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Africa Media is an environmental and wildlife media training company based in Southern Africa.

RE-OPENING MAY 2021

Africa Media will open in May 2021 for the Mossel Bay based programs, and June 2021 for the Durban based programs. For all our students preparing to travel, or those considering joining us, please read the latest travel requirements to South Africa.

Our discounted Flexi-bookings have all been filled, we will however continue to keep our bookings flexible to allow participants to plan their trip accordingly with their travel schedule. 

Environmental & Travel Journalism

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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.

SCUBA Professionals Internship

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Have you ever considered becoming a PADI SCUBA professional as your path to a new adventurous outdoors career? Open opportunities to travel the world as a scuba diving professional.

Sharkslive Internship

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Sharkslive is seeking interns to assist in daily great white shark expedition broadcasts. As an intern you will receive extensive training in producing live productions and filming great white sharks. 

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Africa Media’s program specialists are available to talk to you about any questions, concerns, or queries you may have about travelling to Africa and our training and internship programss 

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ALUMNI TESTIMONIALS

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  • Environmental Journalism
  • Underwater Photography
  • Wildlife Filmmaking
  • Wildlife Photography
Katie Duval
 

I was part of the October 2017 film program. Everyone at Africa Media were extremely kind and helpful. We learned about so many important skills, and got to use them in the field while at schotia, which was (...)

Abby Volkman
 

I am nibbling on leftovers from last night’s farewell Braai as I ponder my month spent mostly in the Garden Route of South Africa. In the Western Cape, I interviewed game drive rangers, took a few walks to (...)

Haleigh Hume
 

I participated in the Wildlife and adventure photography internship during June this year (2014) with Africa Media, and can honestly say I had the best experience of my life. With apprehension and fear before (...)

Jessica Furlong
 

In the month I spent as an Africa Media intern, I met and stayed with some of the most amazing people I've ever met. The staff is not only knowledgeable about their craft, they're passionate. They truly care (...)

Michelle Fan
 

If you're looking to broaden your career horizons or just experience a completely unique adventure ... Africa Media is the perfect program! Sounding like a cheesy 90s commercial but for reals, the Journalism (...)

Matt Nelson
 

I was not sure entirely what to expect when I first went to South Africa for my photography internship in July 2012. The description mentioned great whites – of which I had a particular phobia at the time – so (...)

Ryan Eddowes
 

My name is Ryan and I study Zoology with Herpetology at Bangor University in North Wales in the UK. I love studying the natural world and finding out its secrets. I have known for a long time that I wanted to (...)

Miguel Mercado
 

Hi, I took my UWP course in Mozambique, the experience is amazing. Theres so much to learn and so much biodiversity to see, that one month is not enough to enjoy that beautiful country. The UWP internship is ok (...)

Omar Manjouneh
 

My internships was by far one of the most amazing experiences I was fortunate to come across through my career. Coming from a traditional filmmaking background, having studied film directing for 4 years, I was (...)

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SHARKS LIVE

Meet the worlds greatest ocean predator live. Daily live streaming productions of great white shark cage diving expeditions.

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