The SAE Institute in Cape Town is South Africa’s internationally accredited tertiary
institution and has announced its latest scholarship opportunity for South Africans
interested in learning Film Production at a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of
Cape Town at the renowned Woodstock Exchange.
The Hlubi Mboya Arnold Sunshine Cinema Scholarship will cover the full tuition fees
for SAE’s full-time Higher Certificate in Film Production at the SAE Institute in
Woodstock, Cape Town.
Mboya is an award-winning film and television actress, social justice and civil rights
activist, sponsored athlete, educator scholar and social entrepreneur. Mboya,
alongside Gareth Armstrong also produces Future CEO’s on CliffCentral assisting
young, ambitious, up and coming, high-potential entrepreneurs and executives to
grow their businesses and fast-track their careers. Sunshine Cinema is a solar
powered mobile cinema that converts solar energy into social impact.
To launch the scholarship, SAE and Mboya, in partnership with Sunshine
Cinemas, will be presenting a FREE evening masterclass on 23 November at the
Woodstock SAE Campus. This master class will provide the ideal
opportunity for to learn new skills, pick up important tips and network with like-
This impact focused Storytelling master class will cover the following topics:
• Education for empowerment
• Women and the SA entertainment industry
• Storytelling and media advocacy
• Alternative distribution
Sunshine Cinema is a solar powered mobile cinema that converts solar energy into
social impact. We take compelling and carefully curated content to a diverse array of
communities across Southern Africa and beyond.
Sunshine Cinema’s Sydelle Willow Smith explains further, “We are driven by a strong
desire to create communal cinema experiences that act as a catalyst for dialogue,
deep listening and ultimately positive social and environmental change. Sunshine
Cinema isn’t just a mobile movie theater. We are an ethically-minded media company
that produces films and virtual reality segments with meaningful messages. We are
proud to be partnering with SAE to offer this scholarship, as we are firm believers in
strengthening the local industry to ensure more diverse voices from the continent are
This scholarship is just the latest to be announced, with other scholarship partnerships
between SAE and well-known industry names including Ready D, AKA, Skrilllex and
The scholarship is open to all South African citizens and all candidates must hold a
Grade 12 certificate. The scholarship is only valid for the July 2018 study intake.
Candidates will be responsible for all living and travel expenses should they come
from outside of Cape Town.
In order to apply for the scholarship, candidates must complete the application form,
SAE will then send you a follow up e-mail detailing the next steps to complete your
Class with Hlubi Mboya Arnold & Sunshine Cinema
23 November, 18h00 to 20h00
SAE Cape Town Campus
3rd Floor, Woodstock Exchange
66 Albert Road, Woodstock