Behind the scenes of OAKLEY, “Its Okay”

Michael Lawrence, Director & DOP Michael Lawrence, the Director and DOP on the Oakley commercial, is a well established and experienced filmmaker. Having worked with internationally recognized brands such as Nike, Reebok, Google and Oakley, Lawrence is an internationally accredited and respected director. Lawrence’s work explores a visual realm, whereby a story is constructed using…

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Some insight into one of our most recent productions

Gravitron Turns 10 Years Old & We Chat To Kobus Verhoef About It: 

We know that Gravitron is celebrating 10 Years, congratulations!  Tell us a bit more about your company, how it got to this point and its involvement in the Film Industry?    “ Thank you, nice to see you at the party. Gravitron was established to provide a full special effects service similar in concept to the best practical…

We chat to Nasmie Majiet of Gripthis Technical Film Services:

How Long Have You Been In The Film Industry? “24 Years ago I started as an Auto Detailer (washing cars) with David Turnley for car commercials. I was also a Production Assistant and a Chaperone. I have been doing Gripping for 21 years and have worked with Gripping legends such as…Gavin Horn, Terry Hoffman, Dennis Essenhigh,…

Gaffer Gibbons

Meet #FarmFamily and Gaffer Paul Gibbons: How long have you been in the film industry?  “ 32 years. I started as a runner for a friend of mine needing some help and I soon gravitated towards the lighting department. I then slowly worked my way up . I have been a Gaffer now for 20…

We interview First Assistant Director Jonathan Petersen.

How long have you been in the film industry? “I joined the industry in 1994.” What made you want to A.D.? “In those days it was normal to be a runner, nowadays called a P.A. for at least 3 years….this gave you time to check out the different departments which helped your descision as to…

Interview with #FarmFamily & VTO Operator Anthony English: 

  How did you become a Video Takeoff Operator in the Film Industry?  “I was a runner for three years and took the VTO route as it was just a way of making it into cinematography.“   How long have you been in the game?  “ I have been in the Film Industry for twenty nine…

#FarmFamily Tougieda Albertyn

We chatted with Tougieda Albertyn and her family during their Eid Celebrations.  What do you do at The Farm Film Productions? I am in accounts and my key role is our payroll.  In the company I am known as the IRP5 contact.  I do have other accounts responsibilities as well e.g. petty cash, capturing, filing…

Our Farm Family Office Assistant Phamela Nkwelo

How long have you worked for The Farm Film Productions? “Four years”. Where did you grow up, and do you miss home? “ I grew up in the Eastern Cape in a town called Tsolo. Yes, I do miss home as most of my family are still there. My late grandfather was a lawyer and…