Student Film Class in Africa
Learn the art of wildlife filmmaking in South Africa. This intensive one-month course offers lectures by industry professionals, includes a month at a premier game reserve, and each student produces their own unique five-minute short film.
The course fee for the one month wildlife filmmaking course includes the following:
- Transport from OR Tambo (Johannesburg International) to Untamed Africa and return.
- Transport at the concession, Untamed Africa.
- Accommodation and 3 meals per day.
- 1 early morning and 2 night game drives per week and then filming game drives every day during the production section of the course.
- All professional tuition by lecturers at the Wildlife Film Academy who are well known filmmaking experts in their chosen fields.
- Access to the latest camera equipment for practicals and lectures.
- Experienced filmmakers on hand to give tuition.
- Individual Apple editing suites using Final Cut Pro.
- Course handouts and notes in a file.
- Access to pc’s for internet, email and research.
- Access to the Untamed Africa library reading material including journals and magazines.
- The latest wildlife films to view in the evenings.
- List of important industry contacts of broadcasters, commissioning editors, wildlife production companies, networks, wildlife film festivals around the world to attend and useful websites to research.
- Assistance in arranging internships after the course should you request one.
- DVD and masters of your film to keep with your certificate of completion.
- Assistance in funding for your future films.
- Free entry to the Wild Talk Africa film festival and conference, www.wildtalkafrica.com worth R3000 (approximately £250 and $450).
Not included in the course fee are the following:
- Mini DVD tapes and DVD discs.
- Any additional lenses you want to use for your film.
- Flights and travel expenses from your home country or town.
to learn more about class schedules, which begin in February (January already is booked).