19 February 2018, News

AFDA Cape Town Television School are delighted to announce that Izette Mostert will lecture our 3rd year Television students on Documentary directing and editing on the 26th February 2018. 

Izette is a freelance editor and director with more than 20 years experience. She loves storytelling and documentary films and enjoys shaping and crafting content and visuals to tell honest and truthful stories. She is passionate about documentaries looking at women's & children's rights, equality and other humanitarian issues.

Career highlights are editing GLITTERBOYS & GANGLANDS, award winning writer, Lauren Beukes' debut documentary on the Miss Gay Western Cape competition. THE VILLAGE UNDER THE FOREST for Mark Kaplan. The feature documentary explores the hidden remains of the destroyed Palestinian village of Lubya, which lies under a purposefully cultivated forest plantation called South Africa Forest. It premiered at Encounters Film Festival 2013 and won the audience award.

A career highlight was having SAYING GOODBYE, my self-funded documentary screened at Encounters Film Festival and at Luxor African film festival. It tells the intimate story of Sean Davison, who was sentenced in New Zealand for the assisted suicide of his 85-year- old mother.

She has also worked on TV series like the award winning REPUBLIEK VAN ZOID AFRIKA and I AM WOMAN – LEAP OF FAITH

Together with Tina-Louise Smith and Vincent Moloi, she is currently in development on a documentary on white privilege.

AFDA is the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance, and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a private higher education institution under the Higher Education Act, 1997. Registration certificate no. 2001/HE07/012.

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