NEW MEMBER PROFILE: ELEMENTAL PRODUCTIONS

IT ALL started with a telenovela for Barbie dolls, conceived and directed by two six-year-old sisters from South Africa. Today, Shaamila and Tasneen Fataar are still playing television — albeit it to bigger audiences and greater applause. The Fataar sisters founded their “urban, gritty, street savvy” independent, Elemental Productions, in 2003, since when they have…

New Member Profile: Just Producers/ Waterfront Studios

IF SOUTH AFRICA’s Just Producers — Waterfront Studios Group’s recently launched content-creation division — walks the walk as well as it talks the talk, then the international formats industry has just gained an interesting new player. Liezel Vermeulen, line producer, sums up the mission of the new production collective, whose nine producer-members are dedicated to…