Nicolaas Hofmeyer

Nicolaas Hofmeyer
Film director, Producer, Director of photography (d.o.p.)
Principal country concerned : Column : Music, Theater, Cinema/tv, Dance

Nicolaas Hofmeyer has been working in the television industry for the past 15 years. He shot 13 episodes of the award winning documentary series Ordinary People and won an award for best investigative journalism for his story on illegal immigrants in South Africa.

Hofmeyer also produced and directed four stories for Channel Four¹s African Express. He was the director of photography for the acclaimed SABC series Africa Salutes Mandela by John Matshikiza. In addition, he has made award winning music videos for South African artists.

As a documentary photographer and photo-journalist his work has appeared in several exhibitions and journals. He recently photographed a 40 minute documentary for the German television network WDR. We are pleased to welcome Nicolaas Hofmeyer as a guest of Pro Helvetia and this Festival.


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  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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