Darrell Roodt is a master in the art of cinema with years of experience in the film industry, both in Hollywood and South Africa.

He has over 30 film credits to his name, some of the most acclaimed being Sarafina, Cry the Beloved Country, Yesterday, Little One, Jakhalsdans, Stilte, and Winnie Mandela, which saw him working with Hollywood stars such as Richard Harris, James Earl Jones, Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, and Whoopi Goldberg.

In 2004 Darrell's film Yesterday was nominated for an Academy Award in the category of Best Foreign Language Film.