Welcome to MLA

Founded in 1974 by the late Moonyeenn Lee, MLA, the largest artists agency on the African continent, manages and represents the most acclaimed and accomplished talent who work across all channels including film, television, theatre, commercial and voice.

With offices in Johannesburg and Cape Town, our experience, expertise and passion for the craft is evident in our carefully selected roster of multilingual and diverse actors, screenwriters and directors.

Our Latest Talent

  • Arthur Falko

    Rami Chuene

    Cody Mountain

    Lynita Crofford

  • Daniah de Villiers

    Shaskia John

    Joshua Eady

    Jessie Diepeveen

  • Jane Dutton(voice)

    Luyanda Zwane

    Matthew Vey

    Tannah Levick

  • Enhle Mbali Mlotshwa

    Rafe Soule

    Sanchia Davids

    Jefferson Lan

Our Latest Talent

  • Arthur Falko

  • Rami Chuene

  • Cody Mountain

  • Lynita Crofford

  • Daniah de Villiers

  • Shaskia John

MLA News

Connie Chiume Honoured With A Lifetime Achievment Award at SAFTA’s 2022

Connie Chiume, an inspirational woman, mother, grandmother and phenomenal actor was recognised and celebrated at the 16th annual SAFTA Awards on Saturday night. Born on the 5th of June 1952 in Welkom, South Africa, to a Zulu mother and a Malawian father.  Connie dreamt of being on stage from a young age, however was encouraged […]

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MLA SAFTA 2022 Winners

We are delighted to announce our 16th annual SAFTA 2022 winners in the following categories: Hlubi Mboya-Arnold Best Actress in a feature film – I AM ALL GIRLS Jerry Mofokeng Wa Makhetha Best Supporting Actor in a Soap – SCANDAL Warren Masemola Best Supporting Actor in a Drama – IS’PHINDISELO Rohan Dickson Best Achievement in […]

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Chemistry, in front of and behind the camera, is key to magic of South African drama Desert Rose

Much is made of the onscreen chemistry between characters in a movie, whether it is the relationship between romantic leads, family and friends or even between protagonist and antagonist. In many cases, that magical X-factor can make or break a production, adding the emotional authenticity that an audience craves when watching a show or movie. […]

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We will have no  CALL FOR CAST open auditions in 2022.

Due to the various lockdowns experienced in 2021, we did not manage to complete the callbacks for the CALL FOR CAST 2021 selection.  As a result, these callbacks have been postponed indefinitely.  We did pick our TOP TEN auditions and these actors are now represented by MLA.

We hope to resume CALL FOR CAST auditions again in February 2023. Watch our social media platforms for mo information closer to the time.

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