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Anna-Marie Jansen van Vuuren [Anna-Marie JVV]

Film Critic, Film Journalist, Education

English  
2/16/1984
South Africa
Pretoria

Biography

Dr Anna-Marie Jansen van Vuuren is a screenwriting lecturer and post graduate coordinator at the Film programme of the Faculty of Arts and Design Tshwane University of Technology (TUT). Before joining the ranks of TUT, she lectured at institutions such as Wits University, the University of Johannesburg and the University of Pretoria. Her research interests include "South African Cinema", "South African film history", “narrative”, “historical representation”, “landscape”, “ideology” and “identity” in films and drama series, with a main focus on South African feature films. Anna-Marie is actively involved in the South African film industry as a lecturer, film critic, and SABC journalist.

Awards

* Rated researcher in the field of "South African Film Studies" at South Africa's National Research foundation.
* Awarded the ATKV-Mediaveertjie (South African Media Award) in 2016 and 2019 for her journalistic coverage of the South African Film industry on the SABC Radio Station, RSG.