Tao Farren-Hefer

Tao Farren-Hefer is a Cape-Town based director, cinematographer and editor with a passion for photography.


Tao uses thoughtful visuals in combination with a carefully paced editing style that results in emotive content that is relevant and impactful.

His passion is creating cinematic character-driven social impact films, uncovering the intimate yet unexpected.Tao has a talented production team readily available to take your vision from concept development all the way to the final post-production.


Client List:

Airbnb, Jeep, Vans, The Inertia, Renault, Surfer Magazine, Corona, The World Health Organisation, Waves for Change, South African Tourism, Raen, Kurt Geiger, Goosecraft, Avon, The World Heart Federation, Sailor Jerry, Starboard Surf, Fibroniks, Airush Kiteboarding, Glenfiddich, Channel Islands Surfboards & The Southern Guild / The Guild Group.


Sticks & Stones Agency, C-Heads, Stab, Casimir, Zigzag, Between 10 and 5, We-are-awesome, Pylot, 35mm Magazine, I’m Not, Perfect, Fotografia, Marie Claire, Boss Models, Nobody Surf, Stacking Clips, LW Magazine, Analogue Vibes, Mark Lives, Materilicous, Blogarama, Ffffound, The Commission Magazine, A Fashion Friend, Dirty Habits, Wavescape & Locals of the Continent.