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Hanneke Schutte

In 2003 Hanneke’s screenplay Talk Sheep was chosen as one of twelve projects to be part of the Sediba script development programme spearheaded by Alby James. In 2006 she won the NFVF and UK Film Council’s 25 Words or Less Competition in the fish out of water category with Jimmy in Pink. Her short film screenplay for Superhero was one of three winners in the NFVF’s Female Helmer short film competition and the winner of 2 SAFTAs (South African Film and Television Award) for Best Film and Best Cinematography. Her short film script The City Swallows is currently a semi-finalist at the Berlin Today Awards at the 2010 Berlinale Talent Campus. Superhero is her debut as a director.

Short film credits

Director, Screenwriter
Image from Superhero


South Africa | Mar 2009 | 15:00
An amnesiac finds himself stranded in the middle of an arid landscape dressed as a superhero. A young black boy believes he's real.
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