Five short films are currently in production by students of Impucuzeko Skills and Training Development. Impucuzeko, based in KwaZulu-Natal, takes in about 50 students every year...
The Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) will hold an intermediary interactive story development class with Dermod Judge on Saturday, 10 November in Cape Town from...
A basic workshop for budding screenwriters will take place at The Writing Studio in Cape Town on four consecutive Saturday afternoons, between 2pm and 5pm, from 29 September...
South African Helena Kriel, who has been working as a screenwriter in Los Angeles writing for the studios and independent producers, will present a workshop called 'Screenwriting...
Internationally renowned screenwriting teacher David Freeman will present a two-day Screenwriting and Writing for Gaming Workshop in Johannesburg and Cape Town in September. The Johannesburg...
Over the next two months the Southern African Communications Industries Association (SACIA) will be hosting a number of programmes aimed enhancing skills within...
The Writers' Guild of South Africa (WGSA) will hold a scriptwriting master class on 23 June from 9am to 3pm at the WGSA offices at 125 3rd St, Linden. WGSA member Anthony Akerman will go through the finer details of optimising Final Draft as a scriptwriter’s tool of the trade.
The Crew Members Association (CMA), representing crew members in the South African film and television industry, recently started courses in digital data wrangling in Johannesburg and Cape Town.
Allaboutwriting’s Essential Scriptwriting: The Scene is an intensive one-day exploration of scenes as the basic building blocks of television – or indeed, any – drama.
Pay-TV broadcaster M-Net invites filmmakers to enter its TAG (Television Awards for Good) competition by submitting a public service announcement (PSA) for a worthy cause, produced specifically for television and / or cinema.
The Entertainment Master Class (EMC) is the world’s first Entertainment Academy, a think tank created by the industry for the industry. Since its founding in 2007, the EMC Academy...
Now in its fifth year, the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation’s (CTO’s) Diploma in Telecommunications Management Studies (DTMS) for the Africa region will take place...
The fields of design and visual communication have recently received a welcome boost in South Africa. Design Indaba’s advocacy programmes promoting the creative industries...
Morné du Toit, the director of the Afrikaans language feature film Hoofmeisie, will participate at a Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) knowledge share session to be held...
South African film, TV and performance school AFDA has announced the launch of their Durban campus, which was celebrated at the 33rd Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) on 26 July. Since...
The Writers’ Guild of South Africa’s (WGSA) first ever knowledge share session to take place in Port Elizabeth runs from 10h00 to 13h00 on 23 June at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University.
A significant force of creativity and innovative opportunities to celebrate the art of storytelling and the craft of writing is going to alter the prospects for writers in The Western Cape with The Writing Studio and the Performing Arts Network of South Africa (PANSA) teaming up to present workshops, story and play readings at the studio in Woodstock, Cape Town.
As a primary independent training initiative in Africa, the Cape Town based The Writing Studio continues to develop the write attitude throughout South Africa.During the past 18 years the studio has worked independently as a one-man-band without seeking profit to educate aspirant writers (and old-timers) in writing for film, television, creatively, or journalistic.
On Saturday, 26 May the Writers’ Guild of South Africa (WGSA) will hold a Knowledge Share Session with Craig Freimond, the writer and director of the recent hit feature film, Material.
Over 150 delegates from 45 countries attended the CILECT (International Association of Film & Television Schools) Congress 2012, which ran from 1 to 5 May in Cape Town, hosted by the AFDA Film School. This was the first time in 60 years the event was held in Africa.