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M-Net Magic In Motion Academy Internship+Scholarship for Aspiring Film-makers 2018

 M-Net is once again proudly supporting the development of young talent in the entertainment industry with the renewal of its Magic in Motion Academy programme for 2018. 

Application Deadline: 31st January, 2018

Eligible Countries: South Africa

To be taken at (country): South Africa

Field of Study: Film and TV or related Field.

About the Award: Since 2014, the M-Net Magic in Motion Academy has given top film and TV graduates the opportunity to make their dreams come true when they were selected to participate in a year-long work readiness programme where they learnt from some of the country’s top producers while gaining far-reaching experience in the industry.

M-Net is again taking on interns for the 2018 class, which aims to develop a talent pool while growing capacity in the film and television industry, and simultaneously cultivating home-grown content.

“As M-Net celebrates 30 years as the pay-TV pioneer on the continent, we understand the importance of investing in stories for Africans, by Africans and we are once again showing our commitment to taking talented youngsters under our wing to bring more local content to life,” explained M-Net CEO Yolisa Phahle.

The Magic in Motion Academy interns will receive hands-on training in producing, directing, cinematography, production commissioning, concept creation, script writing, sound, art direction, editing, post-production and more. The course has been designed to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical implementation in order to produce highly employable professionals.

Upon completion of the 12-month curriculum, M-Net will choose three exceptional interns to produce their own films with funding from M-Net and like years past, some of these movies could find their way onto a small screen near you.

Type: Training, Internship

Eligibility: 

  • Must have completed (in 2016) or are completing (in 2017), a 3-year diploma/degree in a film, TV or a related field.
  • Must have obtained or obtain a minimum C-aggregate pass.
  • All applicant information will be subject to credit, criminal and verification checks.
  • M-Net’s selection decision for the Magic in Motion Academy Class of 2018 is final.
  • M-Net shall not be responsible for any electronic failure that results in an entry not being received for consideration.
  • M-Net is not liable for the costs any applicant incurs during the process of their entry (example: airtime usage or payment at Wi-Fi café).
  • Applicants must ensure that all information included in their entry is valid and true.
  • M-Net has the right to expand, limit, downscale and/or terminate the Magic in Motion Academy at its sole discretion.
  • Entry is limited to those who meet the stated entry criteria.
  • 2017 Magic in Motion Academy interns are prohibited from being selected again.
  • There is no guarantee of employment at the end of the internship.
  • Internships are only available in Gauteng, South Africa and to South African citizens.
  • M-Net reserves the right to terminate any internship at any time.

Value of Program: The Magic in Motion Academy interns will receive hands-on training in producing, directing, cinematography, production commissioning, concept creation, script writing, sound, art direction, editing, post-production and more. The course has been designed to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical implementation in order to produce highly employable professionals.

Upon completion of the 12-month curriculum, M-Net will choose three exceptional interns to produce their own films with funding from M-Net and like years past, some of these movies could find their way onto a small screen near you.

How to Apply: Applicants must apply directly to M-Net before 31 January 2018 should they wish to participate in the Magic in Motion Academy.

To apply for this once in a lifetime opportunity, please click here 

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: Multichoice

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