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Alumni

RECENT FILM & TV GRADUATES

  • Ryley Grunenwald – MA with distinction (Documentary Director) “Thanks for the great (screenwriting) course! I learned so much and now have a much better understanding of story structure.”
  • Richard Muller – BADA (Cinematographer )
  • Darryl Els & Russell Grant  – (BADA – The Bioscope founders)
  • Coal Stove Productions – (BADA – Wandile Molebatse, Fidel Namisi, Scottness Smith)
  • Nduka Mthambo – MA (Lecturer at University of Johannesburg)
  • Anthony Ambala  – MA (Lecturer at University of Johannesburg)

 

WITS ALUMNI IN THE FILM & MEDIA WORLD

  • Gary Barber – CEO MGM
  • Lionel Ngakane – Filmmaker / Actor
  • Ed Jordan –  Musician/Composer/Presenter  (BADA 1991):  –  SABC3’s ‘The Wedding Show’, wrote the score for ‘Spud: The Movie’
  • Atandwa Kani – Actor  (BADA 2011)- ‘Blood Diamond’, plays 16-year-old Mandela in ‘Long Walk to Freedom’
  • Nat Ramabulana  –  Actor   (BADA 2009): ‘The Mating Game’
  • Imran Garda – News Anchor
  • Donna Camargo – FX Artist (BAFA 2001):  part of the digital effects team that won an Academy Award 2013 for ‘Life of Pi’. Also worked on ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks’, ‘The A-Team’, ‘X-Men’.
  • Hanneke Schutte – Writer/Director (PGD Dramatic Art 2006): won the Jameson First Shot competition where she produced a short film, ‘Saving Norman’, under the tutelage of Kevin Spacey and starring Willem Dafoe
  • Michelle Makori – News Presenter (BA 1998; BA Hons 2003), hosts CCTV News
  • Gavin Hood – Writer/Director
  • Ken Kaplan – Producer/Director/Lecturer
  • Craig Freimond – Writer/Director
  • Andrew Worsdale – Director
  • Eran Tahor – Cinematographer
  • Giulio Biccari – Cinematographer
  • Ntshaveni wa Luruli – Director/Lecturer
  • Samantha Nell – Writer/Director/Producer
  • Mark Middlewick – Writer/Director
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