Kethiwe Ngcobo

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Kethiwe has been in the Film and Television industry for more than 30 years as a filmmaker, producer, documentary director and broadcaster. She ran her own company Fuzebox from 1997 to 2004, produced four Children’s and youth drama series, and directed six documentaries. In 2004, She became the inaugural Head of Drama in SABC’s new Content Hub. She is acclaimed for the outstanding contribution and expertise brought to this role, which changed the face of South African TV Drama.

The department during her tenure won several awards both locally (120 SAFTA’s) and internationally, including Banff, Ros’dor, Festival de Reims, FASPACO and twice nominated for International Emmy’s. After six successful years, she resigned from the SABC to pursue her passion for film production as the Producer and CEO of Fuzebox, and has subsequently produced three successful and critically acclaimed television drama series, a docu-reality series has directed a documentary feature and produced another and produced four feature films. She is currently developing a slate of adaptation feature films.



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