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					                                                          Curriculum Vitae of Karen Landsberg
DATE OF BIRTH: 16 September 1977


PERSONAL EDUCATION:


1995
Matriculated (with exemption) Bergsig High School, Rustenburg with Honorary Colours for Academic Achievements


02/1996 - 11/1998
Bachelor of Drama (B.Dram)
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Cum Laude in Theatre Arts (practical)
Degree: 9 December 1998


AWARDS:


2002 - Best Growth In Division Award from Professional Vision Productions
1998 - Nominated for Best Student Playwright for the short film, Under The Ladder (Script and directing of script)
1997 - Best Director and Best Play trophies from the University of Stellenbosch for Henry the Tenth, Part 7
        (Campus Play Festival)




                                                                                   Equipment

OWN EQUIPMENT:          Sony HDV-Z1 camera
                        Tripod rig
                        Beyer M58 hand-held Microphone

Have worked with:       HD: Sony HDW-790P, XD Cam EX 1, EX 3, HDR-Z1 / V1, Panasonic P2, JVC HD
                        Digital Betacam: Sony DVW-700WSP
                        Betacam SP: Sony DXC-D35 / D30
                        DVCam: Sony DSR-300/390, DSR-450/570, DXCD50
                        Mini DV: Sony PD150/170, Panasonic DVX-100
                        Panasonic Overhead Remote Camera WV-CS650


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                                                                              Camera Work (Highlights)

DOCUMENTARIES:


   LINOR DOCUMENTARY PROJECT - US film documenting the journey of rape survivor and former Miss World 1998, Linor
    Abargil, as she encourages women across the world to speak out about rape and confronts her own trauma. (2010)
    www.linordocumentary.com
   MOTHERLAND – US documentary following a group of American women, each grieving the death of a child, as they journey to
    Africa in an attempt to heal. World Premiere: SXSW, Texas 2009 www.motherland-thefilm.org
   EVERY 26 SECONDS – 48min. Hard-hitting documentary on rape in South Africa, questioning the involvement of the patriarchal
    church. SABC 1 (2008) www.pandamonium.co.za/NewsfromthePANDA/tabid/460/Default.aspx
   A COUNTRY FOR MY DAUGHTER – 54min. A film about the law and woman abuse in South Africa over the last 15 years.
    (2010) http://blog.docfilmsa.com/2010/06/country-for-my-daughter.html
   DEAR MORRIS – 12min. Intimate personal film trying to solve the mystery of a lost love. Encounters Film Festival (2008)
   BORDERLINES – 48min. A South African story about one girl‟s quest to find out why she was excluded from the apartheid
    struggle while growing up in the independent state of Transkei. SABC 2 (2007)
    www.freerangefilms.co.za/productions/documentary/borderlines
   FLOWER VALLEY – 10min. Biodiversity and sustainability of Fynbos in South Afirca. TBC (2010)
   RONDEVLEI, CT – 10min. Preservation of one of the most varied bird sanctuaries in the world. TBC (2010)
   TSIVHUDZO – 13 part documentary series on Alternative Medicine. SABC 2 (2007)
   I AM WOMAN – 48min. Explores the differences between 5 black South African and 5 black American women as they workshop
    a new play and try to work through their past traumas. SABC 2 (2005) & Hawaiian Premiere November 2007
    www.pandamonium.co.za/NewsfromthePANDA/tabid/460/Default.aspx
   WHAT’S YOUR STORY? – Documentary series on personal & cultural heritage. SABC 2 (2006)
   MAMA AFRIKA – 48min. Documents 3 very different women from diverse backgrounds dealing with their pregnancy, birth and
    after birth joys and complications. SABC 2 (2005) www.mesafilms.co.za/Mesa_Films/Previous_Productions.html
   UNAUTHORISED: PATRICIA DE LILLE – 26min. Follows the Independent Democrats leader back to her hometown of
    Beaufort West. SABC 3 (2006)
   OLIVES: HEART OF THE FEAST – 48min. The origins, demands and benefits of olive farming in South Africa. SABC 2 (2005)
   THE PROF. ZILLA STORY – The story of an Austrian heart surgeon developing ground breaking technology while making a life
    in Cape Town. Austrian TV (2005)
   CRICKET WORLD CUP 2003 “OPENING CEREMONIES” – Documents this spectacle from its conception to the live global
    broadcast. SABC 3 (2003)
   FACING THE DRAGON – Follows various characters as they prepare for and participate in the Cape Town Muaythai
    championships. (2005)



TV SERIES / INSERTS:


       Actuality

   Style Intern – Fairlady Magazine‟s “The Apprentice”-style reality series. M-Net Series (2010)

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   Die Laaste Wals – Latin & Ballroom competition dance series. kykNET (2010)
   Woman Of The Year – Countrywide Finalist Profiles. SABC 2 (2006, 2007, 2008)
   Community Builder Of The Year – Countrywide Finalist Profiles. SABC 2 (2008)
   16 Days of Activism – 16 Short films on various forms of abuse. SABC 2 (2007)
   Carte Blanche – Current Events series. M-NET (09/2007)
   The Big Question – TV inserts on controversial issues. SABC 2 (08/06, 10/06, 11/06)
   Top Billing – Stylish Magazine programme. SABC 3 (12/2004)
   Pasella – Afrikaans Magazine programme. SABC 2 (11/2004, 07/2005)
   Mantswe A Bonono (Word Art) – Literary series. SABC 2 (12/05, 01/06, 09/07)
   Drome – TV series on people‟s dreams. Kyk-Net (11/2005, 01/2006)
   Vuyani Mzantsi! – Cultural series. SABC 2 (2003)
   Selimathunzi – Cultural series. SABC 1 (04/2004)
   3 TALK – Live talk show. SABC 3 (11/2003)



       Cooking


   What’s Your Flava? – Youth cooking series. SABC 2 (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
   Coxon’s Sporting Feast – Alan Coxon chef series. BBC Food (2005)
   Conrad Gallagher – Chef series. SABC 3 (2005)
   The Gourmet Girls – Charlie‟s Angels style cooking series. BBC Food (2003)
   Good Food & Wine Show – Chef's-In-Action Theatre (1999, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2010)



       Educational/Entertainment


   50/50 – Conservation series. SABC 2 (04/2010)
   Wild Ltd – Wildlife documentary series. SABC 3 (06/2009)
   Trailblazers – Documentary series featuring honourable citizens. SABC 2 (2009)
   Stand Up! – 26 part morality series. SABC 3 (2008)
   Design Indaba 2008, 2009, 2010 – Official marketing promos & DVD coverage (2008 - 2010)
   Siyayinqoba Beat It! – HIV educational series. SABC 1 (2005, 2009)
   Deaf Television (DTV) – Series on the achievements of the deaf community. SABC 3(2007)
   Every View Counts – Educational series on perspectives. SABC 3 (2006)
   Noted – Entertainment & Music series. SABC 3 (2006)
   Coca-Cola Mega Millions – Live Game Show. SABC 1 (2005)
   Hip 2B Square – Science educational series. SABC 3 (2004)
   Hip Hop – Music & Youth Culture series. MK89, DSTV (09/2005, 10/2005)
   Sabbath School University – Educational religious series. Hope channel, DSTV (2005)
   Kunskafee – Arts & Culture series. Kyk-Net, DSTV (02/2004, 05/2005)




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MUSIC CONCERTS:


   Ne-Yo 2010 – Cape Town
   The Killers 2009 – Cape Town
   Tribute To Miriam Makeba Concert 2009 – Cotonou (Benin)
   Maroon 5 2009 – Cape Town
   Katie Melua 2008 – Cape Town
   Elton John 2008 – Cape Town
   Pink 2007 – Cape Town
   Billy Joel 2006 – Cape Town
   Robbie Williams 2006 – Durban, Cape Town, Johannesburg
   Avril Lavigne 2005 – Cape Town
   Westlife 2005 – Cape Town
   REM 2005 – Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban
   Josh Groban 2004 – Cape Town
   Black Eyed Peas 2004 – Cape Town
   Simply Red 2003 – Cape Town
   Craig David 2003 – Cape Town
   Ja Rule 2003 – Cape Town
   UB40 2002 – Cape Town, Johannesburg, Sun City
   Shaggy 2001 – Cape Town, Johannesburg, Sun City, Durban
   Al Jarreau 2001 – Cape Town
   Sting 2000 – Cape Town
   Live 2000 & 2003 – Cape Town
   K-Day Festival 2008 – Large South African Music Festival, Cape Town
   10 Years of Democracy Concert 2005 – Official Presidential Ceremony
   Joyous Celebration Concert 2004 – American Gospel Choir
   Mandela 46664 Aids Concert 2003 – World Wide live TV broadcast




SPORT:


   FIFA World Cup 2010 – SBS Austrialian Broadcast Studio. Camera 1 for entire World Cup
   Nelson Mandela Invitational – International Golf Championships (2005 + 2006)
   Pick 2 On 2 – Horseracing programme for SABC 2 (01/2006, 02/2006)
   SAA Open – International Golf Championships (2005)
   World Volley Ball Championships – Live Supersport broadcast (2004)
   SA Short Course Swimming Championships – Live Supersport broadcast (2004)
   Nokia Totally Board Snowboarding – Live Supersport broadcast (2003)
   Muscle Mania – All Africa Bodybuilding Championships for E-TV (2001)



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LIVE EVENTS:


     Cape Town International Jazz Festival – Live event for broadcast (2006, 2009, 2010)
     Huisgenoot Skouspel Plus – Ensemble show of top SA Afrikaans musicians (2010)
     One & Only Hotel Launch – Coverage of international celebrities & musicians (2009)
     Loerie Awards 2008 – National TV and Media awards show. Margate (2008)
     Miss Namibia Pageant – Live broadcast for One Africa, Namibia (2005 & 2006)
     Flight Of Fantasy Fashion – Exclusive 3-day event for Canal Walk (2006)
     J & B Met – Fashion Show & Awards (2005 & 2006)
     Design Indaba 2007 – International designers conference (2007)
     Nederburg Auction – Fashion Show & Charity Event (2005, 2007)
     Cape Town Fashion Week – Live event & documentary (2003)
     Nederburg Fashion Show - S.A. Designer Collections (2001)
     Stars For Africa – Documentary & Concert (2002 & 2003)
     BBC Food – Channel Launch, CT & JHB (2002)
     TASTE – Channel Launch, CT (2002)
     NTVA – Stone Awards (2001)
     DOVOBET Launch – LEO Pharmaceuticals, UK (2001)
     5FM Comedy Festival 2000


VARIOUS:


     Sasol “Cardboard Cars” Commercial – Behind-the-Scenes (11/2009)
     Sasol “Questions” Commercial – Behind-the-Scenes (08/2007)
     Volvo “Fly Me” Commercial – Behind-the-Scenes for American TV (08/2004)
     Thomas Cook Commercial – Behind-the-Scenes for French TV (12/2003)
     Routes Unlimited – City of Cape Town Tourism series
     Thabo Mbeki Fund – CD Rom inserts
     S.A. Life Savers Association – Pilot for educational TV series
     Reebok Commercial Promo – Breakaway (2nd Unit Camera)


CORPORATE VIDEOS:


Medi-Clinic, BMW, Cell C, SPUR, ABSA, Woolworths, Rentokil, Virgin Active, Pick 'n Pay, SABS, SPAR, LG, Omnigraphics, Panarotti's, BP




                                                                                       Vision Mixing

    Panasonic WJ-MX50
    Panasonic WJ-AVE55



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     S.A. Cheese Festival - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008
     Good Food & Wine Show (Chef's-In-Action Theatre) 2001 - 2003 (CT & JHB)
     McDonalds Conference 2002 - CT & JHB
     Parmalat Conference 2002
     Peter Stuyvesant Rave 2001
     Cape Decorex Show 2001


                                                                                    Editing (1999-2000)

    VM Studio FAST
    AVID 1000 Media Composer


     Empilweni – Documentary on child abuse (26 min.)
     Western Cape News – 13 part Electronic News Letter series
     Music Videos – Delta Blue and E'Smile
     Fashion Shows – Bishop‟s annuals
     Travel Videos – Asian Getaway, The Disney Experience
     Small Music Concerts – Sax boys choir in the UK, Claremont symphonic orchestra
     Corporate Videos – Panasonic, SPUR, Pick „n Pay, McDonalds, Panarotti‟s
     Promotional Montages – SA Rugby: World Cup 1999 preparation, Saxonburg wine



                                                                              Companies worked with:

Africa Soccer, Boomtown, Brainwave Productions, Camera Facilities, CMT, Dimension TV, Dreamland, EventCam, Free Range Films,
Gearhouse, Goldfish Films, Griffin Films, Kairos Films, Khoisan Pictures, Kwekwezi Productions, Linor Documentary LLC (US), Mahala
Media, Meerkat Media, Mesa Films, Mountain Movies, Neo Productions (Germany), Obeco, Okuhle Media, Pandamonium Productions,
Penny Tyson Productions, Plexus Films, Reeltime, Showgroup, SMUSH Media (US), STEPS, Straight Shooting Productions, Stratosphere,
Tswelopele Productions, TV Trip (Romania), Underdog Productions, Urban Brew, Waterfront TV




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