Thabiso Christopher

Larklight Productions is created from the career of Thabiso Christopher

Thabiso Christopher is a young Director-Screenwriter and former structural engineer who got his break into the film industry thanks to the National Film and Television Foundation of South Africa’s Youth Filmmakers Project. He wrote and directed the award-winning short The Turning Son (2019), he went on to write the screenplays for the feature films Rage of a Lioness (2019), The Last Fight (2019), Pride of a Lioness (2021).

He made his feature film directorial debut with Offside (2023), followed up by Prime (2023), meeting a childhood dream of becoming an Auteur filmmaker. He is influenced by and draws inspiration from the filmmakers from Nuevo Cine Mexicano, French New Wave, the post-Neorealism Italian Cinema, New Hollywood Movement, as well as contemporary Canadian and British filmmakers.