David Schroder

David Schroder

Director and Screenwriter

Johannesburg, South Africa

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About David

I am a South African film director and screenwriter and also one of the founders of my own production company, Dust Cloud Productions. I was formerly a Commissioning Editor at one of South Africa’s top book publishers, Penguin Books, where I project managed a number of important book projects, working with world-renowned authors and organisations.

Since embarking on a new career path in 2010, I have completed a degree (cum laude) in Motion Picture Medium, specialising in Directing and Screenwriting.

I am currently in pre-production on my debut feature film, which I wrote and will be directing.

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  • Mense van die Wind

    Mense van die Wind Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama After the death of his fiancée, a dispassionate singer-songwriter moves back to his family’s farm to try and piece his life back together. There he gets a glimpse of what his future would have been like by witnessing his sister’s loveless marriage to an emotionless farmer, and finds hope in an abused young boy who he feels he can guide out of depression through his music.

  • Wraak - Vengeance

    Wraak - Vengeance Thriller A dogged but disillusioned reporter, whose family is planning to emigrate to Australia, is tasked with investigating the recent attempted murder of a white advocate by a taxi driver in a case of apparent road rage, and ends up risking everything he cares about to uncover the truth.

Education

  • AFDA
    (2000-2003)

  • University of Pretoria
    (2000-2003)

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