About Maalkop Films
We have scored a distribution deal with an International distribution company In Canada called International Film Transit which means that the current film that we are doing about HIV called the Cure will play in Canada. Our film the cure was funded by the National Film and Video Foundation of South Africa
Maalkop Trading and Projects is not only a film production company, we also have a youth development sector whereby we train the disadvantaged youth to make films . We are also awarded a contract by the South African Department of Trade and Industry to take the youth who have never had an opportunity to travel to international film festivals like Toronto, Amsterdam, America and United Kingdom to go there.
About The Founder
Meet the founder
Obakeng completed her Television Production diploma at Boston Media House. In 2009 she had a job shadow programme in Caxton News. Her articles appeared on Fourways Review, Sandton Chronicles, North Eastern Tribune and Midrand Review. In 2009 she was a camera assistant on a music video of an up and coming hip hop artist GC who was featured by rapper HHP before, assisted on a music video of Ghetto players and in 2010 she assisted on a music video of Mkhonto featuring Camagwini by Ohza productions
In 2011 she did a documentary filmmaking course with Big Fish School of Filmmaking under the DSTV film training institute. Under the institute her film Mr. Selwyn which she also edited was broadcasted on Mzansi Magic Television. Her public service announcement Fighting Homophobia won the Mnet Tag Awards in 2012 for best sound. She also produced a film called Body Art, and did camera work for Reggae Advocacy.