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”

Music Video: Power/Control

From May 25-26, 2019 The Hub hosted Pheello Pj Makosholo for a workshop to shoot our first music video for ‘Power/Control’! The song was written during a workshop on song writing for change, led by Siphiwe Nzima Nts’ekhe, Meloh & O.G. S’killz. Participants were led on exercises on writing and performing, while examining issues around gender and patriarchy. BigContinue reading “Music Video: Power/Control”

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”

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”

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”

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!”

The Hub’s film crew is growing

The current unemployment rate in Lesotho averages 28%, with youth unemployment at an estimated 38%. With projects like film making and photography, The Hub aims to capacitate young people with digital media skills that will help them to pursue employment and entrepreneurship opportunities. The Hub’s film crew has started shooting a short film based onContinue reading “The Hub’s film crew is growing”

Ba re Lit Fest 2018

From January 12-13, members and volunteers of The Hub had fun at Ba re e ne re Literature Festival 2018. On Friday January 12, we joined Storytelling with Film, a showing of three short films and conversation with the film directors: “Words after the world: a film in progress” by Christian Nyampeta “Monna oa motsamai” by Pheello “PJ” MakosholoContinue reading “Ba re Lit Fest 2018”

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”