Rick Joaquim, SASC Cinematographer

Awards and Achievements:

2020

2019

2018

  • Nominated for "Best Cinematography" for "Makeup is Art" - Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival 2018
  • Nominated for "Best Cinematography" at the 48 Hour Film Project Cape Town 2019 for "The Unexpectables"
  • Won "Best Short Film" and "Best Script" for "Axis Mundi" - Kyknet Silwerskerm Film Festival 2018
  • Nominated for "Music Video of The Year" for Bongeziwe Mabandla's "Bawo Wam" - South African Music Awards / SAMA's 2019 (DoP + Director)
  • Nominated for "Best Documentary" - Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival 2018 (DoP)
  • Won "Best Short Film" and "Best Script" for "Axis Mundi" - Kyknet Silwerskerm Film Festival 2018 (DoP)
  • Won "Best Short Film in Competition" for "Vossie Vergas Homself" - Durban Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2018 (DoP)
  • Won "Best Music Video" for Bongeziwe Mabandla's "Bawo Wam" - Capital City Black Film Festival 2018 (DoP)

2017

  • Nominee “Best Short Film” for "Vossie Vergas Homself" - Kyknet Silwerskerm Film Festival 2017 (DoP)

    2016

    •  Winner of “Best Film”, “Best Acting”, “Best VFX”, “Best Writing”, "Best Practical Effects" for our short film “The Mould & The Maker” - 48 Hour Film Project Johannesburg 2016 - (Director + DoP)
    2015

    • Winner of "Best Music Video" at the South African Metal Music Awards 2015 for Man As Machine “Force" (Director + DoP)
    • Loeries Bronze Winner at the 2015 Loerie Awards for Native VML’s “BMW i3 Talking Car. (Director Of Photography)
    • Bookmarks Awards 2015 – Gold: Online Video for BMW i3 “Talking Car”) – Native VML (Director Of Photography)

    2014

    • Winner "Best Music Video" at the South African Metal Music Awards 2014 for Freedom For Your Life “Time As A Burden” (DoP)
    • Winner “Best Film” for the film “Death’s (Man)date” - 48 Hour Film Project Johannesburg 2014 - (Director + DoP)

    2010

    • SAMA 2010 Nominee “Best Video of the Year” - The Graeme Watkins Project – “Music Affair” (DoP)
    • Won first place in the Doritos 15 Seconds of Fame Competition in 2010 which aired Nation wide for creating a winning Television Commercial

    2009

    • University of Johannesburg - Flare Award “Top Practical Student” (Honour Student) in 2009
    • University of Johannesburg - Flare Award ”Best Final Project” (Honour Student) in 2009

    2008

    • University of Johannesburg - Flare Award “Top Practical Student” in 2008
    • University of Johannesburg - Flare Award “Best Mini-Documentary” in 2008
    • University of Johannesburg - Flare Award “Best Final Project” in 2008
    • Nominated for “Best Mini-Documentary” in the Africala Film Festival 2008 (Mexico) (DoP)