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 5 On 5 with Aaron and Amanda Kopp of Mystical Tale Liyana.

‘It was written in the stars.’ This is how best I can describe meeting the creative minds behind Documentary Hybrid Liyana; Aaron and Amanda Kopp. Right on the eve of the 10th Talents Durban program I attended the opening night ceremony of the 38th Durban International Film Festival and the film of choice was South African female directed film ‘The Serpent’. At the after party where we had a memorable encounter the following days would bring even more amazing experiences including dinners, partying to the amazing Afro Beats sounds of Fela Kuti (watched the documentary, ‘Finding Fela’, amazing) at the trendy jazz bar ‘The Chairman’ and finally having a private screening of the film. I knew I had to extract some of their wisdom, creativity and understanding of their craft in this piece: 5 On 5; Five questions with Creative Minds. I could write more on how heavily Inspired I…

The Reel Nthabiseng & Kalushi on Afternoon Express.

I am on an Afternoon Express High! I am so giddy, its silly! Being on Afternoon Express was such an amazing experience. Everything about being on the show was so natural and fun. Bonnie Mbuli and Jeannie D were great at accommodating me and asking really good questions. We spoke about Africa, where I see Film in Africa going and my dream and ambitions within Film and TV. I was in Heaven! Thabo Malema and Thabo Rametsi were so kind and friendly. Very talented and passionate men. Yah man, Happy Wednesday! Xoxo! Images Courtesy of Afternoon Express: