Mpolokeng Chabane is an intimacy coordinator based in Johannesburg, South Africa. In addition to being an intimacy coordinator, Mpolokeng is also a passionate actor, writer, and director.
Mpolokeng first broke into the industry as an actress, working on popular South African telenovelas and series. Her love for storytelling and prowess for performance led to her working as a casting director, and it is here that her love for directing was first ignited. Feeling called to pursue writing and directing, in 2019 she wrote and directed her first short film Lefa, which was an official selection for the esteemed Poiters Film Festival in France. The film also won an award for best actor at the New York Independent Film Festival and Best Short Film at the Golden Door International Film festival.
Mpolokeng Chabane's CV
MPOLKENG CHABANE'S INTIMACY COORDINATION, ACTING, DIRECTING, WRITING & CASTING CREDITS
2023 - In Production/Post Production
Intimacy Coordinator - THE DROP - eVod/Unknown Associates - Dir: Jonathan Parkin
Intimacy Coordinator -BLACK TAX (S3) - BET/Rous House Productions - Dir: MQ Ngubane - 2 Eps.
Intimacy Coordinator - SMOKE AND MIRRORS - ETV/The Final Chapter Productions - Dir: Stephina Zwane
Script Supervisor + Mentor - NO GUNS, NO VIOLENCE - Tomas Films - Producer: Bridget Thompson
Actress - DEADLY MINDS (FEATURE) - Tung n Cheek - Dir: Lizette Khan
Script Developer - SHE(A) BUTTER - Hola Afrika - Prod: Tiffany Mugo,Siphumeze Khundayi
Director - SASOL TVC - First Pencil - Prod: Lebo Mabuela, Brenda Wilson
Script Writer - DARK WORLD - Tung and Cheek - Dir: Justin Strydom
Director/Writer - LEFA (SHORT FILM) - Afda Production
Director - I WISH I'D SAID - Poets Shoes/SABC2 - Prod: Lizette Khan
Researcher - RAMA TVC - First Pencil - Dir: Justine Calverly
Actress - MTV SHUGA - Quizzical Pictures/MTV - Dir: Tishiwe Zuqubu
Actress - WATER FOR PHUMLANE - NFVF Female Filmmaker Project - Dir: Twiggy Matiwane
Actress - KEEPING SCORE - Fireworxmedia/SABC 2 - Dir: Various
Actress - DOUBT - Quizzical Pictures/Mzansi Magic - Dir: Itumeleng Nkabinde, Samantha Setlaelo
Casting Director & Cast Co-ordinator - SKROEF NOSEXY - Ants Multimedia/ETV - Dir: Various
Casting Director - MOB JUSTICE - Ants Multimedia/Mzansi Magic
Casting Director - HOMECOMING - Ants Multimedia/Mzansi Magic - Dir: Vivek Mehta