Tuesday, 12 June 2018

MultiChoice Talent Factory Graduates 2018

MultiChoice is inviting eligible applicants to apply for the MultiChoice Talent Factory film skills development programme.



The MTF Academy offers eligible applicants who are passionate about telling their own stories a unique opportunity to improve their skills and ultimately contribute to the growth of the local and pan African film and broadcasting industries.

The MTF Academy initiative will operate in Lagos, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Nairobi, Republic of Kenya and Lusaka, Republic of Zambia for 12 months, with a production break to be determined by MultiChoice at its sole discretion  Interpretation In this document, the following terms shall have the definitions set out below:

 Qualified applicants
Applicants who hold a qualification must:
  • Be over 18 years of age;
  • Be citizens and residents of the countries from which they are selected by MultiChoice to participate in the MTF Academy initiative, namely Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe;
  • Be fluent in English in terms of speaking, reading and writing;
  • Demonstrate passion for the drama, film, television or related media and entertainment industry during selection interviews; and
  • Have completed a relevant qualification from an accredited and/or recognised tertiary education institution in drama, film, television or a related media field, within the last 2 years. 
  • For the avoidance of doubt, the said qualification must be obtained only from a post-secondary education institution which has been accredited or recognised by a relevant registered institution.
Applicants with relevant experience
Applicants who have experience in the drama, film, television or related media and entertainment industry and who do not hold a qualification from an accredited and/or recognised tertiary institution will be considered for admission to the MTF Academy if they:

Meet the requirements stipulated
  • Have the highest secondary school qualification as recognised in the countries where they completed their secondary education;
  • Not more than 2 years’ work experience in the drama, film, television or related media and entertainment fields;
  • Are able to demonstrate knowledge and passion for the drama, film, television or related media and entertainment fields as indicated in clause 
  • possess the foundational technical skills in the fundamentals of Production as determined by MultiChoice in its sole discretion.
Closing Date and Time: 17h00 on 5 July 2018



MultiChoice reserves the right to vary, postpone, suspend, expand, limit, cancel and/or terminate the MTF Academy, or any aspects thereof, at any time, for any reason whatsoever, upon notice to you. In the event of such variation, postponement, suspension, expansion, limitation, cancellation and/or termination, we will endeavour to provide you with as much prior notice as possible and you agree to waive any rights that you have and acknowledge that you will have no recourse whatsoever against MultiChoice.

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