Rodway Productions Pty Ltd was incorporated in South Africa in the year 2014. The capital city is a niche within the film industry because it has not shared the benefits and profits of local and foreign investments in this field.
Its partners come from different walks of life. Three of its members, all South Africans, are young professional actors and writers. Thabo Rametsi has featured on television, including the British series Wild at Heart and American series Homeland and BET’s Madiba. His film career includes the international sci-fi thriller The Giver and South African Kalushi. Garion Dowds has been featured in SABC series Soul Buddyz, Generations The Legacy and Isidingo as well as in the British TV series Troy and in such international films as The Prisoner, The Gamechangers and Shepherds & Butchers. Wayne Smith is a journalist, who as its assistant editor, writes for the local magazine Embassy Direct. He also holds a Drama Degree and Honors in Script-writing from the University of Pretoria. Rodway’s senior partners are, former Panamanian ambassador and attorney, presently acting as editor at Embassy Direct, Rodrigo Chiari, and the company’s business advisor Galileo Ferrabone. Chiari has been involved in the past in live performances, stage and television productions as producer and production manager. Ferrabone is a former Manager at Dow Chemical and has served as consultant to such companies as Sasol and Technip. He has been stationed in America, the Middle and Far East, Africa and Europe.
The company’s vision is to produce local media content of an international standard, in collaboration with the global community, while strongly upholding, maintaining, and promoting the South African heritage. As a digital media content provider to magazines and online media, as well as to the music and live performance industry, RP aims to promote and place South Africa’s unique heritage, and its creative and performing talents worldwide. It considers itself promoter of South African people and values, through the heritage of the country’s diverse and ever-growing arts and cultural scene.
Currently busy with their greatest venture, tapping into the South African film industry, Rodway Productions owns 100% of the rights to the story for Magic.