Richard Van Der Merwe

Gaffer +34 645893905 SPAIN-Barcelona-Mallorca-Madrid-SOUTH AFRICA

Gaffer-Professional Lighting Technician since 1995 for different production and service companies in South Africa and Europe

Started advertising in 1995. Over the years have been involved in many productions and projects of all nature, including beauty studio and exterior lighting rigs.
The past 18 years as a GAFFER.
Below are some of the Directors of Photography, Production Companies and Clients I have worked with through the years.

Directors of photography:
Darius Khondji
Anthony Dod Mantle, David la Chapelle,
Benoit Debie, Antony Brown, Daniel Bouquet,
Thomas Wildner, Alex Lamarque,
Christian Haag, Ottar Gudnason, Pär Ekberg,
Ben Smithard, Tony May,
Pascal Walder, Ekkerhard Pollock,
Michael Abramovitch, Alex Barber,
Mateo Londono, Jan Richter Fries,
Michell Amatiheu, John Andreas Andersen,
Alex Barber, Braen Halivard, Mike Davis,
Peter Ekberg, Musse Hasselvall,
Malcolm McLean,
Dennis Crossan, Bob Pender,
Hughes Martin, Alhgreen Zubin MIstry,
Jallo Faber, Mark Stubbs,
John Cristian Roselund, Mats Ardstrom,
Stefen Le Parc, Ben Smithard, Steve Walker,
Steven Pettiteville, Stefan le Parc,
Wim Wenders, Vincent Warin,
Simon Hawkins, Alain Duplantier,
Tuomo Virtanen, John Mathieson,
Tim Maurice, Jones Robert Maya,
Mike Lloyd,
Philip Le Sourde, Philipe Pfiffeteau,
Danny Cohen, Simon Coull,
Crille Forsberg, Jess Hall,
Denis Crossan,
Mads Thompsen, Manel Ruiz,
Anders Flatland, Mark Toia,
Harald Paalgard Erwen,
Eles Mikail Heiter, Bjorn Haneld,
Paul Evans, Sebastian Blenkov,
Nicolai Bruael,
Ivan McCullough, Laurent Rodriguez,
Shane Daly, Simon Chaudoir,
David Helman, Simon Archer,
Karsten Copinath, Thierry Arbogast,
Steven Petiteville, Thierry Pouget,
Jens Maasboel, Traktor,
Steven Keith-Roach
& Many Others

Production companies:
Smuggler, Colom Films, Markenfilm, MJZ, Radical Media, Azimut, U Turn, Partizan, B-Reel, Anders Film, Cobblestone, Savage, RSA, Academy, Acne, Kunde, Redrage Films, Rascal, Short Film, Moland, Stink, Moviebar, Neue Sentimental, Traktor, Tempomedia, Industry films, Fresh Film, Tempesta, Outsider, Pathfinder, Bollywood, Bare Films, Guillaume Films, Great Guns, Camp David
& Many Others

Clients:
Asience, Amf, Amstel, Air Wick, Argos, Aqua fresh, Banesto Bank, Becks, Clairol, Coca-Cola, Caja Madrid, Citroen, Dettol, Dove, Duplo, Electrolux, Fanta, Ferrero Rocher, Foster, Forex Bank, Fritidsresor, Garnier, Granini, Head&Shoulder, Hellmanns, Jillz Cider, Kellogs K, Kiwi, Kinder, Kraft, Lexus, Loreal, Lotto, Lux, Max Factor, Mars, Movistar, Mc Donalds, NIKE, Nissan, Nivea, Nestle, Nexxus, Nokia, Olay, Opel, Pantene, Persil, Pierre Robert, Resolve, Renault, Rexona, Sunsilk, SAS, Skyy Blue, Subaru, Stella Artois, Steffanel, Statkraft, Schwarzkopf, T-Mobile, Telefonica, Telia, Tresemme, Toyota, Twix, Vodafone, Ving, Visa, Wella, Wolkswagen,
& Many Others

Skills

Speaks English and Spanish.