Onke Dumeko is the Head of Department (HOD): Operations at the NFVF.
Armed with more than 10 years’ experience in FMCG, retail, media, publishing and the public sector, Dumeko has cemented her valuable contribution made within diverse industries, as reflected in her uniquely eclectic experience.
As a multi award-winning media maven, her strategic approach to marketing, communications, publishing, partnerships, and production has culminated in her success to-date in her career at organisations such as Colgate Palmolive, Brand South Africa, African Sales, Ndalo Media and The Barleader TV where she serves as the founding editor of the film & tv archive platform, thebar. Magazine. As such, her accolades include being listed in the 2017 Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South Africans and receiving the 2018 Gauteng Government Film & Media Excellence Award.
As a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society, Dumeko holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Economic Science and Marketing and an Honours degree in Marketing from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Aligned with her passion for production and content, she has been serving as the Partnerships & Distribution Manager at the National Film & Video Foundation since January 2021 and was recently appointed as the Acting HOD: Operations.
Department focus areas: Marketing & Distribution Funding, Marketing & Communications, Events, Partnerships, Research, Legal, Policy & Compliance
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