Our Team

Shelley Barry

Board Member

Barry is an award-winning filmmaker, poet and lecturer. After graduating from the universities of Cape Town and the Western Cape, she was awarded a scholarship to complete a Master’s degree at the Temple University in Philadelphia, USA .

At aged 24, a bullet fired during a taxi turf war severed her spinal cord and punctured both lungs, leaving her unable to walk.  Yet, filming from a wheelchair, she has produced several internationally award-winning documentaries, notably the experimental Whole – A Trinity of Being.

Barry is the founder and director of Two Spinning Wheels Productions and currently lectures in film studies at the University of the Western Cape.

Mills is a film editor, producer, director and cameraman. Educated in South Africa, he lived ...
Menell is an award-winning television reporter, producer and director. He received an MA in Anthropology ...
Anti-apartheid stalwart and sister of legendary musician Hugh, Masekela is a long-serving African National Congress ...

Other members of our team

Wanga started rapping in 1996. He tells classic stories in xhosa slang known as " ...
Leyche Carelse born in 1998 in Cape Town, Western Cape. She studied Film and Television ...
Writer, performer, and poet, Primrose Mrwebi has written and edited for titles such as Cosmopolitan, Fairlady, Bona, Abafazi, Student Life and many ...
Banele Poni was born in the Western Cape but his roots are in Gcuwa – ...
Wisaal was selected as a South African Youth Leader Representative at a UN MDG Conference ...
Filmmaker and Community Journalist, Esley Philander has a BA (Hons) and  was awarded an Andrew ...