Advice from independent, award-winning South African directors on starting in the industry – from checking your batteries, to gorging yourself on cinema, to finding your own voice. Take their word for it.
People: Jolynn Minnaar
The Jameson First Shot 2015 premiere is just around the corner and we’ve got short film on the brain! We’ve compiled a list of just a few favourites of the fantastic short film works being produced in South Africa, in the hopes that they bring with them the inspiration to write and make your own.
Next Thursday, 11 December, Cape Town can look forward to another 10and5 Show & Tell. For this installment we’re keeping to a video and film theme.
These four micro films, directed by Esté van Aswegen and Lizanne Vissershot and by Jolynn Minnaar for local fashion brand MarethColleen, are quick, exciting and evocative.
This heart-breaking short film by Jolynn Minnaar, made script-to-screen in just 72 hours, was recently named the winner of the 2014 shnit Real Time Competition.
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP0NV-4VBU0[/youtube] Unearthed is a raw feature documentary by Karoo born director Jolynn Minnaar in which she investigates the environmental impact of fracking in the Karoo. Jolynn travelled to the United States (where fracking originated), Canada and the United Kingdom to try and understand what this new method of gas extraction […]