Debbie is a creative producer. Her 2 decades of experience encompass print & commercial production, music videos and large fashion events. After receiving a BSc in advertising and marketing from The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, she returned to her home town to work in advertising. Little did she know that she would end up working for Tanya Townsend, one of South Africa's most revered print producers. Debbie's career has grown steadily over the years, producing massive print campaigns and TV commercials in Cape Town for the international market. Debbie did not stop there. With her global contacts, she has worked backstage at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in New York City and Australia, produced campaigns in New York, Los Angeles, Lisbon, Seychelles, Mauritius and Bombay, to name a few. Her love of travel and working with different cultures kept her on the move. She's worked alongside Sally Field, Rachel Griffith, Natalie Imbruglia, Ryan Reynolds and Owen Wilson. Her most recent contract was as the national Producer for Kevin Murphy in the USA, producing 3 day fashion events across the US, culminating in hair and fashion shows for almost 1000 people. At the beginning of 2015 Debbie returned to Cape Town to launch Artists & Legends. Her vision: to harness her diverse, global experience in the field to build a platform that emulates the high end expectations of her global clients. The result: A progressive, forward thinking agency comprising of artists with their own unique voice looking to offer their vision to advertising agencies, brands and production houses both in South Africa, and the rest of the world.
Her clients include: Hummer, Reebok, Speedo, Intercontinental Hotel Group, Bacardi, Philips, Shiseido, Azzaro, Fanta, Synsam, Dove, Voltaren, TomTom Global, Grey Goose Vodka, Elle, GQ, Sony, Sony Music, BMG, Vanity Fair, Burger King, Kevin Murphy, Millers Beer, NBC, Siemens, Skype, Superbalist.
Her skills include: Line producer - print, video and TV commercial production, art buying, art production, event management and client service.