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iKasi Media’s Vision is to give hope and purpose to marginalized and previously dis-advantaged youth classified as NEET (Not in Employment, Education or Training) in South Africa


iKasi Media’s Mission is to present skills training and development programmes in rural communities for the film and media industry that end in employment, job creation and entrepreneurial development.


Film and TV Programmes

Film and TV Orientation

We recruit up to 25 learners for the following:

The programme runs over seven days.

Three days on Entrepreneurship Development 

Four days on Film and TV Orientation



NQF Level 4 Accredited Film & TV Skills Programme: 3 months accredited training

Duration 8 weeks; 28 Credits 

The iKasiMedia Film & TV skills programme including summative assessments that run over 8 weeks. Once the learner has successfully completed the workshops they could be placed into a 1 month workplace mentorshipprogramme.  

This intensive hands-on skills programme will take learners through the basic aspects involved in producing a quality programme for film and TV. The programme is filled with practical activities and opportunities for learners to interact with the production elements. Built into this programme are life skills and entrepreneurship modules to equip learners with skills to find employment in the workplace.  

The aim of this programme is to equip each learner with sufficient exposure and skill for them to display their area of interest. By the end of the programme, they will have a clear direction for their future career in film and media.

3. NQF Level 5 National Certificate: Interactive Media 

Interactive Media Qualification

Duration 10 months

The iKasi Media Interactive Media programme is a year-long learnership with a substantial practical work placement designed to equip rural youth to start or manage their own businesses in the digital creative space. The programmecentres around planning and managing the digital needs of various online platforms such as web and social media sites. In addition, they’ll be equipped to compile interactive presentations, graphics and photographic elements, 2D animation, or any visual content for marketing purposes, to contribute to film, television, and video productions.


Radio Programmes

1. The Radio Orientation

7 days

Entrepreneurship Development - 3 days

Radio Orientation - 4 Days

Recruitment for this part of the programme will be up to 25 learners. 


2. The Radio *Accredited Skills Programme

12 weeks

The skills programme runs over 10 weeks and the 11th and 12th week will be Summative Assessments.

There will 3 main sections to the Skills Programme:

  • The Station
  • The Presenter
  • The Show

3. Workplace Mentorship

The workplace training will expose the learner to a further 3 months of hands-on training. This process will be managed by the iKasi media and regular contact is crucial to ensure that the mentor understands their role and that the learner is achieving their learning outcomes. In the workplace, the learner will be placed into roles that they have proven they are skilled and suited to. 

The learner’s workplace mentorship pathway will be as follows:

- Month 1: Retail radio station

- Month 2: Community or Online radio station

- Month 3: Commercial Station

iKasi Media Team



Lika Berning

Lika Berning is the founder and co-director of iKasi Creative Media. She is a well-known face on South African TV screens with an acting career that spans 15 years. She is also a producer and directs her own work. She is passionate about creating opportunities for rural youth to enter into the film TV and digital media industry. She lives in Cape Town with her husband and 3 children. 



Lamise Inglis

Lamise is a powerhouse Training Facilitator and Assessor with years of experience in Training for Film, TV and Radio, for the E Academy, Cape Town Community TV, and the I-CAN Centre in Cape Town. She has the biggest heart for young people and works hard to help them achieve personal success. Lamise balances being a mom, sitting on the board of several community organisations.



Khanya Sosibo

Khanya Sosibio is a broadcaster, voice over artist, MC and Social entrepreneur, passionate about creating platforms that promote impactful positive advancement of women and youth on the continent.



Narima Jack

Narima Arnold Jack is iKasi Creative’s administrative powerhouse. She has completed numerous courses post high school, including computer literacy and office management. Narima’s media career hit a high note when she entered the exciting world of Live News Broadcasting at the inception of a Breakfast News and Prime Time News for E-TV Media Channel, in Cape Town at Long Kloof Studio. She refined her skills as a Live Production Assistant for both Breakfast News & Prime Time News Teams. Today she brings all her experience and skill to her position of Administrator of iKasi Creative Media.

Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator

Yusra Peters

Yusra Peters is the Communications Manager at iKasi Creative, she is an experienced Video and Film Editor with a history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. She is skilled in Premiere Pro; After Effects, Photoshop and DaVinci Resolve. She is a passionate filmmaker and storyteller. Always professional and committed member of the iKasi Creative team. Yusra has a Bachelor of Arts focused in Film & Television Productions from City Varsity. 


 iKasi Creative Media is a non-profit level 2 B-BBEE contributor. We assist media companies to meet their B-BBEE obligations through our accredited skills development programmes and unaccredited training.

Please get in touch for a conversation about how we can help you.

How you can help

Are you a Workplace?                                                      bd

If you are a workplace in the film and media space and would like to give an           

opportunity to young learners from iKasi Media, please contact us. You may just

grow your scope or find your next business partner! Our learners are not only

ready to learn but to add value to your company as an assistant

We also oversee formal internships and monitor and evaluate this process

according to the MICT SETA requirements.

Are you a Donor?

If you are interested in choosing us for your Corporate Social Responsibility

Project, please contact us. We can issue you with a 18A Certificate and pride

ourselves in efficient and classy reporting for your Marketing and social media


Are you a Learner?

If you are under 35, have a matric certificate and a passion for Film TV or Radio -

Whats App us your details and we will return your message with all the info

regarding our next programme. This is your chance to make your dreams

a reality!

Success Stories


From small beginnings in rural community Rheenendal, Knysna. Since his graduation Carlyle has been a sought after cameraman and editor working as a freelancer on local productions, as well as assisting on iKasi Media programmes. From 2020 he will be a full time employee of Garden Route Media production company in George.




iKasi Student Films

Lost In Translation

Lost In Translation is an iKasi student production directed by Chadwyn Moses, the comedic short film takes us on a journey of two strangers who get hopelessly lost in translation. The difficulty in understanding each others languages challenges their journey ahead.

Ntombi Yam

Ntombi Yam is an iKasi Media student production, the short horror follows a young girl who is dragged by her mother to church. In this scenario there is a sinister force that ends in tragedy and the meeting of two supernatural beings.


Covid19 Campaign 

iKasi Media collaborated with Lunchbox Theatre to make 10 short videos about Covid-19 to reach out to rural communities in the Bitou region. The campaign relays the most important information about how to keep yourself and others safe during the pandemic. Carlyle Lodewyk was responsible for some of the filming and post production on these videos. He completed his training with iKasi Media in 2019 



iKasi Creative Spark Sessions are virtual classes presented by industry professionals.

The classes are an opportunity to learn key skills in film TV and digital media, from the comfort of your home.
So far we have had a line-up of the very best in the industry sharing their knowledge about the various departments in the film industry.

Click here to see classes to come:

Upcoming Events


To register for an upcoming class WhatsApp 081 219 3526.

Spark Sessions 1

Spark Sessions 2

Contact us


1661 Ntaka Str, Africa Skills Centre, Thembalethu, George

Postnet Suite 68 Private bag X18 Milnerton, 7435

  081 219 3526 | info@ikasimedia.com


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