High quality action sequences demand trained performers who are well versed and disciplined in the technical aspects pertaining to stunt work. Stunteam specialises in the most vital aspect of training for any working stunt performer, fight choreography for screen, understanding camera angles, reactions, combat techniques, on-screen performance, hand to hand weapons training and sword fighting.
Stunteam’s unique dynamic movement training program, is like no other. Using a combination of Ginastica, Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Boxing and Silat techniques, they have developed a training program that gives the stunt performer the core strength, awareness and agility to perform at the highest level.
Stunteam offers customised fight choreography seminars and stunt training for both seasoned performers wishing to improve their skill set as well as film students who are on the fringe of access to the industry. Stunteam envisions growing and expanding the industry within South Africa by preserving the art form of fight choreography and performance, improving safety standards on set and maintaining the culture of discipline and excellence at both foundation and experienced levels.
Stunteam directors Grant Powell and Vernon Willemse have a combined 24 years of experience working in the film industry, both in their individual capacity hold an impressive body of work as fight choreographers. As young dynamic veterans, these highly respected fight choreographers and stunt performers have been involved in numerous big budget film and TV productions both locally and internationally. These include Scorpion King 4, Death Race 3 – Inferno, Homeland, Dominion, Blacksails, Dread, Zulu, Mad Max, Kite and others. Showcasing their specialised training and varied skill sets, they have built their career working with leading stunt companies, Pyranha Stunts, Stunt Network, Stunt SA, Big Bang and Stunt Company.