Dimensional Stunt School in Cape Town
Dimensional Stunt School is the premiere educator for the professional Stunt Training as well as Business aspects of stunts - and has been doing so since it began offering courses in 2002. We have created the definitive guideline for pursuing a career in the stunt industry through years of trial and error from some of South Africa's s top stunt professionals. We offer an unprecedented opportunity to jump start the learnersï¿½ career by teaching the proven short cuts and proper procedures to effectively pursue a professional stunt career locally and abroad. The Founder of Dimensional Stunt School: Sensei Ndlovu has been a professional South African Stuntman and Stunt Coordinator for over 15 years. To date Sensei has worked in over 64 film productions, including features, Television series and commercials as an Actor, Stunt Performer, Dance and fight Choreographer, Stunt Coordinator , He has appeared in a multitude of blockbuster movies such as ï¿½Lord of Warï¿½ (featuring Nicolas Cage), ï¿½King Solomonï¿½s Minesï¿½ (with Patrick Swayze), ï¿½Forgivenessï¿½ (with Arnold Vosloo), ï¿½Boesman and Lenaï¿½ (Danny Glover and Angela Bassett), ï¿½Pirates of the Plainsï¿½ (Tim Curry), ï¿½The Diamond Huntersï¿½ (Sean Patrick Flannery), ï¿½The Piano Playerï¿½ (Christopher Lambert and Dennis Hopper), ï¿½Backstageï¿½ and ï¿½The Professionals C15ï¿½, a British Drama series. The other work includes ï¿½Goodbye Bafanaï¿½ ï¿½ Based on the memoirs of Nelson Mandela's prison guard featuring Dennis Haysbert. ï¿½Spoonï¿½ (a look at the effects of crime on the people of South Africa), produced by Anant Singh. What are Dimensional Stunt School qualifications? WEï¿½RE PROUD TO BE: * The 1st and only accredited Stunt Training Institution on the African Continent; *Conduct courses that are aligned with the registered NQF unit standards; *Employ facilitators who are Accredited Assessors; *Offer the highest quality of stunt training in Africa, in keeping with the international health and safety standards; *Represent trained and other physical performers by providing access to the film and television industry through the D.S.S Xtreme Talent Agency; *Contribute to the growth and diversity of stunt skills both locally and abroad. Our experienced facilitators has over 2 decades combined experience teaching Safety & Teamwork around stunts, Stunt acting /performing & Special effects, On-set behaviour and etiquette, Falls, tumbles & landings, Fights - traditional, martial arts & groups, Weapons - blades, clubs &other, Firearms, explosives & burns, Climbing & abseiling . The NQF level 4 Foundation Stunt Training Course. This is a 3-months (12weeks) full time course consisting of 6 Unit standards, each containing several components appropriate to the needs of the Stunt and the Film Industry. Covering knowledge (theory) and skill (practical) aspects of the Stunt business. The NQF level 4 Foundation Stunt Training Course is the most comprehensive stunt training course available THE FOLLOWING REGISTERED UNIT STANDARDS ARE PART OF COURSE: *Perform stunts for film, television, video and live events *Demonstrate understanding of the implementation of occupational health, safety and environmental legislation in the work place *Select areas of specialisation in film, television and video production *Work as a project team member *Prioritise time and work for self and team (new) *Negotiate an agreement or deal in an authentic work situation Graduates receive: *The NQF Level 4 certification and a unique accreditation number towards further education within the stunt industry. * A DVD of their reel and a CD of high-resolution still photos taken during the course. All photos and video are for the learners to use in any way they like *Lastly they receive a non -tangible exceptional, inspiring and highly professional training experience to serve as a strong foundation for their ongoing development of their skills and future work prospects.