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Makgano Mamabolo

Afrique du Sud

Français

Productrice, réalisatrice et actrice sud-africaine.

English

Makgano Mamabolo is an Executive Creative Producer, with a critically acclaimed TV drama series – SOCIETY, of which she co-directed the 3rd series, under Puo Pha Productions – her own production company that she, along with Lodi Matsetela co-owns.

She acquired her Bachelor of Live Performance Degree from AFDA (The African School of Film and Dramatic Art) in 2001, and has since been working as a professional actress for the past ten years, having covered a spectrum of genres from presenting, soap opera, sitcom, drama, to film, as well as performing Miss Kwa Kwa – a one woman stage production, for theatres country wide (which has since been adapted into it’s second novel).

She is not just an actress however, but moves very comfortably from in front of the camera, to behind the scenes. A producer, script writer as well as a director, she is currently Series Producing a few feature films for E-tv, while developing a pilot drama for another broadcaster. Makgano Mamabolo also avails herself for talks on the industry as an actress, writer and young producer. She has had the honour of being on the Golden Horn Awards judging panel since 2008 and sits on the board of the African Craft Trust.

Apart from having directed and produced television magazine show inserts for DSTV, she has for the past three years also been a Conceptualist for programmes such as Home Affairs, Mazinyo dot Q… spanning from drama to comedy, but more so a Writer, for programmes such as Fela’s TV and Nomzamo. She is now moving into the next progressive step in her career as a Creative Producer, with her first programme being SOCIETY, under Puo Pha Productions – a production company she is co-partner of.

Source:
www.oia.co.za/october-2011-festival/guests/
African Metropolis (2013), Press release