Oliver Hermanus

Oliver Hermanus at IFFR

Oliver HERMANUS (1983, South Africa) started his career as a press photographer. He studied at the University of Cape Town and received a scholarship for the University of California. In 2006 he was offered a private scholarship by film director Roland Emmerich to complete his MA at the London Film School. His earlier films Shirley Adams (2009) and Beauty (2011) were both screened in Rotterdam. The Endless River became the first South African film to be nominated for the Golden Lion at the 2015 Venice Film Festival.


The Second Floor (2005, doc), Interior (2007, short), Yumna (2007, short), Shirley Adams (2009), Skoonheid/Beauty (2011), #FOBLO (2013, web series), The Endless River (2015)

Oliver Hermanus at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR