If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Trend Present Producer

Not many know what a vogue producer is and even fewer know what a vogue producer does. I met a vogue producer and instantly knew that I needed to let individuals learn about this uncommon job in South Africa. I arrange an interview with the youngest Trend Present Producer in South Africa, Cameron Arendse of Couture Ideas, and requested him the next questions:

1. What’s your job and what precisely does that job entail?
I’m a Trend Present Producer. I work with designers and occasions/promoting corporations to place collectively Trend Exhibits/showcases/occasions. I conceptualise the present, staging, produce the music, choreography, lighting and AV parts.

2. You studied another course in varsity proper?
Yup

3. What course did you research and the way did you uncover it wasn’t for you?
I did a Bachelors in Social Science and majored in Social Anthropology, Industrial Sociology and Politics. I did Trend Manufacturing concurrently and actually loved each. I am nonetheless intrigued by the Social Sciences and skim up on it as a passion.

4. How did you hear about this kind of job?
I interned at Cape City Trend Week and had no concept what to anticipate. After interning for every week, I learnt that it was manufacturing that I used to be doing. I used to be instructed that I’ve a expertise for producing and was provided a long run apprenticeship with a world famend producer.

5. This isn’t a well-known job I hear there are like 4 individuals doing that job in South Africa?
Haha, sure! There are solely a handful of expert Trend Present Producer’s in SA. Happily, I qualify as considered one of them. It is not a formally educated job – therefore the shortage. Most individuals do exhibits with out producers as a result of they’re costly to rent however the disparity in high quality is clear throughout these ‘exhibits’.

6. Not lots of people learn about this kind of job so what items, abilities or expertise do you want for this job?
Immense drive, element oriented, stamina and a inventive aptitude.

7. What’s your most memorable failure and what lesson did you be taught from that?
My failure was the primary present I ever known as (on comm units). I used to be not concerned in pre manufacturing – so i didn’t perceive what was taking place within the present. I realized that it is all the time finest to be concerned from starting to the tip of the manufacturing course of.

8. Is your present job your dream job or do you could have some far-fetched dream job? (Mine is to be a well-known singer, actor or dancer)
It’s my dream job. I’ve began my very own firm, so now I am pushing the entrepreneurial spirit. Hopefully, a number of travelling (as soon as once more) might be a part of my work.

9. When you knew what now what would you could have completed otherwise previously?
I do not remorse issues simply, so I’d proceed my life as is, however typically I want I took a break between Varsity and work as a result of I do know that I’ll do that for the remainder of my life.

10. What recommendation would you give to job seekers on the market?
Ensure you develop into a jack of all trades however a grasp of (at the very least) one…

11. What recommendation would you give younger entrepreneurs who need to begin their very own enterprise?
Ensure you perceive the enterprise aspect of beginning your personal enterprise. The sensible issues together with budgeting and admin are key. In case you are not too certain about it, discover a good companion to help.

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