MTF Applications

Calling all aspiring filmmakers and content creators across South Africa, the MultiChoice Talent Factory South Africa (MTFza) is thrilled to announce its call for entries for the year 2024!

MultiChoice has always been dedicated to fostering a sustainable pool of exceptional talent as the entertainment industry continues to thrive. The MTFza is committed to equipping aspiring industry professionals with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in the ever-changing world of film and television. This esteemed program presents a one-of-a-kind chance for gifted individuals across the country to unleash their creativity and demonstrate their potential on a global platform.

Now in its tenth year, this comprehensive 12-month industry readiness program offers participants the invaluable opportunity to learn from esteemed industry experts in various fields such as scripting, directing, producing, cinematography, commissioning, editing and more, thus gaining valuable hands-on experience.

Starting from 15 January 2024, the MTFza will be accepting applications from applicants who are passionate about filmmaking and have a strong story to tell.

“The MTF Academy represents our dedication to the future of the industry, offering young Africans a remarkable opportunity to refine their skills in television and film production through a top-notch training program that cannot be compared to any other. We are delighted to announce a fresh call for entries and eagerly anticipate meeting the upcoming African filmmakers," says Bobby Heaney, Director of MultiChoice Talent Factory South Africa Academy.

The programme has three pillars:

MTF South Africa Academy – a one year internship academy for university and film graduates from qualifying institutions who meet the academic qualifying criteria.

MTF South Africa Scriptwriting Incubator – a one year programme for budding scriptwriters. This programme is not limited to university graduates.

MTF South Africa Bursary Programme – a full one year tuition for second year or higher university students from qualifying institutions who meet the academic and the financial need criteria will be considered.


To apply, go to applications close 28th February 2024.

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