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Jane Warren is a film and TV producer/ line producer, currently based in Cape Town, South Africa. 

With more than 20 years experience in the film and TV industry, Jane has worked with international directors and production companies in Africa, USA and England.  Her experience includes TV commercials, documentaries, feature films and television.

An accomplished TV presenter, she began her career as a popular talk show host on SABCTV's "Prime Time" in Johannesburg.  Subsequently presenting five other documentary series, shot on location in South Africa and Namibia - she developed a flair for the production side of film making.

Working as an assistant to a South American features director on her first feature film, Jane offered to assist him with casting - and  so began a 10 year career as one of South Africa's top features casting directors. 

Working on locations across Africa, Jane cast South African leads and supporting cast on 15+ feature films, including
Morgan Freeman’s directorial debut “Bopha!” (Zimbabwe), “The Ghost and the Darkness” (South Africa), “Windprints” (Namibia), "Schweitzer / Lambarene" (Cote d'Ivoire),  "Mandela and de Klerk" (Cape Town) - as well as numerous action thrillers for then SA producer Avi Lerner.

Jane relocated to Cape Town, as international producers and directors flocked to South Africa, post apartheid, drawn by the country's wealth of fabulous and untapped locations.  She worked consistently for all the major South African production service companies, line producing and servicing over 200 TV commercials on location in South Africa, Namibia and Mauritius.

Between 2007 - 2009, while living in USA, she worked in Los Angeles on a series of assignments for the X PRIZE Foundation, renowned for its pioneering of scientific research through competition.

Projects included interviews with scientists, entrepreneurs and academics across USA for the foundation's website; covering the "incentive2innovate" conference held at the United Nations in New York; managing exhibitors such as NASA and Google at the X PRIZE Foundation's "Air and Space Expo" held in New Mexico, and covering conferences in Singapore and Bangalore, India, hosted by X PRIZE Foundation sponsors, BT Global.

In London, 2011 - 2012, Jane worked on several documentaries for Pioneer Productions, a docu-drama for NSPCC and also line produced several London based TV commercials. 

Back in Cape Town at the end of 2012, she set up and handled the initial line production of a popular UK TV series, "Mad Dogs lll", being shot on location in South Africa, and has continued to to line produce TV commercials for international production companies filming in Cape Town. 

Jane enjoys travel and documentary style programming and is regularly in USA and Europe.  She is currently based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Contact Details

Email:  jane@janewarren.com

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