IDIDTHAT promotes and connects South Africa’s advertising and production industry. 2020-07-22T10:15:15+02:00

IDIDTHAT Promotes and Connects South Africa’s Advertising and Production Industry.

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IDIDTHAT Editorial: Find out who we’re talking about

Read the latest advertising, production, and creative news. We write it so it’s not kak. Let us know if you’d like us to feature your big stories.

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They ‘We commit to black female directors’

August 7th, 2020|

Directing duo Lusanda Mgoduka and Melany Ismail have partnered with They’s founders, Darren Gordon and Alan Irvin. The refreshed They family, joined by female director, Wandile Xaba, unpack the challenge of getting black female directors through the pitch room doors, not to mention black queer and trans directors. They ask the ad industry to step up and join them because it’s not just a They thing, it’s an us thing, a South African thing.

Matte Black – A Decentralised Post Production Collective

July 24th, 2020|

Newly launched Matte Black has a new way of doing post. They will manage your entire post production process from shoot to final delivery by assembling bespoke teams from their network around the world, AND they do it remotely. We speak to Exec Producer Joe Erasmus about this one-stop post supervision shop.

The nuts and bolts of the new Robot directors – Paul Ramaema and Nelis Botha

July 24th, 2020|

We get up close and personal with the two new directors joining Robot. Paul and Nelis, both armed with a hip aesthetic and a passion for creating edgy contemporary work, might have a lot in common when it comes to style, but who is most likely to master the art of baking banana bread you ask? Yup, it’s everything you didn’t know you needed to know.

It’s official, Director Samantha Nell signs to Gentlemen Films

July 10th, 2020|

Samantha Nell is a quick-witted performance director with a clear offbeat aesthetic. Having spent most of her career directing short films on over 4 continents, she’s back home and Gentlemen Films would like to now introduce you to ‘Swiss Army Sam’!

Matthew Stead takes the reins at Ludus Cape Town

July 3rd, 2020|

As producer Thandiswa Ndaba exits the Cape Town Ludus to re-join the JHB Ludus team, producer Matthew Stead steps in as Senior Producer and Facility Manager at the Ludus Post Production Cape Town office.

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IDIDTHAT’s Craft Awards: Find out who’s doing the best work

Every month we team up with industry leaders to award South Africa’s best in Production Craft. Huge thanks to our recent guest judges who’ve taken the time to judge IDIDTHAT Craft Awards. Look how sexy they are in these black and white pictures we put up – FYI we used the ‘Inkwell’ filter.

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IDIDTHAT Craft Awards July 2020

August 7th, 2020|

July's IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Dani Hynes (Director at Made Films) and Bridget Johnson (ECD at The Riverbed Agency). Massive congrats to Glen Biderman-Pam from Sketchbook Studios who was awarded Best in Writing and Direction Craft by BOTH our judges for his short film 'Love Locked'.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards June 2020

July 6th, 2020|

June’s IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Sibusiso Sitole (CCO at The Odd Number) and Evy Katz (Editor at Left Post). Best in Craft was awarded to Telekom ‘Cyber Mobbing’ for Direction, Editing, and Cinematography. Huge congrats to the team - Kim Geldenhuys, Adam Bentel, and Matthias Graatz.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards May 2020

June 3rd, 2020|

May’s IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Giant Films director, Karien Cherry and ECD at Ogilvy SA Joburg, Molefi Thulo. Best in Craft awarded to short film 'Loot' for Screenwriting and Direction. Congrats Greg Rom & Evy Katz, we will have a drink (so many restocked drinks) on you!

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