The Team


We are a Cape Town based Film Production Company focused on giving our clients the best production value and at a competitive rate.

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.  

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.

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 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.

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.

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-