WHO IS AACA?

AACA is Africa’s premier Academy for training in FILM MAKING, SCREEN & THEATRE ACTING, JOURNALISM, ADVERTISING, GRAPHIC DESIGN, INTERACTIVE MEDIA & PHOTOGRAPHY.  We offer various courses in flexible time frames to all aspiring students young or old, inexperienced or just needing advanced training.
Our programs are designed in line with the mission of the DTI to continually improve the skills that will empower South Africa’s economic citizens. Our teaching and training philosophy is summarised in this our famous saying, We don’t just tell you how to do it, we show you how to do it. 

Our Mission
The mission of AACA is to educate learners who are passionate about creating visually compelling cinema through our mentorship driven courses. Our programs are hands-on with class room experience. AACA offers credit bearing and non-credit bearing courses that will empower learners in the cinematic arts.

 

OUR VISION is to craft generations of Creative media GIANTS with a passion for telling authentic stories that are visually dynamic and culturally relevant through intensive mentorship driven training and skills programs.
AACA is Accredited with MICT SETA and CATHSSETA which are under THE DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING. ACCREDITATION NO: ACC/2017/07/0062
AACA GRADUATION VIDEO 2019
FACILITIES
AACA RUNS ON THE ETHOS OF PREPARING THE LEARNER FOR THE REALITY OF THE CREATIVE MEDIA INDUSTRY EXPOSING THEM TO A WIDE RANGE OF EQUIPMENT – AACA HAS FOSTERED RELATIONSHIPS WITH PRODUCTION AND GEAR HOUSES EXPOSING OUR LEARNERS TO REAL WORK SITUATIONS USING REAL EQUIPMENT.
At AACA you are fully immersed into an intensive project driven experience. Taking you from knowing nothing or very little about cinema to writing, shooting and editing your own films or creating project that will form your portfolio as Graphic Designer, Journalist or Advertising Agent. Our dynamic mentor driven programs allow learners to directly tap into years of expertise and experiences of our mentors, facilitators and subject matter experts.
Our ethos is mentor for life – Learners are not only limited to mentors during the course but will have access to their mentors for life.