Our extensive background and experience in the media industry (i.e. producing, acting and directing in TV productions, short and feature films, documentaries, etc.) has taught us the knowledge and skills to deliver high quality productions.

Mpho Shingwenyana

Media Illusional was founded by an experienced and trained professional in the TV and film industry, Mpho Shingwenyana.

Mpho grew up in the industry where he started developing his career in 1996 acting in community theatre productions. As he grew in the industry, he went on to write and direct these theatre productions. Mpho’s career progressed to acting in different cameo and supporting roles on local and international TV productions that include some of the following productions: Isidingo, Generations, Ekasi Stories, Skin the movie etc. To date, Mpho has acted in over 20 productions.


His love of producing and directing led him to enroll and complete his bachelor degree in Motion Picture (BA) from AFDA film school with focus in producing and directing. Over the past years that Mpho has been in the industry, he has gained field and hands on experience in almost every part of the production, from cable bashing, gribs, lighting to marketing and has become well rounded in running a production.

Mpho’s recent focus has been on writing, directing and producing.

Jan Molefe

Jan Molefe is a production co-ordinator for Media Illusional. He has experience in corporate administration and he has also acted in different roles that include:

Soweto uprising ( a June 16 documentary)

In addition to being production co-ordinator, Jan has recently worked as an artist manager and recently performed as a production co-ordinator for a women’s month docu-series production called ‘Women of Mzansi, success stories’