AFRISOS Cultural Documentary Filmmaking Mentorship Program 2022

Deadline: October 30 2022

Deadline: October 30 2022

Spend two weeks in the woods filming a documentary while studying the Hadzabe and Datoga pastoralist communities by applying for the AFRISOS Cultural Documentary Filmmaking Mentorship Program 2022.  Make a documentary about their relationship with nature.

Through practical mentoring programs, online tutorials, and storytelling scholarships, the African School of Storytelling (AFRISOS), an NGO founded in 2020, offers all-expenses-paid opportunities to young African photographers and filmmakers. Those who are truly adventurous should enroll in this program. Apply only if you believe you possess the necessary skills to become an AFRISOS documentary filmmaker.

By fostering the next generation of African storytellers, they preserve Africa’s rich natural and cultural history. Furthermore, focusing on her rich natural and cultural history, they hope to change the perception of Africa from “the dark continent” of poverty, famine, illness, war, and corruption.

For the AFRISOS Cultural Documentary Filmmaking Mentorship Program 2022, They offer hands-on training and mentoring to young African filmmakers and photographers. they give them the technical and creative tools they need to produce engrossing multimedia content about Africa from the ground up.


  • All costs paid


  • African nationals (from any of the 54 African nations) who are in possession of a current passport are eligible.
  • Age 18+.
  • owns an interchangeable-lens DSLR or mirrorless camera.
  • possesses a computer or mobile device with adequate specs to support Adobe Suite.
  • able to devote 2 weeks and travel to study new methods and become a great storyteller.
learning outcomes.
  • Cultural literacy of the Hadzabe, Datoga, and Maasai people in Tanzania
  • Ethics of Anthropological and Ethnographic Storytelling.
  • Improving interview techniques and human sensitivity to share real, unfussy stories.
  • An introduction to the pre-production, production, and post-production phases of making a short documentary film.
  • Technical know-how for using audio and video equipment.
  • Expertise in Adobe Premiere Pro editing and cinematography.

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