As a service to the industry, DWR Distribution has created a Freelancer page where any freelancer in the SA market is welcome to add their details. Hopefully this will enable companies to find extra hands if and when required.

Please note, however, that DWR cannot be held responsible or guarantee any workmanship / rates etc. Our involvement is purely adding the details to the site.

Should you want to be added to the Freelancer page, Please click on the “Submit A Listing” button below. Please allow at least 48 hours for your submission to be manually approved.

Abie Fortune

AV Technician/ Engineer
Sound Technician/ Engineer
LED Screen Technician
Stage Manager
Stage Technician
Project Management
Backline Technician
A total of 18 years in the industry.

*protected email*
Aiden Kobus

I am a lighting technician who is very good with technology and I know my way around computers and lighting control desks. I also have experience in sound engineering and mixing. I have been a lighting technician for 5 years and have had many hours of experience.

Alexander Farmer

Lighting Technician and Designer

083 659 1592
Allen Bubb

I have 16 years experience as a sound engineer; and 10 years in lighting including stage layouts and setups. From outdoor festivals to small conference setups.  Have installation and media matrix programming and bosch evac systems. Am also familiar with av setup and management.

Anicke Novi Steyn

Creative Producer, Multimedia Designer

083 785 1023
Anne F Chitare

I have over 8 years experience in event conception, planning, coordination and management. I am well traveled and have an appreciation for cultural diversity and excellence. I also have a strong marketing background.

Anthony Kuun

Lighting Technician and Sound Engineer

Ashleigh Schlosz

Independent location sound recordist based in Cape Town. I work on commercials, documentaries, TV series etc.



Bekithemba Mbambo

I am recently graduated with a degree from SAE in sound and a diploma (2014) from Cape Audio College
I did live sound in my home church in Pretoria
Still have a lot more to learn
I have mixed a number of songs and mixtapes

Bheki Nyerenda

I have experience in the following:

Project Manager, Events Technical Manager, office administration, working on power point, word and excel. Doing scale drawings and layouts using (Vectorworks & Corel draw).

I have  15 years experience in the entertainment industry; with my main focus on Technical; I also have knowledgte working in Theatres.

I have good planning and managing skills, solving problems, also experienced in event concept creation and events project planning.

Blessing Ndumiso

Lighting Designer
Lighting Director
Lighting Technician
Vectorworks Draftsman
3D Renders
Sound Technician
and Code 10 driver with PDP.

083 409 8231
Bongani Masangane

I am an AV technician with basic sound and LED tech mainly onVuepix

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Bradley Van Zyl

I've just finished school.
I still have a lot to learn
I am intrested in lighting.
I am looking to do some freelance work.
I rig sound and lighting

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Bruce Paul

Hardworking, Fast, Calm, Get it done.

Calvin CT.

AV Technician/ Engineer
Sound Technician/ Engineer
LED Screen Technician set up & fix
Stage Manager
Stage Technician
Project Management
Backline Technician
A total of 8 years in the industry.

Phone Number: 0832498784

Cameron Zuccarelli

I have a couple years of experience working with companies such as Sound Harmonics, Festival Sound, MGG, Techrig, AVL and so on.”

083 504 7289
Chante Inez Geldenhuys

I am currently studying at SAE Institute Cape Town and I want to freelance in Sound Engineering or anything to do with Sound and Music. I am currently helping at a Church with their Sound Board.

Chris Duys – The Journey Man Production Company

Currently reallocated to South Africa to pre-sue freelance opportunities in all video broadcast and film production management to clients on location or abroad.

Set up to provide a complete start to finish production management solution.

Media work flows and data allocation, back up work flows can be created to your specific requirements and needs.

Any more information and references can be produced on request.

072 423 0846
chris els

15 years in FOH experience,have my masters degree in sound engineering

Chris Hall

Proficient live sound and lighting engineer

082 459 1355
Christo van Wyk

Live sound engineer.
Foh and monitor engineer.


Sound Eng. 2yr Diploma from Oakfields College. Done rigging, lighting, set up, sound, free lanced at Gear house, and 2 one man companies, where I did everything from setting up, the lights and the sound.

Clinton Watts

Hi, I'm an award winning, Internationally qualified Sound Engineer. I run my own recording studio called 'Watts Productions' where I Engineer and Produce many South African artists in many genres. I have been in the industry (both live and studio) since 2001.
Iv'e done Composing and Final Mixing for DSTV, M-NET, SABC, ETV, VUZU and KYKNET.

Craig Barnard

Audio & AV technician with plus 8 years experience. Started my professional work at Gearhouse SA (DBN), then freelanced with many of the events and production houses in Durban. I relocated to Johannesburg and now apply my talents all over this country and across our borders.

Daniel Botha

I have a diploma in Sound Engineering and Digital Music production from Emendy. I also have my Pro Tools User and Post-Production Certification. I run my now recording studio on the North Coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. I can offer my Mixing and Mastering services that will be done in a professionally designed studio on Pro Tools and Logic Pro X on PreSonus Eris E8 monitors.

Lionheart Studios Website
Lionheart Studios Facebook
Darion Garisch

Experienced Lighting Designer/Operator/Technician/Consultant.
Trained and experienced with Grand MA2, Avolites, and M-Series Consoles.
Extensive Rigging Experience. Can do basic Audio and AV as well.

082 793 6457
Debbie Batzofin

Stage Manager / Floor Manager / Production

Earl Goodman

Been in the entertainment industry for seventeen years. Specializing in Film, music, dance and stage directing.

Feeya Asmal

I am a freelance Theatre maker, stage manager and Theatre technician.
I have stage managed a variety of fringe productions including some directed by Greg Homan, Toni Morkel & Mwenya Kabwe.
I also filled in as venue technician at the P.O.P Art Theatre in Maboneng.

Gerda Kruger

I am a freelance Lighting Designer and Production Manager, with my home base in Wynberg Cape Town, although I have worked all over Africa and as far afield as Europe and the East.
During my career, spanning over thirty years, I have worked for most of the major event companies and theatre producers on all types and sizes of productions, from one man shows to major corporate events – my speciality to bring a theatrical flair to any production
I do not limit myself only to Lighting Design, but am also an experienced Production Manager with excellent managerial abilities and people skills.
I have been involved in training for the entertainment industry for many years, going back to 1991 when I drew up the Lighting syllabus for the Community College of South Africa in Johannesburg. I also assisted Gearhouse South Africa with the development of the curriculum for their internship course (the Lighting lectures are still in use).
I was intimately involved in the training of students for the professional theatre industry while employed by the Tshwane University of Technology as Theatre Manager: Breytenbach Theatre, where my duties, amongst others, included:
· Advising and overseeing the Entertainment Technology students in all aspects of their practical work for Lighting, Sound, Props, Stage Management, Décor and Costumes
· Lecturing Stagecraft to the Drama, Dance and Musical Theatre and Vocal Art students
· Implementing and overseeing all aspects of safety in the theatre

In respect of my tertiary qualifications, I have a National Diploma (Theatre Crafts) and have successfully applied for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) through the Thswane University of Technology and was awarded B-Tech equivalent status in 2011.

Gert du Preez

Production Manager and Lighting designer

+27 71 892 7978
Gideon Naude

Lighting and sound tech based in Cape Town with AV experience and willing to do all.

0741 640 619
Grant Olivier

Lighting Designer

078 616 2785
Gustav Stander

Lighting, Rigging, AV & Sound
Ant House Production
063 155 7957 / 011-044-1111
Gwendoline Mere

I studied Sound Engineering at Qualitas Career Academy.  I am currently looking for training as part of my practicals.

Hendrik van Rensburg

Sound Engineer with 11 years experience, local and international.


Sound Engineer, System Design and Consultation.

Imile de Bruin

AV tech. basic sound. Basic stage building. Well experienced in live video mixing, Avolites and event planning.

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I am a AV tech with a vast knowledge in multimedia production. My strength and skills is mainly in the physical
of the gear, I do set ups, maintenance, projectors, lighting and sound. All soldering and terminations.

I have done lot of work in houses of worship and large corporate through companies. Thanks to Church Production
and Audio Tech Solutions.. They taught me well. 6 years l have worked for 2 companies and now 4 years as a freelancer.

084 869 7737
jabulani petros sithole

Cabling technician; cable manufacturing; lighting bar wiring; ,DB board wiring; motor control and extra hand

Jaco Grobbelaar-Brand

Lighting Design and Operator. Been in the AV industry for 17 Years. Also running my own AV Company (Rocket AV)
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Joel Smookler

I Have many years experience in editing, camera work and lighting

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Johan Graham

Project Management, Systems Tech and Design, Lighting Tech, operator and Lighting Design

082 562 6831
Jones Mokoena

Lighting Tech / Operator

josias mashiane

Lighting technician and designer

Kabelo Mashobane – KB

Lighting Designer / Programmer

082 388 8149
Kabelo Mogorosi

Lighting Technician and Operator

073 435 0817
katlego katt masoga

I am a freelance audio technician with a diploma from Tswhane University of Technology with 4 years experience.

Kaylin Petersen

Good day. I'm a registered business offering full part and part time bookkeeping and finance services to companies at affordable prices. I have over 4 years’ experience working as a Team Leader in Finance. I have advanced Excel, Pastel experience and I'm excellent with recons. Please call 081 308 2176 or email accounts @ kpbusinesssupport . co . za to further discuss. You may also check out my website www . kpbusinesssupport . co . za
My CV and certificates are available upon request

kenny longwe

Sound Lighting Technician

Cable & plugging, rigging of lights, sound connecting & operating, sound & lighting desk


khotso mapheelle

I'm a sound technician and I do stage hand

Kris Katleho N.

24 years old South African Male, from Gauteng reside in Pretoria and Johannesburg. Entertainment Technology Graduate (2016) at Tut(Tshwane University of technology) in the field of performing arts Technology specializing in Sound, Lighting and stage technology with strong Administration skills.
Experience in the field:
• Sound technician/engineer for Pre. and Post Productions
• Rig, Patch Run/Design sound for live Small and Big Shows including corporate events
• Digital and Analogue operator.
• Recording audio for studio and outdoor events.
• Do Voice overs
• Sound Stage hand services
Lighting technician
• Patch, Rig and Address lights for Small and large rig.
• Address fixtures recognized and unrecognized Models
• Design lighting for indoor and outdoor events
• Operator for live shows and post production
• Design lighting for funerals, weddings and parties/ball or corporate events
• Sound Stage hand services
• Patch projector
• Operate projector (cues)
• Install indoor and outdoor projectors
• Patch screens
• Network/address screens (Led panels)
• Stage manager for small and large theatre productions
• TSM Technical Stage Manager
• Production Manager for theatre productions
• Junior SM
Companies worked for/with: Tut, ShowTime Entertainment, Dbspl Productions, Virtual production, Kasi prod. East-rand, State theatre, Breytenbach theatre, Rostrum, Moretele Park, Springs theatre, Tsakane Community hall, Universal Church (Brakpan)—Most work done on freelancing and less than 2years permanent employment contracts.

073 192 610 2
Kulani Baloyi

Sound engineer/technician
Stage manger
Stage technician
Backline technician
Worked for Sound Stylist
Current working with various South African artists

*protected email*
Kwanda Khoza

I'm super fast and I always permformed my tasks very well. I am a freelancer at Gearhouse, AV company, Selbys and I'm also getting involved with others companies

Lebo Phadi

I am an Academy of sound engineering student. I have 2 years experience working F.O.H. I have monitored various shows and festivals.

Lefeti Kambile

Lighting Operator and Technician

078 163 9026

I have more than 5 years experience as Audio Visual Tech Manager, Coordinator and Operator

Chamunorwa Dehwa

Second year Sound and Lighting student at TSHWANE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, I have worked in different productions as a stage technician and a lighting operator

Marco Duvenhage

AV / LX or Audio Tech

081 209 4531
Marno Snyman

I have experience as a Sound and Lighting Technician/Engineer.

I have worked with large companies and I am looking to gain more experience as I am still young and creative.

072 887 1841
Marta Gaspar

Designer, Technician, Stage Manager

082 540 4244
Mbulelo Msutwana

Lighting technician, av and sound technician, I'm doing my second year at Gearhouse SA, litle bit of rigging and LED,

Mdu Mhlongo

I am a technically minded AV, Audio and Lighting Technician; have ability to set-up and operate live events, good knowledge of Audio & Lighting equipment, signal flow, ability to accurately read wiring diagrams, good verbal and written communication skills. I am able to take on challenging positions in the field of Audio and Lighting utilizing.

I have extensive experience and excellent customer service skills.

Mfundo Masikane

Av Technician based in Durban with 5 years experience on the field as a young Senior technician. I am also an Audio engineer with basic knowledge of sound systems. I know how to work under pressure and very good at planning, scheduling, Gear Preparing , Managing of events, Client communication and computerized technical skills.

Mikhail Gaffoor

I am an LED technician. I spent 3 years learning all scalers, processors and processor software used to run the screens. I also have experience in AV, Audio, lighting and structure/staging.

Mongezi manquthu

I am an experienced Sound Engineer.  I moved over to lighting in 2012.  Have worked on a number of shows where I was part of the technical team for example Woman of Note in Bloemfontein; and at the Dipontsho Festival, Diamons and Doring in 2016 which was held in Kimberly and Oppikoppie where I was responsible for the lighting at the top bar.

I am a dedicated person who learns quickly.

mpho rabotapi

Currently working as a stage manager.  Can also assist on sound lighting, props and stage set up. I am a hard worker and pride myself on good time management.

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Musawenkosi Khoza

I am a Junior Audio Visual Technician for Gearhouse South Africa where I have completed a 2 years Internship from December 2014 to 2015.  I am now a freelancer for Gearhouse and other companies.

I am an Operator Scalers & switchers. I am familiar with Image Pro, Presentation Pro, Screen Pro 2, PDS 902 & HS 400 Vision mixer, Camera Operator Panasonic P2, Sett Up & aligne projectors also Run Power & Signal To monitors, Plasma or LED Screens, projectors, am also familiar with Panasonic & Christie

Musa Carlos Khoza

I am an experienced graphic designer, Illustrator and Animator. I offer the following services - printing (of almost anything), design of layouts and graphics and whiteboard animation videos.

Nicolas Garcer

I have worked as a Live sound engineer, camera operator and production manager for 12 years. with experience in photography, i took pictures for a news paper for 6 months as well. if you require my service please contact me

Olebogeng Boinamo

I am a versatile lighting operator and designer comfortable with most controls, from Grand MA ,Avolites, martin series and whole hog available on request to help in transforming your production from the ordinary to the extraordinary


I'm a sound engineer with acquired N6 sound engineering diploma. I just finished my studies last year December.

I work well with people and I strongly believe in team work, I'm deadline driven. I approach every interaction as a learning opportunity!

I'm currently vacant for employment in studio work and live sound.

Thank you!

Patient Tshimanga

I'm a Av & Audio Technician ,i have a good commend of
Yamaha 01V
Yamaha LS9
Yamaha M7
Yamaha PM5D
Digidesign Profile
Identifying Connectors
Stage Signal Patch
Stage Monitor Patch
System Design/Intercom
System Troubleshoot
Cabling Schematics

In Audi Visual Ive a good commend of

Control Equipment
Preview monitors
Distribution amplifiers
Matrix Switchers
Scalers (Image Pro)
Vision Mixer - MX 70
Vision Mixer - Anycast
Vision Mixer - HS 400
Presentation Mixer - Presentation Pro
Presentation Mixer - Kramer VP 727
Presentation Mixer - Presentation Pro II
Presentation Mixer - Screen Pro II

Display Devices
Monitors - Plasma
Monitors - LCD
Projection - Lens Calculations
Projection - Keystone Correction
Projection - Colour correction / matching for multiple
Projection - Soft edge Blending

Philip Venter

Phil is an expert at live sound, to bring events to life he dedicate himself to fulfil the technical needs of the event to the highest standards. Phil has always been interested in music and sound and is someone who takes great pride in his results and who is committed to the satisfaction of his clients.
He has extensive experience of designing and executing complex audio systems to amplify, enhance and mix or reproduce sound. On a personal level he has excellent communication skills and comes to you with a strong knowledge of audio and audio systems with a technical background. His key strengths lie in being able to use consoles to regulate volume level and sound quality during live performances. Right now he is looking to join a company where he can work on exciting and challenging projects and where there are endless possibilities to learn and grow.

A passion for technical excellence, an intense commitment to deliver to deadline, and the vision to inject creativity into everyday tasks, are performance characteristics that have underpinned studies, work experience stints, and hands-on freelance assignments in sound engineering. Acknowledged by clients as a meticulous trouble-shooter, rapid-paced learner, and independent thinker; intuitive, analytical, and proficient in applying realistic and imaginative solutions to technical issues. Dedicated to enriching and maintaining the integrity of musical compositions of all genres, optimizing sound quality, capitalizing on equipment capabilities, and making high-impact, behind-the-scenes contributions.

Besides his long standing career in live sound he has also work and still continue to service the radio broadcast and recording industry. He owns is own location sound and runs a home studio for personal projects.
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Qelo Request Moroane

Rigger and Technician

Request is back from living in Cape Town for numerous years. He worked at FX Unlimited for three years and for the past six years at Enterstage Africa as a Rigger and Technician.

079 837 6355
Reg Habib

Experienced Lighting and Venue Manager working in the Port Elizabeth area.


I started my sound career as a freelancer whilst I was busy with my Masters degree in Music Technology focussing on film sound theory. Some friends and I started a company called A Blind Spot productions where we continued to produce high quality promotional videos.
While working for A Blind Spot Productions, I was responsible for location sound recording (boom operator and recorder), post production editing and mixing (Voice-over recording, sound design and final mix) for more than 50 productions. I’m currently working as a freelancer where I’m attempting to develop these skills even further.

My skills: boom operator, field recorder, sound designer, dialogue editor, Voice-over recorder, Foley artist, sound mixer and ADR recordist.

Roelof Blignaut Blikkies

Sound Engineer (8 years’ experience, live shows, corporates etc.)

083 357 8750

Lighting Operator/Lighting Technician

Roland Senekal

Event Technical Services
Design & conceptualization of unique technical solutions for your event
sourcing all relevant equipment needed for design through competitive pricing strategy.


Av and lighting technician live, Tv production integrated software system operator



Ruan Mostert

FOH Engineer, Monitor Engineer, Stage Manager, studying at ASE. Can do what is expected of me and will give my best in whatever the job may be as Sound Engineering is my passion and want to make it my career. 2 Year Experience in the field.

Sam Jack Mabona

Experience in the following fields:

Theatre technician, lighting design, follow spot operator, rigging, stage managing, production manager, production design, theatre director, set-up & running a show.


I’m a qualified graphic designer with 4 years of experience. I specialize in a variety of design platforms including photo editing. I have a passion to design and be creative, helping others visually and creatively in their businesses.

Freelance Site
Sammy Musepa

AV Technician and qualified sound engineer with 3 years experience in Live sound setup and live sound engineering.

Samuel Refilwe Makwa Chiloane

Lighting Technician and “Extra Hand”

072 826 0449

I am experienced in sound, backline, lighting and stage management.  I can patch, set up signal and mix. Studied at SARA; also had training in theatre work at back to the city in 2011.  I am currently freelancing for IVTM Gearhouse In-House



Sibusiso Zinyanga

Lighting and sound technician
code 10 driving license

Sifiso Mathebula

Capabilities are flexable
I have experience in :

N+ A+ S+ and server administration.
Sharepoint, SEO

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siyabulela maqoko

Rigging and lighting technician with code 10 drivers license


I'm a sound engineer/technician

thato seitsiro

I can operate sound and can solder cables.  I was a Workshop Manager at SA Roadies Association.  I am a young female who still wants to learn.

Ukwanda Mwanda

Lighting technician, designer, rigging / set-up and studio assistant. I regularly work at the SABC where we push sets in and out, rig studio lights and programme for television productions. Experience also includes setting up the DWR stand at Mediatech. I have attended console training at DWR Distribution.

074 5597974
Vanessa Nicolau

Stage Manager, Production

082 562 3 777
Victor Ncube

Rigger and Lighting Technician



Wanda Mkhwanazi

Lighting Designer


Audio Technician
Back line technician
Av technician and operator
lighting technician

+27 73 913 1344
Warren van der Sandt

I have 10+ years working as a gripproduction assistantcamera operator.

Yandisa Somtsewu

I'm just finishing studying, I was studying Audio Engineering at CAE I want to freelance in a live sound situation or anything that has to do with audio I have 3 year experience working with gears like speakers,amplifiers, microphones and big consoles and i'm also a dj.