Deidre Jantjies

Deidre Jantjies is a professional flamenco dancer, business teacher, choreographer and activist passionate about the historical stories of women.

She found a new passion in films, and aimed to become part of fully integrated, broad based production companies, screening untold stories and history in South Africa. She has been in the performing arts industry for ten years and works extensively on creating narratives closest to her heart.

Jantjies has a long history of stage performing. Her short animation Stories In Die Wind / Stories In The Wind won Best Animation at the 1 Minute Film Festival in 2019.

In 2020 an animation she co-directed and produced called Love Thy Neighbour has already won three international awards from the screening of the trailer alone.