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    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