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
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 (...)

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 (...)

Lucy Hopton
 

The beginning of my journey, flying solo to Mossel Bay from Australia, was nerve-wrecking to say the least. Luckily, from the moment I touched down in Africa, I knew I was set for an amazing month. We (...)

Rachel Price
 

My month spent in Mozambique was truly one of the best of my life.

The program was well organised and structured, building from foundational skills to more advanced techniques as the weeks went by. I (...)

Joanne Mellon
 

Such an amazing experience and learned a lot in a short space of time on the film program. The team who run the program are fantastic and make sure that everything runs smoothly. A real privilege to get so (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)

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

Kyle Williamson
 

In the time I spent with Africa Media I was able to travel to some amazing places, see animals I would never get to see up close, and meet some of the coolest people ever. I truly enjoyed my time there. As with (...)

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