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Tim Greene is an award winning South African film maker, best known for writing and directing the feature films BOY CALLED TWIST (2004) and SKEEM (2011), and as a showrunner on numerous award–winning TV shows.

Based in Cape Town, he works internationally, most recently with MTV Staying Alive (London), Discovery Learning Alliance (Washington, D.C.) and with AMC International (LA), as the lead South African creative on SILVERBIRD, a rhino-poaching political drama, currently in development.

He is the winner of two SAFTA Golden Horn awards, for BEST DIRECTOR: TV DRAMA for HARD COPY in 2006 and for BEST SCREENPLAY for SKEEM in 2011.
SKEEM also won BEST COMEDY SCREENPLAY and BEST COMEDY at the the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards in 2013, and scooped the prestigious AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARD at the Abu Dhabi Film Festival in 2011.

He was co–writer on LUCKY SPECIALS (2017) a feature film for DISCOVERY LEARNING ALLIANCE (USA), and is currently working with MTV STAYING ALIVE FOUNDATION (UK) to develop the ninth season of MTV SHUGA.

TV credits include documentaries like WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE and A COUNTRY IMAGINED with Zulu noir Johnny Clegg and award–winning dramas like UMLILO, THOSE WHO CAN’T, CLASS ACT, SWARTWATER, HARD COPY and INTERSEXIONS, which won a Peabody Award in 2011.

As Creative Director at Quizzical Pictures, he was show runner on MTV SHUGA: DOWN SOUTH, for MTV NETWORKS AFRICA in 2017.

His first feature BOY CALLED TWIST, based on Dickens’ classic novel Oliver Twist, was one of the world's first crowd–funded films. It screened in Cannes' Tous Les Cinemas Du Monde, and was awarded BEST FEATURE at the Apollo Film Festival in 2005.

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