iDidTht.com asked some of our fearless industry leaders to channel their inner-psychics to select the work that they predict will win in Cannes this year. We’re incredibly thankful and in awe of the great people that lent us their experience, knowledge and sexy eyes (♫Ooh ooh aah aah sexy eyes ♫). A massive thank you to our judges; Devin Kennedy, Kabelo Moshapalo, Molefi Thulo, Steph Van Niekerk, and Suhana Gordhan, and of course our partners, Ster-Kinekor Sales, for enabling us to bring you the Big #SAatCannes Picture!
iDidTht, in partnership with the Big Screen team at Ster-Kinekor, is proud to announce that we’ll be bringing you all the South African news LIVE from The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2019. Check out what's in store over the next few weeks, everything you need to know about the fest and where you can follow all the rosé-fuelled #SAatCannes action.
When The New York Times calls a local film ‘a near-virtuoso work’, you call up the near-virtuosos responsible and get the inside scoop. The brothers behind the audio company, Hey Papa Legend, opened up about their work on their critically acclaimed film and shared a harrowing tale about a Woolies mini-fillet...
Director Nico Nyoni has worked on some of the toughest reality TV sets in the biz. After years of content directing with Let it Rain Films he’s now moving toward shooting content with agencies and we’ve never been more ready!
We caught up with the team from Chill Pill Films about their latest campaign for AXE Gold ‘Find Your Magic’. Find out what made Director Dule the perfect candidate for the job and how he finds his own magic✨
After a triumphant time spent in the long-form game, Norman Maake returns to the world of commercials and we couldn’t be happier to see his always-smiling face. We touch on everything from joining the esteemed team at Figment Films, his celeb-fueled career highlights, the success of his recent feature film and what makes him the contemporary South African Director to keep your eyes on. There’s also a bit about Kwaito guys, yup, it’s everything you didn’t know you needed to know.
Four Directors. Four short films. One "star".
We caught up with Executive Producer Nina van Rensburg and Director Lourens van Rensburg from 7Films about creating work with meaning, the changes they’ve adapted to in the industry and we get to meet the latest sexy addition to their Director squad.
Aadil Dhalech from Patriot Films gets real about how his journey as a mixed-raced misfit has shaped him as a Director.
Born to a Thai mother and an Indian father, Director Aadil Dhalech from Patriot Films, shares his beautiful personal story of finding his voice as a performance Director. For anyone who has ever gotten lost in those quiet ‘in-between’ spaces.
Behind the Work of Directors Teboho Mahlatsi, Stephina Zwane and Justice Mukheli from Bomb Commercials
We Skype the talented trio, Directors Teboho Mahlatsi, Stephina Zwane and Justice Mukheli from Bomb Commercials, to catch up on some of their favourite spots they've created. Once we get past the buffering they hit us with some behind-the-scenes truth bombs you don't want to miss!
Left Post Production takes us behind the doors of 11 Mackay - a building in Blairgowrie that houses 12 Film, Media and Production companies all intent on creative collaboration in the name of fun💃Want a sexy space to manage your media, artists and client needs or just need a hot desk surrounded by some unpretentious industry creatives? Well good-looking, it’s your lucky day.
We get to know the team that went from a small garage in Emmarentia to producing over 42 projects in just a year. It’s everything you needed to know about the Hungry Films Directors and some things you really didn’t need to know, like what they would all order for their last meals… Cause hey, there’s no need to get hangry when Hungry Films is around.
WTF is VFX?! We meet with the Master of Illusion himself, Director and VFX specialist Rob Malpage from The Rudeboy Collective, who takes us on a revealing behind-the-scenes journey of visual effects, trickery, and craft. Find out how they did that.
Osu might have only recently opened their doors to the industry, but their goals are already fully fledged. If your agency is looking for integrated production solutions from a team passionate about creating culturally nuanced work and accelerating positive transformation in the industry, then step right up you sexy thing!
One of the most well established sound studios in South Africa is relaunching as an Audio Agency. Advertising peeps, please put down your pitchforks and step away from the ledge, because turns out, this is all good news vibes for you!
Director Markstry from The Star Films Company is living his best life surrounded by all things content. He spills on the thrill he gets from working with impossible deadlines, sticky budgets, small crews and combating countless obstacles on set. Masochist, master or a bit of both?
Director Travys Owen has joined Gentlemen Films, but we couldn’t just let him quietly slide into one of the top production companies unnoticed. We got the scoop on Travys’s rich background in Design, Animation, and Photography which has enriched his unique perspective and colourful aesthetic. Travys is now ready to unleash his bold style onto the industry, so get ready for lift-off gang.
A new way of sourcing and purchasing music (or sound effects) for your ads or content has hit South African shores. We talk to Jeremy de Tolly and Arnold Vermaak, the guys behind Epidemic Sound South Africa, about how the reimagined sound library will affect the local market and more importantly, save you Rands.
Going to meet with Lee Doig from Let it Rain Films, we thought we knew what we were in for. We were never ready! This Emmy Award winning Director had us shocked, surprised and scrape-your-jaw-off-the-floor-excited about his journey through the industry. Buckle up.
Robot announces that their high-octane no-sleep production company is expanding by signing three local and three international Directors - all challenging the traditional way of directing and all available for your booking (and budget) pleasure.