Ntando Ndlovu Biography: Age, Awards, Recognition, Background

Ntando Ndlovu (born 22 February 1999) is a South African screenwriter, actor, and director. He is also a 2D Animator and model.

He has received several recognitions and awards for the impact he has made within and outside Mzansi. He has taken home several accolades from recognized organizations both home and abroad.

Ntando Ndlovu
Ntando Ndolvu biography
Ntando Ndlovu has gradually grown his profession in the entertainment industry r.
Background Information
Full Name: Ntando Ndlovu
Born: 22 February 1999 (age 22 years)
Place of Birth: Soweto, Jobannesburg
Ethnicity: Black
Nationality: South African
Parents: N/A
Siblings: N/A
Partner: N/A
Occupation: Screenwriter, actor, director, 2D Animator and model
Net Worth: $150,000

Early Life 

Ntando Ndlovu was born on 22 February 1999 in Soweto, a township in Johannesburg, Gauteng. He has gradually grown his profession in the entertainment industry. In his words, his love for film is impenetrable and it is evident in his works.

Career

As an entrepreneur, he is the owner of the clothing brand “LOVO brand” and the online shop. The brand has collaborated with the popular artist Costa Titch on promotional posts.

Lately, he was on the Alberton record and Massiv Metro for my filmmaking. His career as a filmmaker dates back to the making of his brand’s short film.

The film was titled The Mulholland Club, and Lerato Ntombela was the co-director. It took home Best Editing at the Madras Film festival.

Ntando Ndlovu tries to showcase the latest clothing items of his brand through his short films. According to him, “the films are a different approach to fashion.”

Through his film, a message of hope is passed to the people in the society. It conveys a deep message behind the clothing” a light at the end of a tunnel”.

Also, he is a good writer and makes movies and films that are both educative and entertaining. His films leave memories you’ll hardly forget.

He puts efforts to inspire people with his “dark style”, the reason he says” only once you acknowledge the ugly, only then, can you work on seeing the light.”

In an interview session, he said;

“I started writing screenplays and that’s when I wrote Voided. It shines spotlight on people struggling with mental health because people usually overlook them. I recently read a study that a lot of people who struggle with these issues are talented. So I wanted to show the beautiful side of people with mental health issues.”

Media Recognitions

He has further made appearances in several interviews on-air and printed publications. Some of the stations (radio) and the newspaper he has appeared on include: 

  • Alberton Record Newspaper
  • Daily Sun Newspaper
  • Daily sun Newspaper: Ntando makes waves globally 
  • Alberton record Filmmaker Alberton Recordrdker eyes Oscar
  • Massiv Metro: Part 1 and 2 interviews with Ntando Ndlovu 

Awards

ResultEventAcheivementCountryWorkDate
Quarter-finalist1st GIFF | Genesis International Film FestivalBest ScreenplayMoscow, RussiaVoided4 September 2021
Semi-finalistRhode Island International film festBest screenplayUnited StatesVoided27 July 2021
Quarter-FinalistWIKI Screenplay contestUnited StatesVoided10 July 2021
SemifinalistCult Movies International film festivalUKThe Mulholland ClubApril 2021
Finalist4th Dimension Independent Film FestivalIndonesiaThe Mulholland ClubApril 2021
EventAchievementCountryWorkResultDate
Golden Wheat AwardsBest ScreenplayTurkey IstanbulVoidedNominated28 June 2021
Madras independent film festivalBest Screenplay Southern IndiaVoidedWon, 2x29 June 2021
Red Movie awardsBest short filmFranceThe Mulholland ClubNominationMay 2021
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