AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) is the leading film school in SA, and a full member of CILECT, the association of the world's major film and television schools. The AFDA values are passion, self discipline, integrity, reliability and humility.
Applications are invited for the position of: Producing Lecturer
As the Discipline Lecturer for Producing, AFDA is looking for a committed and dedicated industry professional to lecture and provide support to undergraduate students. The position requires someone with drive and initiative who is able to motivate and teach students both the practical organisational skills required of a producer, but also the creative and financial ability to put together a production from scratch. The candidate needs to demonstrate a willingness to embrace AFDA’s unique pedagogy which is the basis of the interdisciplinary teaching at AFDA. There is also a strong emphasis on cultural relevance within the teaching, and the need to help the students identify and develop a distinctive African voice to their productions. In this way we hope to be able to contribute to nation building and build the foundations for a sustainable local film industry.
The teaching will comprise of:
Breaking down a script - translating concept into perceptual planning and
concrete production realization.
Rights, rules and regulations
Occupational Health and Safety
Lecturing film students
Planning and coordination of campus production festivals
Liaising with Consortium, CLVA and other stakeholders on Experimental and
Coordinating project teams and workgroups for relevant years
Conducting student consultations and reflective meetings
Preparing content and lesson plans for each term
Assessment registration for the term’s assessments
Working with counter-parts to ensure parity across all campuses on term
Attendance registers and class management administration
Curriculum and learning program development
Class Control duties
Requirements and Personal Attributes:
At least five years’ experience in the film and entertainment industry, and practical experience of producing in the either film or television is a requirement.
Relevant Honours or Masters degree in Film and/or Media Studies with relevance to Producing.
Highly developed organisational skills
Maturity to handle a range of situations
A meticulous and thorough nature
An ability to work to tight deadlines
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Loyalty and a high level of confidentiality
Honest and trustworthy – committed to high integrity of excellence.
Culturally aware and sensitive.
Please send the following to
CV (no certificates)
Email and telephone contact details
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Details Type: Full-time fixed-term contract Campus location: Observatory, Cape Town Start date: February 2015 Salary: Negotiable on experience and appropriate qualification. Deadline for applications: Monday, 22 January 2018
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