M-Net’s Magic in Motion Academy Internship Programme 2019

M-Net, or Electronic Media Network, is a subscription-based TV network broadcasting in South Africa. It was started in 1986 by Naspers and it broadcasts local and international programs such as children’s series, general entertainment, and sports and movies. The network’s TV signal is normally encrypted, but it also  broadcasts “free to air” shows during its 5 pm and 7 pm slot until the slot was reformatted in April 2007.

One of it’s most popular, breakthrough shows was the award-winning Carte Blanche, an actuality program that exposed many well-known cases of human rights abuse, consumer affair scandals and corruption. To date, it is offering the M-Net Magic in Motion Internship Programme that aims to develop and impart strategically essential skills in the industry. 

Magic in Motion Academy Internship Programme

Launched in 2014, the Magic in Motion Academy sought to provide top performing film and TV graduates a chance to realize their dreams and full potential with its Magic in Motion Academy Internship/Scholarship offering.

The programme immerses its participants to a 12-month long  readiness programme. In addition, the internship also affords participants the opportunity to learn from some of the leading TV producers in the country while acquiring valuable experience in the industry.

Interns will receive real-world training in the areas of:

  • Directing
  • Producing
  • Cinematography
  • Concept creation
  • Sound
  • Production commissioning
  • Art direction
  • Script writing
  • Post-production
  • Editing, and more

The internship is designed to place theoretical knowledge vis-a-vis practical implementation to empower highly qualified individuals with the essential skills required in the industry.

Career Options

While M-Net does not guarantee any permanent job placement at the end of the programme, it will pick three outstanding interns who will receive funding to produce their very own films, which may be given a chance to be shown television.

Requirements and Eligibility

  • A 3-year National Diploma or Degree in Film and TV or related discipline obtained in 2017 or will be obtained in 201
  • Academic records must be C+ aggregate (or its equivalent)
  • Must pass the mandatory verification credit, criminal, and verification checks
  • A South African citizen

How to Apply

If you meet the  basic requirements to join M-Net’s Magic in Motion Academy Internship+Scholarship, make sure to follow the steps listed below:

  • Send your complete credentials and other supporting documents to
  • Kindly ensure that all documents submitted to M-Net are true and correct

Additional Information

  • M-Net reserves the right to limit, downsize, or expand the Academy
  • M-Net selection of  interns is final
  • Application is closed to past interns
  • M-Net reserves the right to end the Magic in Motion Internship Programme

Closing and Opening Dates

M-Net is accepting applications until 21 January 2019.  Late entries will not be considered.

Contact Information

Any questions or concerns related to the Magic in Motion Internship Programme are to be directed to

If you want to know more about M-Net, visit their website by clicking the link below:

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