Mitchell Harper is a curator, programmer, and project manager. He was the Assistant Manager of the Durban International Film Festival (2014-2017). He was part of the industry programme curation team of the 10th Durban Film Mart. He has worked on the exhibition and industry programs of European Union Film Festival 2018, DIFF 2018, Cape Town International Film Market and Festival 2018. He is the programmer of one of Durban’s biggest monthly events for Van’s First Thursday. Having on SA’s biggest country cultural festivals, he was a judge of the Durban leg of the 48hr Film Challenge 2015 and a reader screenwriting residency Realness (2019).