Music Video: Lesotho

From May 27-29, 2019 The Hub hosted Pheello Pj Makosholo for a workshop to shoot a music video for our second song: Lesotho! The song was written during a workshop on creative writing and song writing in April, led by hip hop artist, poet and activist Sadon. He led participants on writing exercises with theContinue reading “Music Video: Lesotho”

Weekend Workshop: Event Video

From March 9 – 10, 2019 Pheello Pj Makosholo was back at The Hub for a weekend workshop, this time teaching how to capture video of live events. We used Tiny Gallery Concert on March 10 as part of the workshop, with participants capturing the performances. Tiny Gallery Concerts are intimate concert settings by Morija ArtsContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Event Video”

Big opportunity for The Hub’s volunteers

We’re looking forward to seeing the behind the scenes footage shot by The Hub’s volunteers, when they got to join Pheello Pj Makosholo, Carl Houston Mc Millan and Christian Denslow on a film set from July 9-10, 2018. “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity”. This quote, attributed to Roman philosopher Seneca, reminds us that we make our ownContinue reading “Big opportunity for The Hub’s volunteers”

New film making equipment

Huge thanks to everyone who helped The Hub’s film crew acquire our new sound equipment! It took generous donors through our crowd funding campaign, and several kind people to have the equipment delivered to us in Morija. We are thankful to everyone who has played a part in building this group of young film makers!

July Weekend Workshop: Film Making

From Saturday June 30 – Sunday July 1 2018, The Hub held another weekend workshop on film making with Pheello Pj Makosholo. He started on Saturday with a group discussion on our ability to tell unique stories, and the need for us to tell our own stories in different genres of film: ‘Your story is special becauseContinue reading “July Weekend Workshop: Film Making”

Cultures of Resistance Film Screenings

One year ago film maker and activist Iara Lee reached out to us about screening her films in Lesotho. This week from May 10-12, 2018 her films Cultures of Resistance and Burkinabè Rising: the art of resistance in Burkina Faso were screened at Cafe what? and Alliance Française de Maseru in Maseru, and the last screening took place at The Hub yesterday. SheContinue reading “Cultures of Resistance Film Screenings”

Film Screening: Burkinabè Rising

Film maker Iara Lee will be in Lesotho to screen two of her films Cultures of Resistance and Burkinabè Rising from May 10-12. Screenings will take place at Cafe what?, Alliance Française de Maseru and The Hub. May 10 7PM – Maseru – Cafe What? – Cultures of Resistance May 11 3PM – Maseru – Alliance Française – Burkinabè Rising MayContinue reading “Film Screening: Burkinabè Rising”

Weekend Workshop: Film Making

The Hub’s weekend workshop on film making started Friday March 16, 2018 with a Hub Talk by Pheello Pj Makosholo, Nkopane Mohola and Sayitsheni Mdakhi. They talked about how they got into the TV and film business, and shared stories of what led them to where they are today. We got to hear great advice on education, storytelling, theContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Film Making”

Weekend Workshop: Sound Production

From March 3-4 2018, The Hub held a weekend workshop on sound production, led by Thulo Monyake, A.K.A. T-Mech. He had participants practicing different recording environments and mic placement, and find ways of creating spaces that help to improve quality of sound when recording. These skills will help The Hub’s film crew with their projects, asContinue reading “Weekend Workshop: Sound Production”

2018 off to a busy start at The Hub!

2018 is off to a busy start at The Hub! Weekly Job-Ready Fridays have included Skills Sessions on professional tips, SkillShare, CV writing, application writing, and script writing. For Hub Talks we have hosted The Nala Project, GEM Institute, and Kuena Moshoeshoe. Upcoming Hub Talk speakers include L-Tore, DJ Quizy and Bofihla Neko. Weekend workshops started thisContinue reading “2018 off to a busy start at The Hub!”