Ofentse Mwase is a filmmaker who grew up in the great city of Rustenburg in the North West Province, and now resides in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Ofentse’s infatuation with film and cameras started in 2005 and led to his enrolment at AFDA (The South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) to study film and cinematography. Ofentse graduated with an Honours Degree in Cinematography in 2011.

Ofentse was voted AFDA Best Cinematographer of 2010 for this work on the Short film IGOLIDE, shot on 16mm Kodak film. Further accolades include a nomination for AFDA Best Cinematography for his work on the short film “The Hajji” shot in in 2011.

Thato, a Sterkinekor commercial shot in 2011 on 35mm Kodak Film by Ofentse was also nominated for the prestigious Loerie Award and went on to win a Silver Loerie in the Student Commercials category.

Greatest Achievement thus far as a Music Video director was winning Music Video of the Year in the 2017 South African Music Awards (SAMA) for his video for Miss Pru titled Ameni.

With over 9 years experience in Film, Commercials and Music Videos, Ofentse is set to be one to look out for in the South African film industry as he continues to be involved in great projects for TV and Commercials.


  • Best Film: ISAZELA (2009 Joburg Arts Festival)
  • Best Cinematographer: IGOLIDE (AFDA 2010 Awards)
  • Nominated for Best Cinematography: The Hajji (AFDA 2011 Awards)
  • Best Film: The Hajji (AFDA 2011 Awards)
  • Best Commercial: Thato (AFDA 2011 Awards)
  • Silver Loerie: Thato (Loerie Awards 2012)
  • Official Selection: The Hajji (Durban International Film Festival 2013)
  • Best Music Video: Lundi – Noma Sekutheni Na (Crown Gospel Awards 2014)
  • Best Music Video: Roll Up – Emtee (Metro FM Awards 2016)
  • Best Music Video: Miss Pru – Ameni (SAHHA 2016)
  • Music Video of the Year: Miss Pru – Ameni (SAMA 2017)
  • Best Short Film: Durban International Film Festival 2017 – The Hangman
  • Best Short Film: Zanzibar International Film Festival 2017 – The Hangman
  • Sembene Ousman Award of Excellence: Zanzibar International Film Festival 2017 – The Hangman

18 Responses to About

  1. Tizzy 20 February 2016 at 15:51 #

    Loving the work…wud like to know more about the vedio(music) prices

  2. Tizzy 20 February 2016 at 15:54 #

    Love the work,i’m an indie music producer/rapper from drbn,and wid like to know more bwt the music video prices

    • mbalenhle 29 December 2016 at 12:55 #

      hi i would like to produce my music next year i am a 12 year old

  3. Lwazi 22 February 2016 at 14:24 #

    would like to ask about you video prices

    • Owen 16 January 2017 at 10:14 #


  4. Nneji 25 February 2016 at 16:57 #

    You work on Pearl Thusi was Awesome And Amazing…

  5. BigJack 4 March 2016 at 08:01 #

    My boy, I am very proud of your work. Congratulations on your achievements especially on Metro FM Music Awards Best Music Video.
    I am glad you Rep Rusty. GOD bless you, your loved ones and your Hustle !!!

    • Jayden 22 July 2016 at 15:37 #

      You have shed a ray of suihnsne into the forum. Thanks!

  6. Tlhalefang 29 March 2016 at 20:27 #

    Great work ntwana, your projects definitely proves that you respect your craft best of luck.We are proud of you as Rustenburgers

  7. Kae 9 June 2016 at 21:11 #

    would like to enquire about the prices. drop me a mail.

  8. Deezy 11 June 2016 at 08:54 #

    Good work

  9. Young killer 26 June 2016 at 19:02 #

    Dude big up!!great work with emtee

  10. Tshepo 17 November 2016 at 18:13 #

    Sho ofentse mwase

  11. Hb keswa 4 January 2017 at 04:56 #

    Hello bro,i would like to know about your prices,

  12. Tebogo 16 January 2017 at 13:46 #

    Big ups jita , you videos are tight & very entertaining and creative hope to see more dope one’s this year 2017

  13. Swooshi 2 February 2017 at 13:15 #

    Big Ups Malome, your visuals are always on trill, your drone game is untouchable I’m inspired

  14. De droit 7 February 2017 at 16:18 #

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️The rate of his work

  15. Reabetswe Raseloma 25 February 2017 at 19:31 #

    Big Up
    … You the best and you’ll still stand number 1,your art work is rocking

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