The Evolution of Sjava

This is a short documentary about one of South Africas artist multi award winning artist Sjava. We follow him on his journey as he prepares for another one of his popular One Man Show events and we get a glimpse of his life outside the music, the people who helped him get where he is at and how he navigates the hassle and bustle of the industry.

  • Luthando Sigubudu
  • Luthando Sigubudu
  • Jabulani Hadebe
  • Jabulani Hadebe
    Key Cast
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  • Runtime:
    22 minutes 4 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 3, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    1,635 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Language:
    English, Zulu
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Director Biography - Luthando Sigubudu

Luthando Sigubudu is a filmmaker and visual artist from Soweto, South Africa. He worked as a creative researcher in commercials for popular South African production house Bomb Commercials and has directed a few digital commercials for some of South Africas biggest brands. Luthando has also worked with record labels like Sony Music Africa, Raplyf Records, 1020 Cartel, Mabala Noise and on projects like rapper Kwesta’s ‘Spirit’ music video, directed Sjava's 'Umcebo', other artists he has worked with include popular South African Artists like KiD X, Mnqobi Yazo and Nadia Nakai to name a few.

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