David West

Project: design, art direction and direction of a short film and lookbook to showcase David West’s 2002 collection and to present it to the U.K and Japanese markets.
The film screened before the show at Johannesburg fashion week, the same cast as the film then walked onto the runway.
It screened at selected cinemas in Johannesburg and Cape Town.


The cast was made up of South African artists including Doreen Southwood and Barend de Wet. The modular sets that appear in stop-frame animation were designed by Heath Nash. Co-directed with Matthew Kalil. Produced by John Day at Orange films. Music by Markus Wormstorm.


Shot by Jillian Lochner. Contributing photographers include Riyaad Jamal (cover) and Bruno Bossi.