African Agency Scouts Local Talent for Hollywood

Lupita Nyongo South Africa Scouting Agency

With a rising crop of African stars hitting Hollywood, a talent agency exclusively devoted to African talent has arrived to bring some much-needed exposure to the continent.

Just months after Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar win, Restless Talent Management is looking to bring the next generation of African stars to the screen.

The agency will be headed by Tendeka Matatu, the veteran South African producer of Ten10 Films, and Marie Lora-Mungai, the producer and media entrepreneur behind Buni Media and leading African VOD service Buni TV.

“We are witnessing the emergence of a New African Cinema,” said the duo in a statement. “Restless’ mission will be to nurture and support the pioneering talents who are redefining creative content both on the continent and beyond.”

The U.K.-registered company has offices in Cape Town, Nairobi, London and Los Angeles. It will provide development services such as image-building and positioning, project packaging and PR, and will also advise on film sales, distribution and promotion.

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  1. Melvin Isaac says:

    how can we sign up

  2. francis Adarko says:

    It is my passing and zeal to be part of a wonderful and a good production team that nurtures young comping actors like me.I will really need a help.thank you

  3. edmond mutanti says:

    I feel this move is just on point. I believe Africa has so much to offer. Talent is really there in Africa but I quess the how question remains the object struggle for most talented African young people inclusive me. I am born an actor that may only require exposure and a bit of training to hit but unfortunately opportunity is hard to catch. Am ready to audition in SA if I had a chance. Looking forward to who can assist!

  4. Richenocks says:

    This is great..Am called Richenocks from Uganda
    i love acting,i have got the talent
    i can even write movie scripts
    one of those i have written & not yet filmed…are
    1,The last caligraphic bender(arts & designs is the main point)
    2, The one behind jehovah & lucifah
    (as science say that whatever exists as got acause.i came out. with my phrosophy trying to show wht brought GOd & Lucifah in existance.)
    3.The HIV Cure (found & set to be released by 2030)

    those ar the least but stil more…

  5. Angeline Sikongo says:

    Is this agency in Namibia? I am a talented Namibian 16 years old girl with a dream to make it in Hollywood just like Lupita Nyong’o. Have done a lot of plays through out my life from the age of 5 and I am very determined to make it.

  6. lewin jae (zambi) says:

    The long awaited gesture is now at hand a better sign of great things to come…I can see the light already beaming on the abundant talent we hold as a continent. As an upcoming actor,I can see my talent being employed already!………….

  7. Thulasizwe Shongwe says:

    Greetings to whom ever this email may concern.

    I go by the name of Thulasizwe Shongwe and I’m a young Talented individual that Oozes with lots of potential on becoming the next best thing in the acting scene.

    My Goal and Dream is to become an international actor,I believe I have what it takes given a chance to prove my self.
    I am still undiscovered another reason I strongly believe in me is,wherever I go I get compliments such as “You look like you from over sease” or “you would be something great if opportunities overseas were available”

    I’m a fast learner and I’m a very passionate person about acting its even more than that,its a calling.I’m writting this email trying to reach to a hand that can help me reach my Goals.

  8. I am a Zimbabwean based in Victoria Falls and would like to join you
    Please can I have more info… You won’t be dissappointed

  9. fidelis says:

    This is great news. We look forward to working with you. Am a kenya actress.

  10. Either Meyoesther says:

    I am Esther Meyo from Kenya,am very happy with the new project as an upcoming actress ,may be this time I will get a chance to employ my talent .I believe my dreams are valid no matter who I am& where I come from.

  11. Either Meyoesther says:

    I am very happy with the new project as an upcoming actress ,may be this time I will get a chance to employ my talent .I believe my dreams are valid no matter who I am& where I come from.

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