Anant Singh, recognised as South Africa’s preeminent film producer, has produced more than 80 films, including: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, Academy Award® Nominee, Yesterday; The First Grader; Red Dust; Cry, The Beloved Country; Sarafina and most recently Remember and Shepherds and Butchers, He is the Chief Executive and Chairman of the Videovision Group of Companies and Cape Town Film Studios; Co-Chairman of Smile 90.4FM and is a Producer Member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.
He is the recipient of numerous awards including the Lifetime Achievement Golden Horn Award at the inaugural South African Film and Television Awards, and the first Simon Mabhunu Sabela Lifetime Achievement Award from the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission; inaugural Lionel Ngakane Lifetime Achievement Award of the RapidLion Film Festival; the Crystal Award of the World Economic Forum; Lifetime Member Award from the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund and the World Visionary Award of the Palm Beach Film Festival. He has been conferred with Honorary Doctorates from the University of Port Elizabeth; the University of Durban-Westville, the Durban University of Technology and the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
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