For years, as a journalist, Francis has reported on refugee issues in South Africa. As a filmmaker, he has written and produced social impact documentary films in South Africa with a focus on human rights
Themba is one of South Africa’s foremost cinematographers and photographers in activity. Themba has been a director of photography and editor for a number of social impact documentaries. He has been a juror at the acclaimed Durban International Film Festival.
Davison has more than ten years working as a radio and print journalist as well as in civil society. As a filmmaker, he has directed groundbreaking documentary films championing human rights in Africa.
Researcher and Administrator
Nokuthula is passionate about human rights research. She has worked in film projects that expose human rights violations in Africa. She holds qualifications in Sociology and Multidisciplinary Human Rights Law.
Arnold is a seasoned human rights lawyer. He sits and contributes on a number of Boards of non-profit organizations such as the Martin Ennals Award Foundation (MEA-Geneva); Crisis Action (CA-London); Frontline Human Rights Defenders (Dublin); Pan Africa Human Rights Defenders (PAHRDN-Uganda); Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) South Africa. He has received international recognition for his role in promoting and protecting human rights including the Human Rights Watch Human Rights Defender Award (2006-7); the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights defenders (2006); Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, 2006 (US Congress) among others.
Zukiswa Boyce is a University of the Witwatersrand graduate with Bachelor of Arts Hounors in Dramatic Arts. She has worked in the industry for 15 years. Zukiswa has very strong administrative skills, she is also a writer and line producer. She has vast experience in project coordination and management and has worked in a few festivals locally and internationally. With her great eye for detail, her energy and ability reach deadlines, Zukiswa sure can successfully handle any work presented to her. She is the winning formula to any organisation.