VICCI TURPIN S.A.S.C
Canadian/South African citizen.
Dual passports and ID, 5/3/65.
National Diploma in Photography 111,
First aid sea training certificate
Naui Dive certificate 1989
South African society of cinematographers 2004
Started working for Louis Fouche fashion photographer after completing ND3 in Photography.
Joined Grey Phillips ad agency and trained at Prime cut editing facility under Valma whilst learning cameras on weekends.
Started as a runner in film industry, Loader, Focus Puller, Underwater, Operator, Director of Photography.
Technician of the year awards 1997 visible spectrum
Visible spectrum awards silver for Director of Photography
Loerie awards craft for cinematography
Received 'Best Achievement in Cinematography' award for Four Corners at 2015 SAFTA Awards.
Received 'Best Cinematography' award for Poppie Nongena at the Silwerskermfees.
Four Corners film also received the following awards:
Represented South Africa for academy awards
Best picture Niagra awards Canada
2nd place best film Gryphon award Italy
Have worked on many commercials over the last 28 years and worked on many feature films as a first and second camera assistant.
A list of some features films worked on:
Delta 3 nu image aerial operator dogfight
Shark attack nu image camera operator /underwater operator
Diamond girl Alliance Canada camera operator
Hard to forget Alliance Canada camera operator
Sweepers equinox entertainment camera operator
A reasonable man Gavin Hood 2nd unit visuals
Cold Harvest camera assistant and second unit operator
Hoofbeats Jean-Jacques Annaud camera operator
Glory Glory peakviewing productions camera operator 2nd unit
Forgiveness Ian Gabriel underwater cameraman
Safari MIA aerial operator wildlife
Orgie 12 min pilot Andre Brink cinematographer
Four corners Ian Gabriel cinematographer