Weekend Workshop: Film Making

By Ts’episo Mahooe From July 5-9, 2017 members of The Hub had an amazing week learning film making skills from Pheello Pj Makosholo. Pj has experience working on films and series such as Jerusalema, District 9, The Forgotten Kingdom, Intersexions, YaLla, Heist, Keeping Score and more. He brought along a guest facilitator, Nozipho Nkelemba, oneContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Film Making”

May Weekend Workshop: Songwriting

The weekend of May 13-14, 2017 was an amazing experience for participants in a songwriting workshop led by singer-songwriter Leomile and songwriter-composer Zweli Mthembu at The Hub. Some of the exercises included discussions about the participants’ favorite artists and songs, and thinking about messages in the lyrics of the songs. Participants also group wrote one songContinue reading “May Weekend Workshop: Songwriting”

April Weekend Workshop: Animation

From April 22-23, 2017 The Hub hosted Patrick Rorke for a weekend workshop on Animation. In celebration of Earth Day, the animation created by participants over the weekend was a story about the importance of keeping our communities clean. Hub volunteers have the task of editing the animation, using our new MacBook Pro, donated by ourContinue reading “April Weekend Workshop: Animation”

February Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing

We held a two-day Creative Writing Workshop at The Hub on the weekend of the 18th and 19th February 2017. The workshop began with the group reading extracts from Zakes Mda’s prose and a selection of poems by different writers. We discussed what the term “creative writing” means and talked about the different techniques thatContinue reading “February Weekend Workshop: Creative Writing”