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DI ROSEN 

email: di@diprod.co.za

contact number:
+ 27 82 44 99 868

https://www.linkedin.com/in/di-rosen-55661b9/

 

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS:

AFRICAN CORPORATE AWARD – BEST PRODUCTION COMPANY SA TELEVISION LIVE 2015

BRONZE STONE AWARD FOR A MAGAZINE AND TALK SHOW: 2003

SABC TAPESTRIES – SPIRITUALITY OF TREES

BRONZE STONE AWARD FOR A MAGAZINE AND TALK SHOW: 2003

SABC TAPESTRIES – HIV/AIDS

BRONZE STONE AWARD FOR A DOCUMENTARY: 2003

SABC TAPESTRIES – CHANNUKAH

BRONZE STONE AWARD FOR ART AND ENTERTAINMENT: 2003

FOR THE BEST OF SABC COMEDY SHOWCASE

BRONZE STONE AWARD FOR ART AND ENTERTAINMENT 2002

FOR THE NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL

AVANTI CRAFT AWARD FOR DIRECTOR OF ALANIS MORISSETTE LIVE CONCERT 2001

AVANTI AWARD FOR COVERAGE OF LIVE EVENTS FOR BRYAN ADAMS LIVE 2001

IN CONCERT

BRONZE STONE AWARD FOR ART AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE AFRICAN 2001

HARVEST NORTH SEA JAZZ FESTIVAL

BRONZE STONE AWARD FOR ATRS AND ENTERTAINME FOR THE DUNHILL 2000

SYMPHONY OF FIRE

BEST CONTRIBITION TO SABC VARIETY PROGRAMMES 1996

BEST CONTRIBUTION TO SABC LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT 1995

BEST CONTRIBUTION TO SABC LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT 1993

TONIGHT AWARD FOR TV2 NGOMGIBELO 1989

NOMINATIONS:

-MOST CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT ARTES AWARD FOR NGOMGQIBELO / KAMOKIBELO 1994

-MOST CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT ARTES AWARD FOR NGOMGQIBELO / KAMOKIBELO 1993

-MOST CREATIVE DIRECTOR AT ARTES AWARD FOR NGOMGQIBELO / KAMOKIBELO 1992

-PRODUCER & BEST PROGRAMME AT ARTES AWARD FOR NNGOMGQIBELO / KAMOKIBELO 1991

-PRODUCER & BEST PROGRAMME AT ARTES AWARD FOR NNGOMGQIBELO / KAMOKIBELO 1990

-PRODUCER & BEST PROGRAMME AT TONIGHT AWARD FOR TV2 NNGOMGQIBELO 1989

-PRODUCER & BEST PROGRAMME AT TONIGHT AWARD FOR TV2 NGOMGQIBELO 1988

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

SHOPRITE TOPSTARS GRAND FINALE 2018

Directed and vision mixed OB corporate social responsibility musical for DVD

CHANGEMAKERS – ADVISORY COUNCIL DIGITAL STORYTELLING 2018

Directing interviews with changemakers in South Africa. Mentoring.

JOYOUS CELEBRATION 22 2017

23 camera OB shoot for Television and DVD release

SHOPRITE TOPSTARS GRAND FINALE 2017

Directed and vision mixed OB corporate social responsibility musical for DVD

NORTHERN CROSS WEALTH MANAGEMENT 2017 /2018

Produced and directed corporate video for launch and for use on social media

CELEBRITY SERVICES 2017

Directed sizzle reels

FIFA WORLD CONGRESS 2017, BAHRAIN 2017

Directed and vision mixed 2 separate streams live

MUSHROOM PRODUCTIONS / BIG CONCERTS – RODRIGUEZ 2016

Directed and vision mixed Rodriguez Live in South Africa DVD

BLOOMBERG BUSINESS CONFERENCE LIVE TO NEW YORK 2016

Directed and vision mixed

Directed and vision mixed multi camera for EXTREME SPORTS EVENT 2016

CNBC 3 DAY CONFERENCE – ‘Open Government for Africa’s Sustainable Development’ 2016

ANC RALLY 2016

Directed an 8 hour live event, across 3 stadiums, that all broadcasters utilised feeds from

CSA SOUTH AFRICA – ‘Switching on of the Lights’ 2016 / 2012/ 2010/ 2008 / 2007

Directed and vision mixed

VODAFONE ICONS (Ghana) 2015

Creative and Technical Director for 9 part Music Series, broadcast on 6 channels

CNBC ‘WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM’ 2015

Directed and Vision Mixed live broadcasts

TUPPERWARE 2015

Directed mini documentary for clients in Orlanda, USA

TOURIST INDABA OPENING CEREMONY 2015

Directed and vision mixed opening ceremony

CHANGE MAKERS WOMEN EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE 2015

Directed and vision mixed conference for internet broadcast

XTRA FACTOR for XFACTOR 2014

Content Director

ONE LOVE DOCUMENTARY – NELSON MANDELA CHILDREN’S FUND 2014

Pre-production

‘WOMEN WHO HAVE CANCER & THEIR JOURNEYS’ – DOCUMENTARY 2014

Pre-production

CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL 2014 – 2001

Directed, produced and vision mixed main stage featuring Rakesh Chauurasia and Friends;

Kirk Whalum; Mi Casa; Level 42; Jaco Maria; Lalah Hathaway; Jimi Dludlu and

Erykah Badu

CSA SOUTH AFRICA – NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATIONS FOR THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN 2014

Directed and vision mixed

VERITAS WINE AWARDS 2013

Directed and vision mixed

DSTV MINDSET CHANNEL 2013

Directed and produced curriculum educational programmes

AYN AL SHAHEEN FILMS , QATAR 2013

Executive Producer / Producer / Director for reality series and documentaries

CREDO – TESTAMENT TO THE FREEDOM CHARTER ON MANDELA DAY 2013

Vision mixed and directed a live 2 hour broadcast on SABC3

‘OPEN MIND’ 13 PART SERIES 2012

Technical directed and vision mixed

JONATHAN BUTLER 2012 / 2011

Toured with and directed and vision mixed show for screens and footage

CNBC ALL AFRICAN BUSINESS AWARDS 2012

Directed and vision mixed

The Foschini Group (TFG) 2012

Produced and directed corporate video for @Home

INDABA TOURIST AWARDS 2012

Directed and vision mixed

AFDA 2012

Freelance lectured 3rd year students on producing and directing

SABC STOKVEL SITCOM BROADCAST 2011

Vision mixed

SABC – ‘TAKE A TRIP TO… ‘ 2011

Directed and post directed a 26 part multi cam Children’s series.

NEW BREED AFRICA AUDITIONS 2011

Produced and directed

CSA – NELSON MANDELA CANVAS EVENT 2011

Directed screens and vision mixed

UJC 2010 / 2009

Produced and directed corporate videos

CSA – SOUTH AFRICAN WORLD CUP 2010

Directed and vision mixed opening of the World Cup Fan Fest

Produced and directed videos for playback of Mandela

SABC2 – ‘THE ROAD TO RETURN’ 2010

Produced and directed 1 hour documentary

ETV – ‘YOUR DATE WITH DESTINY’ 2009

Produced and directed 13 part series

LOERIE AWARDS 2009 / 2008

Directed and vision mixed multi cam

IPO 2008

Produced animation backgrounds for a live theatre production

BRIAN McKNIGHT 2008

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens and toured nationally

FIU MIAMI 2008

Directed a 2-part AIDS documentary, boradcast on BPS and accepted for nomination

by The Florida Film Festival.

SABC 3 – ‘THE POWER WITHIN’ 2007

Produced and directed 1 hour weekly docuzine 60 part series

SABC 2 – ‘SIMCHA – A CELEBRATION OF LIFE’ 2006 – 2007

Produced and directed 52-part series

DNA STRINGS – Classical Rock Music Band 2006

Produced and directed DVD and documentary

ARTSCAPE THEATRE – ‘QUEEN AT THE BALLET’ 2006

Produced and directed multi cam shoot theatre production

ISRAEL HOUGHTON & THE NEW BREED 2005

Produced and directed DVD including documentary

SABC – ‘LOOKING IN, LOOKING OUT – A JOURNEY TO THE SOURCE’ 2006 / 2005 / 2004

Produced and directed 52-part series

SABC – ‘COCA COLA MEGA MILLIONS GAME SHOW’ 2004 / 2003/ 2002

Produced and directed and vision mixed daily live game shows

SABC – ‘SANDY’S NUMEROLOGY’ 2004 / 2003

Produced and directed weekly half hour 13-part series

SABC3 – ‘COMEDY SHOWCASE’ 2004 – 2001

Produced and directed weekly half hour comedy show

SABC2 – ‘TAPESTRIES’ 2004 – 2002

Produced and directed weekly multi-faith cultural magazine programme

CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE (CTICC) 2003

Directed live screens for the opning ceremony, line up included artists

Vannessa Mae and Sibongile Khumalo

WORLD CUP CRICKET 2003 – 2002

Directed 1hr prelude show

MTV LONDON AIDS CONCERT featuring ALICIA KEYS and PUFF DADDY 2002

Directed and cut footage for screens that were part of the set design

BYRAN ADAMS – Cape Town tour 2002

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens and toured nationally

JAMIROQUAI – national tour 2002

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens and toured nationally

SCHLUMBERGERSEMA COMPANY

Produced and directed a corporate video on casinos and gambling techniques 2002

SABC 2002

Produced and directed a 12 hour music concert of top local and African artists.

1 Hour local broadcast and 2 hour international broadcast.

NIGERIA 2001

Directed 5 hour live awards event including a 12 hour music concert

SABC 2 2001

Produced and directed a religious 1 hour documentary

DUNHILL

Produced a corporate video for the road show for launching of the new Dunhill Brand 2001 / 2000

V&A WATERFRONT – ‘WOMEN OF WORTH’ 2001

Produced and directed corporate video

WESTLIFE – national tour 2001

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens and toured nationally

SABC 2- PASSOVER DOCUMENTARY 2001

Produced and directed

GRANDWEST CASINO 2001

Produced and directed corporate video

SAVAGE GARDEN – national tour 2000

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens and toured nationally

MACY GRAY – national tour 2000

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens and toured nationally

OLD MUTUAL 2000

Live action, creative theatrical director for 2 week roadshow, including audio

visual and music

YFM Radio BIRTHDAY BASH 2000

Live directed and vision mixed top local and international bands for screens,

including Springbok Nude Girls; Fetish and Boo; The Smashing Pumpkins

BIG CONCERTS 2000

Live directed and vision mixed screens for 12 hour concerts with international artists

including Eric Benet; Brian McKnight; Naughty by Nature; Mizchef; Monifah;

Montell Jordan

SABC – THE BIBLIATHON 2000 2000

Produced and directed live broadcast encompassing helicopters, boats, interviews

and music

STING – national tour 2000

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens and toured nationally

SABC 3 – VIENNA BOYS CHOIR CONCERT 2000

Directed 1 hour concert

DSTV LAUNCH 2000

Directed the video for the fashion show launch

LIVE – national tour 2000

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens and toured nationally

THE CRANBERRIES – national tour 2000

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens and toured nationally

ASSORTED ARTISTS 2000

Directed and vision mixed live AV sceens for Mary J Blige; Kirk Whalum;

K-Ci & JoJo

DUNHILL – SYMPHONY OF FIRE 2000/ 1999/ 1998

Produced and directed for broadcast

SABC 2 and SABC 3 1999

Produced and directed 90 min show of the Alanis Morissette live concert

SABC – MILLENIUM 2000 LIVE BROADCAST’ 1999

Produced and directed 8 hour live broadcast of the Cape Town Region.

Involved live crossings nationally and internationally.

SABC – ‘LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT’ 1999

Directed a 14-part game show

SIMPLY RED 1999

Produced and directed concert for broadcast

SABC 3 – BRYAN ADAMS 1999

Produced and directed 90 min broadcast of live concert to be released internationally

ETV – Daily morning news 1999

Directed 3 hour live broadcast over a period of 6 months

SABC – ‘SHELL ROAD TO FAME’ 1998 / 1997 / 1996/ 1995

Produced and directed a weekly programme Talent Show culminating in an

hour gala special

SABC 3 – LUTHER VANDROSS CONCERT 1998

Produced and directed

SABC 3 – JANET JACKSON DOCUMENTARY 1998

Produced and directed behind the scenes concert footage and tour in South Africa

SABC – ‘2 NATIONS IN CONCERT’ 1997

Co-produced and co-directed 2x 1 hour music specials incorporating Prince Charles

and Prince Harry’s visit to South Africa. Artists included Brenda Fassie; Lucky Dube;

Billy Ocean; Jonathan Butler; Omar; Trevor Rabin; The Spice Girls

SABC – PETER STYVESANT SOUL INVASION CONCERT 1996

Assistant director featuring Randy Crawford; Maxi Priest; Kool & The Gang; The Stylistics;

Bayete; Rebecca Malope; Arthur

SABC – ‘FUN OLYMPICS’ 1996

Produced and directed 12-part games series

SABC – ‘LEHLOHONOLO’ 1996
Produced and directed live feel 13-part game show with studio audience

SABC – ‘SELIMATHUNZI’ 1996

Conceptualised, produced and directed a weekly 30 min variety programme

SABC – ‘NGOMGQIBELO / KA MOKIBELO’ 1996 – 1983

Produced and directed number 1 weekly variety programme with a live audience

which included local and international musicians; dance; quiz; theatre; game show elements;

movies; interviews; events

SABC – ‘MNINO WA PELO’ 1994 – 1993

Produced 26-part gospel music series

SABC – TV4 1994 – 1993

Production managed music specials:

Keep the Good Times Rolling ; Rock ‘n Roll Revival; All We Need is Love; Rand Show;

All We Need is Here in Africa

SABC – ‘ADIDAS GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS’ 1993

Directed semi-live transmission 90 min show

SABC – CANNES FILM FESTIVAL 1992

Executive Producer for documentary covering Cannes Film Festival

SABC – SUNDACE FILM FESTIVAL 1992

Executive Producer for documentary covering Sundace Film Festival

SABC – TV4 ‘MOVIE FOCUS’ 1992 – 1989

Produced and directed weekly programme providing pure entertainment,

previewing new releases, theatrical behind the scenes and interviews with

cast and crew

SABC – TV1 ‘THENGA ISIPHO / RE KA MPHO’ 1992 – 1989

Produced and directed a 26-part quiz programme

SUPRACORP 1983

Producer / Production Manager on various productions

Reporting to Bill Faure and Moira Tuck

GREY MILLS KAYE ADVERTISING AGENCY 1982

Head of Radio and TV Department for Retail Clients

CINEVISION ASHLEY LAZARUS 1981

Assistant TV Producer; Production Manager; Assistant TV Director

on various commercials

J WALTER THOMPSON ADVERTISING AGENCY JOHANNESBURG 1980

Assistant TV Producer

J WALTER THOMPSON ADVERTISING AGENCY CAPE TOWN 1978

Assistant Print Production Manager and TV Co-ordinator

 

FURTHER EDUCATION / COURSES

National Diploma in Public Relations & Marketing 1977 – 1980

Cape Technikon, Cape Town, South Africa

REFERENCES

Available on request