Asanda is a dynamic young filmmaker with a background in Law and Economics.
She holds an Honors degree in film from AFDA Film School in Cape Town. She has also worked as a creative researcher and strategic planner, most notably with the Cape Town International Film Festival and Market in 2018.
Asanda joined Urucu in 2019 and was soon appointed as the Realness Residency’s Program Manager. She has since coordinated two editions of the residency and recently managed the launch of Creative Producer Indaba.
Asanda is currently writing her debut feature, Black Burns Fast, a coming of age story about a black teenage girl’s journey of self-discovery while attending an elite, predominantly white, high school.