Equipment

  • Sony FS5 (Primary 4K & Slow-mo)
  • Sony a7sII (Secondary 4K & Slow-mo)
  • Nikon D800E (Primary Stills)
  • Nikon D7200 (Secondary Stills)
  • Sony a6300 (Tertiary 4K & Underwater)
  • Phantom 3 Pro drone (4K Aerials)
  • Mixture of full frame lenses
  • Gimbal stabilizer and slider
  • Shoulder rig and cage
  • Multi-channel audio
  • Pro lighting
  • Green screen
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • 2x hi-spec Macbook Pro

Education

Pretoria University of Technology

2002 - 2007 Honours in Motion Picture Production - Major in Directing (cum laude)

Experience

Rogue and Román Visuals

July 2016 - Present Creative Producer Director (shooting and post)

– Pitching and presenting
– Concept development
– Treatment and storyboard
Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint
– Talent scouting and casting
– Coordinating shoots
– Multi-cam filming and Pro Lighting
Sony Alpha Series, Canon C100 – C300 range, Sony FS5 – FS7,
DJI Phantom 3 /4 & Mavic Pro, GoPro and various other cameras.
– Multi-channel sound recording
– Post-production and colour grading
Adobe Creative Suite and DaVinci Resolve
– Media management
– Web design and SEO
– Social media marketing
– Client relationship management

ZAK Creative Agency

Mar 2016 - June 2016 Freelance Producer Director

– Creative consulting
– Pre-production planning
– Treatment and storyboard
– Multi-cam filming and pro Lighting
– Multi-cannel sound recording
– Post-production and colour grading
– New Balance YouTube series
– Event coverage
– Branded variety content
– Media management
– Client relationship management

Optrix Media

Jan 2015 - Feb 2016 Producer VFX Editor - self-shooting

Branded content, Behind the scenes, Interviews, Documentaries, Event coverage, Live shows, Promo films, studio or Green screen recordings.

Key responsibilities:
– Developing concepts
– Treatments and storyboards
– Talent scouting and casting
– Co-ordinating shoots, production planning, budgeting & logistics
– Filming as part of a crew or solo
Using: C100/C300, G4, A7SII, FS5/FS7, DSLRs, EX3/XF305 etc.
– Pro Lighting and Multi-channel sound recording
– Operating various equipment such as Gimbal Stabilisers, GoPro, Drone, Autocue, and Jib etc.
– Editing projects in a fast turnaround environment
Using the Adobe Creative Suite as a primary resource, notably Premiere & After Effects
– Motion graphics design – designing 2D titles or entire 3D animated videos
– Media back-up & managing
– Social Media Marketing and Distribution
– Website SEO management
– Client Relationship Management
– Self-sufficient from start to finish
– Delivering on time and within budget

The Crewing Company, Fremantle UK, Pocket Motion Pictures

Jun 2014 - Dec 2014 Freelance Producer Director

– Pitching and presenting
– Concept development
– Treatment and storyboard
– Talent scouting and casting
– Filming, lighting and sound recording
– Post-production and colour grading
– Media management
– Web design and SEO
– Social media marketing
– Client relationship management

Everton FC TV - Spurs FC TV

Oct 2012 - May 2014 Video Journalist

Broadcast solutions, fan engagement, & large audience communication for Premier League football teams, Everton, Tottenham & West Ham.

– Producing Live in-game play-out
– Match day programme and running order
– Directing Live gallery transmissions
– Floor managing EVS crew
– Live or pre-recorded

– Coordinating shoots and call sheets
– Storyboarding, scriptwriting
– Filming, editing on Adobe & FCP
– Sound design and motion GFX
– Encoding, formats, FTP uploads
– Managing post-production workflow

SuperSport

Jan 2010 - Dec 2011 Producer Director - shooting and post

– Brief to final delivery
– Conceptualizing narratives
– Talent scouting and casting
– Copywriting and scriptwriting
– Editing short or long form on AVID & FCP
– Multi-cam filming and pro Lighting
– Multi-channel sound Recording
– TVC’s, Live Sport, on-air promos, inserts and spots
– Line producing 26eps lifestyle magazine show
– Client relationship management

DStv

Jan 2008 - Mar 2009 On-air Promo Producer

– Brief to final delivery
– Brainstorming & conceptualizing ideas
– Talent scouting and casting
– Researching, scriptwriting, copywriting
– Pitching and presenting internally or to client
– Offline editing using AVID (mainly), ADOBE & FCP systems
– Motion graphics and sound design
– Directing inserts & spots
– Directing outsourced animation companies
– Directing outsourced grading facilities & final mix studios
– Use of stock material, sports & variety footage
– Client relationship management

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