Lesedi Shubane

Project Manager
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Lesedi Shubane (she/her) works in service of a more just world, collaborating with artists, storytellers, organizations and institutions on projects that imagine such a place is possible. Most recently, she was an impact producer at Participant Media in Los Angeles, where she designed and executed award winning social impact campaigns alongside Participant’s content. Prior to Participant, Lesedi managed Community Engagement for the Bushfire International Festival of the Arts and was selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for their inaugural GOLD Talent and Development Initiative class. Additionally, she was part of the 2021 cohort of Global Cultural Relations Programme, an initiative of the European Union. Lesedi completed her BFA at Ringling College of Art and Design as a UWC Davis Scholar, where she won the Emerging Service Leader Award. She grew up in South Africa and eSwatini.

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Lesedi Shubane

Project Manager
Lesedi Shubane (she/her) works in service of a more just world, collaborating with artists, storytellers, organizations and institutions on projects that imagine such a place...
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Vuyokazi Kadalie

Project Coordinator
Vuyo Kadalie graduated with a BA in Motion Picture in Television Producing and holds a MA in Visual & Media Anthropology. Her skills and talent...
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Antoinette Engel

Producer
Antoinette Engel has worked in film and television since 2009 with a focus on documentary programming. In 2021 she was one of 12 creative professionals...
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Zayd Minty

Board Member
Zayd Minty has been involved in culture and development professionally since 1993, as a cultural manager, curator and commentator. He has played a key cultural...
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‘Gbenga Sesan

Board Member
‘Gbenga Sesan is the Executive Director of Paradigm Initiative, a pan-African social enterprise working on digital inclusion and digital rights through its offices in Cameroon,...
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Lina Srivastava

Board Member
Lina Srivastava catalyzes and amplifies social impact in human rights and global development through cultural expression. She is a strategist who combines media, technology, art,...
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Ingrid Kopp

Co-director
Ingrid Kopp has worked in documentaries and interactive media since 2000. In addition to her work with Electric South, Ingrid co-founded Immerse, a publication on...
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Steven Markovitz

Co-director
Steven Markovitz has over 25 years’ experience in feature films, documentaries, short films, distribution and festivals. He has produced in more than 25 African countries...