Mocke Jansen Van Vuuren

Role at the 2024 DFM Event:

Panellist

Bio

Mocke Jansen van Veuren is an educator, filmmaker and researcher born and working in Johannesburg. He is currently developing a PhD study focusing on community-based digital animation and film education pedagogies. He has developed curricula, unit standards, qualifications and programmes for SAQA, University of Johannesburg, Academy of Sound Engineering and University of the Witwatersrand, and has taught film, animation, and digital multimedia from first year to MA level.

His artistic work includes video, sound and dance collaborations with choreographer and performer Nelisiwe Xaba. Their work “Uncles & Angels” was awarded the FNB Art Prize in 2013. Van Veuren currently works as a lecturer and deputy Head of Department at the Wits Department of Film and Television, while developing animation trainer training and community education programmes as part of The Beehive Culture Worx in Kliptown and Eldorado Park. Van Veuren worked as senior researcher and strategist on the KZNFilm Animation Strategy in 2023.

Company

University of Witwatersrand

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