After 10 years in the IT industry, Chris joined the film industry in 2002 as a PA and immediately found a passion for Assistant Directing. Chris was lucky to be indoctrinated in the old school ways of film making. While having worked on numerous international productions, Chris decided to turn his attention to South African home bread productions… “I wanted to use my skills as a 1st AD to add production value to local films and series.”.
With a wealth of scheduling experience, Chris is extremely capable at planning and executing schedules in Film, Television and Commercials. He has a vibrant energy on set and runs it with a great measure of calm and efficiency. Chris maintains an impeccable safety record on set.
Chris also has a deep passion for Location Scouting. He takes great pride in finding new and unique locations for long and short form that best suit the story, while being production friendly. Chris often Scouts and then 1st ADs the same jobs, bringing a strong measure of consistency and management to the production.