TOP ACTOR

There are so many genre’s to film and television. There are commercials, short films, tv shows, documentaries, content and corporate films to name but a few. This blog I will share about reality TV, and a show that I had the honour of working on. Reality television is a genre of television programming that documents purportedly unscripted real-life situations, oftenContinue reading “TOP ACTOR”

FILM LEGENDS

MARCUS NISPEL, SHANE MARTIN & HOWARD GUARD Working in film you get to meet people from all walks of life, this is what makes it such an amazing Industry. We sometimes think the famous people are the ones that are special, but its a combination of the many factors that leads one to success andContinue reading “FILM LEGENDS”

AWARD

Congrats to our team Joe Piscatella, Luke Mason, Chris Mason who directed the film Last Known Co-ordinates, our protagonist and co-director Chris Bertish who captured the imagery of his journey on a GO PRO, which enabled the film makers to put together this unique film for their first official selection of our documentary. The filmContinue reading “AWARD”

JUST STAYING ALIVE?

Is one still useful in the work environment when you 50+ This is a good question, especially when in a new country, – are you marketable?, do you skills meet the requirements of a new destination, will language be an issue? In film, like good red wines, a Director should get better as he/she isContinue reading “JUST STAYING ALIVE?”

Shooting with the HASSELBLAD

Walking the streets of Porto with a camera like the Hasselblad is no easy task, its a heavy camera , it’s not easy to ‘point and shoot’ which means you need to be more aware of your surroundings to capture special moments. For ease I use the 35mm lens, as its lighter and easier andContinue reading “Shooting with the HASSELBLAD”

Survival strategy

No country of city is free from poverty and unemployment, it’s a sad reality really. On our daily walk to fetch our bread there are several homeless people that sleep on the stairs of a City building. Their belongings wrapped and tied together by a piece of rope. It’s their only belongings. I also metContinue reading “Survival strategy”

How much would you pay to pee ?

“Spend a penny” is a phrase that I recall, it cost a penny to pee. Then there’s spend a penny, which comes from the earliest public toilets, which had locks on the doors which cost a penny to open. This practice appears to have begun in the 1850s, when the first public toilets were opened in London, howeverContinue reading “How much would you pay to pee ?”

Anyone need a Petrol pump attendant?

Rather amusing, we grew up with petrol attendants, we don’t even get our car, we ask for PETROL , CHECK THE TYRES and water and oil. Well guess what, there are no attendants here, you the driver or passenger are the attendant, Sue ‘s first journey was interesting as she did not know how toContinue reading “Anyone need a Petrol pump attendant?”

You want to loose weight?

Discovery medical aid in South Africa say you should do 10,000 steps, – well we do this daily but not only do we do it, we do 36 odd floors as part of the daily step regime. I am becoming a BOSS !!! To start each day we walk to the bakery and grab freshContinue reading “You want to loose weight?”

Breakthrough

Praying for doors to open, for Lockdown to end and of coarse good surf.