Jolynn graduated with distinction from the University of Cape Town with a triple major in Film, Media and Media Production and spent a year specializing in cinematography at AFDA, the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance. Dedicated to investigative journalism and the power of film and photography in social commentary, in 2011, she stepped back from her career in the local camera industry to launch Unearthed.
Jolynn has spent over 18 months researching the topic and has interviewed close to 400 people on all sides of the debate – from the heads of multinational energy companies and US Senators to hydrogeologists and specialized engineers; from workers in the field to communities living in the gas drilling areas. After filming throughout South Africa, in the US, Canada and the UK, she is at the forefront of information on shale gas extraction and has already presented her findings at various conferences both locally and abroad.
Stacey has a degree in Film, Media and Media Production from the University of Cape Town. One of the youngest entrepreneurs in the South African film industry, Stacey is behind the ever dynamic camera rental and photography studio, Zootee Studios in Cape Town. With years of experience in the local film and media industry, Stacey is an integral all-rounder in the Unearthed team.
Fahema has an honours degree in Cinematography and Editing from AFDA, the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance. Fahema is an exceptionally well-trained digital image technician in the film industry and was worked on numerous international and national films and commercials. With years spent on a film set, Fahema is one of the most exciting upcoming D.O.Ps in her generation.