Director of Local language Films, Africa
Tendeka is the Director of Film in Africa. In his current role, Tendeka is charged with leading the creation of original films from the Sub-Saharan region. Before joining Netflix, Tendeka was a film producer who worked on multiple, critically acclaimed films through his production company Ten10 Films which focused on collaborating with black filmmaking talent to create diversity-driven film & TV content for a global market. As a producer, Tendeka’s credits include the multi-award-winning Max & Mona and Abyss Boys; Cold Harbour, Tiger House, Freedom, the South African box office hits Material and Crazy Monkey; and the action-drama epic Gangster’s Paradise: Jerusalema, which was South Africa’s official entry for the Academy Awards Foreign Language. Tendeka is an alumnus of the prestigious film industry business and leadership course, Inside Pictures, and a member of the producer’s branch of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.