AFDA, the South African school of motion picture medium and live performance

South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA)

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Basic facts

Complete Name and Acronym (in original language):
AFDA, the South African school of motion picture medium and live performance
Complete Name and Acronym (in English language):
South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA)
Year of Foundation:
1994
Year of Admission as CILECT Member:
2006
Year of Receiving a State Accreditation:
2001
Agency (-ies) Who Awarded the State Accreditation:
Council on Higher Education (CHE); SA Qualifications Authority (
Name of Director:
Dr. Christopher John/Professor Malcolm Purkey
Address :
18 Lower Scott Road, Observatory, Cape Town
Country:
South Africa
Website:

Mission & Strategy

AFDA Goal:- To develop a tertiary education institution that contributes to South African nation building and rewards all stakeholders by providing a stimulating, rigorous and globally integrated learning experience that empowers students with creative professional skills, enabling graduates to grow innovative and sustainable entertainment and media communication economies.
AFDA Educational Goal:- 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.

Financing

Sources of financing

Percentage of the Total
State Funds:
0%
Public Funds:
0%
Private Funds:
0%
Students’ Fees:
100%
Sales of School Product:
0%
Rentals of Premises/Facilities/Equipment/Services:
0%
Donations:
0%

Types of financing

Percentage of the Total
Cash:
100%
In-Kind :
0%

Degree areas

Non-degree courses

Basic Short Courses
(for students with a high Institution diploma ONLY):
No
Post-Graduate Training
(for students with a B.A degree):
No
Post-Graduate Training
(for students with an M.A or M.F.A. degree):
No
Advanced Training of Professionals:
No

Student incentives

Total value of scholarships for
tuition per year:
200 000. 00 Euro
Total value of scholarships for
research per year:
500 000. 00 Euro
Total value of scholarships for
living costs per year:
0 Euro
Total value of fee reductions per year:
10 000. 00 Euro
Percentage of students receiving
scholarships per year:
30 %
Percentage of students receiving
full fee reductions per year:
25 %
Percentage of students receiving
partial fee reductions per year:
10 %
Percentage of students receiving
paid internships:
0 %
Percentage of students using
institutions residential halls:
0 %
Percentage of students using
institutions canteen :
100 %

Staff

Full-time
Part-time
Professors (incl. Full, Associate & Adjunct):
Teaching Assistants:
Industry Professionals:
Administrative Staff:
Technical Staff:

Facilities, equipment & production

Area:

Library & Film/DVD Archive:

Number of Volumes

Technical Facilities:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*30 sq.m.

Camera Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 3*Canon EOS 6D, 5*ARRI D21

Editing Stations :

Number and Type
Example: 2*AVID

Sound Equipment:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Sennheiser Mic

Visual Effects Stations:

Number and Type
Example: 2*Apple iMac

Production Design Equipment:

Number and Square Meters
Example: 2*20 sq.m.

Total Annual Production:

Hours

Strategic alliances with the industry

New research
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