Greg Viljoen

Greg Viljoen

writer - director - creative director

I am a highly-creative, disciplined and very passionate individual who thrives on creative challenges. I have been a co-owner and creative director of an agency/production company in South Africa for 12 years and am now looking for a new challenge and broader horizons. In my personal capacity I am also a professional playwright and director. I have an insatiable appetite for creating projects that look good, make sense and resonate with people on a deep level.

Work History
Work History
Jan 2004 - Mar 2015
Creative Director
C Squared Productions

As creative director I am responsible for the creative output of the company. This includes managing and directing a team of directors and an editor. I also write and direct my own work for the company. As a company owner I also had to dabble in a bit of HR, which I find both challenging and immensely rewarding. 

Feb 2002 - Dec 2003
Senior Director
Rapid Blue Productions

Conceptualized, wrote, directed and sometimes acted in on-air promos for a major sports TV network. 

Jan 1997 - Dec 1999
BA Drama
afda - 

Dramatic history and theory, writing, directing, acting for stage and film. Course inlcuded basic management skills for a career in the Arts. 

Jan 1995 - Dec 1997
Diploma in Fine Art
The Johannesburg art foundation

Art history and theory, illustration, painting, sculpture, print-making, conceptual art, including installations. 

film editing
I craft a good story and am especially good with comedy. 
team management
I try to create a space in which good work happens. 
creative direction
Encouraging but firm. I know what I want but always open to doing it a new way, as long as it's good. 
I can get a believable performance out of stone. (It's actually very easy). Very good with actors and strong visually. 
My first love. Have written professionally for stage, TV and short film. Mostly comedy. 
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