Africa Media

The Africa Media Academy is an environmental and wildlife media training company based in Southern Africa. Our core focus is developing the next generation of wildlife media specialists through our experiential training programs.

Environmental & Travel Journalism

travel journalism

Learn how to research and produce written content, and receive guidance in establishing a successful career in the fields of environmental journalism and travel writing.

Wildlife Documentary Filmmaking

Filmmaking

Master the skills to become a wildlife filmmaker. Develop, film and edit your own wildlife documentary on one of Africa’s most stunning wildlife game reserves.

Underwater Photography Program

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Master the art of SCUBA diving and underwater photography in the tropical paradise of Southern Africa’s warm Indian Ocean. 

Wildlife & Travel Photography

Wildlife photographer

Move from an enthusiastic amateur to an aspiring professional. Learn how to make money from photography whilst experiencing Africa’s wildlife.

Underwater Videography

underwater videographer

Develop your skills to produce and film your own underwater documentary film in the tropical paradise of Southern Africa’s Indian ocean.

Shark Development Program

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Affiliate program – Live shark week every week at the Blue Wilderness – Shark Research Unit. Contribute to research, education, tourism and conservation programs.

TRAINING PARTNERS

ALUMNI TESTIMONIALS

  • All
  • Environmental Journalism
  • Underwater Photography
  • Wildlife Filmmaking
  • Wildlife Photography
Amanda Kowalski
 

Loved loved LOVED every second I spent with Africa Media! I was blessed with an incredible group of people, one that I consider family forever, and learned about the South African culture, from braais to the (...)

Elaine Smith
 

We spent a month last year as interns and throughly enjoyed the program. There was so much to do from hiking and wildlife photography to underwater shark experiences. The staff was great and knowledgeable. Our (...)

Julia de Broek
 

The Africa Media Wildlife Filmmaking Course is truly amazing. I learned more about filming wildlife and creating stories then I thought I would. I also visited some amazing places and seen some unbelievable (...)

Charli May
 

I had the best month of my life on the wildlife filmmaking course with Africa Media. We had access to great equipment and were taught how to use it. The 9 days spent on safari at Scotia were incredible. Some (...)

Claire Grant
 

I really enjoyed this program and was able to get a quality short film out of it as well. I thought there was a nice variety of activities offered and I believe I got a good idea of what Africa has to offer. I (...)

Colton Cross
 

It was an awesome experience I met people who will be family to me forever!!! I learned a lot underwater photography and about Braai!! The cultural of South Africa will be brought back to the states !! Love you all

Mulenga Chimumbwa
 

My experience with Africa Media was the most amazing experience of a lifetime opportunity.It taught me how much filmmaking is alot of work.
I'll never forget that rhino moment deep down in the bushveld.  (...)

Jack Austin
 

Having the opportunity to spend a month in Mozambique, learning the art of Underwater Photography, was well and truly one of the most inspiring experiences I've ever had. Mentored from Fiona Ayerst, a (...)

Francesca Trotman
 

Home safe and sound, wishing I was back in guinjata! I really met some amazing people out there and had an incredible experience. I suppose all good things must come to an end but I will be back! These two (...)

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