Toni Monty

Role at the 2024 DFM Event:



A.M. Afrika Film Consultants provides strategic advisory and executive producer services to fiction or documentary films and television series at all stages. This includes working with creatives to create market-ready packages and helping producers sell their projects in development internationally.

Toni Monty has led a notable career working in the development sphere of the film and television industry for over 25 years. She has led the creation of several successful sector strategies and industry programmes aimed at developing African filmmakers.

Before her current role at A.M Afrika, Toni Monty worked as the Operations Head of the Durban Film Office, South Africa, the film industry development arm of the City of Durban for 17 years, as well as 11 years as the head of the annual Durban FilmMart, an International Film and Television co-production market aimed at raising the profile of African Cinema, during which time she established a unique perspective of developing content for the global marketplace, as well as creating a solid network of international funders, co-producers, financiers and industry professionals. She has worked with over 200 African projects in development, many of which have gone on to achieve international acclaim.

Ms Monty is currently serving as Chairperson on the board of directors for the Encounters Film Festival. In addition, Ms Monty has served 3 years as a director on the board of the KwaZulu Natal Film Commission and four years as an ex-officio member on the board of the KwaZulu Natal Music Cluster, KUMISA.

A law graduate with special focus in the field of intellectual property law, Ms Monty has completed her post graduate studies in Public Administration and her Master of Law in Intellectual Property Law.


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