COURSE OVERVIEW – FILM MAKING PROGRAM

The AACA Filmmaking Year 1 Program gives students the all-around filmmaking experience necessary to make films. The year is divided into two semesters, Students in the program receive over 1,000 hours of hands-on instruction and actual production experience.

The AACA Filmmaking Year 2 focuses on various advanced production techniques as well as introducing the students to music video production, commercials and TV Show Pilots. The students empowered to launch their careers journey to become the next generation of industry giants.The curriculum integrates intensive study in all the major filmmaking disciplines including Cinematography, Directing, Screenwriting, Producing, Sound design, Editing and Production design with advanced hands-on training. Learners take part in an exciting program which challenges and develops them each step of the way. Learners write, shoot and edit their projects.

All projects are in HD using high-end film equipment then edited digitally in our Apple Macintosh Editing Lab and finished in the Final Mix Studio.

CURRICULUM

The course is designed with the practical hands on nature of the AACA training ethos in mind. Learners are balanced between course work of the qualification and their hands on production experience work.

QUALIFICATION:
Film Making Year 1: SAQA 61450- FET: Certificate in film and television production operations.
Film Making Year 2: SAQA 58394 – National Certificate: Film and Television Production
The programme is a focused mentor driven experience which puts the you into an intense production process starting with concept development and leading to a market ready film. The Academy provides the mentorship, equipment, workspace and weekly lectures. Developing film makers part of this unique programme.
OUR PROCESS
Our process is designed to emulate the real world production environment. Each Cycle is designed to shape and mould our learners and prepare them for work readiness either as employees ore employers.
YEAR 1:
1. GUERRILLA FILM MAKING CHALLENGE
2. BASELINE PRODUCTION
3. MENTORED PRODUCTION
4. FINAL PRODUCTION
YEAR 2:
1. MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION
2. SPEC COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION
3. NARRATIVE TELEVISION PILOT PRODUCTION
4. GRADUATION FILM
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
YEAR 1:
o A Matric (Grade 12) Certificate (or equivalent) or;
o Student Currently in Grade 12 to submit latest report or;
o Grade 11 – With Computer Literacy
o Valid ID/Passport (Certified)
o CV
o Proof of Residence
YEAR 2:
o Been through the AACA Film Making Year 1 Programme or;
o Hold a Level 4 – 61450 Qualification + Pass the AACA Year 2 Entrance Exam with 60% or more.
o CV
o Proof of Residence
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