Jeremy Nathan • PRODUCER
With over 30 years of producing films across the African continent, Jeremy has produced filmed content across the entire audio-visual spectrum, including over 35 feature films, 6 television drama series, numerous feature documentaries and many short films.
He has produced films in South Africa, Algeria, Botswana, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe.
Jeremy has advised Government (South Africa), helping to create policy for its embryonic film industries, and been involved in creating film organisations (Film and Allied Workers Organisation (FAWO), the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), the Independent Producers Organisation (IPO) and Southern African Communication for Development (SACOD).
He has lectured at a variety of universities including the University of Cape Town (UCT), London International Film School (LIFS), NYU Film School, and the South African School of Dramatic Art (AFDA), where he was the External Head of Production, mentoring individual students, adjudicating student year-end work, and providing a variety of courses on all aspects of producing.
He has spoken at Symposia, Festivals and Conferences globally and written widely about the emergent SouthAfrican film industry, for Dazed and Confused, Weekly Mail, New Nation, Vertigo and the Congress of SA Writers (COSAW).
He was part of the International Advisory Board at the Rotterdam International Film Festival between 1996 and 2016.
Some of his work as Producer includes:
• AGENT: 13 x 48 minutes TV Drama series (2018/19)
Writers: Athos Kyriakides, Nonzi Bogatsu, Elon Gamaker, Salah Sabiti
Director: Athos Kyriakides, Sean Else, Jon Rabaud
Cast: Kay Sibaya, Sissanda Henna, Manie Malone, Virgile Bramly, Taryn Wyngaard Distribution: Netflix, SABC1, Canal + International, SBS (Australia), Showmax
• ROOM 9: 13 x 48 min TV drama series (2013/4) for SABC 1
Directors: Darrell Roodt, Athos Kyriakides, Zee Ntuli, Adze Ugah, Charlie Vundla, John Barker
• MSHIKA-SHIKA: 10 x 48 minutes, 2011/12 for Mzansi/MNET Writers/Directors: Athos Kyriakides, Zee Ntuli, Zuko Nodada
• THE LINE (a.k.a. IN A TIME OF VIOLENCE; 3 x 52 min – 1993/4)
Director: Brian Tilley
For: Channel 4 (UK), ZDF/ARTE (France, Germany), NPS (Holland), YLE TV2 (Finland), SABC (South Africa), NBC (Namibia) and NCDO (Holland)
• RESORT TO LOVE for Netflix (USA): 2020/21
Produced by Alicia Keys, Jeremy Walker and Maggie Malina
Released globally on Netflix on 29th July 2021, Top 10 Netflix for 4 weeks
• AMOR DE MADRE for Netflix (Spain): 2020/21Produced by Juan Gordon, Morena Films Spain
Released globally in April 2022, top 10 Netflix for 4 weeks