Zikethiwe Ngcobo

Fuzebox Productions
Working on Lauretta: And They Didn’t Die for ReaBua: HerStory has meant… Like the many women in her stories, she didn’t die; she multiplied. It’s been very emotional hearing her wise words again, and it feels like we are opening the door to her legacy.

Kethiwe has been in the Film and television industry for 30 years. She started as a trainee assistant film editor and has been a filmmaker, television producer, and broadcaster. She ran her own company Fuzebox from 1997 to 2004, produced four Children’s and youth drama series, and directed six documentaries. In 2004, She became the inaugural Head of Drama in SABC’s new Content Hub. She is acclaimed for the outstanding contribution and expertise that she brought to this role, which changed the face of South African TV Drama. The department during her tenure won several awards both locally (120 SAFTA’s) and internationally, including Banff, Ros’dor, Festival de Reims, FASPACO and twice nominated for International Emmy’s. After six successful years, she resigned from the SABC to pursue her passion for film production as the Producer and CEO of Fuzebox, and she has subsequently produced three successful and critically acclaimed television drama series, a docu-realty series and three feature films. She is currently developing feature films and series and is directing her first feature hybrid documentary.