SAFATA (The South African Film, Acting, and Theatre Academy) was established in 2017 by its current Founder, Global CEO & International Head of Academics, Nicholas Barnard. SAFATA stands as a pinnacle in tertiary education, dedicated to elevating the realms of film, acting, and theatre in South Africa. Positioned as a trailblazer in the entertainment industry, SAFATA is unwavering in its commitment to furnish students with an unparalleled education and immersive training, sculpting them into poised professionals prepared for triumphant careers in the cinematic and theatrical arts.
Our distinguished faculty comprises seasoned industry professionals, forming a powerhouse of instructors. At SAFATA, our curriculum is a tapestry woven with expertise, spanning the spectrum from screenwriting, and directing to the intricacies of acting and the technical intricacies of theatre production.
Whether you are a seasoned artist seeking to refine your craft or a budding talent taking your first steps, SAFATA is the crucible where aspirations transform into reality. Join us on a transformative journey where passion meets purpose, and dreams find their stage.