Specialised Camera Skills Training Program – SA Film Academy

You are invited to to apply for an intensive learning experience on our specialized camera training program, starting August 2022.

FINAL DEADLINE: Sunday 31 July!

To participate in this hands-on, experiential Cinematography Skills Program you need to find the opportunity to work with our friends and top industry professionals at Panavision to understand Arri, Red and Black Magic cameras exciting! You are not afraid of hard work and see value in gaining an accredited qualification.

Familiarity with how cameras work plus having a Digital, Technical Mindset as well as Creative Ability – are Key Requirements.


Highly Creative, Technical Artists who love all things camera related and want to up-skill and learn about professional cameras should apply.


  • 1-Page Motivational Letter outlining Suitability and Previous Experience
  • Link to showreel
  • EE opportunity, but definitely not exclusive
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified South African ID
  • Minimum education level: Certified NQF Level 4 OR Grade 12 Certificate
  • Character Photograph
  • Cape Town-Based
  • Available full time on a flexi-basis between August to October 2022.

e-Mail TITLED Application – CINEMATOGRAPHY SKILLS PROGRAMME – to: [email protected]

Programme Commencing August 2022 (application deadline Sunday 31 July).

By Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za Instagram: instagram.com/andrewgerm_za IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/

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