Darion HingDarion has a Diploma in Fashion Design and Pattern cutting from the famed Legatts Academy of Design (1985). He began his career in theatre as a Costume Designer and this allowed him to nurture his creative flair. Some of his work includes: “The Wizard of Oz”, “Charlie & Chocolate Factory” and “Secret diary of Adrian Mole”.

In the 1990’s he designed many of the larger international features shot in South Africa. These include projects such as – “Bravo 2 Zero”, Jackie Chan’s “Who am I?”, “Black Velvet Band” for Yorkshire TV, “Stander”, “Jock of the Bushveldt II”. His work in the film and television industry includes styling on a numerous of commercials for the local and international market.

Recently Darion Has worked on numerous Television Productions, Including HBO’S Emmy winning Television Mini Series “Generation Kill” as the Designer, he also supervised 3 episodes of the Award winning television series “ER” His supervising credits also include “Flight of the phoenix“, “The Endgame” and the Oscar nominated “Zero Dark Thirty”, He designed The First South African Oscar Nominated Film for Best Foreign Film “Yesterday”.



 Costume supervisor on ZeroDark Thirty – New York critics award – won best movie for 2012


Production Co. Production Position Director
Moonlighting Films/ Universal Entertainment Tremors Bloodline Costume Designer Don Micheal Paul
Hard to Get Hard to Get “prep” Costume Consultant Zen Tsholi
DV8 Mandela’s Gun Costume Designer John Irvin
Film Afrika Seal Team 8 Costume Designer Roel Reine
2012 and older
Annapurna Pictures Zero Dark Thirty Costume Supervisor Kathryn Bigalow
Bioskope Films/ Videovision Sleepers Wake Costume Designer Barry Berk
Out of Africa Entertainment Fanie Fourie’s Lobola Costume Designer Henk Pretorius
Moonlighting Films Mr Bob Costume Designer Thomas Vincent
Moonlighting Films Invisible Children Dailies Costume Designer Jason Russell

Lauren Poole

Clover Leaf Films A Million Colours Costume Designer Peter Bashai
Out of Africa Entertainment Strike Back 3 Costume Designer Daniel Percival

Edward Hall

Film Afrika Bridal Dress Costume Designer Sebastian Vigg
Warner Bros /Film Afrika/NG Free Willy: Escape from Pirate’s Cove Costume Designer Will Geiger
Ama Pictures Angels burn in the sun Costume Designer Leonard R Mae
Aquavision Tornado Costume Designer Reghardt van der Berg
Film Afrika End Game Costume Supervisor Pete Travis
Fevertree productions Hond se Dinges Costume Designer Johan Heyns
Out of Africa Generation Kill Costume Designer Suzanna White

Simon Cellan-Jones

Out of Africa/ CBS Paramount Life is Wild US Pilot Costume Designer Brian Gordon
Peru Productions White Lion Costume Designer Ben Horowitz

Mike Swan

Little Bird Productions Anner House Costume Designer Phil Traill
Morula Pictures Jozi H Costume Designer EP 1 & 3 Anne Wheeler

EP 2 & 4 Kelly Makin

EP 5 Thabang

EP 6 Neal Sundstrom

Philo Films ER (Eps 15,19,20) Costume Designer Richard Thorpe / Christopher Chulack
Enigma Films Save Angel Hope (Mozambique portion) SA. Costume Designer Lukas Erni
Big Banana/Lion TV Ape to Man (Documentary) Costume Designer Nick Young
Big Banana/

Dangerous Films

Global Health Costume Designer Richard Dale
Endemol SA/ MNet Snitch Costume Designer Gerhard van Skoon Haven
Endemol/ MNet Snitch – Pilot Costume Designer Gray Hofmeyr
Video Vision Faith’s Corner Costume Designer Darrell Roodt
Namib Films/20th Century Fox * Flight of the Phoenix Costume Supervisor John Moore
Videovision Yesterday Costume Designer Darrell Roodt
Moviworld Sunflower Costume Designer Lance Samuels
The Imaginarium/

Seven Arts Pictures

* Stander Costume Designer Bronwen Hughes
New Africa Media Films Slash (2002) Costume Designer Neal Sundstrom
Philo Films * The Red Phone Costume Designer Jerry Jameson
Philo Films * South West Costume Designer
Film Afika In Desert & Wilderness Costume Supervisor Gavin Hood
Video Vision * The Long Run Costume Designer Jean Stewart
Bioskope Pictures Pure Blood Costume Designer Ken Kaplan
Video Vision * Long Walk to Freedom (Preprod) Costume Designer Shekhar Kapur
Moviworld/A Band Apart * Dusk til Dawn II – Texas Blood Money Costume Supervisor Scott Spiegel
Moviworld/A Band Apart * Dusk til Dawn III – The Hangman’s Daughter Costume Supervisor P.J. Pesce
Bravo Productions/ Icon Entertainment * Bravo Two Zero Costume Designer Tom Clegg
Little Bird Film South Africa Uncle Max (TV drama) Costume Designer Julian Kemp

Phil Traill

Panasia Films (Hong Kong)/Golden Harvest *Jackie Chan – Who am I? Costume Designer Benny Chan

Jackie Chan

Yorkshire TV(UK)/ Philo Films * Black Velvet Band Costume Designer Robert Knights
Nu Image *Operation Delta Force Costume Designer Sam Firstenberg
Duncan McNeillie Jock of the Bushveld II Costume Designer
Heyns/Grundy’s (Aus) *Mission Tops Secret Costume Designer Colin Budds
Phileas Productions A day at the Races/TV Series Costume Designer
New Line Cinema *The Mangler Costume Designer Tobe Hooper
Franz Marx Films Egoli / TV Series Costume Designer Franz Marx
Focus Films Toxic Heart Costume Designer
Elmo De Witt Prod. We Were Lucky Costume Designer
Davnic Productions The Hunted Costume Designer
Duncan Mcnellie The Cane Fields Costume Designer
Danvic Productions Shadowland Costume Designer
Karat Films Committed Designer/Pattern



Production Co. Production Position Director
Witch & Wizard KFC Wardrobe Master
McKenzie Rudolph Rexona Wardrobe Master
Monkey Films Glo Costume Designer Jan Richter – Friis
Orange Films CT Infinity Costume Designer Christopher Hewitt
Gatehouse Commercials Johnnie Walker Costume Designer Josh Neale
2012 and older
Rocket Films Diet Coke Wardrobe Master
Fresh Eye Finbank CNX Costume Designer
Tenacity Films McCains Costume Designer
Neil Roberts Productions Unisa Costume Designer Valente Bosch
Creative Vision ABSA Costume Designer Jo Horn
The Big Picture Com Safari Costume Designer
Ulpanot Television & Film Production El Al Costume Designer Ohav Flansch
Moviworld Post Bank Costume Designer Neil Sundstrom
Freshwater Films Shield Costume Designer
Egg Films SABC Costume Designer Kevin Fitzgereld
MIA Films Landrover Costume Designer
Videovision Entertainment Faiths Corner Costume Designer
Totem Films Always Costume Designer Graham Hickson