Passion Seed Communications (PSC) is a TV and film production company that is geared towards the promotion of minority languages and groups. PSC was founded by award winning director/writer Sihle Hlophe. The company has been commissioned by organisations such as the National Film & Video Foundation, the Foundation For Human Rights, SAB Miller and the Hot Docs Blue Ice Group Fund. Recent projects include "Nomfundo", a short film that has been selected as far afield as Europe and North America and "Lobola, A Bride's True Price", a feature-length documentary that is the recipient of development funding from the Hot Docs Blue Ice Group Fund.


Lobola, A Bride's True Price


Foundation For Human Rights

SAB Miller


Ubuntu Institute


'As I Am' selected for Pan African Film Festival

Ukusiza Literacy Project – Mindset Channel DSTV



Sihle Hlophe

Award-winning writer/director Sihle Hlophe is multi-degree earner, a Hot Docs Blue Ice Docs Grantee and a National Fellow at the University of Cape Town’s Institute For Creative Arts.

Hlophe has written and directed two narrative shorts and a handful of documentaries. Her work has been screened at film festivals as far afield as the North America, Europe and Africa.

Hlophe has worked as a scriptwriter and story-liner for popular TV shows aired on all major broadcasters in South Africa. Hlophe has also worked as a content director, production manager and post-production supervisor for various production companies. Her work promotes minority languages and gives a platform to marginalized voices.