Television School. When selecting disciplines from these schools, outcomes can include short film narratives and movie productions (FILM) or television promos, live productions and a telenovela (TELEVISION) each of various briefs for learning purposes. 

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

Premium Course

The BA in Live Performance degree offers discipline specialisations in the Performance School. When selecting disciplines from this school, outcomes can include performance in short film productions, television productions, theatre productions or live music performances each of varying scopes according to discipline and outcome brief for learning purposes

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

Premium Course

The BCom degree focuses on identifying potential business start-up opportunities arising from dissipating or stagnant capital flows. It is designed to train young entrepreneurs and technology-savvy graduates to deal with disruptive opportunities that will continue to change the way we do business and perceive opportunity in the world today.

  • Bachelor
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Price on application

Premium Course

The Higher Certificate (HC) course in Film, Television & Entertainment Production is a one-year foundation course designed to offer students access to the first year of undergraduate degree studies at AFDA. The course teaches learners the basic skills to be placed in the entertainment (film/ tv/ radio/ events/ theatre etc.) industry in assistant-type positions to key crew.

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: 01/03/2019 (and 1 more)
  • ZAR 69,500
  • Total

Premium Course

The Higher Certificate in Radio and Podcasting is about learning the basic skills to work for a radio station as an assistant, along with the opportunity for bridging into an Undergraduate degree. It is a one year foundation course designed to offer students access into the first year of undergraduate degree studies at AFDA. 

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: 01/03/2019
  • ZAR 69,500
  • Total

Premium Course

The Higher Certificate (HC) course in Film, Television & Entertainment Production is a one-year foundation course designed to offer students access to the first year of undergraduate degree studies at AFDA. The course teaches learners the basic skills to be placed in the entertainment (film/ tv/ radio/ events/ theatre etc.) industry in assistant-type positions to key crew.

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng (and 1 more)
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: 01/03/2019 (and 1 more)
  • ZAR 69,500
  • Total