Mfundo Mkhize joins The Star Film Company, the director behind some of South Africa’s most loved characters.

Nyathi Rider’s Michael Nyathi, KFC’s ‘Next please’ lady, AmaSopranos, Tebza from Powerball; Mfundo Mkhize is the director behind some of our most loved South African characters. Having recently joined the roster at The Star Film Company, we catch up with this top performance and comedy director about his process, nailing those cultural nuances and we get the inside (s)coop on Chicken Licken’s ‘Nyathi Rider’.

2022-03-02T11:43:21+02:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Editorial, Star Films Editorial|Tags: , |

Director Matshepo Maja launches solo career with The Star Film Company

For over 3 three years Matshepo Maja has formed part of the directing duo PHI 2.0, alongside Jonathan Parkinson. The Star Film Company has announced that they will now be launching Matshepo as a solo director. The news comes as no surprise as Mats’ solo career is already in full swing and here’s why you’ll be seeing her name a whole lot more.

2021-10-19T12:49:40+02:00October 19th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Star Films Editorial|Tags: , |

10 Questions for Star Film’s Emerging Director Sam Sterling-Court

Sam Sterling-Court has hit the ground running as the latest director to join Star Films. After only two months of things being 'director-official', she already directed TWO commercials. With a unique academic take on filmmaking, we lay down 10 questions to this talented young director.

2020-07-17T09:49:30+02:00July 17th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Star Films Editorial|Tags: , |

Matshepo Maja and Jonathan Parkinson Join Forces as Co-Directing Duo at The Star Films Company. Enter Phi 2.0 (Interview)

We catch up with Directors Matshepo Maja and Jonathan Parkinson from The Star Film Company to find out about their new offering, Phi v2.0. The co-directors speak candidly about the power of their unlikely collaboration and we get a little third realm about what lies ahead.