The Reece
January 18, 2019

Jacques van Tonder on The Recce


A cinematographer who was recently nominated for a Camerimage award, Jacques van Tonder shares his process and experience on local flick The Recce, and his thoughts on SA’s film industry.

Although he’s had a front-row seat watching professionals on set when working as a DIT on international features and commercials, Jacques van Tonder is still very passionate about the local industry. When not on commercial or long form sets, he’s been shooting mostly documentaries. The Recce has had a successful festival run – including CTIFMF, RapidLion, DIFF and at Idyll Wild 2019 – and is his first feature film as a DP. It has not been released commercially but is available for rent on BoxOffice.dstv.com. The Callsheet caught up with Jacques shortly after Camerimage to pick his brain.

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