Mona Lisa

Ekse Live Presenter I Director

Born and bred in Cape Town Mona-Lisa Msime is a young passionate South African filmmaker, entrepreneur and an all-round presenter. A University of the Western Cape graduate, Mona-Lisa wrote and directed a number of short films, one which screened at the ‘Encounters South Africa International Documentary Festival’, ‘International Black Film Festival in the USA’ and ‘Africa Human Rights Film Festival’. One of her films was nominated for the international film award at the ‘International Black Film Festival’.

Mona-Lisa is furthermore quite comfortable being behind the mic, she was a radio DJ and presenter at her University’s campus radio where she hosted and produced a few vibrant shows; she even participated at the ‘GOODHOPE FM campus DJ search’ whereby she made it right through to the semi-finals. She is currently a new addition to the EK SE Live family at Cape Town TV.

Mona-Lisa is passionate about the art behind storytelling and enjoys making words come alive with the help of lenses.