August 20, 2013 at 4:47 pm
I have been in the Video/DVD Production Business since 1984. Before that I have been a Photographer and have also done Multi Projector Slide Shows.
I graduated at UNISA with the degree BA Communication.
In 1992 – Eye Opening Videos CC was registered.
Eye Opening Videos is a video production company specializing in Video Productions in the Mining and Process related industry as well as “Field Guiding “ Industry.
This entails the following video productions:
• Corporate DVD’s,
• Corporate Induction,
• Safety Induction,
• Safety Training,
• Documentaries etc.
Working closely in this Industry I have a very good knowledge about the SAFETY PRINCIPLES and requirements as well as all the different PROCESSES in the Platinum, Gold, Coal and Diamond Mine Industry.
Equipment / Quality:
The camera edit suite and equipment I am working with is digital and Broadcast Quality (Professional Equipment).
Some Companies that I have done work for includes:
• Anglo American Platinum Corporation and its various Business Units – since 1996. (PMR, BMR, Lebowa Plat, RPM, BRPM, Waterval Smelter, Polokwane Smelter, Union Smelter, Union Mine, Mogalakwena, Modikwa, Tumela, Thembelani Dishaba, and various Concentrators and Mines).
• ARM / Impala (African Rainbow Minerals.
• TWP Holdings.
• Anglo Gold Ashanti.
• PETRA Diamond Mine (Cullinan)
• Gold Fields.
• Northam Platinum.
• Gold Fields
• Booysendal Platinum Mine
• Two Rivers Platinum Mine
• MRS (Mine Rescue Services).
• SASOL COAL (Brandspruit & Middelbult Coal Mines).
• OTB (Overberg Test Range)
• Dept. of Water Affairs and Forestry.
• Auditor – General of South Africa.
• DENEL & Subsidiaries.
• Stocks Leisure.
• PBMR (Pebble Bed Modular Reactor).
• Tsebo Business.
• BAE Systems.
I have a vast experience in Video/DVD productions especially the Platinum, Gold, Coal and Diamond Mine Industry in the areas of Corporate Productions, Documentaries, Social Economic development, Training, Induction & Safety Induction, Journal, Informational, Marketing and People related programs.
Throughout the years I have been responsible for the conversion of English programs (Corporate, Induction, Marketing, Training), to Zulu, Sepedi, Tswana, Xhosa, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Arabic, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Portuguese.
STORY of PLATINUM:
Many years ago while working as a video producer in the Platinum industry, a dream was born:
a Dream and a Passion … to tell the people of SA … people working in the Mining and Processing Industries, in SA and from abroad…
Students at Universities and Technicons …
Teachers and school pupils and anyone that might be interested, about:
the Precious Metal Platinum.
On the 8th September 2009 the Documentary video production
“THE STORY of PLATINUM” was launched.
The “Story of Platinum” has been produced –
with the collaboration and combined input and assistance of International Experts and Scientists in their respective fields –
as well as with the Stakeholders, Companies and Mining Houses in the Industry.
Now FOR THE FIRST TIME a comprehensive, logical and understandable video/DVD has been produced in this format and includes:
– the complete history of platinum,
– the geology of the Bushveld Complex,
– the different mining and production processes and
– the various applications of platinum in the world,
“The Story of Platinum” has been completed but the dream hasn’t been fulfilled”.
A Documentary about, GOLD, Coal and Diamonds are still waiting to be done.
Africa’s Dangerous Game – on Foot:
This 70 min Documentary (+ 60min bonus DVD) gave an over the shoulder look at how some of South Africa’s best field guides approach, view safely and deal with Africa’s Dangerous Game – on Foot.
Using a selection of locations suited to showcase specific conditions most commonly encountered in the bush, join these professionals on a journey which will highlight fact from fiction and show you some of what the books talk about.
This DVD is not only suited as an educational production to field guides and professional hunters, but to anyone remotely interested in the bush and the African wild.
Over 800 of these DVD sets have already been sold.
Stopping the Charge:
A 3 x DVD set (80, 84 & 90min) aiming to train and inform Field Guides, Hunters, Gun & Bush enthusiast the fundamentals of Rifle Handling.
Learn, enjoy and from the Knowledge, Skill & Experience of some of SA’s top field guides operating in Africa’s Dangerous game Environment.
This DVD forms the backbone on the Field Guide Association of SA’s manual for the: Advanced Rifle Handling and Special Knowledge & Skills Dangerous Game Assessment. Any guide in SA who wants to do guiding with tourist must comply to these criteria.
Neels de Klerk
Eye Opening Videos
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