Daniel Dercksen

Trainer and Educator at The Writing Studio
Location:Cape Town, South Africa

Profile

As a freelance film and theatre journalist for more than 30 years, published playwright and creator of the independent training initiative The Writing Studio, Daniel Dercksen received the number one spot for most popular lifestyle contributor for 2012, 2014 and 2015, and 2nd spot in 2016 on Bizcommunity.com.
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LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Hitmen, Head hunters and Angels in America

Finders Keepers, Annabelle: Creation, The Hitman's Bodyguard, Detroit, A Family Man and Angels in America open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 20 hours ago

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Women in Love, Obsession, Revenge and Kidnapping

Below Her Mouth, The Lost City Of Z, My Cousin Rachel, Son Of Bigfoot and Snatched open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 10 Aug 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Krotoa, Baby Driver and Japanese Art

This week you can set your imagination free with new film releases; Krotoa; Baby Driver, Girls Trip; Brimstone and Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave.

By Daniel Dercksen 3 Aug 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Van Der Merwe, Dunkirk, Nina Simone and Goya

This week real life is transformed into reel entertainment on the big screen with; Dunkirk, Van Der Merwe, Nina, Viceroy's House and Goya - Visions of Flesh and Blood.

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Jul 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Intergalactic War, Captain Underpants and Princess Salome

Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Things To Come and the National Theatre Live's production of Salome open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 20 Jul 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Ape battles, human nature and Japanese art

War For the Planet of the Apes, The Circle, Wakefield; The Odyssey and Hokusai: beyond the Great Wave open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 13 Jul 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Zombies, Spider-Man, Churchill and Peter Pan

Nul Is Nie Niks Nie, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Churchill, The House and Peter Pan open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 6 Jul 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Despicable villains, disputing lovers and social media bullying

All Eyez on Me, Paris Can Wait, Heartbeats, Despicable Me 3, Outcasts, Once Upon A Time In Venice and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 29 Jun 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Transformers, Romantic Rivalry and Deadly Obsessions

Transformers: The Last Knight, The Promise, Tubelight, Everything, Everything and Obsession open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 22 Jun 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Cars, hard partying, explosive action and art

Cars 3, This Beautiful Fantastic, The Hunter's Prayer, Rough Night, Michelangelo - Love and Death, Free Fire and A Case For Christ all open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 15 Jun 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Monsters, deadly secrets and live opera

Before I Fall, The Gifted, The Mummy, The Whole Truth, Toni Erdmann and Der Rosenkavalier open at the local cinema this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 9 Jun 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

What to watch at the Showroom Theatre

If you are looking for world-class entertainment and a well-deserved break, escape to the quaint and cosy Showroom Theatre in Prince Albert in the heart of the Karoo where you can see Elvis Blue, Chris Chameleon, Emile Minnie, Three Tons of Fun and Blacksmith Band and Jenny & the Jameses during June and July.

By Daniel Dercksen 5 Jun 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Wonder Woman, Baywatch and Live Theatre

Baywatch; Their Finest; Wonder Woman and The Old Vic Theatre's production of Tom Stoppard's comedy Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead all open on the big screen this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 1 Jun 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Pirates, Rock and Roll and Unrequited Love

Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge, Song to Song, Unforgettable and Twelfth Night open at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 26 May 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Alien monsters, McDonald's and Tchaikovsky

Alien: Covenant, The Founder, The Resurrection Of Gavin Stone, Ozzy and Eugene Onegin open on the big screen this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 18 May 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: King Arthur, Bolshoi Ballet and 20th Century Women

King Arthur: Legend of the Stone, 20th Century Women, The Warrior's Gate, Bypass and A Hero of Our Time are release at the local cinema this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 11 May 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Johnny is nie dood nie, puts the ‘lekker' back in local films

Johnny is nie dood nie is as radical as the Voëlvry music movement that rebelled against the autocratic dictates of the apartheid government and changed the hearts of a generation of South Africans...

By Daniel Dercksen 5 May 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Art, Euro Film Festival and Kerkorrel

Johnny is nie dood nie, Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2, Rules Don't Apply, The Salesman, The Curious World of Hieronymus Bosch and Love By Chance release at local cinemas this weekend.

By Daniel Dercksen 4 May 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

#OnTheBigScreen: Faith and Forgiveness

This weekend sees the following films release on the big screen; Beyond The River, Going In Style, The Shack, Sleepless, Bleed For This and Idomeneo.

By Daniel Dercksen 27 Apr 2017

LIFESTYLE & ENTERTAINMENT

Silence is golden

It's not easy to fully understand what faith means, believing in your God, trusting that your moral compass is unshakable, devoting yourself to it with heart and soul, and having full confidence in your convictions.

By Daniel Dercksen 24 Apr 2017

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