Steven Markovitz has over 25 years' experience in producing feature films, documentaries and short films. He has worked with directors from more than 25 African countries on films that have screened at festivals including Cannes, Sundance, Berlin, Toronto and Venice. Many of these films have sold globally including to Amazon, Netflix, Channel 4, BBC, Arte, Vice, Showtime, Canal+, PBS, MNET, SABC and others. Steven co-founded the production company Big World Cinema in 1994 as well as the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival in 1999. He is a co-founder of the the pan-African documentary fund, Documentary Africa (DocA) and a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences.