Moonlighting Films was established in 1997 and is a leading film production company in Africa.

The film production company has a formidable track record of servicing international film and TV projects, with credits that include “Mad Max: Fury Road”, “Escape Room”, “Tomb Raider”, “Warrior”, “Homeland Season 4”, “Black Mirror”,“The Dark Tower”, “The Mummy”, ”Bloodshot”, “Safe House”, “Blood Diamond”, “Ali” and “Invictus”.

Over 20 years of producing more than 100 film and TV projects, the company has worked with renowned filmmakers such as Clint Eastwood (“Invictus”), Michael Mann (“Ali”), Sean Penn (“The Last Face”), George Miller (“Fury Road”), Philip Noyce (“The Giver”), Roland Emmerich (“10,000BC”), Mira Nair (“Queen of Katwe”), Joss Whedon (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”), Stephen Daldry (“The Crown”), Paolo Sorrentino (“The Young Pope”), Paul W.S. Anderson

​(“Monster Hunter”), Andy Serkis (“Breathe”), Mark Foster (“Machinegun Preacher”) and Gavin Hood (“Eye In The Sky”).

Treaty co-productions and indigenous films produced by the Moonlighting film production company include “Skin” (the first UK / SA production), and “Beauty” (the first SA / France co-production which was in competition in Cannes), “Four Corners” and “The Endless River”.

As a DTI Rebate specialist, Moonlighting has processed over sixty rebates over the last sixteen years, representing more than R1billion of film incentives.

 

OUR TEAM

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Tshepiso Chikapa

DIRECTOR

Tshepiso Chikapa Phiri is the CEO and founder of the Known Associates Group of Companies, which include a below the line agency; a design studio; a film production development and finance company; and a state- of-the-Art Film & Television Studio in Gauteng which is under development at the Cradle of Humankind. She is a University of Cape Town Alumni, with 20 years’ experience in Communications, Events, Media & Marketing, TV and Film Producing.

Her career spans from working in international events including the North Sea Jazz Festival and Sithengi Film Festival.

In 2014, she formed Known Associates Pty Ltd (KA) which is a below the line agency that has its own dedicated creative design studio. In 2018 Tshepiso founded Known Associates Entertainment with Dan Jawitz. She has recently reacquired 100% of KAE and has also purchased 100% of Moonlighting Films PTY LTD, a leading television and film servicing company in South Africa. KAE has produced, ‘uBettina Wethu’ a multi season series based on the Columbian smash hit telenovela YO SOY BETTY LA FEY (adapted as ‘Ugly Betty’ in the US).

Tshepiso was the South African Production Executive on Universal Studios’ feature film production Beast, which was filmed in South Africa Starring Idris Elba, South African actor Sharlto Copley, Iyana Halley and Leah Sava Jeffries and the Sony Pictures epic feature film The Woman King starring Oscar Award-winning Viola Davis and South Africa’s very own Thuso Mbedu. She has also produced ETV’s first EVOD feature film Atlantis (2021), John Barker’s The Umbrella Man which had its successful premier at the Toronto International Film Festival, (TIFF, 2022) and Fabian Medea’s directorial début feature film Wild Is The Wind which premièred on Netflix.

She sits on the board of Media Heads 360 and is a shareholder in the business. She is a trustee of the Smile Artist foundation, https://www.smileartistsafrica.com. Tshepiso is the Managing Trustee of the Gerald Sekoto Trust. Tshepiso is also on the board of the Cradle Nature Reserve, which controls over 10 000 hectares of land in the Cradle Precinct in Mogale City.

Tshepiso Phiri

DIRECTOR

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Lynne-Anne Vosloo

CEO / PRODUCER

Moonlighting Films is excited to announce a new addition to our team.  Lynne-Anne is not new to Moonlighting Films by any means.  She has worked with the company on various productions in a freelance capacity as Line Producer for many years on shows like Mad Max Fury Road (2012), The Giver (2013), The Good Lie (2013), Jim Button & The Wild 13 (2018) and Black Beauty (2019).
Lynne-Anne is a valuable addition to our specialised production service team bringing with her 25 years of experience in the South African film industry as well as integrity, an excellent work ethic, grace and a calm demeanour.

Lynne-Anne joined Moonlighting in January 2020 and as of 1st July 2021, Lynne-Anne has moved into the position of CEO running the day to day operations of the company and our productions.

Lynne-Anne Vosloo

CEO / PRODUCER

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Lyndon Syster

Chief Financial Officer

Lyndon is the CFO of Moonlighting Films. He joined the company in 2007 as part of Moonlighting’s payroll company, Reel Pay, and became a director and shareholder of this company, handling all matters pertaining to payroll processing on projects by Moonlighting and other production companies. In 2021, Lyndon became the CFO of Moonlighting Films, where he spearheads the company’s financial affairs and oversees all matters pertaining to general accounting, DTIC rebate, tax compliance and financial structuring. He works closely with Marvin Saven, the previous financial director of Moonlighting who has now moved into an executive position within the company. Lyndon holds a BCom degree in Accounting and gained experience in the film industry prior to joining Moonlighting.

Lyndon Syster

CFO

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Genevieve Hofmeyr

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Genevieve Hofmeyr is widely regarded as one of South Africa’s most accomplished Producers, who has made a significant contribution to the growth of the entertainment industry in South Africa by partnering on over 100 projects across the spectrum of film production including major US studio projects, independent co-productions, episodic television/miniseries and indigenous South African films.

She has worked with award winning filmmakers such as Clint Eastwood, Edward Zwick, Michael Mann, Marc Forster, Martin Campbell, Bruce Beresford, Roland Emmerich, Phillip Noyce and Mira Nair, as well some of Hollywood’s A-List or Oscar winning stars including Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Leonardo DiCaprio, Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron, Hilary Swank, Ryan Reynolds, Matt Damon, Daniel Craig, Alicia Vikander, Tom Cruise, Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey and Gerard Butler.

Recently Genevieve helmed the SA production of feature films  “Tomb Raider” for MGM, "Bloodshot" for Sony Pictures,  “The Mummy”, directed by Alex Kurtzman for Universal Pictures; “Mowgli”, directed by Andy Serkis for Warner Bro’s, “Queen of Katwe”, directed by Mira Nair for Walt Disney Productions, “The Dark Tower” for Sony & MRC and “Resident Evil : The Final Chapter” for Constantin Film. (Full credit list available.)

The Hollywood Reporter listed her as one of the three most influential women in South African Cinema and she was listed in Variety's edition on International Women Leaders in the global film and TV industries.

Genevieve Hofmeyr

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

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Shireen Hattingh

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

As Head of Production at Moonlighting Films, Shireen is responsible for budgeting, setting up initial scouts, putting teams together for confirmed productions and managing research and production at Moonlighting Films’ head office.

She draws on her 20 years in the South African film industry, during which time she’s gained extensive experience in all aspects of production. Working primarily on long form projects, she also spent 5 years producing international commercials as well as 2 years in the AD department on TV and features.

Shireen Hattingh

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

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Caylynn Freswick

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

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Bryce Donson

RESEARCHER

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Allison Tucker

FINANCIAL MANAGER

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Raheema Kootbodien

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT

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Siphokazi Bini

ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

LATEST WORK

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Fallout
(Season 1 – Part Of)

Prod Co / Studio: Big Indie Pictures
Distr / Network: Amazon
Producers: Jill Footlick, James W. Skotchdopole
Director: Jonathan Nolan
Cast: Walton Goggins, Ella Purnell, Kyle MacLachlan
Location: Namibia
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Boy Kills World

Prod Co / Studio: Talent 10, Nthibah Pictures
Producers: Alex Lebovici, Simon Swart, Wayne Fitzjohn, Zainab Aziz
Director: Moritz Mohr
Cast: Bill Skarsgård, Jessica Rothe, Yayan Ruhian, Andrew Koji
Location: Cape Town
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Postcard From Earth
(Documentary – Las Vegas Sphere)

Prod Co / Studio: MSG Entertainment Group
Distr / Network:
MSG Sphere Studios
Producers:
Graham Booth, Jane Rosenthal, Brian Yonck
Director:
Darren Aronofsky
Cast:
Brandon Santana, Zaya
Location:
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Just Now Jeffrey

Prod Co / Studio: Just Now Films, Bioscope Films
Producers: Hylton Tannenbaum, Brett Morris, Daniel Kaplan
Director: Hylton Tannenbaum & Brett Morris
Cast: Julian Robinson, Dino Vavatzanidis, Rob Van Vuuren
Location: Cape Town
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Snake

Prod Co / Studio: KAE
Producers: Dan Jawitz, Tshepiso Chikapa-Phiri
Director: Meg Rickards
Cast: Neels van Jaarsveld, Keenan Arrison, Tarryn Wyngaard, Lamiyah Barnard
Location: Cape Town
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