Dear Members, It is with a sad heart that I inform you that a Honourable  SASC member, Dave McKay has passed away. The board of governors send their heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of this wonderfully gifted man, Dave McKay May His Dear Soul Rest In Peace. The society wish to send prayers […]

Help Given:

I would like to place on record of an act of a caring, sharing and kindness A member ours shot an international feature in KZN, when the shoot was completed, the company did a ‘Duck’ and he was not paid for his services, leaving him stranded with his camera gear and not have enough funds […]


Following the address by Min. Nathi Mthethwa on Monday morning it is clear that companies active in the broadcast value-chain can return to work subject to strict covid-19 risk prevention and mitigation protocols. These were specified by the Minister in his address and I’ve summarised them in a brief (6 minute) YouTube video at […]

SASC/SACIA Designation Update

Hi Earlier this year SACIA signed an agreement with the MICTSETA who will now fund designations for freelancers working as camera operators, cinematographers, OB crew, AV technicians, DITs, camera crew, editors, animators, sound techs, event technicians, broadcast engineers …. the list goes on. Applications are made online at – deadline for submissions is Monday […]

Call for entries for the VSA 2019

CALL FOR ENTRIES South African Society of Cinematographers 2019 VISIBLE SPECTRUM AWARDS The SASC wishes to recognise the highest levels of excellence in Cinematography currently active in our industry. We also remember and pay tribute to all those excellent film technicians who have gone before us who played a pivotal role in the growth of […]

President Report 2019

President’s report April 2019 Welcome to all members, We have in the past been asked the Question “What is the SASC doing for me”, well, we as the Board have been active in trying to add more value over and above the benefit of placing the international recognized SASC logo behind your name. We have […]

April Update

Hi Members We are holding our AGM in a couple of weeks, if you have anyone who you would like to nominate onto the Board of Governors, maybe yourself, please send me their details, bear in mind that the person nominated must be willing to stand as a nominee and be prepared to attend monthly […]

SASC Designation

The SASC Congratulates all the cinematographers who won at this year’s SAFTA awards: Dereck Joubert, Gaopie Kabe, Trevor Brown SASC, Marc Rowlston, Sevetian Maslamoney, Zeno Petersen. We invite those winners to submit their work for consideration for the SASC Designation