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Jacintha de Nobrega

Jacintha is one of South Africa’s leading women producers and an alumnus of the Los Angeles Film School. Whilst in LA she worked at a boutique talent agency and in television distribution for 8 years before returning to South Africa.

de Nobrega opened Arclight Productions, a film and television production company based in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and an office in Cape Town. Arclight produced Deep End, a feature film released in March 2019. Her debut film went on to win the coveted Best Film and Best Director awards (The Simon “Mabhunu” Sabela Award) in July 2019. She also produced Siba’s Adventures, a food television series for Food Network International.

de Nobrega is very active in the South African film industry and is a judge for the SAFTAs and DIFF and evaluates projects for the KwaZulu-Natal Film Fund.