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Manu Grace - Rein Her In
Stayfree - The Loneliest Aisle
Obsolete - Music Video
Just Breathe, You're Alright - Short Film
Koeksuster - Fashion Film
Suspended - Short Film Excerpt
Ster Kinekor - Student Commercial
Coloured Mentality - Webseries Episode "Land"
Emerging director Thea Small sees herself as a storyteller first, and a filmmaker second. This combination saw her enroll in film school, going against the tide of what was expected of a woman of colour in Cape Town in the 2000s. One of just three women in her AFDA class, both Thea’s graduation and Honours films were nominated at South Africa’s SAFTAS, and screened at international festivals.
Thea has written for several notable South African TV Shows (including the International Emmy-nominated Sokhulu and Partners) and was one of 15 African filmmakers selected for the Durban International Film Festival’s Talent Campus in 2016. More recently, she’s assisted several top commercial directors and has provided integral creative support for Giant as head of the research team. With this background, Thea’s now ready to embark on her directing career.