13 part TV Series


Line Producer /


The story of Donkerland is a period piece which spans over 158 years, through the lives of 7 generations of an Afrikaner family and their farm workers, on 1 farm named Donkerland (Dark Land). We had to cast 107 speaking roles and was filmed over 13 weeks and all directed by my business partner, Jozua Malherbe.


WINNER: Best Supporting Actor

WINNER: Best Costume Design for TV Drama

WINNER: Best Makeup and Hair Design for TV Drama

NOMINATION: View 10 other nominations HERE

12th South African Film and TV Awards 2015 

WINNER: Best TV Drama Series, 
WINNER: Best Director TV Drama Series

WINNER: Best Writer TV Drama Series

WINNER: Best Actress TV Drama Series

ATKV Mediaveertjie 2014 ​

KEY CREW LIST  (All 13 Episodes):

Producers: Deon Opperman, Sone Combrinck

Director: Jozua Malherbe

Co-producer and Line Producer: Lucia Meyer-Marais

Cinematographer: Adam Bentel

Production Designer: Flo Ballack

Wardrobe Design: Sune Jansen

Makeup and Hair: Nicola Roodt

Post Production: Presto Post

VFX: Shaun Hillary



View this series on SHOWMAX

Donkerland Instagram On Set Pics 40