25 Years’ Experience in Creative Arts education now in Zambia.

Considered one of the top Creative Arts tertiary institutions across Africa and the Middle East, the Open Window group prides itself in delivering progressive and relevant programmes that develop, empower and inspire the contemporary African creative.

Cover: Student work by Sphiwo Hlatswayo
Certificate Programme:


The certificate in Film & Design brings together the skill sets of film production and graphic design needed by today’s digital media entrepreneur.

Learners are given foundational competencies required to enter a career in digital creativity, with enough knowledge across the fields of film, animation, design, photography and interactive media, to be able to decide what areas of specialisation they wish to develop further.

  • Online facilitated classes*
  • Project-based Learning
  • Articulates into degree programmes
  • See Fees & Payment Options on the programme info document

  • Open Window Zambia has been granted registration with TEVETA, Reg No: TVA/1061 to offer training at Certificate Level 4 for the Film + Design Essentials Course.

Applications for Online Classes Now Open - Start September 2020

For more infocall/whatsapp us on: +26 076 388 5871
or email

*A minimum of 5 students are needed for a programme to commence.

Certificate Programme:


The certificate in Creative Writing is an immersive introduction to storytelling with a focus on narrative theory, literature appreciation, screenplay writing and publishing studies. It’s a holistic view that includes a cursory investigation of book cover design to promote both the writing and propagation of narrative content.

  • Open Window Zambia has been granted registration with TEVETA, Reg No: TVA/1061to offer training at Certificate Level 4 for the Creative Writing Course.

Applications Closed - 2021 Applications will open October 2020

*A minimum of 5 students are needed for a programme to commence.

Why Open Window?

We deliver multi-skilled professionals that are dynamic, creative and critical thinkers, perfectly positioned for the creative industries both locally and globally.

Lusaka Campus

A contemporary campus focused on student engagement and forward-thinking creative arts facilitation.

On-campus facilities:
Photo & Video Studio
Professional Edit Suite
Mac & PC Classrooms
Art Studio & Workshop
Gallery, Garden & Poolside Areas

Academic partners

Student Work

Our students deliver award winning work across a range of creative disciplines.

Student work by:
Top: Jacinda Barker (Film) Watch online
Bottom: Sphiwo Hlatswayo (Photography)


Creative education with a focus on conceptual thinking, small class sizes that facilitate one-on-one interaction with lecturers and curricula inspired by ongoing innovation.

We evolve with industry flux and progression while maintaining the highest academic standards.

Student work by:
Top Left: Lineo Kakole (Design)
Top Right: Tylo Scott (Design)
Bottom: Chris Galinos (Animation) Watch online

Vision & Mission

To develop, empower and inspire students for evolving creativity and innovation that is both personally and socially transformative.

  • To raise the standard in the creative arts and to challenge educational and professional platforms with well-grounded knowledge and progressive thinking.
  • To provide an environment that integrates the arts, design, technology, communication and culture, fostering critical and responsible problem solving that delivers thinkers and practitioners that are capable of dynamic and sustainable growth in the arts, both within a regional and global context.

Contact Us

Any questions? Contact us or visit our campus in Kabulonga, Lusaka.