TV COMMERCIAL

All commercials start with an agency who conceives an idea to fufill a clients marketing strategy and get noticed in the marketplace. The creative team often spend days preparing a pitch, selling their idea. Once this is signed off, the agency then choose three directors whom they think are suitable to execute the creative brief.Continue reading “TV COMMERCIAL”

Film Dubai

Being in Dubai has been an eye-opening experience. The level of professionalism and desire for excellence is unparalleled. Seeing what has been achieved in 50 years by a visionary leader, ceases to amaze me and many others who have seen this City grow to become what it is today. Similarly, the film industry here isContinue reading “Film Dubai”

Rutger Hauer / THE HITCHER

@bladerunner @thehitcher @rutgerhauer Rutger played Manoa, the father of Samson in the recent Biblical Epic. Rutger told me, “I have been killed more times than any other actor in films, I always play the bad guy.” Blade runner was released in 1982, its a classic!!! Working with a legend like Rutger started with me asContinue reading “Rutger Hauer / THE HITCHER”

HOW TO MAKE A DECISION

How do you prioritise what’s important and whats not? What happens when you confronted with a decision? Tony Robbins said ‘it’s in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped’ and then I read another quote that jumped out at me ‘Unsuccessful people make decisions based on their current situation, successful people make decisionsContinue reading “HOW TO MAKE A DECISION”

WE ALL NEED CONNECTIONS

The Jelly fish was the ANTAGONIST in my first film THE PERFECT WAVE, and we are about to embark on a new job thats called for one…. brings back memories. They say it’s not what you know, but who you know. Is this true? Being in Portugal we knew nobody in March 2021, had noContinue reading “WE ALL NEED CONNECTIONS”

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”

How do you measure success?

Moving country is tough enough, but starting over and building on what you’ve achieved is maybe harder? So, looking at the road that lies ahead, inspirational people or quotes often guide good decisions and reset one’s expectations or objectives or puts what has already been achieved into perspective. The film business is hard, it’s aContinue reading “How do you measure success?”

Breakthrough

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

Time to adapt to a new lifestyle

Adapting to lifestyle , takes some thought, firstly you need to forget about rands which is terribly hard, as thats the currency I earn in. Interesting times ahead.

Home for the NEXT 2 months

The only advantage of Covid has been that one can negotiate deals, thanks @Eric Daem for the advise, you were right again. I found this gem, and got it for a lot less than the normal rate. It is so well located, having a comfortable bed and home is I think one of the mostContinue reading “Home for the NEXT 2 months”