Average Salary For Film Director In South Africa

Directors are the creative leads of the film. They hold the creative vision throughout the whole process, from pre-production through to the final edit. They are employed by the executive producer or producer, who is ultimately in charge of production.

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Film Director Salary In South Africa

The average pay for a Film Director is ZAR 995,840 a year and ZAR 479 an hour in South Africa.

The average salary range for a Film Director is between ZAR 700,961 and ZAR 1,247,629. On average, a Bachelor’s Degree is the highest level of education for a Film Director.

Where can I study film directing in South Africa?

AFDA The South African School of Motion Picture Medium & Live Performance – Cape Town.

AFDA The South African School of Motion Picture Medium & Live Performance – Jo’burg.

Apeiron Film Training Academy.

Auteur School of Independent Filmmaking (Cape Town, Western Cape)

AVEA (Johannesburg).

How much do actors make in South Africa?

Experienced and main actors in a show are said to earn between R25,000 – R60,000 per month.

Supporting actors and extras are said to earn the least amount of money. Supporting actors will earn between R1,500 – R5,000 per call.

How do I register a film production company in South Africa?

STEP 1: Plan your business.

STEP 2: Form a legal entity.

STEP 3: Register for taxes.

STEP 4: Open a business bank account & credit card.

STEP 5: Set up business accounting.

STEP 6: Obtain necessary permits and licenses.

STEP 7: Get business insurance.

How do you become a director in South Africa?

Be a full member in good standing of the IoDSA.

Hold a minimum of a Senior Certificate (NQF 4)

Must have at least 3 years’ senior manager or higher experience.

Must have completed the pre-requisite Certified Director pathway training programs.

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