My name is Dimitri Meyer, I am a 25 year old South African Film School Graduate. I have my National Diploma in Film and Video Technology. I worked in the commercial industry for a year and a half as a Special Effects Technician, doing physical effects like Fire, Snow, Wind, Rain, Smoke/fog, Air canons and other effects
Gaffer, Best Boy Electric, 2nd Assistant Camera
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E, Al Khalidiya, Sheikh Zayed the 1st Street
I was born in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E, in 1992. I went on to study at E.I.C.A.R film school in Paris, France, and graduated in 2014. I have 2 years of working experience in the U.A.E, working on a multitude of projects and companies that are film/media related. I speak Arabic and English fluently and currently reside in Abu Dhabi.
I have worked mostly in the three areas stated above, I have also learned how the film/media industry works here and feel I would be a great asset to any team.
Define the visual style following the Directors’ / DoPs vision / expectations.
Creativity, adaptability => Manage the lighting team – gaffers – and organise the adequate material (with variety of source) to support the required look of the film: Forecast and install the material needed, orchestration of the team.
Depth knowledge of the different lighting techniques and their achievement. Great combination of practical & technical expertise => obtain the best results while saving money.