Christiaan Venter

Industry Mentor: Motion Design

Christiaan Venter has more than 10 years’ experience designing and directing numerous TV commercials and TV channel rebrands.

He won the SABS Design Achievers Award in 2003 right before he started his career in the design industry. After a mere 4 years in the industry Christiaan was appointed Creative Director at Masters & Savant and was awarded 2 Gold Loeries and 5 PromaxBDAs. He moved to Cape Town in 2007 to lead Masters’ Cape Town start-up for 3 years. He then joined Am I Collective to head their animation team that was awarded with numerous international animation campaigns. Christiaan is currently a freelance motion designer, artist, creative director and lecturer. He works in a range of live action, illustration and mixed media.

Education

BA (VC), Open Window Institute