In 2012, his movie Little One was chosen as the South African entry to the Academy Awards. The film also won the 2013 New York International Film Festival award for best movie, beating over two hundred other competitors.
He is known for his work in South African cinema and has produced Afrikaans movie hits like Jakhalsdans, Stilte, Ek Lief Jou and Number 10.
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