Category: Spotlight

Dora’s peace possible Golden Horn winner

Dora’s peace possible Golden Horn winner

[ 0 ] January 29, 2017 |

Dora’s peace Starring Khabonina Qhubeka, Hlubi Mboya, Ronnie Nyakeya, Danny Keogh, Meren Reddy and many more. Directed by Konstandino Kalarytis Plot Dora is a sexy prostitute from hillbrow acted by Khabonina. She takes the responsibility to protect a young boy who is hounded by gangsters. At the same time finds her own humanity. Genre Crime […]

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Young African mzungu filmmakers go to Cannes film festival market with a 50K ZAR budget film

Young African mzungu filmmakers go to Cannes film festival market with a 50K ZAR budget film

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016 |

Howard James Fyvie is impressively passionate about making movies. This comes across in the very descript and insightful response to our questions. Fyvie and filmmaking partner Greg Kriek on Last One’s Out, made the feature film with a measly budget of 50 000 ZAR. Last One’s Out was invited in 2015 to be part of South Africa’s […]

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Marycate Masilela – Hollywood mastered their craft, we can’t do it better than them but we can always do us

Marycate Masilela – Hollywood mastered their craft, we can’t do it better than them but we can always do us

[ 0 ] June 4, 2016 |

Meet Marycate Masilela, the creator of E’bioscope – Her friends call her Peaches. She studied film at AFDA Johannesburg… [MM] I remember walking in those gates I thought I was going to be a director (she laughs) quickly how that changed. Yet my passion for film started when I was a toddler, without knowing my parents encouraged […]

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Meet Isaac Nabwana, Uganda’s DIY King and his $200 feature films!

Meet Isaac Nabwana, Uganda’s DIY King and his $200 feature films!

[ 0 ] December 4, 2015 |

While browsing the web, I came across a headline that read “Uganda’s Tarantino…” which immediately shifted my focus and  I decided to read further. After reading it, I was left amazed, inspired and completely bewildered by what Ugandan film director Isaac Nabwana, was able to achieve with his $200 viral feature films. Isaac Nabwana is […]

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Wilson Egessa Okwenje – 7 years and growing as a Film Actor in Uganda

Wilson Egessa Okwenje – 7 years and growing as a Film Actor in Uganda

[ 1 ] October 30, 2015 |

Since 2009 Wilson Egessa Okwenje has been profession driven as an actor in the Ugandan film industry under Maisha Film Lab. His first movie was a short film, known as “The Pardon”, a story of a genocide survivor who is the writer and director of Imbabazi. “The Pardon” – short film produced and shot in […]

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Director Andrew Mudge on the award winning film – The Forgotten Kingdom

Director Andrew Mudge on the award winning film – The Forgotten Kingdom

[ 0 ] May 28, 2014 |

From flawless performances to mesmerizing and beautiful landscapes – “The forgotten Kingdom” is a well-executed film of an excellent stature. It’s no surprise! The independent feature film snatched three at The African Movie Academy Awards! Congratulations to: Carlos Carvalho for Best Cinematography; Michael Botha and Charlotte Buys for Best Sound Design; and Lebohang Ntsane for Best […]

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Director Donovan Marsh On iNumber Number

Director Donovan Marsh On iNumber Number

[ 3 ] April 17, 2014 |

“Share your experience and journey with us on taking iNumber Number from creation to it’s manifestation on screen…” “From a writer’s perspective who’s not typically associated with ‘gangsters’ and have not experienced that culture first hand, nor are you ‘black’. We know you took inspiration from Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs and made it your own in […]

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