The Team

About the team so far...

Currently we have a small number of permanent members of staff, Connor Nicolson (Director and Producer) Adriaan Pienaar(Director of Photography/Cinema Photographer) and Claudia Cassidy (Script Writer and Creative Director), Gio a young and upcoming editor, Liam our 2nd D.O.P, Brad our Photographic Genius, James Odo our 2nd Producer with an on call 24/7 pool of creative thinkers, editors and experienced camera crew.

Connor Nicolson - Producer

Connor Nicolson has a degree in Television and Film Production and has worked on multiple films as a Director or Producer. Connor is also an extremely skilled film editor working with Adobe Premiere Pro and After effects. He also is adept with Photo editing which he uses Adobe Lightroom classic and Adobe Photoshop.  

Liam Solo

Liam Solo is another cinemaphotographer on our talented team.
Liam has done freelance work in both camera and lighting departments as spark, gaffer, 1st AC, loader, camera operator and BTS videographer on numerous music videos, ads, short films and corporate videos with brands  such as Peak, TravelStart, and Khuli Chana.

Liam has also worked on a number of corporate & event videos with brands such as In2Food,Paul  Bothners, Mokai, MotherCityHop, FoodiesofSA.

Adriaan Pienaar

Adriaan Pienaar is a varsity trained film production professional specializing in camera and lighting. He has excellent knowledge of all film equipment such as Arri, Ronin, Canon, Sony, Red, etc. He was  awarded 3rd year DOP of the year. He also has an extensive list of professional experience with some of the biggest broadcasters in the world such as Warner Bros.

Claudia Cassidy

Claudia Cassidy is a published author and has vast experience in the creative sphere of script and film. We outsource all crew work to experienced freelancers who we know well and are accustomed to their high standard of  quality work. There is  simply no limit to what we can produce. We do not only produce, but also offer creative services, directing, still photography and can provide concepts for clients ideas as well as a post production, editing and sound.  

Sean Kantor 

Sean Kay is a multi-talented creative with a truly varied skill set. As an accomplished dancer, Sean has competed at the highest levels locally and abroad, as a creative writer and assistant director, he brings essential insight to the task at hand and as a natural-born-actor and voice artist, he is able to ensure the best out of those in front of the camera.

James Fabrice Odo Ata Deagbo

After months of English course in 2013 at EF language school ( Education first Cape Town, SA) and three years of Film and television techniques studies and graduated at City Varsity school of media and creatives arts.

James is a film and music video producer, Director and editor who produced, directed and edited numbers of great works.
“Let’s get together, let’s just create and forget the hate for

art’s sake” -James Odo-

Bradley Mathieson

Bradley Mathieson our Professional Photographer specializing in extreme sports, automation and lifestyle photography. His bio is short as he insists that his photography will do the talking.

Zoe Skirrow

Zoe is a very talented and enthusiastic make up artist. She is able to adjust to any task or project put in front of her.

Zoe is young local Journalism and digital media graduate. Her passions include anything creative! From content creation to writing, she loves it all.

She is able to fulfil and manage any and all make up, hair or beauty requirement for shoots and is a crucial part of the team. You won't often catch her without a smile or a cup of coffee. 

Daniel van Niekerk

Daniel is a passionate and aspiring videographer and film production crew member of CSN Productions. Able to work in both a studio and a location setting with an understanding of equipment set-ups and production coordination. 

Ashura Peck

Loves being in environments that are dynamic and versatile. She is learning new things and gaining new experiences. Ash always has a positive attitude when doing activities in order to get the best result out of every aspect of every day challenges.

Duncan Nicolson

Duncan is a cast coordinator and production assistant. He is an aspiring future chartered accountant who is currently at UCT. He was a member of the film society and a 1st Team basketball player.

He valuable member of the crew and is able to take charge in complex situation. He is a fantastic problem solver and always works out logical solutions to the film production processes and challenges.