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Overview

J Franz Lewis has been working professionally in the Film-, Entertainment- and Television Industry since 1986. He completed a degree in Entertainment Technology and also carries one year certificates studying Wardrobe History & Design, Make up & Hair, Lighting Design, Sound Design, Set Design & Production Management.

With projects done in all corners of the globe, Franz leads as Production Designer on Feature Films and Television Productions where he spreads his wings in Set Designing with an immaculate history of credits behind him. Franz' portfolio includes television and commercial work with an impressive cast of industry players and brands.

Being a dedicated filmmaker and sitting in one of the most fulfilling positions there is in the film industry, visual story telling is his passion & the story always come first. The goal is to immerse the viewer into the scene and story with subtle design & elements to stimulate emotional bonds.

Franz lives in Cape Town South Africa on the slopes of Table Mountain overlooking Table Bay.

RECOGNITION

2012 - SAFTA nominee - Production Designing (South African Film & Television Awards) - Cannes award winning feature "Skoonheid"

2004 - DOGSTAR AWARD - Best Art Director Category "For South Africa"

2003 - ALLUMNI award - Achiever of the year award. Tshwane University of Technology

Services Offered

+ Production Designing + Art Direction + Location scouting briefs + Stage Set Designing + Model building + Script breakdowns + Artist renderings
+ Dressing Props sourcing + Client presentations + Scripts budget breakdowns + Set Construction + Set Dressing Propping + Wardrobe cast mood boards + Graphic Designing + Overseeing/Designing Special FX
+ Greens + On set Standby + Action vehicles + Character designing + Overseeing/Designing Stunts + Props Manufacturing

Completed Projects

ACTORS

AHMED HELM ALBERT MARITZ ANDRE SCHWARTZ ANDRE WEIDEMAN ASHWIN WILLEMSE BILL FLYNN CASPER DE VRIES CHANTELL DE VILLIERS CHARLIE KEEGAN CHRIS CHAMELEON CHRISTINE PROSPERI CLAYTON EVERTSON COBUS VISSER CRYSTAL DONNA-ROBERTS DARREN KELFKENS DAWID MINNAAR DE KLERK OELOFSE DENISE NEWMAN DEON LOTZ EDDIE EXSTEEN ELZABIE ZIETSMAN ENIGMA GAVIN STENHOUSE GAVIN VAN DEN BERG GHAPI GIA RE LODGE O'MEALLY GUGU MBATA-RAW HENRE PRETORIUS HENRY JACKSON THOMAS jr JACK PLOTNICK JANA CILLIERS JENEZ VERMEIREN JORDAN RODRIGUES JOZUA VAN DER LUGT JULIAN WORKS KEITH POWERS KERRY FOX LAURIKA RAUCH LEIGHTON MEESTER LEON SCHUSTER LIZ MEIRING MACKENZIE DAVIS MATIAS DAMASIO MATTHEW KANE MORNE VISSER NATALIA DA ROCHA NATALIE WALSCH NEELS VAN JAARSVELDT NICHOLAS DUVAUCHELLE PASCAL LANGDALE PIERRE VAN PLETZEN RICHARD DILLANE ROLANDA WATTS SANDRA PRINSLOO SEKOATI TSEBANE SHARLEEN SURTIE RICHARDS SOPHIE VAVVASUER STEPHAN LEE BENSON STEVE HOFMEYR SUZAN DEY SVEN RUYGROK SVEN RUYGROK TEQUAN RICHMOND TIM CURRY TJ LAVIN TOBIE CRONJE TRISTIN MAYS VANILLA ICE VILJE MARITZ VIVICA A FOX WALDIMAR SCHULTZ WILLIE ESTERHUIZEN WYNN EVANS ZAC GOODSPEED ZACK DU PLESSIS

DIRECTORS

AGUST BALDURSSON ALI ALI ANTON VISSER AUGUSTO FRAGA BART TIMMER BENJAMIN KEMPF BOBBY HEANY BRENT HARRIS BRIAN LEE HUGHES CAROLYN CORBEN CHRISTOFFER VON REIS CLAUDIO DROGUETT LARRAIN DAN ROBERTS DANIEL BARBER DANIEL KOVACS DARIN SCOTT DAVID LISTER ELAINE PROCTOR ETTIENNE VAN HEERDEN FILLIP ENGSTROM FRANK DEVOS FRANK NESEMANN GRAHAM ROSE GREGG GRAY HANNES HORNE HENRY MILNE IAN CASSIE IAN POWERS JEAN PIERRE PHILIPPOT JJ KEITH JOHAN NAUDE JOHN HILLCOAT JON DAY KEITH SCHOFIELD KIM GELDENHUYS KOOS ROETS LEON SCHUSTER MARCO GENTILE MARGO WEATHERS MARK ZIBERT MARTIN KRETCI MATT ASELTON MEES XTEEN MICHAEL MATTHEWS MIKE MAGUIRE MONA EL MANSOURI MORITZ LAUBE MORTEN TYLDUM OLE MARTIN OLIVER HERMANUS OWEN HARRIS PAUL KNEER PAWEL BOROWSKI PETER KLEINSCMIDT PETER POHORSKY PIETER ESTERHUIZEN RAINER BINZ REYNALD GRESSET RICARDO CARVALHIO ROBERT ADETUYI SID BENNETT SIMON BARNARD SIRI BUNFORD STEPHEN MEAD STEVE GREEN SUDHIR MAKHIJA (MAK) TARSEM SINGH TOBIAS GRANSTROM TOM MALMROS TONY BAGGOT VADIM JEAN WILLIE ESTERHUIZEN ZABRINA FERNANDEZ

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