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Afda Experimental Festival 2024 - Showcasing African Creative Talent
The Afda Experimental Festival is an annual event orchestrated by our 3rd year students. 10 Jun 2024 Read more

Afda graduation film Anguish shortlisted for Sony Future Filmmaker Awards 2024
Afda is delighted to announce that the third year AFDA Johannesburg 2023 graduation film, Anguish, has been shortlisted for the Sony Future Filmmaker Awards 2024. 29 Apr 2024 Read more

Afda alumni in key roles on film which inspired Beyoncé's new album Cowboy Carter
Imagine being able to say that you played a key role on a film that served as a source of inspiration for Beyoncé's Cowboy Carter. 5 Apr 2024 Read more

Teaching students to ethically co-create with AI in arts education
Artificial intelligence increasingly impacts and transforms creative industries. 23 Feb 2024 Read more

11 Afda films selected to screen at Joburg Film Festival
Afda is proud to announce the 11 Afda third and fourth year graduation films have been selected to screen at the Joburg Film Festival. 20 Feb 2024 Read more

Afda students and alumni top Loeries Official Rankings 2023
The Loeries Official Rankings is a useful and independent measure of who’s doing what and who’s doing it the best in the industry, across Africa and the Middle East. 12 Feb 2024 Read more

How understanding online medium specificity is key for quality tertiary teaching
The rapid shift to online education has necessitated that tertiary educators to adapt their teaching methods to new virtual environments. 29 Jan 2024 Read more

An award winning start for Afda film Warm
Afda is proud to announce that the Afda Durban 2023 undergraduate third year graduation film Warm, won the Best Student Production Award at the 11th African Emerging Filmmakers Awards 24 Jan 2024 Read more

BET Africa presents BET Script to Screen, Afda Edition; A platform for emerging filmmakers
BET Africa and Afda are proud to announce the upcoming BET Script to Screen: Afda Edition, a film festival featuring a selection of student films from the Afda film school. 7 Dec 2023 Read more

The Afda Graduation Festival 2023: Showcasing the future leaders of the creative economy
Afda is proud to announce that the annual Afda Graduation Festival showcasing work from our final year undergraduate and postgraduate degree students will kick-off from 17 to 26 November 2023. 13 Nov 2023 Read more

Afda honours film "Winterslaap" wins gold at Loeries
The Afda Durban Honours' team has done it again! Winterslaap, produced last year, has just won Gold at the 2023 Loeries for Best South African Student Film. 12 Oct 2023 Read more

Afda students and alumni scoop 13 awards at the Saftas
Afda is proud to announce that Afda students and alumni picked up 13 Golden Horn awards at the 17th annual Saftas held over the past weekend. 5 Oct 2023 Read more

Nominations galore for Afda staff, students and alumni at Saftas 2023
The 17th Annual South African Film and Television Awards nominees have been announced. 15 Aug 2023 Read more

Afda win 2 awards at the Durban International Film Festival 2023
Afda are delighted to announce that Afda Durban 2022 honours film "Winterslaap", directed by Leandros Brown and Daniel Howells won the Best South African Student Film award at the 2nd edition of the Isiphethu International Student Film Festival at the Durban International Film Festival 2023 and that Afda alumna Sandulela Asanda won the Best South African Short Film award for her film Mirror Mirror. 8 Aug 2023 Read more

Afda win 3 awards at 10th Annual Simon 'Mabhuna' Sabela Awards
Afda Durban have won the Simon "Mabhunu" Sabela Best Student Award for eight years in a row. 28 Jul 2023 Read more

Afda 2022 graduation films making waves at film festivals
Thirteen Afda 2022 graduation films were selected to screen at the Student World Impact Film Festival (SWIFF). 21 Jul 2023 Read more

2 Afda films competing at Durban International Film Festival 2023
Afda is proud to announce that two Afda Durban films have been selected to compete in the Isiphethu student programme at the Durban International Film Festival 2023. 13 Jul 2023 Read more

Afda students take all 3 podium places at The South African Student Film Competition 2023
Earlier this year TheSouthAfrican.com website called on registered film students from South African tertiary institutions to get creative and document a social issue facing South Africa today. 11 Jul 2023 Read more

Afda alumnus Lemogang Tsipa is Shaka
Afda Cape Town Live Performance alumnus Lemogang Tsipa plays the titular role of 'Shaka' in the upcoming drama series Shaka Ilembe. 24 May 2023 Read more

Afda alumna Ofentse Thinane is new SABC1 channel boss
Afda alumna Ofentse Thinane is the new SABC1 channel head and replaces Thuli Hhlapo who was acting channel head at the biggest TV channel in South Africa. 18 May 2023 Read more


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Equipment Stores OfficerDate posted: 17 May 11:00
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RegistrarDate posted: 10 May 12:45
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