The Jameson First Shot 2015 premiere is just around the corner and we’ve got short film on the brain! We’ve compiled a list of just a few favourites of the fantastic short film works being produced in South Africa, in the hopes that they bring with them the inspiration to write and make your own.
People: Porteus Xandau
Porteus Xandau creates a modernist mash up of traditional Japanese and Kenyan style, where East-Asia meets East-Africa to electric visual effect.
Written by Porteus Xandau, Golden Planes animated feature Hillbrow is a dramatized snapshot of urban South Africa right here, right now. It tells the story of three contemporary Johannesburg-based characters whose lives are interlinked by the abuse of HIV medication, efavirenz, as a recreational hallucinogenic drug. Xandau first […]
Looking to the past and to the future simultaneously, director Porteus Xandau has imagined a futuristic Anglo-Boer-Zulu war as the setting for this film piece.