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Study a Degree in Motion Picture and Live Performance in South Africa

Dating back to 1994, AFDA has earned a reputation as one of the leading film schools in the world. With 5 state-of-the-art campuses in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, and (Oodi) Botswana, AFDA teaches students to conceptualize, create, and develop innovative products and commodities for the local and international market. AFDA is committed to facilitating an environment that develops high-quality human and intellectual property with the relevant skills to deal with the rigors of a fast-expanding and ever-changing entertainment industry.

Value of a Degree from AFDA

In the globalized economy, cultural exchange is a valuable currency. More than 90% of Honors alumni are working and employed in their chosen field of specialization. AFDA's intellectual students are educated to:

  • Forge profitable and sustainable careers in this market
  • Develop themselves as employment providers
  • Be cultural entrepreneurs of the future

AFDA Awards and Accomplishments

AFDA's films have received many awards in their industry and continue to be recognized for their excellence. Some of these accomplishments are:

  • AFDA films are exhibited at numerous international festivals
  • AFDA films have been broadcast worldwide
  • AFDA films have won many prestigious awards, including the Student Academy Award winner and Cannes festival finalist in 2006 and a SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award) in 2007.
  • AFDA is a full member of CILECT - the International Association of Accredited Film and Television Schools.

AFDA Curriculum

The BIT curriculum focuses on identifying potential business start-up opportunities arising from dissipating or stagnant capital flows. The BIT students will introduce innovative technologies and business management principles to realize their business opportunities whereas the BA students’ entertainment products result from creative collaboration which is monetized in the start-up business.

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 that are registered by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).  Our programmes are accredited and we participate productively in the ongoing reaccreditation and quality assurance processes of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) to ensure the quality of our programmes. The DHET certificate number for AFDA is 2001/HE07/012.


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Programs

Programs Length Price Location
BA (Honours) in Live Performance & Motion Picture Medium 1 year Multiple (3)
BA in Live Performance 3 years Multiple (5)
BA in Motion Picture Medium 3 years Multiple (5)
Bachelor of Commerce in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3 years Multiple (3)
Higher Certificate in Film, Television and Entertainment Production 1 year Multiple (3)
MA in Motion Picture Medium 2 years Multiple (2)
Study a Higher Certificate in Radio and Podcasting in South Africa Multiple (2)
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AFDA The School for the Creative Economy

18 Lower Scott Road Observatory
7925 Cape Town
South Africa

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Suning   |   6/20/2018
There was a time when extraordinary individuals around the world formed an alliance devoting themselves of finding the most fundamental essence of the universe. They call themselves “Starseekers”. Now the story of Starseekers has come to an fruition and it is time to let the legend be told through the most advanced motion picture technologies...
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Suning   |   6/20/2018
There was a time when extraordinary individuals around the world formed an alliance devoting themselves of finding the most fundamental essence of the universe. They call themselves “Starseekers”. Now the story of Starseekers has come to an fruition and it is time to let the legend be told through the most advanced motion picture technologies...
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Pius   |   6/20/2018
As a postgraduate student at The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA), I discovered there is more to film making than "light, camera, action". Its quality and intense measures have shaped me into believing in what I make and making what I believe in. The academic and psychological supports that I have rece...
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