Experiencing Interruptions?


A 7-min fantasy drama about a young woman who receives an anonymous invitation and through what seems like a magical elevator, is brought face to face with experiences from her past.

  • Yolande Botha
  • Yolande Botha
  • Yolande Botha
  • Bianca Simone Mannie
    Key Cast
  • Andre Jacobs
    Key Cast
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  • Genres:
    Fantasy, Drama, Femme Fatale
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 9 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 2, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    400 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • 48-Hour Film Project
    Cape Town
    South Africa
    November 7, 2015
    3rd Place in Competition, Best Actress, Best Production Design
Director Biography - Yolande Botha

Yolande is a scriptwriter director who has come from 14 years experience as a copywriter and creative director in advertising. She has conceptualised and written everything from TV and radio campaigns, to digital media and conceptual events, working on brands ranging from financial institutions to cat food. After gaining her fair share of awards and more life experience to pull from, she decided it was time to pursue her lifelong dream to become a filmmaker. In 2011 she completed a BA Honours in Scriptwriting & Directing at the AFDA School of Motion Picture in Cape Town, South Africa. Since then she has been building her experience and showreel with short films and branded content under her brand The Brave Cartel. She has lived in New York, Chicago, London, Edinburgh and Johannesburg, but now calls Cape Town her home.

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