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Friday, February 22, 2013


AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) Durban will host an Open Day on March 2.

This is the third AFDA campus to open in South Africa and was officially opened by Mayor of eThekwini Cllr James Nxumalo on February 11 with an enrolment of 63 students.

The AFDA Durban Campus is situated in Glen Anil, Durban North, and boasts a strong line-up of academic staff drawn from the film and live performance industries. Franco Human, an experienced producer and film maker, is Dean; with film-maker Richard Green Head of the Film School; director, actor and playwright Rajesh Gopie, Head of the Live Performance School, and scriptwriter and film-maker Janet van Eeden, as production course administrator and script writing lecturer.

At the Open Day students will be shown around the warship-themed campus, given introductions to the curriculum and course work and on how to apply. There will also be a chance to discuss potential job opportunities and career options in entertainment. There will also be an opportunity to view students’ films and to meet and chat to current and past students.

Open Day takes place on March 2 from 10h00 to 12 noon.Prospective students can contact Durban-based Marketing Officer, Milena Gevers, for more information on or call 031 569 2252. For more information visit