We are Space Craft

Space Craft creates art and design solutions for media, events and decor industries.

About Us

We offer bespoke manufacture, set construction, conceptual development and dry hire sets. With our CAD design team, traditional carpenters, metal work team and with our partners in lighting, CAM, printing and video/photography production we can offer clients a diverse range of problem-solving skills.

Space Craft began turning co-owner, Sean’s focus to marketing and he has designed and manufactured marketing solutions for big corporates such as SAB, Telkom, Vodacom and Hamley’s. Space Craft has built TV sets for SABC, M-NET, e-tv, MTV and designed stage shows for Trevor Noah, Comics’ Choice Awards and Zonke.

Meet the Team

Sean

Owner and head designer

Sean obtained a BA Honours from AFDA in film production design in 2001 and has 14 years experience in the industry. He worked on Muvhango for 4 years and established most of their existing sets before taking the leap and creating his own set-building company, Space Craft in 2009. He has since designed a multitude of sets and enjoys a spectrum of return clientele.

Jaco Bothma

Operational Manager and photographer

Jaco joined Space Craft in 2012 as a welder. With his experience as the owner of a trailer manufacturing company, Jaco quickly took on the role of operations manager. His talent as a part-time photographer has also been useful in documenting and cataloguing Space Craft's work.

Esme Viviers

Co-owner and production designer

Esme started out in the film industry as an Art Department assistant. In 2004 she worked her way up to Art Director over 3 years. Her first Art Direction job was Sokhulu and Partners. She has since moved on to create further films such as Leading Lady and production designing/set designing for SABC 3’s High Rollers.

Nomzima Makandela

Executive Administrator

Masala Moletsane

Production Manager

Masala has been with Space Craft since its inception. Over the years he has familiarised himself with every aspect of the day-to-day running of the company. Masala is in charge of production and team management as well as set installation and de-rigs.

Gladwin Mogomotsi

Driver

Chris Booyens

Freelance Set Designer and Builder

Chris Booyens is a freelance set designer and builder with a feisty personality and a multitude of artistic skills. He has often saved the day with his no-nonsense practical approach and depth of knowledge.

Chris honed his skills on the sets of local and international television productions that include Egoli, Generations and The Wild; television adverts for corporate clients such as SAB, KFC and Jet; and theatre sets for various productions at Aardklop and KKNK.

His skills set complement the already exuberantly creative space in the Space Craft team.
When not meeting ridiculous deadlines in the film and television industry, he works in the real world, conceptualising, designing and building decks, roofs, furniture and tree houses.