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 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.
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 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.
Giovanni Porzio is an up and coming photo and video editor who strives to deliver excellent work that clients and CSN Productions will be satisfied with. He is self motivated and looking to work hard to achieve his and client related goals!
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.
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.
James Fabrice Odo Ata Deagbo is a Director, Producer, Editor and Scripwriter.