The CTIFMF is positioning itself to become the leading and most relevant film & media industry platform in Africa, through:

  • Pioneering the transformation of the domestic film/television industry.
  • Promoting Afro-centric content.
  • Enabling a sustainable film industry/economy for South Africa from the Western Cape.
  • Positioning the Western Cape as a film/television destination of choice.


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Executive Chairman

Rafiq Samsodien


Nazeera Hartley Roach

CEO & Festival Director

Leon van Der Merwe

Marketing & Communications Director

Jehad Kasu

Market Director

Elias Ribeiro

Project Manager

Nikki Froneman

Festival Manager

Nazeer Ahmed

Market Manager

Zahrah Isaacs

Media Liaison

Lara Preston