Higher certificate course in Film, TV and Entertainment production at AFDAR
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The newly launched HC Course has a dual function. First and foremost it is a one year foundation course designed to offer students access into the first year of undergraduate degree studies at AFDA. In addition it is an exit level higher certificate equipping students with skills allowing them to be placed in the entertainment industry in positions of assistants to key crew.
This course lays the foundation for students keen to gain technical experience in rigging in the performance industry at an assistant level. Emphasis on a wide range of practical training in stage, audiovisual, sound, studio sets and lighting rigging, with a grounding in safety standards is offered. Focus of internship/ off campus experience will be with rigging companies and/or in film or television studios in a trainee rigging position.
Each of the four courses will include applications specific to the requirements of each course. For the students completing all four courses with the aim of entering into the AFDA Graduate programme, the seperate course contents combine to form a solid grounding of the broader entertainment industry on an intelectual, aesthetic and technical level. The Higher Certificate student emerges with craft, technical, attitudinal and aesthetic skills which can be applied in the industry should further education at AFDA not be the focus. Computer literacy, reading and Interpretation of a brief, treatment, script, and/or callsheet is adressed , along with industry expectations, communication skills and a focus on teamwork. The student will learn to draw up time schedules and movement orders based on production requirement, and for the technical courses: interpretation of lighting and floor plans.