Mentored by veteran director Lourens van Rensburg, SJ was whipped into shape and moulded into the director he is today. His work won silver and gold Loeries at the 2016 Loerie Awards.
He is an ambitious, risk-taking individual, who is quick to learn and adept at problem solving skills. His style is inspired by real stories with real characters, as he believes reality is stranger than fiction. Taking on filmmaking as a personal responsibility to the world at large, S.J aims to make a difference through the art of story-telling.