Wildlife Film Making

Develop, film and edit your own wildlife documentary on one of Africa’s most stunning game reserves.

Whether you just have a desire to film Africa’s fascinating wildlife, or you are aiming for a career in the competitive world of wildlife film making, then this training program is for you. Our wildlife film-making course is specifically designed to offer a practical introduction into the world of wildlife film making, and the work of camera operators, directors, producers, script-writers and the diverse positions required to produce and broadcast a successful wildlife documentary.

Come and make your own wildlife documentary, starting from concept and ending at TV screen, under the guidance and direction of passionate and experienced filmmakers. Revel in this unique environment and wildlife, and experience the highs, lows and challenges that wildlife filmmakers face daily when attempting to bring to life the wonders of nature. Walk away with a high quality five minute documentary showcasing your ability as a film maker.



Quick Info

Past films

Our wildlife film-making program began in 2012. Since inception our students have produced over 80 short documentaries. A selection can be viewed here: STUDENT FILMS

Program dates

  • 1 – 30 May
  • 1 – 30 June
  • 1 – 30 July
  • 1 – 30 August
  • 1 – 30 September
  • 1 – 30 October
  • 1 – 30 November

Program syllabus

The wildlife filmmaking program runs over one month. The syllabus can be viewed here: VIEW PROGRAM SYLLABUS

Program FAQ's

We have answered many of the common questions students ask us on our programs FAQ page. VIEW FAQ PAGE

Alumni reviews

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Rating of Average of 9.36 on a total of 11 Ratings
Ryan Eddowes
July 7, 2017
An incredible journey into Africa

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 go into wildlife filmmaking. I remember working one night on a report for university and while I went on a five-minute break I was on Facebook and I noticed an advertisement from Africa Media. I clicked on the link and started looking on the website.(...)

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Here we offer you everything you need to know about our wildlife filmmaking training internship program is here in the FAQ’s


View the incredible work of our students! Many have been featured at international film festivals and won production awards


View the daily syllabus of our wildlife filmmaking internship program. From pre-production to post-production


We work on the incredible Schotia Private Game Reserve. Learn about the reserve, the animals and kit that you will use

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