Willie Mooka

Name: Malesela William Mooka

Place of Birth: Mokopane Limpopo

 

Professional Background.

Known as Willie Mooka in the television industry. Willie acquired his television skills from South African Broadcasting Corporation in 1980 as a trainee film cameraman. He went through the promotion ladder while in the SABC and became a producer of popular  the following music shows :

Ezodumo .

Dinaledi

Tshutshumakgala

Dia rora

Dinakana

Mmino wa Setso

 

This experience  encouraged him to establish his own production house specializing in production of music videos, documentaries, drama series, corporate productions etc. Obtained Project Management Diploma in 1993 at Creative Education Private Institution.

Television Expertise.

Television director, producer and script writer.

Project management. Lectured on part-time basis at the Newtown Film and Video School from 1996 till 1998.  Direct and Vision Mix any Outside Broadcast Unit.

 

Additional Qualifications.

1993-1994

Diploma Television Production RAU now University of Johannesburg.

Diploma ( Project Management )

 

Television Industry Experience.

1980 – 1981 – Trainee Film Cameraman.

1982 –  1985 – Assistant Music Video Director

1986 – 1990  – Producer/ Director several Live Broadcast Music Programs.

1991 – 1994 – Producer/ Director Ezodumo and Mmino Wa Setso

1995-2004 Director of Concept Specialists responsible for development of concepts for corporate and television industry. Producing and directing sports programs for SABC SPORTS.

2000 – 2010 Sourcing Producer for Olympic Games and other International Sporting events for SABC..

To date Direct and Produce movies and documentaries.

 

Other Television Programs & Content

Local music videos.- more than 300

2002 – 2012 Producer/Director of Live DVDs various Artists.

Directed 1999 Elections – based in Umtata – Live transmission.

1998 – 2015 Produced & Directed Standard Bank Joy of Jazz.

Produced inserts profiling various Political Party leaders for e-Tv during 1999 elections.

Rise Up and Read- Producer of  inserts for educational programme that covered wider section of learning and reading.

2001 – Line Producer of Awareness Campaign on Census South Africa.

2001 – 2006  Producer /Director Swa Hombe / Zwanthesa  SABC2 Tsonga /Venda Magazine program

Producer of the first Etv Christmas music Special.

Producer for inserts for eTv current affairs prog. E-Files.

Producer of inserts for various Religious programs e.g. Heart & Soul, Issues of Faith etc.

Directed and produced  corporate videos on HIV/AIDS awareness for the Kyalami Metro Council.

 

Developed ,Directed and Produced an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign for Kwazulu Natal Province Taxi industry. The project was a huge success and is still on going.

Industrial Theatre for Gauteng Provincial – dept of Agriculture and Tourism and National Government dept of Environment and Tourism.

Executive Producer for Awareness Campaign Videos for CENSUS 2001.

Produced and Directed corporate videos for TELKOM, SABS, AVENTURA RESORTS, SABC RADIOS –MHUNGANALONENE & PHALAPHALA fm and many more.

Sounds Unlimited – New Jazz music programme  shown on SABC3 FROM April 2001.

Executive Producer Around US ( Kiddies programme transmitted on e-TV 2002.

Executive Producer – What’s Bothering Marc Lottering SABC3 2003.

Director – Xigupu Music Productions – recording local Gospel Groups.

2010 – Date Producer Supersport Soccer Highlights (NSL)

2013 – Documentary Kgoshi Kgalushi Maleboho.

2016 – Producer/Director Live CAF Qualify Game – Ghana vs  Mozambique.

2017 – Documentary – Live and Struggle of a Commander – Bra Ike Maphoto.

 

Movies & Feature Dramas.

Family Mechanic.

Metlae ka Ben Maraka.

Eclipse theatre show.

Mae Aka Akae

Tshutu and the Ghost

Nokeng.

Mr Wardrobe.

 

Other Social Responsibilities.

1986 – 1996 Coach of Northern Shooting Stars Football Club.

1994 – 1998 General Secretary – Mamelodi Football Association.

1985 – 2003 Managing Director – Northern Shooting Stars Football Club.

1999 – 2003 President – Mamelodi Football Association.

2003 – 2009 Deputy President SAFA Gauteng North Football Association.

2009 – 2017 President of SAFA TSHWANE.

2013 – Date  National Executive Member South African Football Association.

Member of SAFA Marketing, Promotion & Broadcasting Advisory Committee.

Organizational skill on football development has been my strength. Tshwane being a rural and urban area we are able to run leagues of junior and senior teams in all the seven regions. During the 2009 FIFA CONFEDERATIONS CUP I was a media liaison officer at Loftus Stadium where I gained lots of experience in football media issues.

Languages:

Born and bred in Limpopo Province, I am proficient in the following languages:

Northern Sotho, English, Venda, Tsonga, Setswana, Southern Sotho, Afrikaans, Zulu, Xhosa and Ndebele.

Position:

Creative Producer/ Director, Concept Specialists.

 

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