A selection of Barker's eclectic and collaborative

Projects

ranging from features, commercials, music videos, documentaries and mockumentaries.


COMPLETED PROJECTS

Film - Completed

Bunny Chow

Three comedians and a weird guy named Cope embark on a raucous weekend journey to Oppikoppi, South Africa’s biggest rock festival.....

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Film - Completed

Spud 3
Learning to Fly

As Spud Milton continues his awkward stagger through adolescence, he learns one of life's most important lessons: When dealing with women and cretins, nothing is ever quite as it seems.....

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Film - Completed

Wonder Boy for President

Wonder Boy for President tells a story of a charismatic young man from the Eastern Cape, who is coerced into running for president by two corrupt characters.....

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Series - Completed

The Road

Here are some scenes and moments from a TV series set in Sophia Town in the 1950's/60'. The Apartheid government bulldozed the suburb, forcibly removing thousands of families to Meadowlands in Soweto and other parts of Johannesburg.

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Series - Completed

Abomama

Four religious women, who try to turn tragedy into something positive, get sucked into the world of crime and violence when they are forced to turn their Stokvel into a money-laundering scheme.....

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Documentary - Completed

Soccer
South of the Umbilo

'South of the Umbilo', an area responsible for producing many talented South African soccer personalities.....

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Documentary - Completed

Cassette

Film maker John Barker follows the South African band, Cassette as they try to survive in a competitive and small rock and roll market in South Africa.

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UPCOMING PROJECTS

Film - Upcoming

The Umbrella Men

KHALED returns to Cape Town to bury his father - it’s been ten years. Uninterested in being around his father’s nightclub and cronies....

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Film - Upcoming

Lolly Jackson

On the verge of the South African World Cup, LOLLY JACKSON, strip club kingpin, is found on an East Rand driveway, naked, and shot through fifteen times.....

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Series - Upcoming

GAG

We follow comedian John Vlismas, a world-weary iconoclast, as he machetes his way through life. Cue comedy clubs, cooked punters, corporate functions, inept managers, crooked agents, annoying radio DJ's, unflattering television appearances and a throng of deranged comedians.....

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Film - Upcoming

Coach

As the country celebrated becoming World Cup Rugby Champions. Clive Barker, Lucas Radebe and Nelson Mandela all felt the pressure, realizing that anything short of winning AFCON 96 would be a disaster for local soccer, the fanatical soccer community and the country in general.

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