Multi-award winning filmmaker Uga Carlini has fast become one of South Africa's most versatile and celebrated directors. Her extensive film experience, both in front of and behind the camera, boasts a career that’s stretched across continents. She is also the founding member of Towerkop Creations, a film company that has been specializing in female driven heroine stories, since 2010. Towerkop Creations, through both international and local collaborations, works with the best and most innovative filmmakers in the field of story making and telling. Carlini is the first filmmaker, and Towerkop Creations the first South African film production company to be inducted as a member of the South African / American Business Chamber. Carlini is also a SAFTA's judge and a regular invitee on panels across the globe.