The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) will host an interactive lecture, presided over by the great Sello Maake ka Ncube on 30ú June, as part of their road to the Find out Summit which will take place later this year from October 18-20. The inaugural lecture aims to address the state of the local film economy, what is being done right and how the local industry can set a new standard in filmmaking, using film as a medium for the authentic storytelling of to tell Africa.
As we end Youth Month with this major event, the GFC seeks more ways to raise young creative people by giving them access to industry elders as focal points and voices of guidance, with the aim of developing them into self – sustaining ingredients of the creative industry. In addition, the GFC aims to market Gauteng as a destination of choice for those looking to engage with all aspects of filmmaking, with its excellent infrastructure and wide range of locations.
GFC Acting Chief Executive, Ms Keitumetse Lebaka, said: “With the Inaugural Lecture, the GFC hopes to empower everyone within the creative industry. Our lecture is designed to give those in the industry and those who want to pursue a career in the industry some insight into how to cope with this incredible world. We are extremely proud to deliver this vehicle of knowledge and wisdom to all those seeking insight into how to develop themselves in this fast paced industry. This is what we contribute to the industry and economic growth of Gauteng as a province. ”
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the GFC and over the past two decades, they have built their knowledge base of skills and insights, with many participants from the local film industry. With this in mind, their next step is to raise local young filmmakers and hone their skills.
As part of the G-Force, the GFC’s ambassador program, Sello Maake ka Ncube’s lifelong involvement in the film industry is invaluable as a well – known actor, director, producer and playwright (to name a few). He is also one of South Africa ‘s most respected performers – having performed in Africa and the United States, Canada and Europe – developing his skills in various ways within the film industry. .
The Inaugural Lecture as keynote speakers will feature G-Force Fellow, African Film Academy Award and Emmy nominated International Awards, Thabang Moleya as well as award-winning TV Executive, Legend Manqele.
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