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Marc Schwinges: Producer

Marc is a graduate of the Cape Town Film and Television School. He worked as studio manager and agency producer for Young & Rubicam for five years and then moved on to Underdog. With a highly respected reputation in the industry he has produced all of Underdog's short films and has begun to establish relationships with broadcasters and distributors in Europe and the USA. He is on the National Executive Committee of the South African Independent Producers' Organisation.

Luiz DeBarros: Director

Luiz has written and directed a number of award-winning short films and documentaries, which were screened at festivals such as the British Short Film Festival, Mix Brazil, Sydney Mardi Gras and the Austin Film Festival. He has an Honours degree in Drama and Film and a degree in Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand. His work has won three Avanti Awards and a Mail and Guardian short film award. He is a full member of the South African Scriptwriter's Association and is currently developing the feature film Pressure through Underdog Entertainment

Robert Malpage: Director of Photography

Robert graduated from the South African School of Film and Dramatic Art, winning the award for best cinematographer. Since then Robert has become a hot young DOP in the field of music videos and documentaries. He has been recently asked to shoot a major South African television drama series. He first worked with Underdog as camera assistant on the award winning documentary Death.

Karen Bosch: Editor

Karen graduated from the South African School of Film and Dramatic Art, winning the award for best editor. She was immediately snapped up by up-and-coming facilities house Digital Assault where she works primarily in the commercials field. Her obvious talent made her the first choice in selecting an editor for Metamorphosis.

Anton Noortman: Art Director

Anton graduated from the Technicon Witwatersrand with a National Diploma in Interior Design. He has worked as an award winning art director and production designer on numerous local and international features, television series, commercials and documentaries under his company, Whip-It Creative. Highlights include the recent Tarzan feature film and working with international production designer Herbert Pinter.

Ruth Barter: Granny Lee

Ruth, an old friend of Granny Lee, works full time at a well known florist in Johannesburg. Although she has no professional experience in performance she brought a great deal of passion and commitment to the role. She has no immediate plans to change careers.

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Granny Lee's Death Scene

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