Looking for a freelancer?
Safrea is a Registered Non-Profit Organisation (NPO), serving its Members and their clients. Our Registration Number is: NPO: 114-297
Safrea is home to hundreds of media professionals including writers, editors, photographers, designers, and videographers. Use the SEARCH function to find the kind of freelancer you need.
Browse our site to learn about hiring a freelancer, how copyright works and more.
Login to access the best of Safrea's website.
You'll also find lots of information in our Resources and About sections that is only available to members. Browse to find out what you've been missing.
Not a member? Find out more about joining.
Are you a media professional and thinking about freelancing?
Are you a student considering a freelance media career?
Are you a freelancer but haven't discovered us yet?
Find out more about Safrea and how we can help you achieve your goals. Whether you're just starting out or a seasoned professional, Safrea can help you.
CCIFSA and National Organisations follow-up meeting (Johannesburg)
Following an SA government decision that all South Africa’s creative and cultural sectors should be brought together under one umbrella body, the Department of Arts and Culture funded the launch of the Creative & Cultural Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA).
The founding conference on 23/24 March 2015 in Bloemfontein was effectively hijacked by a fringe grouping, leading to the last minute withdrawal of many well established organisations, including Safrea and our associates in LAMP (The Alliance of Language and Media Practitioners).
A fortunate outcome of the CCIFSA fiasco is that recognised associations from around the country were energised to establish our own national alliance. This initiative gained momentum at a May meeting attended by Clive Lotter and office bearers from numerous associations, including the Actors’ Guild, SASJA and the Writers’ Guild. A task team is now hard at work bringing all our related organisations into one fold. For more information on this topic, read Clive Lotter’s report to Safrea' leadership and LAMP.
Data Journalism Presentation - WaziMap
Safrea Western Cape recently held a workshop on data journalism, presented by Greg of Code For South Africa (Code4SA).
Safreans feature in latest Contributoria
A number of Safrea members have become outstanding contributors to CONTRIBUTORIA. Read their articles in the latest edition online here.
Nick Boulton - freelance photographer talk
Johannesburg-based photographer Nick Boulton is one of the most talented Editorial and Commercial photographers in South Africa, and one of the most successful. He does beauty, catalogue, glamour and portrait work for many of the biggest brands in the world.
Safrea will be hosting Nick for an informal chat at the Common Room, 247 Dunkeld West, on Wednesday June 17, from 10am.
This is a “niche” event, and attendance is limited to 10 people.
Starts: 17 Jun 10:00
Ends: 17 Jun 11:30