Timeline

1991 - 2002

Co-founded Triggerfish Animation, producing award winning commercials and TV series Takalani Sesame Street. Triggerfish became and still is the leading animation company in South Africa

2007

Co-founded Mobfest, 'the first African film festival for mobile phones'. Films and documentaries were shot using mobile phones and screened at Encounters Documentary Film Festival

2010

Launched Bozza Media, Africa's online platform for African filmmakers and musicians to sell and share their work globally

2002

Founded South Africa's first animation festival at the Sithengi Film Festival and Market

2008

Launched Novel Idea where 8 of South Africa's leading authors each wrote a mobile phone novel and a new chapter was delivered to audiences daily

2015

CEO of Trustpay, fintech for an African Market

2002

Became CEO of Breakdesign, which became one of the top 5 developers globally for Nokia

2008

Elected as Board Member in the Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) EMEA and was the first African representative

2017

Executive Director of Cape Digital Foundation. Worked closely with Government on their Broadband Strategy, where the Foundation was responsible for stimulating the uptake of technology in the Province.

2005

Co-produced 'Beyond Freedom', South Africa's first animated documentary, funded and screened by National Geographic premiered in Los Angeles

2009

Launched the first two hyper-local production companies in two different Townships, using mobile phones to tell local stories. We had over 40 000 viewers in 2 days watching hyperlocal relevant content on mobile phones

2020

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