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03 May 2016  |   AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FILM INDUSTRY PRINCIPLES

INDEPENDENT FILMMAKING WORKSHOP

AN OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN FILM INDUSTRY PRINCIPLES

Since its launch in 2011 the EThekwini Filmmakers Association has been offering a set of skills-based monthly workshops that are aimed at equipping and uplifting local emerging filmmakers within the eThekwini Municipality. This month’s workshop will take place on Saturday, 7 May from 9am – 4.30pm at the Bat Centre in Durban.

The Independent Filmmaking Workshop, a developmental initiative between the Durban Film Office and non-profit organisation, the eThekwini Filmmakers Association (EFA), covers the basics of filmmaking. Award winning filmmaker Lehlogonolo “King Shaft” Moropane who graduated with BA film degree from AFDA film school in 2003 will facilitate. Moropane has over 15 years experience in the film industry working as a director, writer and producer and he will be sharing his experiences with film-makers.

Moropane, who owns production company Sunrise Entertainment, has directed and produced numerous short films, TV dramas and music videos. Some of his notable work includes SABC 1 dramas such as Skeem Saam and Uzalo 2015360 a feature film  and music videos for artists such as HHP, Proverb, Flavour and Mafikizolo. He is currently studying for his Masters of Fine Arts in Motion Picture, and working on his next feature film June 16.

The workshop is free and all filmmakers from the eThekwini Municipality are welcome to attend.

For bookings or more information on the workshop contact eThekwini Filmmakers Association Chairperson Andile Buwa on 072 994 343 or via email at efa031@gmail.com.  Alternatively contact Ntuthuzelo Gentse on 083 498 9580.