Lorenz Herman Binge (1953- ). Actor, director, film maker and television producer.
He studied at the Stellenbosch University where he was awarded a Ll.B. degree in March 1978.
Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance
Became the executive director of Waterfront Television Pty (Ltd), trading as Fremantle Productions (South Africa); which produces dramas, sitcoms, game shows, documentaries and reality television for local broadcasters, and as part of the international FremantleMedia group, represents various FremantleMedia formats in South Africa and Africa. Productions include such popular series as Death in the Family (1993), The Syndicate (1999), Known Gods (2005) Transito (2008), and the made-for-TV movies, Daisy de Melker (1993) and Pride of Africa (1997). In 1999 he made a major two-part series on Afrikaans theatre, entitled Die Tweede Lewe ("The Second Life"), for KykNet television. In this he interviewed numerous contemporary artists, academics, critics and so on.
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