Werner Kruse is a well-travelled and experienced Editor, Cameraman and Photographer. Werner has worked on international productions in Los Angeles for GSN, Without Prejudice and Scarpacci/Kelly, travel documentaries for Princess Cruises and Wildlife & Expedition Documentaries in Africa.
Local productions include shows for KykNet, Via, SABC, Supersport and various corporate assignments.
After graduating high school, he studied photography at Port Elizabeth Technikon while working as freelance photgrapher for the regional newspaper, Die Burger. From there he gained experience as assistant to well renowned Fashion/Advertising & Documentary photographer, Johan Wilke.
In 2004 he expanded his career working as Cameraman and Editor in Cape Town, South Africa. His passion for editing took him to Los Angeles where he did an Avid Certified Professional editing course at Video Symphony in Burbank.
After his studies he started working all over the world making travel documentaries for Princess Cruises. He explored places such as Petra, Machu Picchu, Great Barrier and Rapa Nui, Spitsbergen, Iceland and his favourite, the Hawaiian and Tahitian Islands. Currently based in Cape Town, South Africa, working on TV shows, documentaries, commercials and corporate productions as well as frequent travels abroad for various video and photo assignments.