Naashon Zalk is an accomplished television and video director, producer and cinematographer. He produces documentaries, factual TV and promotional films for the development/non profit sector. He has worked in over 30 countries, mainly in sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia. He specialises in doing assignments that require a directing cameraperson. Naashon is also a highly experienced photojournalist and has shot for publications such as TIME, Newsweek, The Guardian, Der Spiegel, The Washington Post, New York Times, US Vogue and many others. He is also a highly proficient writer. Recent projects include directing and shooting two half hour documentaries in Malawi in late 2014 and co-producing and filming a PBS documentary which is currently in US theaters and several international film festivals. He has been selected as a 2015 International Emmy’s documentary category judge, is a board member of the South African Documentary Filmmakers Association and was a 2014 South Africa Film and Television Awards judge.
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