As an enthusiastic and driven contributor to our video edit training capacity at askhule, Daniëlle studied video production and communication at Media Village Cape Town and graduated in 2001. In 2009, she completed her Apple Certified Master Pro for Final Cut Studio. In 2010, she attained recognition as both an Apple Certified Trainer and also an Adobe Certified Instructor. In 2012 she also became an Avid Certified Instructor for Media Composer. Today, she is one of a very rare handful of professional editors accredited to train Apple, Adobe and Avid across Africa.
Over the course of her prolific editing career in media and film, Daniëlle has worked on six feature films, including the major South African productions “Faith Like Potatoes” and “Hansie”, several short films and long-form documentaries, many music videos, and hundreds of TV programs (including weekly broadcasts) and commercials for clients such as GodTV, Labspace and Global Creative Studios. Her work has taken her all across South Africa and abroad to countries such as India, Zambia, Malaysia and the United States.
Among her other achievements, Daniëlle won the NTVA Gold Award and Avanti Award Nomination for Student (Group) Production for her work on Pressing On – The Story of Eric Hoffmeyer. She colour graded the Yogi Sip Ad that won the Yogi Sip 2009 competition, and edited the PSA 'New Arrivals', receiving a VUKA Nomination, and also won a Redemptive Story Award at the 2011 Redemptive Film Festival for her work on the short film ‘Dear Sister’.