Wildlife Filmaking Scholarships up for grabs


The Wildlife Film Academy is offering scholarships, sponsored by the National Film and Video Foundation, to prospective wildlife filmmakers from previously isadvantaged communities.

The one-month intensive course held in Oranjezicht, Cape Town offers inspirational and informative wildlife filmmaking lectures by industry professionals. It includes an all expenses paid field trip to a premier game reserve with the chance of filming wildlife in close proximity, and the use of state-of-the-art editing equipment (Final Cut Pro). Under the tutorage of post-production experts each student will produce a five-minute short film.

Three scholarships are being offered per course, with the courses running in January, February and March 2007. Those interested in applying can visit the website www.wildlifefilmacademy.com and apply online or email info@wildlifefilmacademy.com for specific enquiries.

For further information contact the Wildlife Film Academy on (021) 422 2644.


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