Shane Phure Maja has been billed as the acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Gauteng Film Commission.ORMER SABC 2 television presenter
Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Mbali Hlope and the Gauteng Film Commission’s board have jointly announced the appointment of the former Mamepe Magazine show presenter as GFC Acting CEO, effective immediately.
Shane Maja is a seasoned arts and culture professional who has over 20 years of experience in the sector. He takes on the role at GFC after serving five years as a senior manager in the Gauteng Department of Sport, Arts, Culture, and Recreation. He is currently working on his research report for a master’s degree in Cultural Policy and Management at WITS University.
The GFC is a key entity of the Gauteng government, with the film and television industry identified as a priority sector to drive economic growth in the province.
Ms. Simangele Sekgobela who was acting CEO will return to her position as a Board Member, as they finalise the process of appointing a full-time CEO.
The GFC board has wished Shane Maja success in delivering service excellence to the industry and related stakeholders.
The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) develops, promotes and coordinates the film and television production industry in South Africa’s wealthiest province. An agency of the Gauteng Provincial Government, we are tasked with positioning the province as a world-class destination for film-making as well as attracting local and international investments in the film and television industry.
Their core business is to facilitate and enhance the contribution of the industry to the economic growth of the province. The GFC markets Gauteng, with its world-class industry infrastructure, recognised expertise and wide range of locations, as a destination of choice. They also act as a centralised industry intelligence hub and ensure that people across Gauteng can experience the magic of cinema.
They work with the industry, government agencies, and other key stakeholders, advising on the development and growth of a sustainable audiovisual industry.
We were unable to reach Shane Maja by the time of going to press.
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