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Story Behind The Story

By Cameron ScottĀ 

Bringing the story behind “The Ring of Beasts” to life.

The Ring of Beasts is the debut project from South African production company Kingdom Kome. Actor, Writer & Producer Cameron Scott breaks down the concept of “The Ring of Beasts” and how the initial concept grew and changed over time.

Story Behind The Story: Episode 1

The Concept

Actor, Writer & Producer Cameron Scott breaks down the concept of “The Ring of Beasts” and how the initial concept grew and changed over time. This is the pilot episode of The Story Behind The Story where “The Ring of Beasts” is broken down and directed, with each element of production being explained.

Story Behind The Story: Episode 2

Remus

The Story Behind The Story continues as Cameron Scott discusses The Ring of Beasts with his co-star Hungani Ndlovu. The pair discusses the origin of the project, their filming schedules and life on set as well as their rigorous training programs.

Story Behind The Story: Episode 3

Making a Beast

The Story Behind The Story of The Ring of Beasts continues as Cameron Scott interviews fellow actor Bonko Khoza. The two South African actors discuss their roles as well as their different perspectives on acting, their methods and storytelling.

Story Behind The Story: Episode 4

Nero

Cameron Scott is joined by the enigmatic Johnny Pienaar as they discuss their experiences on the Kingdom Kome production “The Ring of Beasts” as well as their understanding of the art of performance and life as a reflection of art. Johnny played Nero, a father figure of sorts to lead Romulus and as such, has an incredibly unique perspective on the story.

Story Behind The Story: Episode 5

The Composer with Christof Snyman of Tiger Fight

In this episode of The Story Behind The Story, Cameron Scott interviews Christof Snyman of TigerFight, the composer for The Ring of Beasts. In this interview, the two discuss the music behind the short film as well as the moods and feelings that are evoked when listening to such powerful melodies.