Yolandi Franken

Yolandi Franken

Actor, host/presenter and producer in Sydney, Australia

About Yolandi

Yolandi has been passionate about the world on screen all her life. She has worked both behind and in front of the camera for close to 10 years in South Africa and Australia. Her passion is to create an unforgettable moment on screen that will touch people in some way or another.

With a Diploma in Screen she has held Permanent Full-time positions as Production Assistant, Production Manager and Producer for four years and another seven years freelancing. The main projects she worked on included TV series, Short Films, TVC’s, Documentaries and Music Videos with a few smaller projects in between.

Her passion, commitment and professionalism also drive her to deliver the best she can and to constantly attend related courses, workshops and seminars.

She has various acting and modelling jobs in her basket and learned to respect all levels of Television and Film. Some of the eggs in the basket include TVC’s, Dramas, Film, Presenting, etc.

Lead & Supporting Roles 2010 & 2012:

Turbines – Feature Film
Eerie Encounters – TV Series
McDonalds - Commercial
Bosche Champagne - Commercial
Kotex - Range of commercials
The Auction - Short/Feature - Film
Brad Fitt Will Be Mine - Short Film
A dish best served cold - Short Film
Ten Cents - Short Film
Mr. Cigarette - Commercial Sony Handycam - Commercial
Coke - Commercial
A Dirty Business - Short Film
Swear to God - Short Film
Defiance - Short Film
Dept. of Trade & Investment - Stock Footage
First Date - Skit
Crossed - Comedy Skit
The Council Meeting - Comedy Skit
Birth Stone - Comedy Skit
Passionate Woman - Comedy Skit
Small Pleasures - Short Film
Synesthesia - Documentary (Re-enactment)
The Argument Clinic – Skit
Form vs Function - Skit
Portrait in Motion - Skit

Extra and Featured Extra:
Bachelor Ninja – Short Film (For the Cleo Bachelor)
Tomorrow When The War Began - Feature Film
Hamster Wheel - TV Series
Rescue - Drama Series
Tomorrow Starts Tonight - Feature Film
Careless Love - Feature Film
Not Suitable For Children - Feature Film
Coca Cola - Commercial
Anytime Fitness Video - Feature
Caltrate Plus – Commercial

(Normally all of the above for each project)

2012 - Feature Film - Turbines
2011 - Series – deadside
2012 - Short Film – The Critic
2011 - Short Film – A Dirty Business
2011 - Short Film – Defiance
2011 - Short Film – Swear to god

Name: Yolandi Franken

Lives in: Sydney, Australia

Occupation: Actor, Host/presenter, Producer, Production Coordinator and Production Manager


  • ACTT

  • Ivana Chubbuck Technique

  • Sydney Stage Combat School

  • Australian College

  • On Cue - Television Presenting

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