#PODCAST: Aspiring 22-year-old Durban director Veron Vadivelu explains how tough it is to break into the local industry

By Newsbreak Producer Matthew Veeran - Young Durban director Veron Vadivelu has commented on the difficulties of breaking into the South African film industry, with his attempts to promote his short film falling on deaf ears. This is despite the fact that his first feature film "Untitled for Now" has been quite successful on the international stage. Veron's six minute short has been described as a "love letter to the Indian-origin youth of South Africa" and incorporates both dramatic and comedic themes. Discussing some of the stumbling blocks he came across while promoting the film, the 22-year-old says he hopes the continued international reaction will act as a springboard to his career...