WHAT A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE AUDITIONING FOR NEW BREED AFRICA WITH ISRAEL HOUGHTON. 3 CITIES IN 3 DAYS....CRAZY SCHEDULE. WAY OVER A THOUSAND PEOPLE AUDITIONED. THE TURN OUT WAS INCREDIBLE AND SUCCESSFUL... NEXT LOT OF AUDITIONS FOR BACKLINE WILL BE FIRST WEEK IN AUGUST ...
Exhausting but wonderful week-end working on the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. It was packed to capacity. Such a treat to direct artistes such as David Koz, who blew me and the audience totally away, Don Laka, Earth Wind and Fire(the original group), they were so energetic I could hardly keep my camera's on them, … Continue reading EARTH WIND AND FIRE, YOUSSOU NDOUR AND MORE !!!!!!
Bryan Adams has received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 51-year-old rocker's tribute was unveiled yesterday (21 March) in front of the Musician's Institute on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. The Summer of '69 singer is thrilled to get the honour, and admitted he would often admire the Walk of Fame in … Continue reading WELL DONE bryan adams
Am so excited to be working and directing on this project again this year. The artistes are amazing and look forward to working with them and the team at ESP AFRIKA.....just to name a few, Simphiwe Dana, Yossou Nodour, Earth Wind and Fire, Bebe Winans and Friends, Spirits Rejoice and Don Laka. What a treat.
I was blessed and fortunate to produce and direct this DVD, and loved working with Israel. He is the most down to earth man I know, and nothing is impossible for him. His crew and band members were also amazing to work with. I so badly wanted 12 cameras for this shoot, but as always, … Continue reading Israel Houghton and the New Breed Alive in Africa
The time I toured with Alanis Morissette was a wonderful, challenging experience. The reason I refer to her as wild is because she runs from one side of the stage to the other, but we managed to keep her in camera at all times and IN FOCUS as well....her lyrics are so profound and moving - directing … Continue reading ALANIS MORISSETTE – WILD AND WONDERFUL
One of the nicest people whom I have worked with other than Israel Houghton is bryan adams. He was so involved and took such an interest in the shoot. His entire band is down to earth and so much fun. What was not such fun was living in Cape Town, editing in Johannesburg (Gauteng) and … Continue reading bryan adams – a gem to work with
U2 live at the Greenpoint Stadium in Cape Town was the most amazing experience to watch - they have taken music concerts to another level. What I would have done to just workshadow on something on this scale - The "claw" as they call it was brilliantly utilized with 8 follow spot operators within the claw so neatly hidden, so effective..the screens were something … Continue reading U2 WOW !
Have been busy work-shopping and brainstorming on some amazing concepts, can't share yet but soon will. Love it when a plan comes together...from discussion to proposal on paper and then clients show an interest.....then the best part is taking it from the written word and morphing it into video...I love that process - so rewarding. … Continue reading Yesterday and tomorrow