Who is Rosie Motene?

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Rosie is a Pan African Queer feminist writer, activist, speaker, and media proprietor.  A multi-award-winning author and producer.
A certified counsellor and life coach, she uses her experience, privilege, expertise, writing, and voice to speak up on issues around GBV and LGBTQI in Africa.
 
Rosie Motene is a registered trademark under the South African: Trademark Application
for ROSIE MOTENE (word mark) + visual representation in class 14 as well as class 16
and 41, physical representation
and her name.

Education: 

Name:                                                                                      Description                                                          

WIts- University of the Witwatersrand -1994 to 1998                                       BADA - Bachelor of Dramatic Arts  Honours                                                        

                              

POWA- People Opposing Women Abuse - 2003                                              Counselling                  

                                                                                                                                  Public awareness and training 

                                                                                                                                  Advocacy

                                                                                                                                 Court Preparation

                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Multichoice - 2006                                                                                                   The Producer and director course                                                        

 

Laughing Yoga - 2001                                                                                               Accredited laughing yoga  course                                                           

NFVF- National film and video foundation - 2012                                               Producers course

TriFocus academy - 2020                                                                                         Life Coaching 

UN Women online course - 2020                                                                           I Know Gender Modules 1 to 9 

Dr. Karen E Wells- CTAA -  2020                                                                              Professional Counseling diploma for sexual abuse

Complementary Therapists Accredited Association

Dr. Karen E Wells- CTAA - 2020                                                                              Full accredited professional PTSD counseling Diploma 

Complementary Therapists Accredited Association

Don Kropp  -2020                                                                                                      Certificate for Providing Trauma informed care

Lisa Powers 2021                                                                                                       Reiki level1, level11 and masters.

 

 

 

TV
* Studio 53 Pan African lifestyle show. 2004 to 2011
 
* Jarra- Nigeria 2011
 
* Doctors on Call
 

 
 
* Head of productions, programming and acquisitions for NTV and Spark TV Uganda. 2016
FILM
* Jesus and the Giant- 2018
* Man On ground- Feature film - 2011
- Directed by Akin Omotoso. Rosie is the co-producer. The film premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2011. To date the film has won 14 awards both locally and abroad.
 

Man On ground EPK.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Man on Ground trailer-
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
* The Woman Who Poked the Leopard (in production)- Dr Stella Nyanzi story. I am co-producing this project. Written and directed by Patience Nutumwesiga.
At the Durban Film Mart 2021, we won five different awards:
- The Miranda's Doc Award (Spain)
- 𝗗𝗼𝗞 𝗟𝗲𝗶𝗽𝘇𝗶𝗴 𝗖𝗼-𝗣𝗿𝗼 𝗠𝗮𝗿𝗸𝗲𝘁 𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗼𝗿 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲 (Germany)
- International Documentary Film Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA) Spotlight Award
- Sørfond Award (Norway)
- Hot Docs-Blue Ice Docs Fund Award

 

NTV & Spark TV Uganda: Head of productions, programming, and acquisitions. 2016
Rosie held the position of head of productions, programming, and acquisitions at NTV and Spark TV in Kampala, Uganda. She was in charge of NTV Uganda and Spark TV channels respectively.

TV shows that Rosie held executive producer over:
NTV
* The Morning Show (English & Luganda)
* The Beat (English & Luganda)
* The Style project (English)
* Seeds of gold (English)
* Mwasuze Mutya. (Luganda)
* Deceptions (Soapie in English & Luganda)
* Login (English)
* Be My Date (English)
* The Property Show (English)

Spark TV
* I know that song (English)
* Livewire (Luganda)
* Cheza.com (Luganda)
* My Worlds (RealityTV)
Rosie is a television production consultant, advising production companies and networks
on the following:
* Conceptualising programmes for television. This includes writing proposals, pitching to clients and sourcing for finance.
* Training and building up a strong production team, from executive producer, producer, director, and talent.
* Training the principles of casting.
* Executing the production flow: the three phases of production, from pre-production, production, and post production.
* Executive media workshops
 
 
 
 
 
In 2015, Rosie resigned from a TV production for refusing to go naked on TV and called out sexual harassment. Industry players then blocked her; years later, she called out a sexual predator, and a media-driven women's organisation called on the media industry to stay away from her. The ambush pushed her acting career into retirement, and her talent agency suffered immensely. Using that experience and pain of healing from the emotional trauma and loss of income, Rosie funneled that energy and helped others. Through additional training, she became a certified counselor and life coach. Rosie opened her private practice, Letstatsi Healing space. The Council for Councillors in South Africa can confirm they registered councilor number CO 20877. 
Letsatsi Healing space offers tailored programs to humans seeking healing, support, validation, growth, and next-level performance in their work. The programs are suitable for victims/survivors of GBV, humans who suffer from PTSD, humans who need life coaching, focusing on relationships and careers, or a mixture of all the above. Rosie Motene leads the programs.
 
Rosie founded the first Pan African talent agency, Waka Talent agency. They have a footprint in 13 African countries. Rosie operates as the chief talent manager and production consultant. www.wakaagency.biz
The TV & Film Producer
Broadcasting
Production Consultency
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