Arts Alive Student Film Festival


The annual Arts Alive Student Film Festival will showcase the best in international and South African Student Films. The festival features screenings, exhibitions, workshops and will also host the Young Filmmakers Awards.

The film industry has seen a huge growth in the last couple of years with accolades such as this year’s Oscar Award Winning Foreign Film Tstotsi and the Student Oscar Award Winning Foreign Film Elalini. This year there will be a screening of Elalini, a SA short film that was produced by the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance (AFDA)..

At this years event there will also be a Careers in the Entertainment Industry Exhibition, which will showcase 12 career options in the industry from producing to musical theatre performance.

This event is geared for anybody who is curious about the entertainment industry and would like to receive more information about career decisions. This year the festival will be held at the Bassline, in Newtown, from 14-16 September 2006.

The Arts Alive Student Film Festival is organised in collaboration with the Johannesburg Metropolitan, Arts Alive, AFDA and Emzantsi Entertainment. The major vision of the festival and market is to increase trade opportunities and development in the film and broadcast industry.

If you would like to register for the festival or receive more information about the festival and competition please contact Emzantsi Entertainment at


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