Producer (South Africa)

In 1994, Steven Markovitz and Platon Trakoshis established «Big World Cinema», which has produced a number of award winning fiction, documentaries, commercial, music videos and music specials in Southern Africa and in other parts of the World. Steven is the co-Director of Encounters - South African International Documentary Festival and the Close Encounters Documentary Laboratory, now in its eleventh year. The Festival and Lab have played an important role in developing audiences for South African films and providing training and support for emerging South African filmmakers.


  • Viva Riva ! 2010

  • Congo in Four Acts , 2010

  • After the Mine, 2009

  • Behind the rainbow, 2009

  • Ladies in Waiting, 2009

  • Shrinking Press, 2009

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