Editor News – Ronelle Loots

Ronelle is probably South Africa’s best known, most talented and most loved feature editor!

A multi award winning editor,  proud recipient of numerous SAFTA Feature Film and documentary awards and honoured with many festival awards for editing, including the recent documentary “The Boers at the End of the World”,  Ronelle is currently completing a captivating doccie on the construction of the Zeitz MOCAA site at Cape Town’s historic Waterfront grain silos and has started cutting Andre’s Scholtz new film “Toorbos”, based on Dalene Mathee’s novel of the same name, directed by newcomer Rene van Rooyen.

Her extensive filmography includes several notable productions, including, among many more, Four Corners, Master Harold and the BoysU-Carmen eKhayelitsha, Forgiveness and Paljas.

At the end of 2017, Ronelle completed the final cut of Wanuri Kahiu’s Kenyan film “Rafiki”. While banned in its home country, it is the first Kenyan feature film to be invited to Cannes Film Festival as part of the Official 2018 Un Certain Regard selection, where it received a standing ovation at its world premiere. It has also been selected as the closing film for the 2018 Durban International Film Festival. It is a multi-country co-production, with South Africa’s Steven Markovitz producing.


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