Pascale Neuschafer

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Pascale is an award-winning cinematographer and camera operator experienced in film, television, documentaries and commercials. In 2021 she won “Best Documentary Cinematography” at both the Canadian Cinematography Awards and the European Cinematography Awards, for her work on the hybrid documentary short "I am Chuma". Her work has been screened across the globe with notable festivals including BFI Flare, Hot Docs, Venice Shorts, Inside Out and the Durban International Film Festival.

She holds an MA in Cinematography (with distinction), from Goldsmiths, University of London, where she trained under Witold Stok, BSC and is a member of the ICFC.

Currently based in London, Pascale is able to work and travel internationally, as she holds both an EU and a South African passport.

Selected credits

TV Commercials / Branded Content

Date Prod Co / Agency Brand / Title Type Producer Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2022 - May

iKraal

Elekta LGK

Branded Content

Liza Uys

Cinematographer

N/A

2022 - Jan

99c

Ackermans Lingerie

TVC

Silke Gehring

Cinematographer

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2021 - Jan

Hero Creative

J&B Whiskey, "Dare to be Rare"

Branded Content

Neil Roberts

Cinematographer

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2020 - Jan

Bioscope Films

Woolworths, "The Momologues"

Branded Content

Lee-Ann Jacobz

Cinematographer

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2019 - Mar

StyleLikeU

BluebBella

Branded Content

Elisa Goodkind, Lily Mandelbaum

Cinematographer

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2019 - Feb

Plate Pictures

Pampers, "All that Matters"

TVC

Jamie Moncrieff

B-Cam Operator

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2019 - Jan

Skinny Films

Apotheken Umschau

TVC

Amanda Law

Camera Operator

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2018 - Jan

The Network Productions

Panasonic, "Lighting the World with Siya Kolisi"

TVC

Kim White

Cinematographer

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Features & TV Drama

Date(s) Prod Co Title Producer Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2021

SABC 2/Jack & Jill Productions

Night Shift (S1)

Nkuli Sibeko

Cinematographer

N/A

2019

BFI

Jill Craigie: Film Pioneer (Narrative Re-enactments)

Lizzie Thynne

Cinematographer

N/A

2016

Twilight Bay Films

The Bones on Greenwich Shore

Ken Barnes

Cinematographer

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2011

Sky, Cinemax

Strike Back (S2, Ep2)

Sue de Beauvoir

Camera Operator (Splinter Unit)

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Documentaries

Date Prod Co Title Producer Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2022 - Jan

Just Films

Tribe

Kerrin Kokot

Cinematographer

N/A

2021 - Jan

Zeropoint Studios

I am Chuma

Wendy Spinks

Cinematographer

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2018 - Jan

Salon Pictures

The Spy Who Fell to Earth

Annabel Wigoder

Additional Camera Operator

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2021 - Jan

Scalabrini

Goods

Sally Gandar

Cinematographer

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2019 - Feb

Youku

Childhood Elsewhere (UK Unit)

Yijun Zhou

Cinematographer

N/A

2019 - Jan

Just Films

How We Live

Kerrin Kokot

Cinematographer

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2018 - Jan

Isme Films

The Art of Fallism

Ingvild Aagedal Skage

Cinematographer

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2017 - Jan

Øya Film

A Cog in the World Machine

Kristian Mosvold

Cinematographer

N/A

2016 - Feb

Luxury Noise

Langhom Stories

Jamie Telford, Kerrin Kokot

Cinematographer

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2016 - May

Goldsmiths

Stories to be Told

Eve Dautrement-Tomas

Cinematographer

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2014 - Jan

Daily Maverick

Coughing Up for Gold

Styli Charalambous, Dianne Neille

Cinematographer

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2011 - Feb

Centre for Popular Memory

You'll Never Forget Harfield

Renate Meyer

Cinematographer

N/A

2011 - Jan

Centre for Popular Memory

Soweto sneezed... and then we caught the fever

Renate Meyer

Cinematographer

N/A

2010 - Jan

Centre for Popular Memory

Raylaine Hendricks

Renate Meye

Cinematographer

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2009 - Jan

Centre for Popular Memory

Esther Mtini

Renate Meyer

Cinematographer

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TV

Date(s) Prod Co Title Producer Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2019

HBO, Okuhle International

Sesame Street: E is for Elephant

Phulane Boesak

Cinematographer

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2018

SABC3/XCon Films

An NUR: The Light, S12

Roxanne Harris

Camera Operator

N/A

2014

TV5 Monde/Libero Studios

Quoi de neuf doc?

Christel Arnold

Camera Operator

N/A

2011

SABC2/Welela Studios

TalkSA

Diony Kempen

Camera Operator

N/A

Corporate

Date Prod Co / Agency Brand / Title Producer Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2018 - Jan

Wall Street Journal / Seeing Shapes

Connecting Cultures

Matthew Farman

B-Cam Operator

N/A

2021 - Feb

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

People of Beira

Thomas Cytrynowicz

Cinematographer

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2021 - Jan

Just Films

TutuTalks

Kerrin Kokot

Cinematographer

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2020 - Feb

Institute for Applied Alchemy / Pink Rock Media

Courage is Contagious

Wisaal Abrahams

Cinematographer

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2020 - Jan

TTRO

Colt Technologies

Kerrin Kokot

Cinematographer

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2019 - Apr

Netflix/Special Treats

The Crown, S3 - Press Junket

Charlotte Johnston

Camera Operator

N/A

2019 - Mar

Netflix/Special Treats

Bridgerton, S1 – Press Junket

Charlotte Johnston

Camera Operator

N/A

2019 - Feb

Netflix/Special Treats

Bridgerton, S1 – EPK

Charlotte Johnston

Camera Operator

N/A

2019 - Jan

Triggerfish Animation Academy

Unboxing Animation

Tim Argal

Cinematographer

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2018 - May

Utopia Productions

Secret Cinema: Blade Runner

Charlotte March

Gimbal Operator

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2018 - Apr

Salt Peter Productions

Perinatal Mental Health Project – Training Videos

Simon Wood

Cinematographer

N/A

2018 - Mar

Pink Rock Productions

Oxfam: the People vs Queers

Wisaal Abrahams

Cinematographer

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2018 - Feb

Pink Rock Productions

Oxfam: the People vs Her

Wisaal Abrahams

Cinematographer

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2018 - Jan

Luxury Noise

Roundhouse Kitches

Jamie Telford

Cinematographer

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2017 - Feb

Regency Global

Time for Global Action: Citi & the Malala Fund (UK Block)

Jacky Lourens

Camera Operator

N/A

2017 - Jan

Paynes Plough

Out of Love

Rory Gibson

Cinematographer

N/A

2017 - Jan

Lucky Bean Media

I am Tourism (EPK)

Belinda van Heerden

Camera Operator

N/A

2016 - Feb

Paynes Plough

Love, Lies & Taxidermy

Rory Gibson

Cinematographer

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2016 - Jan

Paynes Plough

Growth

Jorgo Narjes

Cinematographer

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2015 - Jan

The Training Room Online (TTRO)

Pearsons English

Karl Thaning

Camera Operator

N/A

2014 - Jan

Digital Narrative

Vida e Café: Discover Atlantis Hotel

Johan Walters

Cinematographer

N/A

2013 - Jan

The Karoo Film Company

Die Laaste Tango (Feature Film EPK)

Diony Kempen

Camera Operator

N/A

Music Videos

Date Prod Co Artist / Title Producer Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2016 - Oct

Goldsmiths

Vienna Ditto/I Know His Blood

Eve Dautrement-Tomas

Cinematographer

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Shorts & Personal Projects

Date Prod Co Title Producer Role Vimeo / Youtube Link

2021 - Feb

Idea Candy, Reel Epics

Aan/Af

Mia Cilliers

Cinematographer

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2021 - Jan

Bon Appetit Films

The Nose

Kate d'Hotman

Cinematographer

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2020 - Jan

Showmax

Good Parable

Zinzi Soga

Cinematographer

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2020 - Jan

Cape Town City Ballet, Frames and Mortar

Why Should I Hesitate

Francois Schreuder

Cinematographer

N/A

2019 - Jan

Directors UK/Arri Trinity

The Sacrifice

Milan Krsljanin, Amy-Jo Bryant

Cinematographer

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2018 - Mar

Double E Post

The Date

Emmalie el Fadli

Cinematographer

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2018 - Feb

48HFP

Insider

Aby Goulding

Cinematographer

N/A

2018 - Jan

Golden Way Media

The Ghost on the Bridge

Maria Johnsen

Cinematographer

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2017 - Feb

Fudge Films

The Ghost in the Kamera

Shona Charlton

Cinematographer

N/A

2017 - Jan

The CK Studio

The Loft

Chryssanthi Kouri

Cinematographer

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2016 - Jan

Goldsmiths

Angst

Jorgo Narjes

Cinematographer

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Countries Worked in

  • South Africa

Languages

  • Afrikaans - conversational
  • French - conversational
  • German - fluent

Education

  • MA Cinematograhy - Goldsmiths University of London
  • BDram Hons - University of Stellenbosch

Technical Skills

  • Final Cut Pro - Intermediate
  • Premier Pro - Advanced
  • After Effects - Basic
  • Photoshop - Intermediate
  • InDesign - Basic
  • Lightroom Adobe Audition

Additional Skills

  • Valid 1st AID certificate until No
  • Valid driving license

Awards

  • Winner “Best Documentary Film Cinematography” – European Cinematography Awards (2021) Winner “Best Documentary Film Cinematography” – Canadian Cinematography Awards (2021) Winner “Best Documentary Film” – New York Cinematography Awards (2021) Shortlisted “Best Cinematography” – Watersprite Festival (Cambridge
  • 2017) Winner “Best Children’s Short”
  • Indie Short Fest (Los Angeles 2019) Winner “Best Children’s/Family Short”
  • Calcutta International Cult Film Festival (Calcutta
  • 2019) Winner “Best Children’s Short”
  • Independent Shorts Award (Burbank
  • CA 2018) Bronze Remi Award
  • Worldfest Film Festival (Houston
  • 2019) Nominated "Best Indie Short"
  • Indie Short Fest (Los Angeles
  • 2020) Semi-Finalist
  • Hyperwave Film Festival (Los Angeles
  • Spring 2019) Nominated “Best Fantasy Short” & “Best Young Actress”
  • Independent Shorts Award (Burbank
  • CA 2018) Nominated “Best Children’s Short”
  • Short to the Point & International Short Film Festival (Romania
  • 2019) Winner - African Story Challenge (2014)