TV & Movies
After working as a stockbroker for six years, Jason founded Pulp Films in 2002, combining his knowledge of business with his love of film. With his tremendous people skills and intimate knowledge of production, he has produced documentaries, sports shows, commercials and corporate videos across a massive range of subjects.
Cats, coffee, travel and South Africa are his greatest passions.
Born in the tiny town of Molteno, in the Eastern Cape, Thuli has worked her way up to become an award winning storyteller and production manager. Amongst many other projects, she has produced several highly acclaimed edutainment films for cinema, television and digital platforms. Raising awareness around social issues and community upliftment projects are her passions. Her easy-going life approach and bright smile are her best qualities. She’s “always on the way up”.
Blaise is an Adobe Suite expert from Rustenburg, Northwest, with over a decade of experience in After Effects, Premiere Pro, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, and InDesign.
After leaving school in 2011, some of his early projects included filming and editing music videos for underground musicians, which eventually led to creating social media content and album artwork. Some of his recent clients include ABSA, Evoke (Grammy nomination with Beyonce Knowles), The World Bank Group, the Development Bank of South Africa, Collin Abrams (financial analyst CNBC Africa & hedge fund manager NYSE), Shumba Masaai (PLUS TRBE, London UK), Nevin Sher (jeweller and diamond dealer) and SAMA winning music producers Mpho Hlahla (Lira, Zakwe, Yvonne Chakachaka) and Steven Raphudu (Riky Rick, AKA, Cassper Nyovest, J.R., H.H.P.).
Since completing his degree at AFDA, Mzi has produced short films, documentaries, award-winning music videos, commercials and corporate videos. He joined Pulp in 2008 to collaborate on the SAFTA-nominated documentary series, My Beautiful Game. He has become one of South Africa’s most sought-after directors and executive producers, and is always looking to develop new projects that take both himself and Pulp Films to the next level.
Nkateko graduated on the Dean’s List, as a screenwriter and director, from AFDA Johannesburg in 2012. He has spent over ten years in various film and artistic disciplines, including short films, music videos, cinematography, photography, editing, illustration, storyboarding, 2D animation, motion graphics, sound recording, producing and directing. He has directed on season 13 and 14 of Takalani Sesame (2023 and 2024), and directed the cinema-released: feature Karabo’s Kitchen (2021).
Expert editor and solution finder, Jonathan started out on Avid then moved onto Adobe Premiere in 2013, and he grades on Da Vinci Resolve.
He currently runs the edit department of Takalani Sesame for Pulp Films.
He claims he’s never taken a sick day in his whole career.
Mkhulunyelwa Loveson Xaba, aka Mr X, has been with Pulp Films for almost 15 years, working tirelessly and excelling across the board, from grips to gear management, camera assisting, footage management, offline editing and more. You’ll struggle to find a more dedicated person and better multi-tasker than Loveson. When not rescuing just about everyone around him on set and in the office, reading novels is his greatest passion.
Sunny joined Pulp in 2007 and has constantly broadened his understanding of the production industry ever since. He’s one of the go-to people on almost every shoot that Pulp does. You’ll struggle to find a calmer, more helpful person than Sunny, especially when things get challenging on set.
Faith is the all-round caretaker of Pulp. As a general office manager and all ‘round beautiful human being, she’s always on hand to take care of business around the office while making sure that everyone has what they need to get their jobs done.