Willem Viljoen SASC. is an independent cameraman and Director of Photography, editor and stills photographer.  Willem started his career at the South African Broadcasting Corporation in 1981, and worked his way up from Junior Cameraman to Principal Cameraman on large scale television dramas.

Willem has been working freelance as a Director of Photography since 1987, specialising in television commercials and helicopter shoots, also with extensive experience in documentaries and drama series.  He will accept commissions for any shoots in Southern Africa.

Willem has won the following awards:

A Gold Loerie Award for Television Cigarettes and Tobacco:  Smokenders “Balcony” (together with Creative Vision Interactive)

A Loerie Craft Award for Audio Visual Cinematography:  BMW X5 Launch

A Loerie Craft Award for Audio Visual Cinematography:  DCSA C-Class Launch


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