Focus on acting as a business
TV personality Zinzi Zungu, pictured, is bringing the Actor Factor conference to Durban. The conference starts tomorrow and ends on Sunday.
Zungu said the aim was to empower the youth about TV and the business of acting.
The conference is at the Olive Convention Centre and will see a host of talent, including actor and producer Akhumzi Jezile, actress Zikhona Sodlaka, make-up artist to the stars Bongi Mlotshwa, singer and actress Tumi Masemola, business and arts manager Lonwabo Mavuso and ex-Miss SA Teen Celeste Khumalo give advice and mentor rising talent.
Panellists will discuss the acting industry as a business, share insights and inspire those who aspire to get their names and brands to the public.
Other panellists include speaker Nobuntu Webster, casting director Obey Muchipisi and PR specialist Bonnie Meslane, who will speak about issues that actors face behind the scenes.
Zungu, who is an actress, TV presenter and businesswoman, is known primarily for her roles in Isidingo, Scandal and Nomzamo.