Dorette Nel

Skilled in various sectors of the Media & Entertainment Industry, Dorette has worked on stage as well as in front of, and behind the cameras.

She script edits Africa’s longest running, most popular daily, Generations – The Legacy (SABC 1).

Currently Head-writing a new SITCOM developed by SABC 2. And acting as Script Editor for a romcom feature film set in South Africa developed by KZN Film Commission.

As writer-producer of an animated short film “Ruby & Roach” (currently in pre-production) she aims to develop and distribute a series of 5 minute stand alone shorts.

Over the course of her career she has co-developed and produced various short films for Mofilm and 48HFP and has just completed a short for Impact50, a project initialised by the London Screenwriter’s Festival.

She has great respect for the creative process and believes in collaboration on every level.




Blue Ice Pictures, Blue Ice Africa and The National Film and Video Foundation Mentorship Programme call for submissions
Canada and South Africa renew codevelopment incentive now open
Call to participate in the NFVF’s Skills Transfer Programme
Call for NFVF Documentary Slate Proposals 2020
Call for Sediba International Financing Programme