isiPhethu Speakers 2024

Asisipho Cwele

Since completing her initial studies in PR and communications, Asisipho has graduated from the three-year industry accredited programme, FITI (Film Industry Transformation Initiative) offered by the KZN Film Commission. After majoring in writing and producing she attended a short course with Sunshine Cinema and the University of Cape Town which focused on impactful producing and creating content that benefits the community. She has gained knowledge and experience from working on short films, commercial shoots, and feature films. Her first significant role as a production manager for the feature film The Honeymoon, enabled her to consolidate her knowledge. While growing her production company Force Productions she has taken on the challenge of animation and currently has a short film in development and an animation short in production. In 2023 she attended the BFI Film Festival in London funded by the KZN Film Commission where she attended industry talks in animation. A meeting with the Walt Disney chief creative officer in animation inspired her to perfect the animation pilot episode currently in production.