The School for the Creative Economy

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THE RECOGNITION

18
Jun
Student News

Young African creative talent on show at the annual AFDA Experimental Festival 2021

AFDA students have proved that in life, nothing is impossible to achieve when you have enthusiasm, optimism, confidence, and commitment. On the 25 June 2021, AFDA 3rd year students from our Johannesbu

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13
Nov
Alumni of the Week

Alumni of the week # 162 - Devin Toselli

Devin is a director of photography based in South Africa. He was brought up by his fashion photographer father, Patrick Toselli and stylist mother Leigh Toselli, inspiring his passion for cinematograp

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3
Dec
Awards

AFDA alumna Faith Riyano wins DFA docLove Citizen Journalist Award

AFDA Johannesburg alumna, Faith Riyano who graduated in 2018 with a BA. Motion Picture Medium, majoring in cinematography recently was selected as one of the 10 winners of DFA docLove Citizen Jou

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9
Sep
Staff

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 released his 8th Studio Album. The album entitled “Hyperbole” is an eclectic mix of pop ...

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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. It is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) as a private higher education institution under the the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration certificate no. 2001/HE07/012. Our programmes are accredited and we participate productively in the ongoing reaccreditation and quality assurance processes of the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to ensure the quality of our programmes.
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