Festivals’ Gallery 2016/17





Past Productions
  • National Geographic/Londolozi Productions

    Animal Powers: Researcher and production management services for this documentary film on animal symbolism in Southern African cultures.

  • Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ABC)

    A 13-part series profiling indigenous technology in Africa

  • LoveLife Television

    Scamto@Large: Two research projects for the HIV/AIDS television series for youth

  • Channel 4 Television Series

    Amazing Ancestors: A television series on ancestry – 2000

  • CNN

    I Am African - MNET
    From 1999 - 2002, nayanaya pictures provided occasional research services to CNN

Corporate Production

Nayanaya has built a strong reputation and credibility within the arena of Corporate and Informational video production. The company develops films that can be used for brand development and marketing purposes or as powerful tools to effectively communicate with staff, clients, stakeholders, investors and the public at large.


  • Shouting Silent - nayanaya pictures(2000)
  • Orphans of Inkandla - BBC(2005)
  • A Ribbon in The Sky - MNET
  • Terror Mathebula 1st SA Black World Champion Boxer - MNET(2009)
  • South Africa's Lost Girls - Channel 4(2010)
  • Zimbabwe's Forgotten Children - BBC(2010)
  • Projek Mandela - MNET(2010)

Film Festivals

Nayanaya Pictures was commissioned to run the UNiTE Film and community workshops campaign(from 2011) and Xoliswa Sithole is the Director of the Festival. This is a United Nations initiative that was started by Ban Ki-moon and South Africa was the first country to host this event which deals with the 16 days of activism every December focusing on violence against women and children. The event is supported by The UNFPA, Unicef and Department of Arts and Culture and other stake holders.

Contact Details

PO Box 3092, Houghton, Gauteng, South Africa Cellphone: + 27 (072) 504 1929 Telephone: +27 (011) 648 6903 Email: nayanaya@nayanayapictures.com / sitholexoliswa@nayanayapictures.com / nayanaya@mweb.co.za

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