In a move to ensure greater support to the film production sector, as well as regular liaison with government entities regarding production activity in and around the Province, the Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) has appointed Seitiso Mogoshane as Information Officer.

Mogoshane will work alongside Puisano Phatoli, GFC Marketing Manager, in promoting locations and fielding location enquiries and permit applications.

The new position was created by the GFC following on from recommendations made by the industry.

Mogoshane studied copy writing and creative writing at AAA School of Advertising. She has worked as an Account Manager and Traffic Manager in advertising agencies, including Elements Advertising and Marketing, Hunt Lascaries and Awuzwe Brand Communication. Mogoshane also has extensive experience in television production, having started as a production manager and later as a producer and line producer. She has done work for companies such as Short Ends Pictures, Kagiso TV, Endemol SA, Ochre Media and 24 Frames Collective.

"I look forward to working alongside our location professionals as we collectively promote Gauteng as Africa's location of choice" Mogoshane says.

For all location and permit enquiries Seitiso Mogoshane can be reached at +27 11 833 0409 or seitisom@gautengfilm.org.za