Independent Filmmaker, Producer, Director, Editor
Media Production | Cape Town Area, South Africa, ZA
IZETTE MOSTERT obtained an Honours degree in Theatre and Drama from the University of Stellenbosch. She has directed and edited various programmes for the national broadcaster, e-TV, M-Net, kykNet and DSTV. She is a member of the South African Guild of Editors (SAGE) and the Documentary Filmmakers Association of South Africa (DFA).
The first documentary to be screened on e-TV, The Price of Peace, about the Lesotho war was edited by Izette. She walked off with an international award for creative excellence on her documentary Ukuphilisa/To be healed that focuses on writers and writing to 'heal'.
She also has international production experience having worked with US based Frontline World and WDR in Germany.
One of her videos Small Scale, Big Change, for architect Jo Noero currently shows in MoMa, New York. She broadened her horizons by doing post production supervision on the Revlon Supermodel series in 2006 and 2007, the latter winning a SAFTA for best reality show. Her documentary Saying Goodbye, was screened at Encounters Film Festival and tells the intimate story of Sean Davison, who was sentenced in New Zealand for the assisted suicide of his 85-year- old mother.
The 2010 Soccer World Cup saw her produce Sportsnite with Kabelo Mabalane
on SABC2, chatting to South African celebrities that included Ryk Neethling, Bryan Habana, Freshly Ground, Danny K and The Parlotones. In 2011 Mostert edited Glitterboys & Ganglands, award winning writer, Lauren Beukes' debut documentary on the Miss Gay Western Cape competition.
In 2012 she edited The Village Under the Forest for Mark Kaplan. The feature documentary premiered at Encounters Film Festival and won the audience award.
WHAT WE DO:
Producing, Directing & Post Production
Editing of individual projects, films & documentaries
Budget Planning, conceptualising & consulting