“As a person he is professional yet fun to have on set. I find that his positive attitude creates not only a good environment for us to be creative in, but he is really good at setting people at ease, and therefore allows space for everyone to perform at their best”

Jana du Preez, Insert Director, Tswelopele Productions

Curriculum Vitae

 

2015
• Brand Power Commercials – Buchanan Group – DP.
• MTV Africa – DP.
• BBC Pilot, Getaway Car – BBC – Camera Op.
• Catamaran Showcase – Nautique – DP.
• Van Etter tot Engel – Blue Circle, Netherlands – Camera Op.


 

2014
• Origins Film, California USA, Global Release – Well.Org – DP, Director, Editor.
• Brand Power Commercials – Buchanan Group – DP.
• One World Africa shoot, Kalahari Resorts USA – Pathfinder, Jacobson Rost Chicago – Camera Op.
• Golden Arrow Bus Services, Apprenticeships Interactive DVD – MVW Productions.
• Adidas AV – Kirmack – DP.
• “Hoop Human Rights” documentary film – MVW Productions.
• Property 24 Commercial – Motif – DP.


 

2013
• Origins film Shoot, Bushman – Well.Org – DP, director.
• Hectic Nine9, Youth Life TV- Okuhle – DP, Director.
• Cheetah Diaries – NHU Africa – DP.
• Hello Doctor – Cardova – DP.
• Expresso Morning TV show – Cardova – DP.
• Property 24 Commercial – Motif – DP.
• Top billing, Lifestyle TV – Tswelopele – DP.
• Solidar Commercial – Africade – DP.
• Golden Arrow Bus services, Driver of the Year AV – MVW Productions, DP, Director, Editor.
• Brand Power Commercials – Buchanan Group – DP.
• Adidas AV – Kirmack – DP.


 

2012
• John Muir Trail Hike, USA, Origins Film – 225 miles in 14 days – Well.Org – DP, Director.
• Vitality Documentary Film – Well.Org – Editor, Music Supervisor.
• Cheetah Diaries – NHU Africa – DP.
• Expresso Morning TV show – Cardova – DP.
• Hectic Nine9 Youth Life TV- Okuhle – DP, Director.
• Adidas AV – Motif – DP.
• Amazing Race Norway – Africade – Camera Op.
• Cape Town B-Roll – Ogilvy – DP.
• Eyeworks Swedish Reality Series – B-Roll – DP.


 

2011
• Golden Arrow Bus Services – Documentary Film, 150 years of Company – MVW Productions.
• Hectic Nine9 Youth Life TV- Okuhle – DP, Director.
• Expresso Morning TV show – Cardova – DP.
• House of Davids Reality Series – Africade Productions – DP.
• Top billing, Lifestyle TV – Tswelopele – DP.
• “Which Way” Travel series 5 – Okuhle Media – DP, Director.
• Pasella, Lifestyle and Travel TV, SABC 2 – Tswelopele – Freelance DP.
• Mnet Movies Commercial – Orijin – DP.
• Leap Frog Realty AV – MVW Productions – DP, Editor.
• Cheetah Diaries – NHU Africa – DP.


 

2010
• Origins Ecotraining film Shoot – Well.Org – DP, Director.
• Cheetah Diaries – NHU Africa – DP.
• Expresso Morning TV show – Cardova – DP.
• Mantis Guru Series – Mantis Collection – MVW Productions.
• Fiestas Awards Commercial – Orijin – DP.
• Hectic Nine9, Youth Life TV- Okuhle – DP, Director.


 

2009
• “The Search for the Knysna Elephants” – Purchased by Animal Planet – DP, Director, Editor, Script.
• Trackless Trams of Cape Town documentary – HCI Foundation – MVW Productions.
• Mantis Guru Series – Mantis Collection – MVW Productions – DP, Director, Editor.
• Pasella, Lifestyle and Travel TV, SABC 2 – Tswelopele – Contracted as DP.
• Amazing Race Israel – Africade Productions – Camera Op.
• “Which Way” Travel series 4 – Okuhle Media – DP, Director.
• Which Way wins SAFTA Award for Best Children’s Programme.


 

2008
• Production of “The Search for the Knysna Elephants” – NHU Africa – DP, Director, Editor, Script.
• “Which Way” Travel series 3 – Okuhle Media – DP, Director.
• Rise n shine Educare documentary – HCI Foundation – MVW Productions.
• Pasella, , Lifestyle and Travel TV, SABC 2 – Tswelopele – Contracted as DP.


 

2007
• “Which Way” Travel series 2 – Okuhle Media – DP, Director.
• Nederburg AV – Orijin – DP.
• Van Ryn Distillery Corporate AV – Orijin – DP.
• PetroSA Commercial – Orijin – DP.
• “The Search for the Knysna Elephants” – commissioned by NHU Africa – MVW Film Developer.


 

2006
• “Which Way” Travel series 1 – Okuhle Media – DP.
• PetroSA Corporate AV – Orijin – Camera Op.
• Tales of the Past documentary film – HCI Foundation – MVW Productions.
• Whales of False Bay – Area 51 – DP.
• National Geographic Kids Commercial – Ripe – DP.
• Woolworths Kids Exercise DVD – Ripe – DP.
• Woolworths Beauty – Okuhle – DP.


 

2005
• Century City AV – Cutting Edge – DP.
• Pro Bono production of Fundraising AV for Cart Horse Protection Association – MVW Productions.
• Flexicell Commercial – MVW Productions.
• FNB Premier Conference – MVW Productions.
• Routes and Roots documentary film – Golden Arrow foundation – MVW Productions.
• Phone Warehouse Commercial – MVW Productions.


 

2002
•  Fear Factor series 2 in Cape Town – Assistant Camera Operator.
•  8 weeks Overland Africa Promo shoot – Africa Travel Co. – DP, Director.
•  General Freelance assisting and camera operator.


 

2004
• Looking in looking out – Di Rosen Productions – DP.
• Coca Cola Megamillions – Dimension TV – Camera Op.
• Gecko Rock Promo – MVW Productions.
• Mitsubishi 4 x 4 AV – MVW Productions.
• Shape Wellness Magazine Conference – Ripe – DP.


 

2003
•  Red Alert – paramedic reality series – DP.
•  Purchased my 1st Edit Suite.
•  Truworths Corporate AV- Ripe Design – MVW Productions.
•  Bling TV – Pagetopictures – DP.


 

2001
• Fear Factor series 1 in Cape Town – Assistant / Camera Operator.
• Martin Hahn – Still Life Photography – Roodebloem Studios – Photographic Assistant.
• Abacus Productions – Assistant.
• Face Adrenalin – Promo AV – DP, Director.
• General Freelance work.


 

2000
• A natural progression started when I began using video as my photographic medium. I soon began producing promotional video’s for adventure companies and Tour operators and assisting DP’s on corporate and commercial productions. I then began editing my own work and launched MVW productions. At the same time I became a freelance cameraman which led to freelance work as a DP.


 

1996 – 2000
• After specialising in Travel Photography, I travelled extensively with my camera for 4 years. Switzerland, France, Czech Republic, England, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Cook Islands, Hawaii, USA.


 

1993 – 1995
• National Diploma of Photography. Port Elizabeth Technikon. Graduated with Distinction.


 

1992
• Matriculated at SACS, Cape Town