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Angus Gibson

Producer and filmmaker

Producer and filmmaker from Johannesburg (South Africa). Founding member of Free Filmmakers, a film co-operative established in 1985 to create a relevant South African cinema. Producer, director and co-writer of numerous documentaries series and TV dramas for British and South African television, including Heartlines and Yizo Yizo. Gibson is considered one of the leading documentary filmmakers from South Africa. He co-directed with Jo Menell,  the authorized biography Mandela, Son of Africa, Father of a Nation (1994), Oscar-nominated and awarded the Spotlight Amnesty International Media and the Father Lorentz. Gibson, who has contributed with audiovisual works to the Apartheid Museum and the Museum Pieterson hectares, has been influential in the anti-apartheid movement. Currently, Angus Gibson directs the film production company Bom Shelter, along with Desiree Markgraaff and Teboho Mahlatsi.

Update: 7 July 2015

Has participated in

Photography, Film, TV

Documenting / Reinventing Urban Reality