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Face-to-face with Carbon Films Director, Mzonke Maloney

Director Mzonke Maloney from Carbon Films shares his perspective on the South African onscreen narrative, what being a filmmaker in America taught him and we get a tasty-taste of what we can expect from him as a commercials director in the future. It’s everything you didn’t know you needed to know about Mzonke Maloney.

2020-05-15T08:01:10+02:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Carbon Films Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , |

South Africa’s One Show Shortlists 2020 – View the work

VIEW THE WORK - South Africa picked up 53 One Show Shortlists this year for 30 campaigns. Find out who did what right here, right now. Congrats you beauties!

CPA LAUNCHES COVID-19 FUND

The 'CPA Covid-19 Fund' has been set up to assist industry freelancers who may find themselves in dire need in the months ahead. Please donate if you can, even a small amount will help. We should all be doing everything in our power to keep our film community safe and looked after during these uncertain times. xxx

2020-04-07T10:12:02+02:00April 7th, 2020|Categories: Editorial|Tags: |

The brains behind ‘Basement’ sit down to talk inspiration, the process, and shooting on film

Patriot Films Director, Aadil Dhalech, sits down with DP Fabian Vettiger and Ex Olympic musician and sound engineer Nic van Reenen to discuss what went into their latest short film entitled ‘Basement’. The trio of creators touch on the challenges and excitement of shooting on 35mm, their creative processes and explore the film’s dark themes.

2020-03-15T04:19:05+02:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Patriot Editorial|Tags: , |

Calling all young creatives: Last day to register for the Cannes Young Lions Competition

Art directors, writers, producers, filmmakers, aged 30 or younger register NOW for the Cannes Young Lions Film Competition. Brief coming in hot this Friday, 28th of February, and you'll have 48 hours to film, edit and deliver a 60-second commercial on the topic provided. Win a free trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and the chance to compete against other winning teams from around the world for the ultimate prestige of being crowned this year’s Young Lions! Huge thanks to South Africa's Official Cannes Lions Representatives, Ster-Kinekor Sales for making this possible *FistBump

2020-02-28T11:27:53+02:00February 27th, 2020|Categories: Cannes Lions, Editorial|Tags: , |

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards: January 2020

We’re sliding into 2020 with the first IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards for the year. And who better to kick things off than Black River FC’s Executive Creative Director, Roanna Williams. With over twenty years of industry experience and the trophy cabinet to back it up, we couldn’t think of anyone more suited for the position. Thank you Roanna, as always, we are not worthy!

I DID THAT Craft Awards Rankings 2019

Every month I DID THAT team up with ad industry leaders to award the finest in South African film and production craft. It’s now our honour to share with you the Official I DID THAT Craft Awards Rankings 2019. These truly were the best of the best in the industry in Film Production, Post Production, Music & Sound, Animation & Special Effects. Congratulations you beautiful clever people you!

Howard Audio creates the new sonic branding for Consol Glass

We go behind the scenes with Adam Howard on how he created the new sound for Consol Glass. We also end up getting an invaluable masterclass on the importance of the sound a brand makes - from 'Ba da ba ba ba. I’m loving it’ to the noise your phone makes when you receive a WhatsApp. Welcome to the world of audio branding.

2020-01-30T11:32:15+02:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Howard Audio Editorial|Tags: , , |

The Storyteller Foundation – Building toward a better South African Film Industry

The Storyteller Foundation announces the launch of a programme in honour of Director SJ’s legacy that aims to support exceptional talent by providing mentorship and practical experience in ALL aspects of film directing. We catch up with the founders from 7Films and top ad agency folks at 99c about how the Foundation aims to shape the future of the local film industry. 

2019-12-13T11:50:56+02:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: 7Films Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , , |

Frannes in Cannes

Missed The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2019? Worry not. Simply read Fran Luckin’s uncensored daily reflections from fest to get the big picture. Tag along as she ferreted out the good and bad of the once quiet French coastal community now overrun with creative industry catchphrases, spray tan and yacht parties. While sharing some personal musings on Cannes exclusively with iDidTht, Fran, the CCO of Grey Africa, also served up some South African realness on the official festival judging panel for Film this year. Yeah, we’re luckin to have her!

2019-07-04T12:44:41+02:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Cannes Lions 2019|Tags: , |

Best in Film Craft: September 2017

Every month we award the very best in craft by production companies in South Africa. This month’s Craft Entries were judged by none other than the formidable Roanna Williams, ECD at Joe Public United. She’s been in the industry for over 21 years, judged everything from Loeries to Cannes and won everything from awards to our admiration.

Get Started – Production Option 1

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2020-04-27T17:42:00+02:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Get Started – Production Option 2

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2017-08-11T12:27:21+02:00August 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.