Training & Courses


ATFT presents Export Accelerator Programme

Wed, 10 Feb 2016
 The ATFT are hosting the first Export Accelerator Programme as part of their ongoing work to develop

REALNESS welcomes new partners

Thu, 28 Jan 2016
 Urucu Media announced the call for submissions for REALNESS, a Pan African screenwriter’s residenc

Wesgro welcomes director Bobby Roth for film masterclass in Cape Town

Thu, 28 Jan 2016
 Wesgro Film and Media Promotion is hosting Los Angeles-based director Bobby Roth at the Labia Thea

Business Model Canvas workshops 2016 – call for participants

Tue, 26 Jan 2016
 Are you a producer or filmmaker who is faced with the challenge of raising money for your next pro

SA cinematographer writes filmmakers’ handbook

Mon, 25 Jan 2016
 South African filmmaker, camera operator and sound recordist Lameck Mabonga recently launched a se

Urucu Media presents REALNESS Screenwriters Residency

Mon, 25 Jan 2016
 Under the mentorship of Berlinale Talents, Urucu Media, are hosting a screenwriter’s residency cal

REALNESS African screenwriter’s residency - submissions update

Tue, 12 Jan 2016
 One month ago, Urucu announced a call for submissions for REALNESS, a Pan African screenwriter’s res

WGSA presents two day workshop with Peter Russell

Mon, 04 Jan 2016
 Peter Russell is a long-time ‘story doctor’ in Hollywood whose clients include HBO and CBS Televisio

Nzimande proposes SETAs be reconstituted

Mon, 16 Nov 2015
 Blade Nzimande has proposed that the SETA system be discarded. The SETA system was created in 1998..

Learn to use narrative to sell with a free online course from the D&AD Foundation

Mon, 16 Nov 2015
 D&AD, with the support of Creative Skillset, have launched a free online course for professionals wh

M-Net's MiM Academy searches for class of 2016

Mon, 09 Nov 2015
 The M-Net Magic in Motion Academy calls for applications for its 2016 programme...

African screenwriters residency REALNESS calls for entries

Wed, 04 Nov 2015
 Urucu Media proudly presents REALNESS, a screenwriters residency for a new generation of African c

Workshops at DISCOP Africa Johannesburg 2015

Mon, 26 Oct 2015
 DISCOP Africa 2015 will hold thirty-two hands-on, small group workshops, moderated by experts and

British Film Institute presents film masterclass in Lagos

Mon, 26 Oct 2015
 The British Film Institute (BFI) will present a film industry masterclass in Lagos, Nigeria...

Ready, set, write

Thu, 22 Oct 2015
 Each November NANOWRIMO encourages writers around the world to buckle down and churn out a 50 000 wo

Footprint Media Academy opens 2016 registration

Tue, 20 Oct 2015
 Footprint Media Academy is an internationally recognised training institution in the broadcasting

The ATFT presents entrepreneurship workshop

Fri, 11 Sep 2015
 The ATFT and ABSA Centre of Entrepreneurship are hosting an introductory entrepreneurship workshop..

Writers' Table screenwriting programme call for applicants

Wed, 26 Aug 2015
 Ochre Moving Pictures and Rififi Pictures will be launching the second of its training programmes

AFDA launches two new degrees

Wed, 05 Aug 2015
 AFDA is expanding its educational offerings to include business innovation and computer technology

The Writing Studio helps writers prepare for The Triggerfish Story Lab

Tue, 28 Jul 2015
 The Writing Studio will be doing an exclusive workshop with writers who would like to get their conc

SA directors selected for the Cannes SA Film Factory at DIFF

Thu, 23 Jul 2015
 The Cannes South African Film Factory selects four SA directors and four international directors, to

DIFF programme update

Wed, 22 Jul 2015
 The National Film and Video Foundation’s session entitled ‘Sediba Scriptwriting Master Class’ is o

Writer’s Table screen writing initiative

Tue, 21 Jul 2015
 Ochre Moving Pictures is investing in skills development in the field of narrative screen writing...

DFM script writing masterclass stresses the importance of the protagonist

Mon, 20 Jul 2015
 Masterclasses are held daily during DFM to assist writers, directors and producers in the numerous f

Durban FilmMart opens the Transmedia Lab

Sat, 18 Jul 2015
 The Durban FilmMart Transmedia programme has been opened to all DFM and DIFF attendees this year...