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

  • 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

  • Shiefaa Hendricks

    Nolitha Radebe

    Nic Rasenti

    Lehasa Moloi

Our Latest Talent

  • Daniah de Villiers

  • Shaskia John

  • Joshua Eady

  • Jessie Diepeveen

  • Jane Dutton(voice)

  • Luyanda Zwane

MLA News

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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Cindy Lee Joins MLA Directors Roster

It was just a matter of time before Director, Cindy Lee joined her late mother’s agency, Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA). In early 2021, MLA broadened their representation by including Directors and Screenwriters to their roster. Cindy started her career as a copywriter at TBWA Hunt Lascaris and almost 17 years ago decided to try […]

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Director, Zee Ntuli Joins MLA

Close behind the announcement of Rohan Dickson’s representation, Moonyeenn Lee & Associates (MLA) have signed the uber-talented writer and director, Zee Ntuli. Zee has experienced a stellar rise in the long-form ranks, to international acclaim, over the past few years.  His is feature, Hard To Get, finished the global festival circuit and landed with a […]

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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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