15 episodes

Afriquan Film is a series in which we shall explore our continent’s cinematic landscape through film recommendations, as well as conversations with pertinent practitioners working within this creative industry. Join us over these next 13 episodes as we speak to filmmakers, sales and distributions agents, streaming representatives, festival directors, commentators and more.

Afriquan Film Enraptured Odyssey

    • TV & Film

Afriquan Film is a series in which we shall explore our continent’s cinematic landscape through film recommendations, as well as conversations with pertinent practitioners working within this creative industry. Join us over these next 13 episodes as we speak to filmmakers, sales and distributions agents, streaming representatives, festival directors, commentators and more.

    S2, Episode 1 - Character Adaptation in The World of Biopics with Thabo Rametsi

    S2, Episode 1 - Character Adaptation in The World of Biopics with Thabo Rametsi

    Afriquan Film a podcast series in which we shall explore our continent’s cinematic landscape through film recommendations, as well as conversations with pertinent practitioners working within this creative industry.
    Our Season 2 Opener finds us diving into the world of biopics through the eyes of one our acclaimed thespians and filmmakers, Thabo Rametsi. Thabo Rametsi brings us into the research and preparation that goes into adapting characters and stories that are drenched in real-life stories, some of the hurdles that can come with it as well as his general experiences working in films like Kalushi and Silverton Siege.
    Follow us on @afriquanfilm on Instagram and Twitter for more information.
    CreditsHost: Yazz The Student
    Guest: Thabo Rametsi
    Voice Artist: Nomava Kibare
    Script and Edit: Yalezo Njuguna
    Original Music Produced by: DoouShii
    Producers: Yalezo Njuguna and Kibare wa Njuguna
    Film RecommendationJerusalema [Guest Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6EohBg3QoY (Trailer)

    • 28 min
    S2, Episode 2 - Reframing The Lens on Melanin within Cinema, with Ndumiso Mnguni

    S2, Episode 2 - Reframing The Lens on Melanin within Cinema, with Ndumiso Mnguni

    Afriquan Film a podcast series in which we shall explore our continent’s cinematic landscape through film recommendations, as well as conversations with pertinent practitioners working within this creative industry.
    Season 2, Episode 2 finds us diving into the film technology and how it captures and relays African skin. Our guest is Ndumiso Mnguni, the pioneering filmmaker and colourist behind Digital Melanin Cinematography; a company that seeks to change the standard of how African aesthetic is captured. Within the episodes we explore Shirley Cards and the history of film and darker skin tones and how his movements seeks to broaden the scope of how film technology interacts with Melanated Skin
    Follow us on @afriquanfilm on Instagram and Twitter for more information.
    CreditsHost: Yazz The Student
    Guest: Ndumiso Mnguni
    Voice Artist: Nomava Kibare
    Script and Edit: Yalezo Njuguna
    Original Music Produced by: DoouShii
    Producers: Yalezo Njuguna and Kibare wa Njuguna
    Film RecommendationMother of George [Guest Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EF7IPYNElKA (Trailer)

    • 52 min
    Episode 1 - African Film in the Streaming Age with Kevin Kriedemann

    Episode 1 - African Film in the Streaming Age with Kevin Kriedemann

    Afriquan Film a podcast series in which we shall explore our continent’s cinematic landscape through film recommendations, as well as conversations with pertinent practitioners working within this creative industry.
    Episode 1 finds us talking with Showmax Publicist and africa.film founder, Kevin Kriedemann about streaming trends surrounding African programming, the current landscape of African film and the growing catalogue of African content being made for international audiences. Follow us on @afriquanfilm on Instagram and Twitter for more information.
    CreditsHost: Yazz The Student
    Guest: Kevin Kriedemann
    Voice Artist: Nomava Kibare
    Script and Edit: Yalezo Njuguna
    Original Music Produced by: DoouShii
    Producers: Yalezo Njuguna and Kibare wa Njuguna
    Film RecommendationI Am Not A Witch [Podcast Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6U0T3DAyro (Trailer)
    Softie [Guest Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbBF4C1Ibgw (Trailer)

    Brought to you by:Enraptured Odyssey
    Department of Sports Arts and Culture

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 2 - Softie and Exploring the Documentary Landscape with Sam Soko

    Episode 2 - Softie and Exploring the Documentary Landscape with Sam Soko

    Afriquan Film a podcast series in which we shall explore our continent’s cinematic landscape through film recommendations, as well as conversations with pertinent practitioners working within this creative industry.
    Episode 2 finds us talking with award-winning film-maker Sam Soko about his journey making the Sundance-winning documentary Softie. This conversation then further delves into a discussion on the state of collaboration across African countries... Follow us on @afriquanfilm on Instagram and Twitter for more information.
    CreditsHost: Yazz The Student
    Guest: Sam Soko
    Voice Artist: Nomava Kibare
    Script and Edit: Yalezo Njuguna
    Original Music Produced by: Katlego DoouShii Tema
    Producers: Yalezo Njuguna and Kibare wa Njuguna

    Film RecommendationSoftie [Podcast Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbBF4C1Ibgw (Trailer)
    Black Girl [Guest Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mnN5Scc3ldY (Trailer)
    Beats of The Antonov [Guest Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K797ysGoAt4 (Trailer)

    Other Podcastshttps://linktr.ee/nextgengreats (Next Gen Greats)
    https://linktr.ee/giveonomics (Giveonomics)
    Brought to you by:Enraptured Odyssey
    Department of Sports Arts and Culture

    • 50 min
    Episode 3 - The Value of Film Festivals with Lebo Motaung

    Episode 3 - The Value of Film Festivals with Lebo Motaung

    Afriquan Film is a podcast series in which we shall explore our continent’s cinematic landscape through film recommendations, as well as conversations with pertinent practitioners working within this creative industry.
    Episode 3 finds us talking with Lebo Motaung AKA DJ Soso, the festival director of The Cherry Film Festival, on the value of film festivals as well as the logistics that go behind applying and navigating grant funds.... Follow us on @afriquanfilm on Instagram and Twitter for more information.
    CreditsHost: Yazz The Student
    Guest: Lebo Motaung AKA DJ Soso
    Voice Artist: Nomava Kibare
    Script and Edit: Yalezo Njuguna
    Original Music Produced by: Katlego DoouShii Tema
    Producers: Yalezo Njuguna and Kibare wa Njuguna
    Film Recommendation

    Skeem [Podcast Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALQdKx8sPKk (Trailer)
    Jerusalema [Guest Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t6EohBg3QoY (Trailer)
    Knuckle City [Guest Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j_rHYmfU43Q (Trailer)



    Other Podcastshttps://linktr.ee/nextgengreats (Next Gen Greats) - Listen https://linktr.ee/nextgengreats (here)
    https://linktr.ee/giveonomics (Giveonomics) - Listen https://linktr.ee/giveonomics (here)


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    Enraptured Odyssey
    Department of Sports Arts and Culture

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Episode 4 - The Art of Casting, Exploring the Actor's Space with Ayanda Sithebe

    Episode 4 - The Art of Casting, Exploring the Actor's Space with Ayanda Sithebe

    Afriquan Film is a podcast series in which we shall explore our continent’s cinematic landscape through film recommendations, as well as conversations with pertinent practitioners working within this creative industry.
    Episode 4 finds us talking with Ayanda Sithebe, the SAFTA-Award winning founder of Actors Spaces and festival director of The Africa Rising International Film Festival. We speak to the multi-faceted creative on his journey becoming a casting coach, a casting director for show’s like BET’s Isono as well as his understanding of the state of South African Programming. Follow us on @afriquanfilm on Instagram and Twitter for more information.
    CreditsHost: Yazz The Student
    Guest: Ayanda Sithebe
    Voice Artist: Nomava Kibare
    Script and Edit: Yalezo Njuguna
    Original Music Produced by: Katlego DoouShii Tema
    Producers: Yalezo Njuguna and Kibare wa Njuguna
    Film RecommendationThe Letter Reader [Podcast Recommendation] - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3McPXQ9Z1qkandt=21s (Trailer)
    The Groom’s Price [Podcast Recommendation] - N/A
    Joe Bullet [Guest Recommendation] - https://youtu.be/3x38lsZCCho (Trailer), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hq7xhbxglkUandt=6s (Full Film).
    Other Podcastshttps://linktr.ee/nextgengreats (Next Gen Greats)
    https://linktr.ee/giveonomics (Giveonomics)
    Brought to you by:Enraptured Odyssey
    Department of Sports Arts and Culture

    • 1 hr 7 min