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                                Netflix is ​​excited about the potential of the next generation of storytellers and we are committed to investing in the long-term future of African storytelling.
                            
                            
                                                
                            
                                                            JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 20, 2022/APO Group/ -- 
                                                        
                            Netflix (www.Netflix.com), the world's leading entertainment streaming service, has announced a US million commitment to the newly established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film students and television in sub-Saharan Africa.  The scholarship fund is part of Netflix's global Netflix Creative Equity Fund (https://bit.ly/3FEu4Jv) launched in 2021 to be allocated to various initiatives over the next 5 years with the goal of developing a strong and diverse portfolio of creative around the world.



The scholarship fund will cover the costs of tuition, accommodation, study materials and living expenses at the institutions where the recipients have obtained admission to pursue a course of study in the disciplines of film and television in the academic year 2022.

Netflix CESF is scheduled to roll out across the region in the academic year beginning in 2022, beginning with an open call for applications in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, in partnership with advisory firm and social investment fund management Tshikululu Social Investments ( https://bit.ly/3qLORX2) as implementing partner/fund manager in South Africa.  Fund management partners for the East Africa and West and Central Africa regions will be announced in due course.

“Netflix is ​​excited about the potential of the next generation of storytellers and we are committed to investing in the future of African storytelling for the long term,” says Ben Amadasun, Netflix Africa Chief Content Officer.  “We believe there are great stories to tell from Africa and we want to play our part in supporting students who are passionate about the film and television industry so that they too can ultimately contribute to the creative ecosystem by bringing more unique voices and diverse perspectives.  to African storytelling that our global audiences find appealing.”

How does it work:

Netflix CESF is designed to provide financial assistance, through full scholarships, to partner Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in South Africa to support the qualification and formal training of aspiring creatives from a country in the SADC region who wish to study in South Africa, and they are obtaining the necessary permissions to do so.  The following countries will be eligible: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

In the SADC region, the fund will be available to students who have gained admission to study in various disciplines focused on film and television, for the academic year 2022, at the following partner institutions:

AACA School of Film and Acting (https://bit.ly/3AntK0z) AFDA (https://bit.ly/3rxklzu) Boston Media House (https://bit.ly/3IpT2Ox) Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) (https://bit.ly/33A54Ge) City Varsity (https://bit.ly/3tJgcen) Durban University of Technology (DUT) (https://bit.ly/3FDUPh6) Tshwane University of Technology ( TUT) ( https://bit.ly/3KqFMLe) University of Cape Town (UCT) (https://bit.ly/3FXeAk1) University of Johannesburg (UJ) (https://bit.ly/3tJDDoa) University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (https://bit.ly/3Ks9oYI) University of Pretoria (UP) (https://bit.ly/3ICfUKT) University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) (https://bit.ly/ 3qJ97Zy)


Students interested in applying for scholarships for the 2022 academic year will be able to find additional information, application criteria, a list of partner higher education institutions (HEIs), and be able to apply online at our fund manager and advisory partner, the Tshikululu website (Tshikululu.org.za).  Applications are open until February 04, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. CAT.

The Netflix CESF will also benefit students from other parts of Africa, particularly East Africa, as well as West and Central Africa.  Fund management partners for the East Africa and West and Central Africa regions will be announced, along with calls for applications, in due course.
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                                Netflix is ​​excited about the potential of the next generation of storytellers and we are committed to investing in the long-term future of African storytelling.
                            
                            
                                                
                            
                                                            JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 20, 2022/APO Group/ -- 
                                                        
                            Netflix (www.Netflix.com), the world's leading entertainment streaming service, has announced a US million commitment to the newly established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film students and television in sub-Saharan Africa.  The scholarship fund is part of Netflix's global Netflix Creative Equity Fund (https://bit.ly/3FEu4Jv) launched in 2021 to be allocated to various initiatives over the next 5 years with the goal of developing a strong and diverse portfolio of creative around the world.



The scholarship fund will cover the costs of tuition, accommodation, study materials and living expenses at the institutions where the recipients have obtained admission to pursue a course of study in the disciplines of film and television in the academic year 2022.

Netflix CESF is scheduled to roll out across the region in the academic year beginning in 2022, beginning with an open call for applications in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, in partnership with advisory firm and social investment fund management Tshikululu Social Investments ( https://bit.ly/3qLORX2) as implementing partner/fund manager in South Africa.  Fund management partners for the East Africa and West and Central Africa regions will be announced in due course.

“Netflix is ​​excited about the potential of the next generation of storytellers and we are committed to investing in the future of African storytelling for the long term,” says Ben Amadasun, Netflix Africa Chief Content Officer.  “We believe there are great stories to tell from Africa and we want to play our part in supporting students who are passionate about the film and television industry so that they too can ultimately contribute to the creative ecosystem by bringing more unique voices and diverse perspectives.  to African storytelling that our global audiences find appealing.”

How does it work:

Netflix CESF is designed to provide financial assistance, through full scholarships, to partner Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in South Africa to support the qualification and formal training of aspiring creatives from a country in the SADC region who wish to study in South Africa, and they are obtaining the necessary permissions to do so.  The following countries will be eligible: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

In the SADC region, the fund will be available to students who have gained admission to study in various disciplines focused on film and television, for the academic year 2022, at the following partner institutions:

AACA School of Film and Acting (https://bit.ly/3AntK0z) AFDA (https://bit.ly/3rxklzu) Boston Media House (https://bit.ly/3IpT2Ox) Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) (https://bit.ly/33A54Ge) City Varsity (https://bit.ly/3tJgcen) Durban University of Technology (DUT) (https://bit.ly/3FDUPh6) Tshwane University of Technology ( TUT) ( https://bit.ly/3KqFMLe) University of Cape Town (UCT) (https://bit.ly/3FXeAk1) University of Johannesburg (UJ) (https://bit.ly/3tJDDoa) University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (https://bit.ly/3Ks9oYI) University of Pretoria (UP) (https://bit.ly/3ICfUKT) University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) (https://bit.ly/ 3qJ97Zy)


Students interested in applying for scholarships for the 2022 academic year will be able to find additional information, application criteria, a list of partner higher education institutions (HEIs), and be able to apply online at our fund manager and advisory partner, the Tshikululu website (Tshikululu.org.za).  Applications are open until February 04, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. CAT.

The Netflix CESF will also benefit students from other parts of Africa, particularly East Africa, as well as West and Central Africa.  Fund management partners for the East Africa and West and Central Africa regions will be announced, along with calls for applications, in due course.
                            
                        
                    
                    
                    
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               
                                                               Million towards Scholarships in Africa

Netflix is ​​excited about the potential of the next generation of storytellers and we are committed to investing in the long-term future of African storytelling.

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, January 20, 2022/APO Group/ —

Netflix (www.Netflix.com), the world’s leading entertainment streaming service, has announced a US$1 million commitment to the newly established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film students and television in sub-Saharan Africa. The scholarship fund is part of Netflix’s global Netflix Creative Equity Fund (https://bit.ly/3FEu4Jv) launched in 2021 to be allocated to various initiatives over the next 5 years with the goal of developing a strong and diverse portfolio of creative around the world.

The scholarship fund will cover the costs of tuition, accommodation, study materials and living expenses at the institutions where the recipients have obtained admission to pursue a course of study in the disciplines of film and television in the academic year 2022.

Netflix CESF is scheduled to roll out across the region in the academic year beginning in 2022, beginning with an open call for applications in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region, in partnership with advisory firm and social investment fund management Tshikululu Social Investments ( https://bit.ly/3qLORX2) as implementing partner/fund manager in South Africa. Fund management partners for the East Africa and West and Central Africa regions will be announced in due course.

“Netflix is ​​excited about the potential of the next generation of storytellers and we are committed to investing in the future of African storytelling for the long term,” says Ben Amadasun, Netflix Africa Chief Content Officer. “We believe there are great stories to tell from Africa and we want to play our part in supporting students who are passionate about the film and television industry so that they too can ultimately contribute to the creative ecosystem by bringing more unique voices and diverse perspectives. to African storytelling that our global audiences find appealing.”

How does it work:

Netflix CESF is designed to provide financial assistance, through full scholarships, to partner Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in South Africa to support the qualification and formal training of aspiring creatives from a country in the SADC region who wish to study in South Africa, and they are obtaining the necessary permissions to do so. The following countries will be eligible: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

In the SADC region, the fund will be available to students who have gained admission to study in various disciplines focused on film and television, for the academic year 2022, at the following partner institutions:

AACA School of Film and Acting (https://bit.ly/3AntK0z) AFDA (https://bit.ly/3rxklzu) Boston Media House (https://bit.ly/3IpT2Ox) Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) (https://bit.ly/33A54Ge) City Varsity (https://bit.ly/3tJgcen) Durban University of Technology (DUT) (https://bit.ly/3FDUPh6) Tshwane University of Technology ( TUT) ( https://bit.ly/3KqFMLe) University of Cape Town (UCT) (https://bit.ly/3FXeAk1) University of Johannesburg (UJ) (https://bit.ly/3tJDDoa) University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) (https://bit.ly/3Ks9oYI) University of Pretoria (UP) (https://bit.ly/3ICfUKT) University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) (https://bit.ly/ 3qJ97Zy)

Students interested in applying for scholarships for the 2022 academic year will be able to find additional information, application criteria, a list of partner higher education institutions (HEIs), and be able to apply online at our fund manager and advisory partner, the Tshikululu website (Tshikululu.org.za). Applications are open until February 04, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. CAT.

The Netflix CESF will also benefit students from other parts of Africa, particularly East Africa, as well as West and Central Africa. Fund management partners for the East Africa and West and Central Africa regions will be announced, along with calls for applications, in due course.

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