Award-Profitable Storyteller And Broadcaster Nontobeko Sibisi Ups The Game Now Including Filmmaker To Her Professional R

Media character and entrepreneur Nontobeko Sibisi has been selected to take part in a coveted international filmmaking program known as Durban Talents, an initiative of The Berlin International Film Festival, part of six international initiatives of Berlinale Talents. Nontobeko fought her approach previous four hundred storytelling hopefuls from across the continent to secure her spot after thorough adjudication solely 27 projects and 4 film critics, representing sixteen countries made the final choice. Nontobeko's is one among two documentary tasks from South Africa amongst others.

Award-winning Storyteller and Broadcaster Nontobeko Sibisi Ups The sport now adding filmmaker to her professional repertoire. This profession building alternative will see the Broadcaster, Tv Producer & Director increase her enterprise portfolio to also embody filmmaking under her media production and virtual options company Okay Sho! Media. Nontobeko is the founder and creative director main her crew of South Africas unique storytelling experts promising to uncover the Okay Sho! Moment inside every manufacturing. They're innovative and passionate about storytelling & building linked virtual communities.
Nontobeko Yamantungwa Sibisi is a younger South African artist and artistic entrepreneur who is keen about African arts, culture, history, heritage and indigenous knowledge. When shes not on-display screen as a Tv Talk Show Host on DSTVs Show Me Love or appearing as Sheila on Mzansi favourite telenovela GOMORA, Nontobeko is the founder and CEO of Okay Sho! Media. A manufacturing firm that focuses on authentic African tales and indigenous content material taking advantage of Nontobekos passions and intensive experience in broadcast Tv, conceptualizing, producing, directing, and scripting content material for local and international audiences I imagine that this experience will help me be even more effective in telling tales through movie beneath my manufacturing company says the Tv Producer & Director.
About Nontobeko Sibisi
Nontobeko Sibisi was born and raised in KwaZulu-Natal, where she was continually uncovered to the wealthy, vibrant tradition and indigenous knowledge systems of her individuals. This, together with her fond relationship with her grandparents, had a huge effect on the documentary filmmaker telling tales and having significant conversations was all the time going to be inevitable I suppose my great-grandmother was a captivating storyteller, I miss that feeling of connectedness when sharing story - I miss having resonating conversations about story. I need to hold that power in my work as a filmmaker, now it is time to collaborate share it with the world adds the young storyteller.
Nontobeko Sibisi graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism & Media Studies degree from Rhodes University. Before graduating the Tv Producer & Director was head head-hunted by the SABC, she initially started her time on campus media as a features author for the Mail & Guardians campus publication known as Campus Times. But a big part of her heart and time was spent on campus radio - Rhodes Music Radio. Initially as a news reader, producer and Music DJ / Radio presenter before working her method up to Programming Manager. The love and dedication for the airwaves (in addition to my tv production lectures) fortuitously made itself tangible through winning a SABC News Award Best News Reader, pupil category. The media expertise additionally had her first worldwide journey by way of Nigeria after being chosen as a part of a cohort of 36 young African storytellers trained to cowl the buildup of the 2010 World Cup as nicely because the African Cup of Nation. The Twenty Ten Project, an initiative by World Press, Free Voice and Lokaalmondiaal. Her work would go on to win local and international awards such The Siemens Profile Award in Doha, Rhodes Top one hundred Students together with our stations Best News Anchor, Best Radio Presenter & Stations Lifetime Achievement Award.
The lengthy and colorful journey lastly comes full circle for the versatile media expertise and creative entrepreneur. Nontobeko is determined to make stories and storytelling accessible to anyone and everyone who resonates theres a demand of African stories and unique African content material which means theres much bigger curiosity than ever before in who we are and the way we are we simply have to inform and share our tales in intentional yet re-imagined ways says Nontobeko.
Nontobeko and her team at Okay Sho Media
Nontobeko and her group at Okay Sho Media

To date the corporate has efficiently collaborated and produced artistic media productions, digital conversations, internet-collection, Arts & Entertainment Tv Shows on a variety of platforms with a core focus on tv, radio, digital media, virtual and hybrid occasions. The filmmaker and Tv Directors work has been scheduled on varied platforms equivalent to Mzansi Magic, SABC Tv & Radio, Kaya FM, The Mail & Guardian, eNCA/ETV, The town Press, Standard Bank Arts, and The National Arts Festival, DSTV Moja Love Channels, and Bet Africa / Paramount Africa. The trade has modified a lot over the last few years especially the wants of audiences - I get actually excited providing my shoppers artistic options that meet their needs. I work with numerous ardour so as to add a different spark to our tasks, this ensures we create honest and resonating content thats all the time meaningful to the consumer and most importantly viewers in every single place. This is just one example of how Nontobeko is utilizing her abilities and character to make a difference in the lives of others.
The previous eNCA (DStv 403) arts and leisure journalist is also a giant advocate for cultural variety within the media industry. She is working laborious to make sure that African voices and our bodies are heard and seen with company. In 2017 she inspired a viral cultural revolution in newsrooms within the title of #RespekTheDoek #DoekTheNewroom #DoekForNonto her Tv story was taken off air after she appeared on display sporting a doek.This saw 1000's throughout platforms rally behind her dawning African doeks advocating that newsrooms embrace the rich cultural range and heritage of our country where majority of the folks seem like me in color. Nontobeko has lengthy since been an inspiration to many younger people in corporate environments as organizations started to revise conscious and unconscious cultural intolerances in workplaces. As much as I misplaced my job afterwards, I learnt loads about about how far we have to go as a rustic with regards to encouraging and embracing cultural and religious variety not just within the workplace however with each other at the beginning. Nontobeko is proof that anything is possible if stay true to your self. Especially to the many young people who find themselves taken with documentary filmmaking, Tv production and content manufacturing. Her work is helping to form the future of documentary filmmaking.This is a true reminder that it is possible to pursue your desires and make a difference on the planet.
Nontobeko Sibisi has since successfully positioned herself as a Broadcaster, Tv Talk Show Host,Filmmaker Tv Producer, shes at present a member of the Documentary Filmmakers Association the place she is horning her abilities in documentary filmmaking. With the help of worldwide filmmaking initiatives by The International Berlin Film Festival, Nontobeko Sibisi presently working towards her documentary film debut beneath the mentorship of renowned South African director and producer behind Netflixs Senzo Meyiwa Documentary Series Sara Blecher, SAFTA profitable filmmaker and film professional Nadine Cloete as well as South African Tv writer & producer for a lot cherished reveals equivalent to eHostela, The Estate and Gazlam - Bongi Ndaba. Also that includes is Mohamed Siam, a member of The Academy-The Oscars, who's a fiction and documentary filmmaker. The filmmaker and Tv producer says I am so excited to be afforded such an thrilling opportunity to grow as a artistic artist not just in the creative process but additionally in the business of movie, this will certainly have an energizing ripple impact to the rest of our professional portfolio and service choices. provides Nontobeko.
Nontobeko- 1 of theDurban Talents contributors
Nontobeko- 1 of the Durban Talents individuals

Nontobeko Sibisi's work usually focuses on tales which are sincere, intimate, intentional and have impression in thoughts, which she believes are essential so as to connect with audiences. Her purpose is to assist small companies and young filmmakers discover their own voices and tell their very own stories. I am keen about serving to others tell their tales, and my work reflects this. Im an sincere storyteller who depends on resonance and energy work when creating work I am not afraid to point out the realities of life, which makes my documentaries all the more powerful she added.
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