Ten10 Films is an award winning production company based in London. Founded by producer, Tendeka Matatu, the company is built on a wealth of experience and is driven by a strong ethos to champion African filmmaking talent. We focus on creating premium quality and commercially appealing film & TV content for a global audience.
Our titles have premiered at prestigious festivals around the world, including Berlinale, TIFF, Busan and BFI London Film festival. By working with established partners such as Netflix, ZDF, UIP, Magnolia, Altitude, Canal+ and MNET, we have ensured that our films have reached audiences around the world.
The company’s current production slate includes new TV projects with AMC Studios and Canal+ Overseas, in addition to feature film projects with directors Ralph Ziman, Oliver Schmitz and Sibs Shongwe-La Mer.
Tendeka Matatu is the founder and managing director of Ten10 Films. He is an alumnus of the prestigious film industry business and leadership course, INSIDE PICTURES, and a member of the Producer's Branch of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Tendeka began his producing career in the mid-90’s working on high-end commercials and music videos with renowned director, Tony Kaye. In 2001 Tendeka moved to South Africa to join Dv8 Films, where he oversaw the successful financing of a slate of local features and numerous co-productions, including Richard E Grant’s Wah Wah.
Tendeka’s producer credits include the multi award-winning Max&Mona; the South African box office hit Material and, the action-drama epic Jerusalema, which was South Africa’s official entry for the Academy Awards Foreign Language category in 2008. More recent credits include Cold Harbour by Carey McKenzie and Tiger House with Kaya Scodelario.