Moonlighting Films was established in 1997 and is one of the leading film production companies in Africa.

The company has a formidable track record of servicing international film and TV projects, with credits that include “Mad Max: Fury Road”, “Escape Room”, “Tomb Raider”, “Warrior”, “Homeland Season 4”, “Black Mirror”,“The Dark Tower”, “The Mummy”, ”Bloodshot”, “Safe House”, “Blood Diamond”, “Ali” and “Invictus”.

Over 20 years of producing more than 100 film and TV projects, the company has worked with renowned filmmakers such as Clint Eastwood (“Invictus”), Michael Mann (“Ali”), Sean Penn (“The Last Face”), George Miller (“Fury Road”), Philip Noyce (“The Giver”), Roland Emmerich (“10,000BC”), Mira Nair (“Queen of Katwe”), Joss Whedon (“Avengers: Age of Ultron”), Stephen Daldry (“The Crown”), Paolo Sorrentino (“The Young Pope”), Paul W.S. Anderson 

​(“Monster Hunter”), Andy Serkis (“Breathe”), Mark Foster (“Machinegun Preacher”) and Gavin Hood (“Eye In The Sky”).

Treaty co-productions and indigenous films produced by Moonlighting include “Skin” (the first UK / SA production), and “Beauty” (the first SA / France co-production which was in competition in Cannes), “Four Corners” and “The Endless River”.

Moonlighting is a DTI Rebate specialist and has processed over sixty rebates over the last sixteen years, representing more than R1billion of film incentives.

The company was founded and is helmed by acclaimed producer Genevieve Hofmeyr.

OUR TEAM

Genevieve Hofmeyr

MD / PRODUCER

Genevieve Hofmeyr is widely regarded as one of South Africa’s most accomplished Producers, who has made a significant contribution to the growth of the entertainment industry in South Africa by partnering on over 100 projects across the spectrum of film production including major US studio projects, independent co-productions, episodic television/miniseries and indigenous South African films.

She has worked with award winning filmmakers such as Clint Eastwood, Edward Zwick, Michael Mann, Marc Forster, Martin Campbell, Bruce Beresford, Roland Emmerich, Phillip Noyce and Mira Nair, as well some of Hollywood’s A-List or Oscar winning stars including Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington, Leonardo DiCaprio, Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron, Hilary Swank, Ryan Reynolds, Matt Damon, Daniel Craig, Alicia Vikander, Tom Cruise, Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey and Gerard Butler.

Recently Genevieve helmed the SA production of feature films  “Tomb Raider” for MGM, "Bloodshot" for Sony Pictures,  “The Mummy”, directed by Alex Kurtzman for Universal Pictures; “Mowgli”, directed by Andy Serkis for Warner Bro’s, “Queen of Katwe”, directed by Mira Nair for Walt Disney Productions, “The Dark Tower” for Sony & MRC and “Resident Evil : The Final Chapter” for Constantin Film. (Full credit list available.)

The Hollywood Reporter listed her as one of the three most influential women in South African Cinema and she was listed in Variety's edition on International Women Leaders in the global film and TV industries.

Genevieve Hofmeyr

MD / PRODUCER

Marvin Saven

FINANCIAL DIRECTOR

Marvin Saven is a partner and Financial Director at Moonlighting Films. He joined the company in 2004 and is responsible for all matters pertaining to finance, accounting and tax planning. Prior to joining Moonlighting, he was a manager at Deloitte in SA and the UK. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant who graduated Cum Laude on the Dean’s Merit List.

Marvin is recognised as a DTI Rebate specialist and has overseen the processing of over sixty applications over sixteen years, representing more than R1billion of film incentives for clients.

He is also a co-production specialist, having structured over twenty co-productions including the first official SA / UK and SA / French treaty co-productions.

Marvin Saven

FINANCIAL DIRECTOR

Shireen Hattingh

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

As Head of Production at Moonlighting Films, Shireen is responsible for budgeting, setting up initial scouts, putting teams together for confirmed productions and managing research and production at Moonlighting Films’ head office.

She draws on her 20 years in the South African film industry, during which time she’s gained extensive experience in all aspects of production. Working primarily on long form projects, she also spent 5 years producing international commercials as well as 2 years in the AD department on TV and features.

Shireen Hattingh

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

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