ARRI Alexa Mini, RED Helium Low Range Aerial Filming | South Africa | Johannesburg and Cape Town and other International Destinations
"Timeslice Aerials is an
attention to detail group with a great eye for visuals and the
technological know how to get the shot. Not only did they achieve our
vision, but they went above our initial expectations and achieved shots
we couldn’t of imagined. Great collaborators, pro's through and
Change over from the drone to the all terrain tracking vehicle can happen in a matter of minutes...
Left: Behind the scenes on the Taylor Swift Wildest Dreams music video directed by Joseph Kahn. Below: the Timeslice Team from left to right: Jono O Connell, Nicole Phillips, Stefan van Zyl, Thinus Milan and Cpt John de Jager.
Masters of converting filming into customer satisfaction
Jonathan O' Connell
Director Sales and Rentals
Jonathan has been involved in the motion picture industry for over 20 years specializing in 35mm special effects as well as special effects solutions for all types of cameras. Using innovative camera techniques lead to the development of Timeslice Cinematography's trackless camera systems in order to achieve high quality, fast and reliable results of an international standard.
Stefan van Zyl
Flight Operations Manager Remote Aircraft Pilot. Equity Partner with Timeslice
Having been flying RC Helicopters and Fixed Wing Aircraft for over 20 years, and repeatedly ranked in SA's top 20 for 3D flying. Stefan has been a member of the Timeslice Aerial Crew for three 3 years and specialises in highly technical shots and delivers consistent, high end results. Stefan is the holder of a SACAA Remote Pilot License.
VR Stitching and Media
Nicole is an accredited Kolor Level 3 VR Stitcher and trainer. Having joined the team 5 years ago, Nikki has a career background in media, creative arts and fashion photography. Nikki has a BA (Fine Arts) Hons degree from UP majoring in film media and visual communications.
John De Jager
Air Safety Manager
John joined our team a year ago and his previous 40 years of aviation
experience as a pilot, instructor and CAA regulations liaison has proved
invaluable in leading our drone teams' safe operation and Part 101
Andrew is the holder of an RPL and has been flying drones in exotic
locations for a number of years. He has recently become a member of the
Timeslice Team. Welcome!
Marc is the holder of an RPL and has flown RC aircraft for over 20 years
including precision flying and is well respected graphic artist..
has been freelancing in the film industry as a focus puller and camera
operator for over 10 years and brings a wealth of experience and skill
to the Timeslice Team. Originally from the US, Rob has worked on many
productions both local and aboard.
Claire du Plessis
joined the team in February 2017 as our Client Liaison and Personal
Assistant to Jonathan. Previously emigrating from the UK she brings an
international touch to the team. Her experience is gained in the
finance, legal and banking sectors in London.
Air Safety Officer
joined the team 6 months ago and is currently working towards his
Private Helicopter License. He has a background is construction and
mining safety management and implementation.
joined the Timeslice team as a camera operator a year ago after
freelancing in the film industry for several years. Drawing on a
photographic background, Willem has a keen eye for composition and story