Sphesihle Dlamini

Role at the 2024 DFM Event:



Sphesihle Dlamini started as a film director for several M-Net and eTV productions then later moved to being a Location and Facilities specialist at the KwaZulu-Natal Tourism and Film Authority. She has facilitated many subsequent productions through the KZN Film Commission including big SA productions such as Uzalo, Imbewu, Keeping up with the Kandasamy’s, The Queen, The River, FIAP Congress, some Netflix productions.

Sphesihle also facilitates and organises Familiarisation Tours across KZN to showcase locations to Local and international filmmakers. Delegations from Thailand, Kenya, UK, USA as well as National and Provincial film producers have been a part of some of these Fam Tours hosted through the KwaZulu-Natal Tourism and Film Authority.

Having worked on films, television programmes, documentaries and Music videos such as ‘Distance’ by Omarion, she looks at assisting filmmakers to gain access within the KZN province, meet all their production needs attain proper permits with no hassle and recommend experienced crew, service providers and facilities. She prides herself in getting film service providers to partner with the KwaZulu-Natal Tourism and Film Authority in order to provide discounted rates to filmmakers interested in filming in the province.

Sphesihle is dedicated to facilitating a diverse range of quality entertainment for today’s marketplace and to collaborating with like-minded international and domestic partners to bring great stories to the screen and showcasing KZN locations.


The KwaZulu-Natal Tourism and Film Authority

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