Meet the Creative Team behind the Game.
Sarah Summers has gone by many names, descriptors and titles. She currently calls herself an artivist. She does what she likes, and enjoys making creative work deeply grounded in justice and that hopefully inspires social innovation.
Fuzlin Esau is a global contributor, collaborator, professional project hopper, marketing strategist, and all-around creative. Focused on startups, non-profits and disruptive thought. Content producer, editor and pop-culture interrogator. Supporter of all things queer, art as activism, and innovative solutions.
Kelly-Eve Koopman is a storyteller who works across genres and disciplines. With her partner Sarah Summers she has co- developed the webseries and online dialogue platform Coloured Mentality. She is an alumni of the Atlantic Fellowship for Racial Equity. She is also a youth developer and co-directs Femmeprojects an organisation focussed on intersectional approaches to Sexual And Reproductive Health Education. She has written for theatre film and TV and she was one of the 2019 finalists of the Distell National Playwrighting competition. She has also been named one of Mail and Guardian’s top 200 young South Africans. Her debut title Because I Couldn’t Kill You was published by Melinda Ferguson last year, she has also co – curated the hit LGBTQI anthology ” They Called Me Queer”.
Khalid Shamis, owner of production and post company tuba films. is a prolific documentarian and editor in Cape Town. He has worked on a number of critically acclaimed and award winning documentary films including Scenes from a Dry City, The Iman and I, Action Kommandant and the the award winning short, the Silent Form to name just a couple.
Jannous Aukema is a filmmaker and composer based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has worked in a wide range of genres and forms, from narrative fiction to documentary, theatre and multimedia installation. Recent past projects include co-writing, co-directing, music composition and cinematography for the short films Until The Silence Comes (2017, Shnit Short Film Festival, Zanzibar International Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival) and A Jaguars Daughter (2019, Shnit Short Film Festival), soundtrack composition for Everything Must Fall, which focuses on the Wits Student movement of 2015-17 (IDFA 2018, Václav Havel Award – One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Best Documentary Film – Cape Town International Film Festival, SAFTA for best documentary film), immersive sound design for the sculptural and sound installation Senzenina – Songs For Sabotage (2018, New Museum of Contemporary Art), developed into a sound installation for FNB Art Fair 2018, for which it won the FNB Art Prize, and music composition and live performance for the theatre productions A Faint Patch of Light (2019, National Arts Festival Ovation Award), and Klippies Van Die Grond (2019, nominated for two Kanna’s at KKNK 2019, award for best actor at Suidoosterfees, 2019).
Jannous has most recently completed the soundtrack for Rehad Desai’s new film, How To Steal A Country (2019), which focuses on the state capture of South Africa, and has already screened at IDFA (2019) and numerous other film festivals. Jannous has also recently composed the soundtrack for Qondiswa James’s A Howl From Makhanda (2020, Magnet Theatre).