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Emmanuel Castis

Emmanuel Castis

Emmanuel Castis is a seasoned professional in the entertainment  industry. Emmanuel has performed across the globe in various productions and across various mediums.

Emmanuel is a SAFTA AWARD Winning actor, who became a household name playing Steve Stethakis on the popular Soap opera Isidingo.

Since then he has performed in various television shows and films, in South Africa, The United States, the UK and Norway, a few of which were on Etv’s Scandal and Broken Vows, SABC’s Erfsondes and 7de Laan, ABC’s General Hospital and NBC’s Days of Our Lives,  HBO Cinemax’s Warrior and  MNET’s Trackers.

Emmanuel has also performed in the global touring company of the Broadway hit, Jersey Boys. He was part of the developmental cast of the Broadway Musical Mandela, which has just done a season off the West End in London. He is currenlty playing Sam Carmichael, in the hit Musical Mamma Mia.

He is also a singer- songwriter, having released an Album, South of Nowhere.  He has performed at events across the  globe with his  band Dalliance, and as a guest artist in the US band, Vanity Fair.

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

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Kitso Moremi

Kitso Moremi

Kitso Moremi is an experienced voice artist, podcast host and content creator who is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. His versatile voice has contributed to work for the likes of Tik Tok, Bains Whiskey and The National Lottery.

He started his career in the world of advertising and over the years, became a multi-award-winning sound engineer, bringing to life iconic moments from some of the most memorable brands.  Kitso is comfortable both behind the mic and in front of the camera. He co-founded the critically-acclaimed The Sobering Podcast, now streaming in partnership with the Revolt Podcast Network in America.

With a dynamic range in voice deliveries, Kitso awaits your direction to deliver your script to satisfaction.

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

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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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Luc Mes

Luc Mes

Luc is an extraordinarily talented and professional voice artist and actor who stepped into the world of film and acting at the remarkable age of one. His first glimpse of the industry came about when he crawled onto a film set for a captivating Panado TV commercial, sparking his lifelong love for the art of filmmaking. Over the course of a decade, Luc has passionately developed his skills, captivating audiences through his appearances in TV commercials and exceptional voice-over work.

When he was merely 4 years old, he secured the role of the Enterprise voice, lending his voice exclusively to record radio ads for their products for an impressive 3-year duration. Luc's incredible talent has been showcased in TV commercials for renowned brands such as FNB, Standard Bank, and Edgars, leaving a lasting impact on viewers. His most recent accomplishment involves his remarkable work for Nissan, signifying his continuous growth in the field of voice-over. With a family background entrenched in the TV and film industry, including a cinematographer father and producer mother, Luc has been immersed in recording studios and film sets from a young age. It is within the confines of an audio booth that Luc finds pure joy, making it his ultimate happy place!

His exceptional ability to seamlessly embrace and take direction and effortlessly infuse his voice with a smile, be it for a soft sell or a hard sell, sets him apart in his craft. Fuelling his passion, Luc holds a deep love for animation, particularly anime, and his enthusiasm extends to the world of gaming. Alongside his creative endeavours, he treasures his feline companions (Alfi & Uyi) and nurtures a lifelong dream of becoming the iconic voice behind a world-famous animated character. Being a world famous actor is of course part of the package too.

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

Luc Mes - English 14 year Old VO artist - Showcase 1 - OSM Talent
Luc Mes - English 14 year Old VO artist - Showcase 2 - 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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Nolwazi Shange

Nolwazi Shange

Nolwazi Shange, is a SAFTA award winning actress & Casting Director who hails from Durban and studied Drama at The Durban Institute of Technology and hold a Bachelors’ Degree in Marketing & Communications from AAA School of Advertising. She has appeared in well-known programs such as Mtunzini.com as well as the portrayal of Precious in A Place Called Home, Soul City 10, the multi-award winning Intersexions, Single Guys, Zabalaza, Mzansi Love 3 and the international award-winning film Otelo Burning. She also presented Restyle My Style on SABC 2.

Nolwazi was nominated for a SAFTA (South African Film and Television Awards) for Best Supporting Actress for her portrayal of Ntombi in Intersexions Season 1, and nominated for Best Actress on the AMVCA (Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards) 2013 and Pan African Actress at the Nigeria Entertainment Awards for Otelo Burning. In 2010, she was awarded with a SAFTA for Best Supporting Actress for A Place Called Home. True to her diverse nature, Nolwazi also worked as a Casting Director, casting for Intersexions II, Nothing For Mahala, The Chemo Club and Farewell Ella Bella.

Her most celebrated television casting work include MTV Shuga, AboMama, Umlilo, Umkhokha: The Curse, Ndebele drama, Komkhulu, Mzansi Wethu’s first telenovela Sbongile & the Dlaminis and the multi-award winning soap opera Rhythm City. Nolwazi has a vested interest in the business of entertainment, and was honoured at the Clermont Legends Award for representing her hometown.

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

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Dippy Padi

Dippy Padi

Dippy Padi is a dynamic force in the entertainment industry with a multifaceted career spanning; acting, singing, voice over and presenting, Dippy captivates audiences with her undeniable talent and magnetic presence.

Recognized for her compelling performances, Dippy has left an indelible mark on screen with her recurring roles in hit TV shows such as Adulting on Showmax, Soon Comes Night, and How To Ruin Christmas on Netflix, solidifying her status as a sought-after actress in the industry.

Beyond her acting prowess, Dippy has seamlessly transitioned into the world of music, collaborating with esteemed artists and even hosting her own music television show, showcasing her versatility and passion for the arts.

Dippy's journey to success is underlined by her dedication to her craft and extensive training. A graduate of the National School of the Arts and AFDA, where she specialized in Live Performance, Dippy has honed her skills to perfection, earning acclaim for her performances on stage and screen alike.

Her versatility extends beyond the camera, as Dippy is also celebrated for her exceptional talent as a voice-over artist. From bringing beloved characters to life, such as Zoe in Takalani Sesame, to lending her captivating voice as the ADR narrator for Netflix's Blood and Water Season 3 & 4, Dippy's vocal range and emotive delivery captivate audiences.

Dippy Padi continues to inspire and captivate with her unparalleled talent by leaving an enduring mark on the entertainment landscape with every performance, as she continues to explore new avenues and push creative boundaries, Dippy remains a shining beacon of excellence in the entertainment industry.

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

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Othembele Nomgca

Othembele Nomgca was born in a small town called Flagstaff in the Eastern Cape. His family relocated to Kokstad where he was introduced to sports like rugby and opera whilst he completed his schooling and went on to Durban University of Technology to study Drama and Production Studies. He completed his diploma in 2020.

Whilst studying acting Othembele got the opportunity to be involved in shows at The Courtyard Theatre, the most notable being the Zulu Production of Usiza and Iwisa at the Johannesburg Pop Art Theatre.

Othembele received his first on camera role as Bongz on Uzalo and most recently can be seen in Mzansi Magic’s - 1802” Love Defies Time.

Othembele’s talents also extend to being the camera as a director as well as a content creator.

For bookings or more information on Othembele, 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.

Carol Ofori - English Bright - OSM Talent
Carol Ofori - English Bright 2 - OSM Talent
Carol Ofori - English Conversational Dramatic - OSM Talent
Carol Ofori - English Conversational Quirky - OSM Talent
Carol Ofori - English Conversational Soft - OSM Talent
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Carol Ofori - English Corporate Energetic - OSM Talent
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