Charlie Vundla was born in 1983 in Manhattan, New York, United States of America, but was raised in Johannesburg, South Africa[5,6]. He is the son of Mfundi Vundla, a South African film and television producer, and Karen Vundla[7,8].
Charlie Vundla is a South African-American filmmaker, known for his work as an award-winning independent filmmaker. Originally trained as a journalist, Vundla was drawn to filmmaking for its potential to elicit deep emotional reactions in viewers and create a sense of empathy. In 2011, he made his first feature film, “How To Steal 2 Million,” which won the Best Film and Best Director awards at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs).
Vundla’s other notable work includes the lockdown feature film “Hotele Lerallaneng (Hotel on the Koppies),” which was an official selection at the 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam[1,4]. Charlie has also worked as a writer, director, and actor in the critically acclaimed feature film “Cuckold”.