Hey there. If you're reading this it means you've shown an interest in who I am so let me give you the short version...
I was born and raised on the West Rand of Johannesburg. A kid of the 80s and 90s I spent my formative years playing outside, using my imagination and watching a lot of movies. I chose to travel after high school and made the UK my homebase for two years whilst I travelled around the globe and figured out who and what I wanted to be. When I came back to South Africa in the summer of 2006 I realised that Johannesburg wasn't my home anymore, my heart was set on Cape Town. Now, twelve years later, a diploma in Journalism, and ten years in the film and television industry - I find myself working as a freelance commercials director, cinematographer and sometimes producer.
During the last decade I have made my own content as well, mostly in the form of short films and documentaries. They've travelled the globe and sometimes won some awards or been nominated. I've enjoyed a lot of exposure to the world, having shot documentary content in more than thirty countries, all the while developing a great personal life with my loving wife and our small dog. Where to from here? Who knows, all I do know is that I love making films, working with brands and being part of this exciting creative industry.
"Lost in Transmission" (2015) Best Short Film - Africa In Motion Film Festival 2015 (UK) NOMINEE
"A, Deadman" (2016) Best Experimental Short Film - Ekadeshma Film Festival 2016 (Nepal) NOMINEE
"A, Deadman" (2016) Best Short Film - Shnit International Short Film Festival 2016 (SA) NOMINEE
"A, Deadman" (2016) Audience Award - Shnit International Short Film Festival 2016 (SA) RUNNER UP
"Dula" (2018) Best Short Documentary - Jozi Film Festival 2018 (SA) WINNER
"Dula" (2018) Best Short Documentary - Silicon Valley African Film Festival 2018 (USA) NOMINEE
"Dula" (2018) Best Short Film - Africa In Motion Film Festival 2018 (UK) NOMINEE
AKA x RBK "Practice" Best Branded Content - Loeries 2018 (SA) FINALIST
Old Mutual "SA Inc." Shared Value Campaign - Loeries 2019 (SA) GOLD WINNER
Making Africa (2015) Vitra Design Museum (Germany) Travelling Exhibition
Seismographic Sounds (2015) Norient (Switzerland) Travelling Exhibition and Publication
For more information about his work, or just to have a chat, feel free to get in touch.