Car torque concept was developed by Hooper
Productions in response to a commissioning brief put
out by SABC 3.
The Hooper Productions team has a combined experience
of more than 40 years in film and video programme
production, and have produced over 800 hours of programming,
a total of more than 2000 programmes (including “Gardens
Wild & Wonderful” which ran for three years).
Based in Lonehill, north of Johannesburg, they have a
small full time production team and make extensive use of
SABC 3 Commisioning
Editor - Palesa Letlaka-Nkosi
Series Director – Ian Hooper.
Ian has extensive experience in the development of concepts,
scriptwriting, directing and producing of programmes to high
standards. Car torque was
conceptualised by him and he will be involved in content
development, direct the shoots, oversee post-production and
– Jeremy Hooper
Jeremy is producer and
project manager for all our productions. On this series he
will be the producer and sound final mix. He is also the
Editor - Stuart Johnston
Stuart has been a full time motoring journalist since 1979.
He has worked extensively on newspapers and magazines, as
well as the writing of scripts for TV programmes and
corporate audiovisuals. He is on top of everything that’s
happening in the motoring world. In his writing, he says he
tries to get to the soul of the car. His style is
descriptive and vibey, never dry. He says humour is
essential to keep the viewer or reader locked in.