Trained as a journalist at Rhodes University then studied post-graduate film at Middlesex University in London. Malcolm is a writer/producer with over 30 years experience, his first writing credit being on Dr Who for the BBC. He wrote and co-produced The Fourth Reich directed by Manie Van Rensburg. While living in London he developed and produced nine international feature films with David Pupkewitz at Focus Films, including The 51st State. In 2014 he returned to SA to head up AFDA film school in Cape Town, before being promoted to head of production at AFDA’s post-graduate school until the end of 2017. Malcolm has also written a novel, Good Hope, published in 2014 and is currently developing a raft of film and small screen productions.
MICHAEL S. MURPHEY
Michael is a Cape Town-based American feature-film and television producer with over 30 years of experience. His credits include District 9, Dredd 3D, Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, A Nightmare on Elm Street: Freddie’s Revenge, From Dust Till Dawn II & III, and the TV series SAF3. The hugely successful District 9 was nominated for a Best Picture Oscar at the 2010 Academy Awards; Dredd was the first 3D feature film shot in Africa; and SAF3 was the first international TV series that not only filmed in South Africa, it was the first one to complete all of its post production and international delivery work inside our borders.
Michael is co-owner, with business partner Irfaan Fredericks of Kalahari Film and Media, a Cape Town based film company that has serviced and co-produced a number of film and TV projects in South Africa.