Norman L.Kgatla

Norman L.Kgatla

Lecturer at ATV
Screenwriter and Camera Operator

Johannesburg, South Africa

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March 2013
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About Norman

Norman started out as a video editor back in 2003 after dropping out of college during his second year, because he felt that the training made him subservient rather than being a self-determined filmmaker that one can't get in Hollywood or anywhere else. He has worked in several local and international TV shows such as Zola 7, Soul City, Soul Buddies, The Aardklop Festival, soapies such as Backstage and Scandal including the South African version of the Weakest link and while working as an editor he pursued his passion for writing, directing, producing which he ended up producing his first screenplay in 2006 titled “Warlock (The Empyreans)”. In the early months of 2007, he left his editing career and pursued a career in writing, directing and cinematography. Today he has produced three short films and has written over thirteen feature film scripts. His short film titled “Growing Pains of a Middle Aged Man” was published in the Screen Africa Film Publication 2011 (the July edition) and the Joburg Live Entertainment Online Magazine:) Lights, Camera, Action - Features - Johannesburg Live and” the Veil of Doubt” which is currently number six in the Shorts International Top Ten Criminal Capers: (Currently on Amazon Prime and iTunes),

He has worked on corporate campaigns such as The Vodacom Soccer Challenge 2011, The Shosholoza Rugby Campaign, FNB e-wallet Corporate as both a technical director and project manager. He has done several charity events as well for the likes of Kids Run for the Wits Aid Inclusive Trust (Wits lodge), Chard Activities etc. Currently a lecturer at the Academy of Sound Engineering. (ASE/ATV).





  • It Happens

    It Happens Budget: $1M - $5M | Crime Comedy While fleeing from sinister forces and trying to skip the country, two women, who are complete strangers embark on a six hour road trip which takes days to reach and a whole lot of problems to solve. As these women have to outwit their disastrous pursuers at every turn before they end up in a ditch themselves.

  • The Ruse Game

    The Ruse Game Budget: $1M - $5M | Crime The ultimate score puts four Bank Robbers in jeopardy as they’re stuck in a bank for hours. With no way out, they eventually turn on each other.

  • The King of the Summer

    The King of the Summer Budget: $5M - $10M | Action When five African countries inexplicably pull out of the African Union and close their borders and all communication to the world, South Africa sends its best intelligence agent Kwesh Khumalo to investigate a Tanzanian Tech trillionaire who could be behind the political shakedown.

  • Without Fail: A Man’s guide to a Woman’s Heart.

    Without Fail: A Man’s guide to a Woman’s Heart. Budget: $10M - $30M | Romance Comedy A degenerate author, who’s versatile at everything apart from love, writes a bestseller that ultimately makes him the most hated individual since Adolf Hitler.

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