AFDA has earned a reputation as one of the leading institutions of its kind in the world today, training graduates to contribute to one of the largest growth industries in the world: Entertainment. AFDA graduates are taught to conceptualize, create and develop indigenous products and commodities for the local and international market.
Students are educated not only to forge profitable and sustainable careers in this market, but are encouraged to develop themselves as employment providers - the cultural entrepreneurs of the future.
The CAPE TOWN campus is situated in Observatory in a quaint historical area just outside the CBD where Victorian architecture and trendy watering holes form a fascinating and eclectic mix.
The Cape Town film industry provides infrastructure and service excellence to international feature film and commercial productions. The glorious location, the long summer days, the intensity of light, the world class facilities, the favourable exchange rate and the top-notch technical film crews all combine to make Cape Town one of the first choices for overseas productions.
AFDA films are exhibited at numerous international festivals and have been broadcast worldwide, winning many prestigious awards, including the Student Academy Award winner and Cannes Festival Finalist in 2006 and a SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award) in 2007.