NEMISA Board Member
Chairperson of the Social & Ethics Committee
Specialist skills: Ms Kersh is a Qualified Assessor and Facilitator (Level 5 – Outstanding Achievement) for MICT SETA for various film, TV, animation and screenwriting qualifications. She has extensive experience in these fields – both as a practitioner and a trainer. This is on numerous levels from producing, production management, script writing and script editing to training, development and writing of learning material, curricula and textbooks for a variety of film and TV training institutions.
Highlighted experience and positions: While at Digital Arts, she was the Festival Director of the first International Animation Festival in South Africa with 13 countries participating. She has a history with NEMISA as a Senior Lecturer and as Acting Head of the TV department and Internal Moderator for the Animation Department. She was also a Subject Expert, Curriculum Designer, Co-writer and Assessor of Level 4 Film and TV learning materials and the PA course for the M-NET Supersport in-house learnership programme.
Other current positions: Ms Kersh works on writing, developing and editing scripts. She is also been a member of the Training Advisory Panel (Training) and is currently on the Fiction Project Advisory Panel for the National Film and Video Foundation where she is also developing learning materials. She teaches and produces learning material for the Academy of Sound Engineering: Screen Arts, and is researching the history of South African animation.