Passion Seed Communications (PSC) is an award-winning social enterprise that produces social impact films and campaigns for underserved audience members.
We are invested in solving the tenth Millennium Development Goal - reduced inequality, by using digital storytelling to close the widening knowledge gap between information rich and information poor audience members. PSC prides itself on creating short and long form fiction and non-fiction content in African languages. Giving a platform to marginalised groups is at the core of our daily work.
Our social impact
Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund Recipient and Mentee Sihle Hlophe Takes us on her Journey from South Africa to Hot Docs. It was around this time last year that I began preparing my application for the Hot Docs-Blue Ice Group Documentary Fund development grant.
Passionate independent filmmakers Sihle Hlophe and Dineo Lusenga together with Passion Seed Communications are using crowdfunding to finance their film, Nomfundo.
Once there, she had an out-of-body experience that prompted her to begin telling the story of this concealed and multi-faceted history. She later learnt that such spiritual moments are not uncommon in this sacred place.
In a modern world of film, deeply ingrained and out-dated sexist misconceptions are still stamped on film scripts and video cameras.
Local news “Both my parents went to university in the United Kingdom and encouraged me to have a deep love for education. Today I believe I can achieve anything that I set my mind to.”
Sihle Hlophe Sticks To Her Guns For SiSwati Short Film
Sihle Hlophe, a South African film-maker creating great content in minority languages and winning fans around the world. Many entrepreneurs are driven by a passion to solve a societal challenge and to make a difference in the world. For South African entrepreneur, Sihle Hlophe, founder of Passion Seed Communications, her inspiration came from a desire to see films and television programmes in her mother tongue SiSwati.
Nomfundo, a short film produced by Passion Seed Communications, has been selected for the 2nd edition of the Africa On Screen Festival. The festival will take place in Melbourne, Australia between the 15th and 16th of September 2017.