No one can forget Vanessa's first big blockbuster, District 9 (a film produced by Peter Jackson , directed by Neill Blomkamp) which was a new milestone in her life. It Ranked no.1 for many weeks in South Africa, United states, Russia and the United Kingdom. Vanessa plays one of the lead roles as Tania, wife of Wikus (Sharlto Copley). The success of District 9 is so huge that it even made its way to the Oscars as it got nominated in various categories like adapted screenplay, visual effects, film editing and also in the glorious category of the best motion picture of the year 2010 Vanessa’s acting career started at the age of 4. Vanessa began her journey as a model and then proceeded to acting in films and television.

Vanessa also made an impressive appearance in a few documentaries as well as television programs. Vanessa spent her childhood in South Africa on a farm in Mpumalanga playing in muds and enjoying in wheat fields. When her family shifted to the city of Pietersburg, her mother made her enter beauty contests in order to help Vanessa gain some self-confidence as she was rather timid and shy as a little girl. Owing to that boost and encouragement in her childhood, Vanessa completed modeling courses and went ahead to win the title Miss Spring. She also won the titles of Miss Bushveld and Miss Tropica, following which, she became Miss Valentine and Miss Cameo and never look back from then on. Vanessa's chose to pursue her degree in chiropractic medicine in Durban, but destiny aimed for something else and due to some inhumanly activity in college, she went on to study business management and marketing, which she successfully completed in the year 2001.

Vanessa was a Miss South Africa finalist in 2000. She got many offers after that, and her journey in the glamour world began.. In 2005, her journey as a fitness athlete took off to a good start. Vanessa secured the 4th position in internationally acclaimed Miss Fitness which was her first competition. Vanessa appeared in both ‘Muscle Evolution’ and ‘Fitness’ magazines. Vanessa posed for the cover of Fitness magazine twice, which is a great achievement in itself. Winning Shape Cover Look of the Year 2007, got her an opportunity at the ‘Shape’ magazine cover page and this was just the beginning Vanessa got ample of offers and opportunities then on. Viewing her entire journey as a model, she has many achievements.

She became a cover model for ‘Prima’ in 2006, ‘Shape’ in 2007, ‘Women and Home’ and ‘ Tina’ in 2008 and ‘Runner’s World’ in 2009. Vanessa from her childhood performed as an actress and dancer on variours platforms, this hobby of her’s made her go ahead in the field of Drama as she had a great attachment for the stage and film since childhood. Vanessa's journey in television is older than the films. In 2000 she was the contestant in the show ‘Savages’. She held her responsibility as anchor and presenter on Agri-TV in 2006. Vanessa’s film journey started with Hey Boy (2003) where she played Mourner. Then, in 2006 she got a role in Blood Diamond where she played a diplomat's wife. Ultimately, the year 2009 proved to be a milestone for her journey due to the release of ‘District 9’ in which she was in the lead role of Tania Van De Merwe and also the release of ‘End Game’ I which she had a role of presenter.

Amy Seimetz English Actress

Amy Seimetz

Amy Seimetz is an American director, actor, editor, writer, and producer, living in Los Angeles. The debut movie under her direction, edition and production, “Sun Don’t Shine,” owned her The Spark Award, which was a special jury prize at the International Film Festival of River Run. The movie also won the Best Indie wire Undistributed Film of 2012. The Same year it was nominated for The Best Film Award of “Not Playing at A Theatre Near You,” by the Gotham Independent Film Awards. In 2013, her films like Pit Stop and Upstream Colour were premiered at the Sundance Festival and acclaimed by the critics as well. Amy Seimetz was born on 25th November 1981 in Florida, USA. Her birth name is Amy Lynne Seimetz. She brought up at the Tamp-St. Petersburg Compound. She has completed a brief education on film from the Florida State University. At the time of education, Amy was working as a waitress, a nanny, and as a seamstress also. Amy started her career as a film person in directing and producing of Independent and short movies. One of her short film, “Medicine for Melancholy” was played at the Toronto Film Festival and South by Southwest as well. This film was also selected for the Gotham & Spirit Awards. She got the real breakthrough as an actress with her excellent performance in the film by Joe Swanberg, “Alexander the Last” was premiered at SXSW. She also acted in two more films under the directions of Joe Swanberg are ‘Autoerotic,” and “Silver Bullets.” She has also featured in the movies of some prominent directors such as “Gabi on the Roof in July” by Lawrence Levine, “Tiny Furniture” (premiered at SXSW) by Lena Dunham. She also featured in the cinemas such as “Open Five” by Kentucker Audley, and in “Myth of the American Sleepover” (Played at the Cannes Film Festival) by David Robert Mitchell. Seimetz won the Award for Best Actress at Fantastic Fest, for her brilliant acting in the film “A Horrible Way to Die,” was premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. She is very popular for her performance in the drama movie “The off Hours” by Megan Griffith, was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2011. For her performance, The Hollywood Reporter stands out her as the breakout of Sundance along with the stars like Elizabeth Olsen, Brit Morling, etc. Another newspaper, The Los Angeles Times mentioned her as the most valuable player of Sundance that year. Before moving to Los Angeles, Amy was working on experimental films and experimental theaters in San Francisco. She has a tremendous contribution towards the Television World also. With her skillful and unique artistry, she joined the series, AMC, “The Killing,” for fourteen episodes in 2013-14. Previously in 2013, she acted in some T.V. series such as “Family Tree” and “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.” In 2016, Starz selected her as the co-writer, co-director, co-producer, executive producer along with as an actress to make a thirteen episode series of the movie “The Girlfriend Experience” with another director Lodge Kerrigan, She has also directed, edited and wrote the for five episodes of the second season of this series Amy Seimetz is on her way to gift some more movies to the Cinema World in the near future. Some upcoming movies under her production are Alien: Covenant, Lean on Pete, Mercy, and an untitled project of Emily Dickinson. In two of these films, she will appear as an actress. These cinemas will release in 2017.


Aja Naomi King

Born on January 11th, 1985 Aja Naomi King is an American actress who got famous with the TV series, “How to Get Away with the Murder” and starred in the character Michaela Pratt. Aja Naomi is from LA, California and completed Bachelors in Fine Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Masters from Yale University in 2010. While her presence at Yale, Aja Naomi King participated in the production department for the plays such as “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” “Little Shop of Horrors” etc. In the three years of time span, Naomi starred in many short films and guest appearances on the series, “Blue Blood,” “The Blacklist” and, “Deadbeat.” In 2011, King made her first debut film “Damsels in Distress”. For another movie, “Four” she won the Best Performance of the Cast at Los Angeles Film Festival. Aja Naomi’s father always supported her to find her passion and work on it. She always wanted to become a doctor since her high school. But slowly Naomi King realized that she loved Arts and it is the career she wants to work on forever. Though she was terrified how secured her career could be, but risked everything and followed her dreams. In 2014, she got a breakthrough when Naomi King became one of the lead cast members of the popular TV show; “How to Get Away with the Murder” directed by “Greys Anotomy” creator Shonda Rhimes. This show first aired in 2014 with fourteen million viewers and still continuing with her recurring presence. In 2015, Aja Naomi King had her first single leading role in the movie “Reversion” which is a science fiction thriller. Later she appeared in the picture “The Birth of a Nation” which premiered SunDance Film Festival in 2016. This film had received so many good reviews and Naomi been recognized as a talented actor. Though Aja Naomi King did not nominate for the Academy Awards, she got shortlisted for the Award for the Best Supporting Actress. Her latest film is going to be released in 2017 which is a remake of the French picture “The Intouchables” starring Kevin Hart and Nicole Kidman in other leading roles. Aja Naomi King till the date acted in ten movies and many short films. Her character in the movie “The Birth of the Nation” nominated to the Female Outstanding Breakthrough Performance for the “Black Reel Award” and also for Best Supporting Actress for NAACP Image award. Naomi’s favorite color is blue and loves to spend time in Spain and Amsterdam.

Aja Naomi King English Actress