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DESMOND DENTON

FOR OVER A DECADE, CREATIVE DIRECTOR AND WRITER DESMOND DENTON HAS CREATED ORIGINAL CONTENT THAT ENTERTAINS, INFORMS AND CONNECTS VIEWERS. DESMOND DENTON HAS BEEN MENTORED BY ACCLAIMED INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS AND HIS FILMS HAVE WON NUMEROUS AWARDS. DESMOND DENTON BRINGS CREATIVE VISION, SMART PRODUCING, AND PASSION TO EVERY PROJECT.

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"There is no doubt that his talent is rare and he has a unique voice. His ability to work with people from different backgrounds, points of view and level of experience is invaluable."

- Monica Rorvik - Wesgro Head of Media and Film

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"Desmond Denton is well established as a storyteller in the South African film industry, My company has worked with Desmond on several productions, and we believe he is an asset to the global film industry."

- Bruce Macdonald - Boomtown Films

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"Desmond is an exceptional director and writer, truly passionate about telling stories on screen. He has an amazing talent and I am sure his career will continue to be a success."

- ‚ÄčAlex Fan Moniz - Business Development Manager at AFX Capital Markets

"It was a pleasure and honor to have Desmond as the assistant director on our film Jagveld. Your professionalism and work ethic made a big difference in accomplishing the production. "

- Deon Meyer - Acclaimed Author

"Desmond is a dedicated hard worker and has high aspirations."

- Alby James - Independent Producer

"This South African Drama / Thriller impressed our judges with vibrant cinematography and well paced action sequences. The pacing works great at well and keeps the suspense going up until the very end."

- Oregan Film Festival - Critical Film Review

"It is an honor to showcase your film to our many attendees to represent the future of African motion pictures. Thanks for your contributions in rewriting the African narrative"

- The African Film and Arts Festival - Official Selection

"As an actor I have worked closely with Desmond Denton on various productions. This started of as early as film school where we worked together on a number of productions. In film school he already stood out and won awards for his graduate film Vaderland, selected at international festivals."

- Scot Cooper - Established Actor

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"Desmond!! It was an absolutely pleasure working with you!! Thank you for all of your hard work & dedication, and for making my SA film experience that much more memorable. I hope we get to work together again! "

- Stephanie Beran - Established Actress

"His ability to bring together heartfelt stories (with values) at a high production value, are a rare find."

- David Austen - Executive Vice President at BMG Global

"Desmond was a guest speaker presenting master classes, facilitating the film competition and mentorship. The quality of his work and understanding of making films within an African and or third world setting greatly contributed to making the sessions useful and leaving students with immense practical insights "

- Kingston Ogango - Africa Regional Director at Hope TV

"I am thrilled to be able to work with Desmond ~ he is bringing people together to share a story, inspire environmentally friendly habits and a message that will leave a lasting legacy. "

- Ilze Saunders - Miss Earth

"Desmond was truly an asset during the making of "Planet of The Sharks". His Assistant Director skills were key towards bringing together an excellent crew. During pre-production he proved to be our saving grace, even securing our lead actor Brandon Auret (District 9), on a very short notice. His presence not only helped us complete our project, but lifted morale. It would be a pleasure to work with him again"

- Angie Dick - Established Actress and Producer

"Desmond has such a calming, relatable and open presence that makes talking and working with him awesomely interesting. One thing that stood out for me during our conversations was his passion and optimistic spirit for the work he creates."

- Lauren Josephs - Established Actress

"It's not everyday you find a storyteller with the right fusion of vision, passion, heart and the technical expertise to pull it off. Desmond Denton embodies everything all great storytellers are- his relentless pursuit of using media to impact others is not only inspiring, but riveting to watch unfold."

- Greg Kriek - Seasoned International Actor

"The South African filmmaking community has been experiencing tremendous growth, and Desmond Denton has emerged as a bright star."

- Henning Basson - ONSTV Film Distributor

"Sincere, diligent, honest, punctual, professional, creative, are all words that spring to mind but the list goes on"

- Stefan Enslin - Film Producer

"He directed moment to moment paying attention to fine detail. From the get go I gravitated to the story."

- Anlia van Resburg - Actress and Stunt Performer

"Desmond is one of those rare individuals who combine the twin advantages of acute social observation with powerful creative interpretation"

- Leon Van Der Merwe - CTIFF Director

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" It wonderful to see how Desmond is able to convert the story-ideas of my book into live images and reality"

- ST Potgieter - Acclaimed Author

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"We have first hand witnessed his gift and passion for telling stories. We are excited to be representing Desmond Denton."

- Galen Christy - High Octane Pictures

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"Desmond's film have formed the foundation of our lineup and we are proud to carry his work."

- Terrence Lovett - CEO CLOD Television Network

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OFFICIAL SELECTION

Desmond has been selected for various workshops, masterclasses and to represent South Africa at international markets. This includes: Berlinale Talent campus (Durban) selectee, Masters writing program NFVF, Mofilm African film director, represented WGSA and South Africa at London Screenwriter conference and New York Story expo, Top 10 film pitch CTFF

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film awards

Tula International Film Festival, Equality Film Festival, Redemptive film Festival, Slamdance film festival, San Diego Christian film festival, Muddiest Cineplay film awards, Udada Film Festival, Christian Movie Festival, Grandwise Festival Christian film festival, Ouarzazate International International Family Film Festival, KKNK, SHNIT 48 HOUR FILM FESTIVAL, Durban Interantional Film Festival, Angel Film Awards Monaco International FIlm Festival, PPFF- Pan Pacific Film Festival, Puerto Rico International Film Festival, Cape Winelands International Festival, Golden Lion Film Festival, Saboath Film Festival- Italy

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