Consulting & Writing
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Has consulted widely within the industry over the years, to producers, organisations and individuals regarding productions, distribution, funding, training, writing etc.
Areas of expertise include: writing for documentary, cinematography for all genres, distribution, general information and advice about film industry issues and obstacles.
Won Best SA Documentary at Durban International Film Festival in 2010 for The Cradock Four, which he produced, shot, directed, edited and distributed. The film screened in Berlin, Moscow, Paris, London, and Toronto and at several southern African venues.
Nominated for Writers' Guild of SA MUSE AWARD for Outstanding Documentary Writing in 2014 for The Cradock Four feature doc.
Has been part of industry organisations and strategy and training initiatives since 1983.
Wrote paper for Russian Academy of Sciences' Institute for African Studies on "Cinema Production and Decolonisation of Minds in Africa with Focus on South Africa
Former sub-editor/writer for the following newspapers/magazines: Rand Daily Mail, The Star, The Sunday Times, The Sunday Express, Mail & Guardian, Business Day, Sydney Morning Herald's Business Review, etc.
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