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Being A Showrunner in South Africa By Phathu Makwarela

Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


WGSA September 2021 Online Programme

The WGSA is offering an exciting online programme via Zoom to WGSA members free of charge, and to Non-Members at R50 per session!


We have a SPECIAL OFFER for you that serves to counter the economic effect that Covid-19 and the lockdowns have on performance writers. As a member you will have an opportunity to showcase your profile on our website, enter the WGSA Muse Awards and allow free access to our upcoming WGSA Indigenous Language Screenwriters Course in September, among other great benefits.

The SPECIAL OFFER, not to be repeated, is a discount of 50% off membership fees to everyone joining between 1 August 2021 and 30 September 2021.

Full members: Regular fee R700, now only R350

Candidate members: Regular fee R500, now only R250

Student members with a valid student registration: Regular fee R220, now only R110

Corporate members: Regular fee R1200, now only R600

Click HERE to JOIN the WGSA

Being A Showrunner in South Africa By Phathu Makwarela


Phathu Makwarela is an acclaimed South African producer and content creator known for creating fascinating local soapies. He co-owns Tshedza Pictures, an award-winning production company, with Gwydion Beynon. The company’s best work includes the creation of 1Magic’s telenovela, The River, which won 11 Golden Horns at the 14th SAFTAs and received an International Emmy Award nomination Read more: https://briefly.co.za/81507-phathu-makwarela-bio-age-partner-education-shows-twitter-email-address-net-worth.html

Please RSVP below for the sessions you wish to attend in order to receive the Zoom Link, which will be sent to you 24 hours prior to the session.  Closing date for RSVP’s is at noon, two (2) days before the session. 

WGSA Banking Details:

FNB Business Account

Branch No: 250655  / Randparkridge
Account No: 62886952467
REFERENCE:  Please use “PDP / your name and surname”

Please upload Proof of Payment (for non-members) to the RSVP


Sep 29
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


Online via Zoom