Mmabatho Kau will join Producers Dapo Oshiyemi, Dipo Abdul and Director Michelle Bello as Co-producer on the film 'And the Spirit Slowly Dies'. The widely-respected South African development and production executive will take up the position immediately and work with the team on the financing, production and marketing of the film.
Dapo Oshiyemi, said: "We are very pleased to welcome Mmabatho to the team, her wealth of experience, knowledge and contacts will be of huge value as we strive to make 'And the Spirit Slowly Dies' a critical and commercial success, I'm really looking forward to working closely with her".
Mmabetho described joining the team as "One of the best opportunities to come my way in recent times and I'm really excited to take a Nigerian/South African film to a world audience."
"I've always had a passion for film and filmmakers and been a huge advocate for and a supporter of the African film industry so I am really excited about joining And the Spirit Slowly Dies," she added.
And the Spirit Slowly Dies is scheduled to shoot early 2016 and will be represented by UK Distributors Talking Drum Entertainment.