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xvii films

xvii films is a production company 

created by Josette Eales focussed on

the development of film and television in South Africa and the United States. 

A company intent on creating quality, 

grounded content rooted in truth and crafted with care and consideration.   

"We need new narratives 

for women, to introduce 

new archetypes into the collective psyche."

- Josette Eales




Killing Karen Soloway (short)

*Official selection Burbank International film festival 

*Official selection River Bend film festival 

A shame (short)

*Winner Mammoth Film Festival

*Winner Best Shorts International Film Festival

*Official selection Female Voices Rock film festival

*Official selection Pasadena International Film Festival

*Official selection Bridgeport Film Festival







"We're creating a body of work rooted in authenticity."

- Josette Eales

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