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Nash Makado – CPT

Nash Makado - CPT

Nash Makado is a film and media practitioner and voice artist. As a voice artist, he has recorded TV and radio commercials, played audiobook and video game characters, and narrated documentary inserts and videos. His career as a voice artist started from peers and friends telling him that he had a great voice for radio. He then decided to give it a chance, using his social media to record fun voice-over videos. These videos quickly gained traction, showcasing his versatility and range across various genres, from animated character voices to compelling narrations.

Encouraged by the positive feedback, he invested in professional audio equipment and built a home studio to produce higher quality work. Networking with other professionals in the field, he began to land small gigs, which gradually led to more significant opportunities. His persistence and passion for voice acting not only opened doors to work with renowned brands and studios but also established him as a sought-after voice talent in the industry.

For bookings or more information on Nash, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Zama Jimba – CPT

Zama Jimba - CPT

Zama Jimba is a seasoned voiceover artist with vast amounts of experience and a rich background in music as a Hip-Hop artist.

Zama draws from his abilities as a performer allowing for seamless script interpretation and minimal to no direction. His professionalism has seen him build and solidify strong bonds and relationships with some heavy hitters and key players in the industry.

Testimonials:

Zama is a great choice for your production as either an announcer or a character in both English and isiXhosa. Mellifluous voice, on time, takes direction - a voice professional.
And he’s a great rapper too....”
 

Arnold Vermaak, Sound Engineer, DJ, Producer - We Love Jam 

“I’ve recorded Zama on many projects over the years and he has never come up short in the booth. He is both a versatile voice artiste and actor with an instinctive grasp of what the copy requires from his performance. His has considerable range and professional work ethic makes it easy to recommend him with confidence.” 

Hannes Burger, Sound Designer - We Love Jam Studios 

HOME STUDIO SET UP:

  1. MacBook Air macOS Monterey, Version 12.7.2, Early 2015
  1. Focusrite Interface/Soundcard
  1. Scarlett Studio Microphone & Scarlett Studio Headphones
  2. Kaotica eyeball and Pop Shield

 

For bookings or more information on Zama, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Alexander Maniatis – CPT

Alexander Maniatis - CPT

Born on 27 December 1985 in Pretoria, South Africa, Alexander studied drama at the Pretoria Arts Campus; Tshwane University of Technology. He is known for his role as the devious villain; the captain of The Black Cat Pirates; Captain Kuro, also known as, Klahadore in the critically acclaimed Netflix live action adaptation of ONE PIECE (2023).

His career as an actor kicked off in 2016 and since then has covered a wide range of genres where he portrays diverse roles; drama (Love, Lies and Hybrids etc), comedy (Asseblief en Dankie etc) and action (ICE -Season 2 etc). Maniatis also works as a voice artist and a musician (vocals, piano and guitar).

For bookings or more information on Alexander, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Carol Ofori

Carol Ofori

Carol currently lives between Johannesburg, and Durban and is willing to travel for work.

Carol is an accomplished and highly regarded voice-over artist, radio presenter, TV presenter, author, and master of ceremonies. With a career spanning over 15 years, she has achieved numerous accolades and notable experiences.

In 2023, Carol received the prestigious SOVAS (Society of Voice Artists and Sciences) award, often dubbed the "Oscar for voices," in the "Africa radio" category. This recognition highlights her exceptional talent and contributions to the industry. She has lent her voice to various significant events and shows throughout her career. For instance, Carol has been the voice of the South African Music Awards, Miss South Africa voice of god, and the MTV MAMA's voice. She has also voiced many beloved brands such as Cell C, Game, Standard Bank, Dstv, Protex, Parmalat, 947, and KFM.

Not limited to voice-over work, Carol is also a Disney character who portrays the role of Manomi in Disney Plus's first African anthology series called "Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire." This demonstrates her versatility and ability to captivate audiences across different mediums.

Aside from her voice-over success, Carol has excelled as a radio presenter and TV presenter. She hosted the SABC Talk show "Raising Babies 101" for two seasons and has worked on various radio shows broadcasted on stations like 947, Radio 2000, Metro FM, and East Coast Radio. Hosting her own radio show on East Coast Radio from 9 am to 12 pm, she has earned the endearing nickname "daytime diva" from her fans.

Carol's skills extend beyond broadcasting and entertainment. She is a skilled master of ceremonies, keynote speaker, and facilitator. She has presided over numerous events, including East Coast Radio's business breakfasts, the KZN top business awards, the Face of Oceans Mall competition, and Soroptimist International events.

Furthermore, Carol is a published author of the children's book series titled "African Adventures of Sena and Katlego." The books, published by Lingua Franca Publishers, are available at leading stores and online at Amazon and Takealot. This initiative showcases her creativity and commitment to engaging with young readers.

In partnership with East Coast Radio, Carol launched "The Carol Ofori Podcast" in 2023. The podcast features conversations with seasoned professionals who share their experiences and insights or ordinary people with interesting stories to tell. This platform allows Carol to showcase her interviewing skills and engage with a diverse range of guests.

Carol holds two degrees—a journalism degree from the University of Johannesburg and a postgraduate degree in marketing management from the Vega School. Her educational background complements her professional achievements, enabling her to excel in her field.

Throughout her career, Carol has had numerous memorable moments. She has been a weekly columnist for the Witness newspaper in KwaZulu-Natal and contributed to SOUL magazine with a monthly dedicated feature. She has interviewed notable figures such as President Nelson Mandela, Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas, and American rapper Lil Kim. Additionally, she has won a Liberty Radio Award and delivered a keynote address at the international Essence Festival in Durban, among other accomplishments.

Overall, Carol Ofori is an accomplished and multi-talented individual who has made significant contributions to the voice-over industry, broadcasting, literature, and event hosting. Her versatility, professionalism, and engaging presence have solidified her reputation as one of Africa's prominent media personalities.

For bookings or more information on Carol, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Mamohau Seseane

Mamohau Seseane

While Mamohau sadly does not personally know Charlize Theron, she comes “straight outta” Benoni, on the East Rand of Johannesburg, but now wakes up to much-loved views of Table Mountain. Within the Primedia stable, she has participated in a number of round-table discussions on sister talk radio station, Cape Talk, regarding social issues, as well as completing various voice-over projects. She relishes engaging in intimate conversation with her listeners, accompanied by love jams, on “Kfm Sunday Love Songs with Mamohau”, every Sunday, from 7-10pm.

With a voice described as “golden”, she is an accomplished voice over artist, having lent her voice to many corporate campaigns, TV and radio advertisements and social initiatives, including the Third Inter-ministerial Conference for Health and Environment in Africa. She also serves as the station voice for Gauteng’s biggest commercial talk radio station, 702, as well as CapeTalk. Mamohau thrives as a lifestyle model and performer. Her modelling portfolio exhibits her immense versatility and vibrant personality, having shot campaigns for leading brands including Levi's, Globacom, Nedbank, Pep, Lewis Stores, and Sportsman's Warehouse.

As a sought-after master of ceremonies, her portfolio includes the Sanlam Top Destination Awards, first TEDxStellenbosch Women’s event, Empower Me Women’s Day celebrations, Bubbles & Bliss annual charity event, and the LeadSA Heroes Awards, to name a few. She also masterfully hosts and facilitates dialogues & discussions, including the Chambord Freedom Day Women’s Lunch and Celebrity Power Panel, in conversation with successful celebrity women who are trailblazers in their fields.

While studying at Stellenbosch University, Mamohau was elected Irene Residence’s head of Critical Engagement, First Years, and Welcoming, and pioneered the very first Women Empowerment portfolio in her student community, a reflection of her passion for uplifting women and girls. As a law student, Mamohau is passionate about human rights, women empowerment and social justice. She aspires to truly be a changemaker and broaden access to legal mechanisms to effect tangible change. She has worked at The Justice Desk, an internationally-recognised and award-winning Queen’s Young Leaders human rights NPO. She is also the Vice Curator of the Cape Town Hub of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community, a network of young working professionals committed to making a positive impact.

When she’s not working on her diverse career endeavours, Mamohau enjoys the cultural side of life, travelling, adventuring, and experiencing the beauty the world has to offer. She loves being engrossed in a new read while drinking copious amounts of tea, dancing (very badly), trying out new restaurants and cuisine, hiking, playing netball, and doing a “sho’t left” to explore South Africa’s local gems.

Mamohau's multi-talented nature, go-getting spirit and warmth makes her a true asset in any social sphere. Living by the maxim, "Who dares, wins", this young talent is definitely one to watch.

For bookings or more information on Mamohau, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Kew Khauoe – CPT

Kew Khauoe - CPT

Kew Khauoe was born in Sebokeng in the Vaal. He is an experienced voice over artist, actor and presenter and the co-founder of the International award-winning film production company Enere Pictures.

He began his love for performance and TV at the tender age of 5 after being a resident on an SABC kiddies show. He would perform informally in front of the mirror pretending it was a camera.

Since then, Kew has been trained by some of the industry’s great performance coaches such as Louse St. Clair and Dorothy Ann Gould. Kew has since appeared on various stages, TV and Film productions including Backstage, Loveness, Generationss, Intersection, King Makers and My Fathers War as well as presenting two shows on Mindset Learn Health channel.

Kew is a well-established voice over artist with over 15 years of experience working with various types of clients and voicing radio commercials and stories; TV shows and commercials; Interactive Voice Response (IVR’s); corporates and corporate events and much more.

For bookings or more information on Kew, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Sylvaine Strike – CPT

Sylvaine Strike - CPT

Sylvaine Strike trained at the University of Cape Town Drama School and going on to specialise at the world renowned Ecole Jacques Lecoq, Paris; Sylvaine’s career has always  sustained a balance between theatre, television and film.

Acting: 

A versatile actress, equally comfortable in both comedic and dramatic genres, Sylvaine Strike’s television career was launched in 1995, when she played teenager Frankie Dwyer in the sensationally progressive South African sitcom Suburban Bliss. A few career highlights include roles in: District 9 (2009), Spud (2010), Black Sails (2016), Those Who Can't (2016), An Act of Defiance (2017.)

Voice Work: 

Sylvaine Strike continues to be hugely successful as a voice-over artist. Always in demand, clients seem repeatedly captivated by Sylvaine's ability to deliver complete originality to any script. Sylvaine's impressive range of local and international accents, her capacity to perform various delivery styles and her natural ability to collaborate with directors and clients is more reason why Sylvaine has become known as one of South Africa’s finest voice-over artists. Sylvaine is fluent in English, French and Afrikaans.

Theatre Acting & Directing: 

Sylvaine's break-through role, in theatre, earning her a best Actress VITA Award in Shopping and Fu***ing by Mark Ravenhill, directed by Yaël Farber for the Market Theatre in 1998.

Known for her unique signature brand in both devising and directing theatre, Sylvaine has moved hearts and minds as a post-apartheid theatre artist since 2000.  Her first break-through made an impact when she directed and co-devised the runaway success Baobabs Don’t Grow Here recipient of a Total Theatre Award at the Edinburgh Fringe 2002. Critically acclaimed work continued to follow, earning her a list of award winning productions including: Black and Blue; The Travellers; Coupé; The Butcher Brothers detect an intruder in the home; The Table; Tobacco; CARGO: Precious; Agreed; Eclipsed and Dop.

As artistic director of the Fortune Cookie Theatre Company, Sylvaine expanded her repertoire to direct and reimagine theatre classics for contemporary South African audiences. This included The Miser and Tartuffe by Molière; Curse of the Starving Class by Sam Shepard, and most recently her highly acclaimed direction of Endgame by Samuel Beckett for the Baxter Theatre.

Accolades: 

Sylvaine was made a Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government on the 28th March 2019, and is the recipient of the Naledi Award for Best Director in 2012 (The Miser) and Fleur Du Cap Best Director 2018 (Endgame). She has devised and developed over 12 new South African plays and is a familiar face on SA television, winning the SAFTA (South African Film and Television Award) for Best Supporting Actress in a comedy in 2017 for her role in the acclaimed series Those Who Can’t.

For bookings or more information on Sylvaine, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Siv Ngesi – CPT

Siv Ngesi - CPT

Three time SAFTA nominated Sivuyile “Siv” Ngesi is one of SA’s most dynamic performers, whose diverse talents have seen him making waves in the South African entertainment industry. He is a sought after comedian, popular television presenter, prolific actor, MC, and Producer, and a social media sensation. Little wonder his accolades include The Mail and Guardian’s Most influential young South African 2011, one of Destiny Man’s most influential men under the age of 40, You magazines most stylish celebrity, GQ’s top dressed man for 2014, a coveted place in the Cosmo sexiest man calendar 2015, and a place in the IMDB Top 10 best working South African actors overseas.

Siv began performing at the age of nine, as Gavrosh in Les Miserables. Not only did he tour Asia with the show, but was also invited to sing a piece from the musical at Nelson Mandela’s birthday party. Since then, his love of performing has taken him from local to international arenas, with him featuring in films such as World Unseen, Zeenon Z3 , Schweitzer, Clint Eastwood’s Invictus and alongside Edris Elba in Long Walk To Freedom. His  television credits include, SIES, League of Glory, the Adventures of Sinbad, Double Shift, Interrogation Room, and the hit American TV series, 24, with Keifer Sutherland.

As adventurous presenter on the magazine programme Man Cave,  charming cooking show host on Jou Ma se Chef and traveling around the world on Winginit .. as host of corporate events and conferences from Durban to Dubai, and online social commentator, he brings his unique Siv brand to all he does. As a multi award winning comedian, Siv truly comes into his own. He has performed at every venue, and to every audience possible in South Africa, as well as to rave reviews in the Arab Emirates, the UK and the USA.

Apart from performing in his own One Man comedy shows, Siv has also produced numerous others , featuring some of South Africas finest comedians and performers. These have won prestigious awards, and played to sold out audiences and standing ovations. Not content with capturing just one market, Siv’s newly formed company, “Our Company” also co produces the local SABC 3 cooking show, Jou Ma se Chef, where comedians and their moms compete against other famous South Africans in a fun feisty cook off. Our Company” is currently in pre-production on a number of projects, including an hilarious local feature film, set in Orania, with Siv as the lead.  Driven by a desire to be the very best he was born to be, Siv Ngesi is a proudly South African star on the rise, and a blazing star to watch out for.

For bookings or more information on Siv, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Mark Vox – CPT

Mark Vox - CPT

Mark is a multinational, multilingual who is always picking up new accents. He has recorded many commercials for radio and TV, embodied characters for computer games (Afghanistan '11 and HMS) and narrated a nature documentary series for the Smithsonian, Canada. He studied French and German literature at Oxford University.

For bookings or more information on Mark, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Jessica Wolhuter – CPT

Jessica Wolhuter - CPT

Jessica was born and raised in Durban, South Africa. It was from the age of 5 that she began her life in performance as a dancer, while attending high school she discovered her talent for acting and subsequently furthered her passion for the craft at the Academy of Film, Theatre and Television in Sydney Australia.

Jessica received critical acclaim in the Sydney Morning Herald and Daily Telegraph for her performance as Nina in Chekov’s “The Seagull” directed by Winston Cooper at The Burley Theatre Company.

After graduation Jessica moved to London where she worked with esteemed British playwright, Howard Barker. Jessica then signed with A&J management where she was noticed and cast by casting directors such as Nina Gold in television, film, voice and commercial work.

Jessica was nominated for a Naledi Award in 2020 for Best Breakthrough Performance for her role as young Tracy in Brutual Legacy.

She also worked with various artists and musicians including James Morrison. Jessica is based in Cape Town, she is  represented by Owen S Management in Johannesburg.

For bookings or more information on Jessica, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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