More About OM Films

More About OM Films

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WHAT IS OM FILMS?

OM Films is a production company located in Johannesburg, South Africa. This company was legally registered in 2014, but as a brand – has its founding days dating all the way back to 2009, through township/rural weddings in Tlhabane, Rustenburg. By 2011, the work began being branded and to date, now has become a growing film brand within the film and entertainment industry.

PAST ACHIEVEMENTS: Films

  • Durban International Film Festival -Best Short Film 2017: – The Hangman
  • Zanzibar International Film Festival – Best Short Film 2017: The Hangman
  • Zanzibar International Film Festival – Sembene Ousman Award of Excellence 2017: The Hangman
  • Kasi Film Festival – Critics Award 2017: The Hangman

WHO IS BEHIND OM FILMS?

OM Films is actively owned, run and managed by Ofentse and Nelisiwe Mwase, a married couple who are passionate about business and family. Ofentse Mwase is a Music Video Director and qualified Cinematographer by profession. Nelisiwe Mwase is a writer, Producer and short film actress, under the company. Both are qualified Film degree qualification holders. Ofentse Mwase holds a BA Hons. Degree in Cinematography and Nelisiwe Mwase has a BA Degree in Motion Picture Medium.

 

OM Films currently has 8 active employees, with a 50/50 gender split in the work force.

 

To date, Nelisiwe and Ofentse Mwase have been selected as part of the 8 South Africans to represent South Africa in the Youtube Black Voices Creators, class of 2021. There are a total of 112 Black creators selected globally for this initiative.

 

Ofentse Mwase is currently a brand ambassador for Sony Digital, due to his extensive work in digital media through Sony DSLR cameras throughout his cinematography career.

PAST ACHIEVEMENTS: Music videos

  • Crown Gospel Awards 2014: Lundi – Noma Sekutheni Na
  • Metro FM Awards 2015: Emtee – Roll Up
  • Metro FM Awards Best Music Video Award 2016: Miss Pru – Ameni
  • South African Hip Hop Awards (SAHHA) 2016: Miss Pru – Ameni
  • South African Music Awards (SAMA) 2017: Miss Pru – Ameni

Contact OM Films

info@omfilms.co.za
Auckland Park, Johannesburg, South Africa

    • Nelisiwe Mwase

      Writer / Producer / Thespian

      Nelisiwe Mwase is a writer, Producer and short film actress,
      under the company.

    • Ofentse Mwase

      Director & Director of Photography

      Ofenste Mwase is a Music Video Director and qualified
      Cinematographer by profession.