Sisanda Henna (born 18 March 1982) is a Producer, Director, and award winning Actor. His acting career exploded on South African screens in 2003, with a hit TV series Tsha Tsha where he acted as Andile. He won The Duku Duku Best actor in a drama award, 2004, and had started working in production 2003; as a runner, PA, co-ordinator, AD and then producer. He worked on many projects, including working as a trainee producer under Genevieve Hofmeyr on Invictus, the Matt Damon, Morgan Freeman, Warner Bros picture by Clint Eastwood.
He moved to Los Angeles to pursue work in Hollywood in 2007. He worked at the Pan African Film and arts festival, assisting the festival Director with many things, from IT, overseeing quality control, filmmaker liaison, PR and marketing strategies. He launched his professional directing career, directing a commercial for the Department Of Roads, South Africa in 2010. He’s trained as a story and script editor at Masters level through the South African National Film Video foundation (NFVF), making him a well rounder, writer-director. Henna has also completed the International Financing program offered by the NFVF.
Henna is also a gifted speaker, who is invited to speak at many events and gatherings, because of his celebrity status in South Africa. Henna was the host of the biggest gospel music TV show in South Africa, Gospel Gold, on SABC 1 during 2013 & 2014. He also wrote and directed the studio shoots for the show Henna’s directorial work on television has received phenomenal reviews. He’s worked on Award winning shows like Scandal, Intersexions and Gauteng Maboneng. Henna has recently been the series producer, and creative director for the 2nd season of the award winning sitcom, Gauteng Maboneng. Henna’s latest work is on a hit prime-time telenovela, called Gold Diggers, and Mzansi Magic drama Greed & Desire
- Tsha Tsha as Andile (2003–2005)
- This Life as Jabu (2004)
- Einmal so wie ich will as Tobi (2005)
- Invictus as a staff assistant (2009)
- Gauteng Maboneng as a Series Producer (2011)
- Klein Karoo as Bongi (2013)
- Donkerland as Mtonga (2013)
- Intersexions as a Director (2013)
- Gold Diggers as a Director (2015)
- Greed and Desire as a Director (2016)