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INDEPENDENT MUSIC EXPORTERS SOUTH AFRICA: IMEXSA is is proud to offer its export-ready musicians, managers and company representatives export ready training and showcase opportunities: A moving trailer of hope, lead by passion to change lives and make dreams come true, this right here is a movement challenging perceptions of what it takes to be a successful independent musician in South Africa. 
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Bridget Pickering

Film Producer
South Africa
Bridget Pickering was the South African co-producer on Hotel Rwanda, the Terry George Oscar™ nominated feature film. She has produced and directed over 20 films. She started her film career as a Casting Associate with Bonnie Timmermann at Universal Pictures on films such as The Last of the Mohicans and Glengarry Glen Ross. In 1992, she co founded On Land Productions, an independent production company based in Namibia. She produced Sophia’s Homecoming as part of the Africa Dreaming Series, which was screened on Arte, Canal Plus and at the Rotterdam Film Festival. Bridget has directed documentaries and short fiction films including Uno’s World which was part of the Mama Africa series screened on PBS and had a 21 cinema release in the US; Dreams of a Good Life about the life and aspirations of a group of HIV positive women, which has been screened on Arte, YLE-Finland and won awards at BANFF and at the Zanzibar Film Festival. Bridget has produced top audience rated television drama series “Usindiso” ; “uGugu no Andile", based on Romeo and Juliet and set against South Africa’s change to democracy “Dreamworld” a successful adaptation of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Nights Dream, End Game a political thriller. She co-produced the feature project, Taste of Rain which has been screened at the Durban International Film Festival and on the cable network, MNET. CHEMO CLUB is a feature currently in Post Production In June 2014, Bridget was invited by the Producers Guild of America for a Summer programme and was also based at Revelations Entertainment.