2.2.10 SASC – Professional Cinematographer
An individual applying for the SASC acronym should be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the entire content production process, including an in-depth understanding of the management and administration systems that apply to cinematography. The candidate should also demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the art and craft of cinematography in the film/ video environment.
Become a member of the SA Society of Cinematographers and use the designatory letters SASC behind their name
Offer employers and colleagues assurance of commitment to the film and video industry
Be listed on the National Learners’ Record Database
Applicants must have:
Preparing a portfolio of evidence: There is no definitive list of documents that should appear within the portfolio but generally it would include:
Recognition of Prior Learning
The SASC Board of Governors and the SACIA Certification Council recognise that many competent individuals may not hold an appropriate NQF qualification and will consider an application from competent individuals who meet all other criteria and have at least 15 years’ relevant experience in the film and video industry.
Application Process: The Application Form is completed and submitted to SACIA for processing, together with the required supporting documentation. This includes the registration fee.
Candidates are notified of outcome of evaluation
Successful candidates are Certified, and their name is added to National Register for SACIA Certified BCT Professionals
Continuing professional development (CPD) requirements
Designated members are required to:
It is important to note that: