Carolyn is one of South Africa’s most accomplished and award-winning Executive Producers in television dramas, feature films, documentaries, social marketing campaigns, and commercials. She has independently produced four feature films (three co-productions) & five feature documentaries (two co-productions), three long-running high-end drama series (six seasons of twenty-six episodes), 100s of commercials, and eight long-running youth reality shows (Pan-African). Her productions have been screened on the BBC, SKY ARTS, Canal+, ZDF /ART, NHK, DK, YLE, SABC, Mnet, and on 150 African Broadcasters. The Number, screened at the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival in 2017; Nelson Mandela, the myth and Me, a co-production with Germany, won the Special Jury Prize at IDFA in 2013. Her films have been screened worldwide at many film festivals. As a supervising producer on Sew the Winter To My Skin, it was selected to represent SA at the 92nd Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Category and at TIFF in 2018. Forbes Africa, 2nd Edition, 2012, profiled Carolyn based on her formidable body of work. She served for three years as a judge on the International Emmy documentary panel (2011-2015). She played a pivotal role in training SA Film/TV practitioners since 1992 by setting up the Newtown Film School (FAWO) and running training programs for producers, directors, and writers in fiction and non-fiction at SABC and at FWF. She was Head of TV Training at SABC from 1995-2000. She was an inaugural councillor on the National Film and Video Foundation from 1999-2001. She is a director of FREE WOMEN FILMS, which she established with Tsholo Mashile, Kamscilla Naidoo in 2013. Ms. Judi Nwokedi joined FWF in 2016. She was one of the owners and producers of Born Free Media (2005-2018). Carolyn holds a B Social Sc and Post Grad Dip in Human Resources Management from UCT (1986) and currently studying towards her Master’s in Narrative Therapy and Community Work (Melbourne University).