Wandering Fever is a culmination of nearly two decades of filmmaking and drifting around the globe. Dean has filmed on expeditions and assignments on all seven continents; From Hollywood style film sets to guerrilla style documentary projects in remote and rugged locations.
He was also the founder and owner of the independent film production company, The African Attachment but is probably most well-known for establishing the online short film series, Salomon Running TV (now Salomon TV), with French outdoor brand, Salomon.
Deans approach and love for the creative process sees him work in every aspect of the production process. His resulting creative works have accumulated over 10 million views online and have been showcased around the globe. In 2015 Dean was awarded a silver Loerie Award for his work as Creative Director on Salomon Running TV. He was the cinematographer for the ‘Interviews Unit’ on the Academy Award nominated feature film, ’District 9’ and in 2009 he edited the International short film, ‘Pumzi’, for Focus Features (USA) and Inspired Minority Pictures; Which won Best International Short at Cannes Independent Film Festival and was a favourite at the 2010 Sundance International Film Festival.
When not on the road, Dean is based in the deep south of the Cape Peninsula in South Africa.