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Jesse W. Lewis Jr.

Managing Partner & Executive Producer

Jesse has had a full and varied career. He has been a foreign correspondent for The Washington Post; an American diplomat; and, more recently, a crisis management consultant for the international maritime industry. 

A shipping incident brought him to Cape Town in August 2003. Since then he has developed a fascination for aspects of South African history.

Read his full biographical profile:

Our Production Team

The Fresh Eye, Clear Lens Production team is a dedicated group of independent and accomplished professionals who are committed to the idea of taking a fresh look at South Africa’s past. Each brings a special set of finely honed skills and experience to this activity.

Mark Jennings

English Voice Artist

Mark Chipps

Director of Videography
South Africa

Garry Torrence

Direct of Videography
Europe & Great Britain

Creative Workshop

Graphic Design

Beth Burgess

Digital Development

Daniëlle Nel


Film Editor

Johan de Meyer

Afrikaans Language Consultant

Mark Jennings


English Voice Artist

Hennie van der Merve

Afrikaans Voice Artist