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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 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 start
  • Price on application

Premium Course

This two year Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Motion Picture Medium and Related Studies has been designed to present students with the opportunity to master the knowledge of creating and monetising high quality, engaging narratives that entertain local audiences. Taken on-campus at the AFDA in Johannesburg, this MFA develops students' capacity on a feature-length scale and allows them to select a research topic within a specialist field so that they can have a direct impact on the growth and development of the entertainment industries. There are so many components that go into creating a movie that an MFA will open you up to a wide range of exciting career opportunities. From produ...

  • Master/MBA
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Start Date: Flexible start
  • 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 start
  • 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 start
  • Price on application

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 start
  • Price on application

Premium Course

This one year Higher Certificate in Film, Television and Entertainment Production is a foundation course designed to equip students with the skills to be a great assistant and learn the ways around the competitive and fast-paced film and TV industry. Taken on-campus at AFDA, this programme gives graduates the unique and special opportunity to make their connections within the industry and create a name for themselves before they leave the institution and, of course, prepares them for the comprehensive undergraduate programme. It's impossible to think of a world today without the existence of entertainment and media. This degree allows you to become part of the most influential s...

  • Certificate
  • On Campus
  • Gauteng and Gauteng
  • Duration: 1 years
  • Start Date: 01/03/2019 and 01/07/2019
  • ZAR 69,500
  • Total

Premium Course

AFDA is now offering a one year Higher Certificate course in Radio and Podcasting. Taken on-campus, this certificate has been registered by the Department of Higher Education and Training and is about bridging into an AFDA undergraduate degree by learning the basic skills needed to work as an assistant for a radio station or in podcasting. The course also provides students with the necessary skills to meet the demands of digital transformation in the rapidly changing and growing world of media in the creative economy. As a Radio presenter, you will be the voice of a station or programme and will be able to create the tone and style of the station's output and build a strong rela...

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