The MultiChoice Talent Factory (Academy Class of 2022)

If you frame your world through camera angles, narrate reality like a movie script, and edit the montage of your life like a film director, then here’s a flash-forward into your future. MultiChoice Africa is calling all aspiring film directors, DOPs, sound guys, and scriptwriters to help us ignite Africa’s creative industries. Who knows, perhaps one day your name will be rolling across the closing credits on our DStv channels.

The MultiChoice Talent Factory

Multichoice is recruiting aspiring African talent to gain theoretical knowledge and hands-on experience in cinematography, film editing, audio production, and storytelling.

Sixty talented students from 13 African countries will get the chance to hone their film and television production skills alongside industry greats. This year-long, funded, program will be supported by MultiChoice Talent Factory academies hosted in Kenya, Nigeria, and Zambia. Students will create quality local content that will be broadcast on our local M-Net channels on the MultiChoice platform.

MultiChoice Talent Factory graduates will also get to showcase their portfolio of work on the MTF Portal, a database for film professionals across the continent, where they can access job opportunities, keep up to date with industry news, and expand their network.


To be eligible to participate in the MultiChoice Talent Factory, applicants must:

  • have experience in the film industry
  • be over 18 years of age
  • be citizens and residents of the countries from which they are selected by MultiChoice to participate in the MTF Academy initiative, namely Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
  • be fluent in English in terms of speaking, reading, and writing
  • demonstrate the passion for the drama, film, television, or related media and entertainment industry during selection interviews; and
  • have completed a relevant qualification from an accredited and/or recognized tertiary education institution in drama, film, television, or a related media field

How to Apply

If you are driven, committed to developing your skills, and interested in participating in the MultiChoice Talent Factory and meet the eligibility criteria, then follow the link below to apply.

Click here to Apply

Deadline: 30th June 2021


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