NELISA NGCOBO

WRITER

 

PERFORMER

About Me

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Nelisa is a  writer, performer (and helicopter plant mom) living in Johannesburg, South Africa. Some of her television credits include The River, which is currently airing on 1Magic and Netflix’s African original Blood and Water.

In March 2022 Nelisa was selected as one of 20 writers to participate in Series Mania's Writers Campus that was hosted in Lille, France. During the week long residency she developed her original dramedy The Bad Black under the guidance of the Writers Campus president Bryan Elsley (Skins, Kiss Me First)

Get in touch below about opportunities and invitations. 

She is represented by David Kayser at Torchwood Literary and Scouting.

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Performance

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HEADSPACE - COMING SOON (2022)

Animated Feature: “Charlene”

 
 

Television

BLOOD AND WATER (2020-)

Series – Writer

Production Company - Gambit Films

THE RIVER (2018 -2020)

Telenovela – Writer

Production Company - Tshedza Pictures

SAVAGE BEAUTY (2022)

Series – Writer

Production Company - Quizzical Pictures

 

Film

THE INDEPENDENT STATE OF NANDI (2018)

Short – Writer

Dir. Zwelethu Radebe

Production Company - Egg Films

THAT’S NOT OK: THE ACTRESS PT 2 (2018)

Short – Writer

Dir. Sara Blecher

THAT’S NOT OK: THE GRADUATE (2018)

Short – Writer

Dir. Sara Blecher

 

Press

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Writers Campus (2022) - Interview
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