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Charlie Vundla

Afrique du Sud

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Réalisateur, monteur, producteur et scénariste sud-africain, né à New York. A 27 ans, il présente en compétition officielle au festival de Durban 2011 son premier long métrage de fiction HOW TO STEAL 2 MILLION.

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27-year-old (in 2011) Charlie Vundla is a native of New York City. He moved to Johannesburg as a boy before returning to the United States to earn a BA in journalism at George Washington University in Washington DC.He began his professional career as a soccer reporter, traveling the country reporting on the domestic South African football league, before spending a year writing scripts for television. Charlie then enrolled in the graduate film production program at the University of Southern California, at the time the top ranked film school in the US. He spent his time at USC directing, writing, shooting and editing short films, this in addition to constantly increasing his stack of feature length film scripts. Charlie left USC after a year to found a low-budget production company where he wrote, produced, edited and directed movies that went straight to video and television. After a year and a half he parted ways with the company to focus on « How to Steal 2 Million » (2011).