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John Trengove

John Trengove

South Africa

Scriptwriter, Film Director


FrameWork Participant 2014


John Trengove is an award-winning director with a Masters degree in filmmaking from New York University. His career spans theatre, television drama, documentary, commercials, short film and experimental video. His critically acclaimed miniseries Hopeville received the Swiss Rose d'Or for best drama and was nominated for an International Emmy in 2010. His short iBhokhwe competed in the 2014 Berlinale and he is currently developing a feature film, The Wound, about male circumcision rituals in South Africa.