Angus Gibson – Writer/Director/Producer
is one of South Africa’s premier documentary filmmakers, and a founding member of Free Filmmakers, a film co-operative established in 1985 to create a relevant South African cinema.
He produced and directed many documentary projects for European television – including the highly acclaimed SOWETO, A HISTORY for Channel 4. In 1992, Angus directed 7 UP – the South African chapter of Granada Television’s flagship documentary series.
In 1994, he co-directed the authorized biography, MANDELA, for Jonathan Demme’s production company. This was nominated for an Oscar and won the Amnesty International Media Spotligh award and the Pare Lorentz Award.
In 1997, he developed and co-directed the multi-award winning television drama series YIZO YIZO, along with partner Teboho Mahlatsi – a project that he quickly followed up with 14 UP, the next instalment of the Granada series.
Angus co-produced the second season of YIZO YIZO… read more