Rotterdam Lab

Tshego Molete Khanyile

Tshego Molete Khanyile is an award-winning film and television professional with experience in production, research, writing and directing. Most recently she was Executive Producer on the Female Filmmaker Programme, focusing on developing mid-career female filmmakers and producing several short film anthology slates and documentaries. She is currently in development on several feature films and high-end series. She is also a recent graduate of the EAVE Producers Workshop 2022. She is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Zinc Pictures - South Africa

Zinc Pictures is an independent production company based in Johannesburg, South Africa.  Established in 2014, the company focuses on documentaries, short films, features and high-end series. Zinc Pictures has a particular focus on alternative African cinema, looking to work with fresh talent, and women storytellers in particular.


Projects in development

Mieta by Carla Fonseca Mokgata (feature)

Problematik by Sifiso Khanyile (feature)

Pretty's Daughter by Siphokazi Mtila (feature)

The Black Widow (series)

Mhudi (series)

Renaissance Man: The Making of Mhudi (documentary feature)


Released films

This Is Not Arthouse Anthology (short film series)

Becoming Anthology (short film series)

Miracle (short)

Slumber Party (short)

Umphefumulo (short)

Uprize! (documentary feature)

Tshego Molete Khanyile

Rotterdam Lab

Rotterdam Lab participants 2023

See the names of the emerging producers joining us for the Rotterdam Lab 2023.