Louise Smit lives in Pringlebaai. She became well known for her very successful TV productions such as Wielie Walie, Haas Das se Nuuskas, Pumpkin Patch, Kideo, Mina Moo and many more. She is also the author of Die Bybel vir kleuters/The Bible For Children and Professor Fossilus en die dinosourusse.
Louise received national and international acclaim for her work and was awarded three Artes Awards, the Star Tonight Award, Prix Jeunesse and The Tokyo Prize. A DVD is being made about the adventures of Haas Das and his friends.