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Francis T.

Johannesburg, South Africa

7 reviews

$200 - $1000 / Day


I've filmed in 123 countries. From 2013-2018, I traveled to all 54 African countries. I directed/produced the 45-min pilot documentary episode of the "The Unseen Africa" TV show. I've created many trailers and company profiles on my YouTube channel ( which has one million views. *****MY GEAR***** MAIN CAMERA: Sony a7S III LENSES: Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens and Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 DG DN Art Lens. MICS: Wireless lav mics, wired lavs, and a Rode NTG-3 shotgun mic. LIGHTS: Several portable battery-powered professional lights that offer different color temperatures. SLIDER: Portable manual slider. B-CAMERA: I have a smartphone that shoots surprisingly good 4K video. TRAVEL: I have 3 passports, so I can go anywhere. CONCLUSION: If you're looking for a flexible filmmaker, contact me.

Top Services

Documentary DP
3 reviews
News Shooter / Video Journalist
3 reviews
Field Producer
2 reviews


Top Reviews

  • November • 2019

    Francis did an all around stellar job with the project! I'd highly recommend him if you are looking for someone who is committed to helping you create an excellent end results and will go above and beyond to get you the results you are looking for. Looking forward to having an opportunity to being able to work on other projects again in the future.

    Anil at Multidots
  • July • 2022

    Working with Francis was exceptional. He had a very good grasp on what was required of the project, and it was an absolute honour to have worked with him. Merci beaucoup.

    Mumbi (Ms) at Epsilon Publishers
  • January • 2020

    Francis was a pleasure to work with. He’s a great communicator and hustled to get the job done in a timely manner. His equipment and skills were top-notch as well!

    Cristina at Underknown

Top Projects



  • 4K video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • Full HD video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent


  • Shotgun mic
  • Wireless lavalier mic


  • Lighting kit

All Services

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Landscape Photographer
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Audio Storyteller
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post Production

  • Sound Designer
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News


  • Creative Director
  • Production Company
  • Copy Editor
  • Copywriter