The Best T In the City with Tbose recently spoke to Award-winning South African filmmaker behind Ofentse Mwase Films.
He is also one half of popular YouTube channel ran alongside his wife Nelisiwe Mwase.
He is the director behind some of our Mzansi’s favorite music videos such as Prince Kaybee’s Fetch Your Life, Big Zulu’s Imali Eningi and Kwesta Fire In The Ghetto.
Ofentse Mwase is multi award winning filmmaker who grew up in the great city of Rustenburg in the North West Province, who now resides in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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He spoke about his work on Prince Kaybee featuring Msaki – Fetch Your Life and how much of a big success it was globally.
“That video was huge, approved by Barack Obama himself… we were so honoured, it was such a big deal when it happened. The fact that we went out to get these crazy awards for this video is just mind blowing…. I remember we won Best Produced video for that as well, and also it was such an inspirational video as well that just shows a lady just trying to get through life and they just push through and become successful.”
Ofentse Mwase Films has made iconic videos over the years and continues to produce groundbreaking visual capturing the essence of South African culture.
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He was voted AFDA Best Cinematographer of 2010 for this work on the Short film IGOLIDE, shot on 16mm Kodak film. Further accolades include a nomination for AFDA Best Cinematography for his work on the short film “The Hajji” shot in 2011.
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Was recently shot his first feature film for Netflix scheduled to premier in October called “Collision” and was called in for the memorable episode on Rhythm City where character David Genaro was making his exit from the series.