This year has seen an excellent showing for Open Window at the Kyknet silwer skerm fees with lectures, students and alumni taking part in various parts of the festival and competitions. The festival takes place 24 – 27 August 2016 at the Camps Bay hotel in Cape Town.
Commissioned short films
Two of the fifteen short films commissioned was headed by our alumni Oom (PJ Kotze) Die Muse (Frannie van der walt).
Both of these projects involved various of our students throughout the productions. Here are the films with a breakdown of the positions the crew had in the productions.
Pj Kotze – Director (Alumni)
Adriaan De la Rey – Director of Photography (Lecturer)
Jaen Kleynhans – Editor / Camera Assistant (Alumni)
Albert Botha – Data Wrangaler / Camera Assistant (3rd year student)
Louis May – on set sound Sound recording (3rd year student)
Jozua Loots – Sound design final mix (Lecturer)
Jacinda Barker – Behind the scenes video (3rd year student)
Robin – Behind the scenes video (3rd year student)
more info at this link: http://kyknet.dstv.com/movie/oom/
Frannie Van Der Walt – Director (Alumni)
Anzel Larkins – Co-Producer (Lecturer)
Sean Robert Daniels – Co-Producer, 1st AD (Lecturer)
Jan Du Plessis – Director of Photography (Alumni)
Suzette van der Merwe – Editor (Alumni)
Hannah Hamilton – Production Designer (Honours student)
Olivia Mortimer – Production Designer (Honours student)
more info at this link: http://kyknet.dstv.com/movie/die-muse/
These films have been chosen to screen at the festival and will take part in the existing works film competition.
Daniel Munro (student film produced during last years third year studies) Daniel Munro (Armand Aucamp) is a mysterious, wealthy young man from the city, who ends up at a road stall in the middle of the barren Tankwa Karoo (semi desert in South Africa).
WJ van den Heever – Director (Alumni)
Jane Kleynhans- Director of Photography (Alumni)
Trailer here: https://vimeo.com/142563698
Dorp Stad a documentary looking at the 2014 cool capital festival that took place across Pretoria.
Niel Human & Chisto janse niemand – Co Directed and produced (Alumni)