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Sean James Bosman


Sean James Bosman holds a B.Journ (with Distinction) and BA (Hons)(Eng) from Rhodes University. He was born in Vredenburg, raised in Kimberley, educated in Grahamstown, and corrupted in Johannesburg before returning to Rhodes to pursue a career in academia.  

He is a former television producer / director and has worked on projects for the national broadcaster, South African Broadcasting Commission (SABC). His DVD productions have included work for the SONY/BMG, EMI, Joyous Foundation and LME music labels. An active screenwriter, his screenplay for “Roof” was produced as an Ekasi Story by eTV; “Like Father, Like Son” was a five part mini-series produced by Mnet (starring Khanyi Mbau); and he currently works on freelance assignments for TOX Media (Pty) Ltd. and Gabaza Productions. Sean served as a judge for the 2016 NFVF South African Film and Television Awards’ non-fiction category and is also a Research Assistant to Professor Sunitha Srinivas in the Department of Pharmacy, focussing on the development of culturally-sensitive health literacy material.

Currently in the second year of his MA, Sean is examining Schopenhauerian ethics in the work of JM Coetzee and Joseph Conrad. His work is supervised by Prof Gareth Cornwell and is made possible by the generous financial support of the Andrew Mellon Foundation.  



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