MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION
Marnus Tredoux is a seasoned filmmaker with a profound passion for music videos. With a background in cinematography and editing, he embarked on his creative journey by studying film at AFDA, majoring in Cinematography and Editing, and graduating cum laude in 2006.
Growing up as a teenager in the nineties, Marnus was deeply influenced by the visual storytelling of MTV, igniting within him an unwavering dedication to the art of music videos. From the outset, his aspiration was clear: to craft captivating visuals that harmonize seamlessly with the rhythm and soul of music.
Over the years, Marnus has honed his craft, having directed over 70 music videos spanning a diverse range of genres, from rock to pop. His portfolio boasts collaborations with both emerging talents and established acts, demonstrating his versatility and adaptability to any artistic vision.
Marnus has garnered acclaim on the international stage, having won numerous awards for his work at various prestigious film festivals. His innovative approach to visual storytelling and his ability to capture the essence of music through his lens have earned him recognition and respect within the industry.
In addition to his filmmaking endeavors, Marnus is also a respected educator, having taught film studies and music video production at all the major film schools in South Africa. His passion for sharing knowledge and nurturing the next generation of filmmakers underscores his commitment to the art form.
With a keen eye for cinematic detail and a deep understanding of the symbiotic relationship between music and movement, Marnus strives to create works that serve as an extension of the music itself, enhancing the viewer's experience and leaving a lasting impression.
In the pre-production phase, Marnus fosters an environment of creative exploration, guiding artists through the conceptualization process and ensuring that their vision is brought to life with authenticity and finesse. His wealth of experience enables him to offer invaluable insight and support to artists, empowering them to express themselves boldly and confidently through the medium of music videos.
For Marnus Tredoux, filmmaking is not merely a profession, but a lifelong passion fueled by creativity, collaboration, and a deep appreciation for the power of visual storytelling. With each project he undertakes, he seeks to push the boundaries of artistic expression, leaving an indelible mark on the world of music videos.