Dumi Gumbi has had along and illustrious career in film and television, having studied economics and filmmaking in Boston, Massachusetts USA, and having graduated top of his class from Wits business school in 2009 with a certificate in their management advanced programme. Dumi was one of the first black producers to rejuvenate the animation industry in

South Africa late in the 2000s, and has contributed towards the growth of this art form in the country having trained animators in South Africa. His first feature film Gog’ helen, premiered at the Durban International Film Festival main competition in 2012, had its American premiere at the Pan-African film festival (PAFF) in 2013.