It has been a year since the launch of the now hugely popular tween show, Hectic On 3, Okuhle Media and SABC 3 are excited to introduce three new presenters to their show. The show has grown within the past year and with #HO3’s episode on Tuesday, 30th April, we got the chance to meet three dynamic fresh faces.
A new Ultimate Braai Master winner has been crowned! After 6 seasons, this was probably one of our toughest and most gripping season yet!
Every year MIPTV comes around and turns the television industry on its head, and we are always there to watch. MIPTV is an annual industry market dedicated to content development and distribution for drama series (original and scripted formats), kids content (animation & live action), documentaries and formats (scripted & non-scripted).
Okuhle Media’s Managing Director and Executive Producer, Wilna Van Schalkwyk recently returned from Munich, Germany where the world’s biggest festival celebrating children’s television programming – the Prix Jeunesse International 2018 – took place. She was there to introduce SABC 3’s hit kids cooking show, Yum.Me to producers, creators, and distributors from all corners of the globe and to judge this year’s selection of TV shows.
Justin Bonello, host of Okuhle Media’s The Ultimate Braai Master and co-founder of Okuhle Media subsidiary, Cooked in Africa Films has packed away his braai tongs (temporarily) and picked up his spade (permanently) to bring organic farming and community garden markets to schools in Cape Town’s south peninsula with his Neighbourhood Farm initiative that focus’s on growing food, minds and community.
They don’t call it one of the biggest week in television for nothing! With over 10 000 TV heavy-weights from 102 countries in attendance, the 2018 MIPTV Conference in Cannes, France was the international television event of the year. And Okuhle Media’s Managing Director, Louise McClelland, and Head of Creative Development, Grant Flynn were there to absorb, network, and – most importantly – create buzz around the company’s exciting new shows.
On 24 September South Africans celebrate Heritage Day. On this day, the people of Mzansi celebrate everything that makes them uniquely different and a part of our beautiful country. From the multitude of cultures and wide diversity that we find in South Africa, Heritage Day is celebrated to honour and unite all of its people.
Meet Boost Collective’s new Managing Director, Anita Rowland
Taking on the role as Managing Director of Boost Collective has been a whirlwind of adventure for Anita Rowland. Her years of experience as an executive producer at Okuhle Media is the foundation needed to set her sails high in this new role. She shares her thoughts on her journey below.