IDIDTHAT Craft Awards2020-07-22T11:57:13+02:00

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards

Every month we team up with a top local Creative Director to award the finest in South African Film and Production Craft across these different categories: Direction, Editing, Cinematography, Animation and SFX, Online, Original Sound, Sound Design and Final Mix. It’s just another way that IDIDTHAT.co makes it ridiculously easy to stay up-to-date with who’s doing the best work in the country.

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IDIDTHAT Craft Awards August 2020

The IDIDTHAT Craft Awards for August were judged by CCO of FCB Africa, Tseliso Rangaka and Owner of Produce Sound, Louis Enslin. Congratulations to Cindy Lee from The Star Film Company and Paul Ward from Giant Films. We're clapping wildly in the flickering light of our Stage 4 candles in your honour.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards July 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

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

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!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards: April 2020

April's IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Director Greg Gray from Romance Films and Creative Partner / ECD at M&C Saatchi Abel, Jake Bester. Two 'Best in Craft' winners this month. Congratulations Katlego Baaitse from Burley Boys AND monde like the world from The Rudeboy Collective. Check out all the results here.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards: March 2020

The March IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Executive Creative Director at FCB Joburg, Suhana Gordhan and Film Editor at Deliverance Post, Ricky Boyd. Congratulations to this month's legends, Helen & Kim from Motion City Films AND Gregg Baily from Figment Films, for winning Best in Craft.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards: February 2020

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards just got a whole lot more judgy mcjudgerson. As of this month, we will have TWO judges independently selecting South Africa’s Best in Craft. February’s IDIDTHAT Craft Award’s top dogs are, drumroll please, Executive Creative Director at TBWA Hunt Lascaris, Kabelo Moshapalo and Executive Producer and Music Supervisor at Pulse Music, Marc Algranti. Congratulations to all the winners!

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!

Best in Film Craft: December 2019

We’re not quite done with 2019 yet! December’s iDidTht Craft Awards were judged by the bearded beauty himself, Ryan McManus. Apart from being the Regional CCO at VMLY&R South Africa and on the Creative Circle EXCO, Ryan has been recognised at Cannes, D&AD, Loeries, One Show, ADC, Effies, NYF and often on the streets. Thank you, Ryan, you gorgeous clever creative you!

Best in Film Craft: November 2019

November’s iDidTht Craft Awards were judged by the highly Instagrammable ECD of King James Group JHB, Graeme Jenner. Born in England (but we won’t hold that against him), Graeme moved to SA, was raised in Secunda and became a Graphic Designer in Joburg. Since then he has made his mark on the industry in countless ways, including being the Founder of King James II. An honour and a privilege to have you Graeme!

Best in Film Craft: October 2019

Creative Director at Grey Africa/Liquid, Steph van Niekerk once went on stage 15 times on a single night at the Loeries. She’s one of SA’s most awarded creatives in film, but it’s time that people know that the real talent lies with her cat, word-renowned film critic and enthusiast, Dmitri Moses, who will be joining her as co-judge this month. Thank you Steph and Moses. 🙌🐾

Best in Film Craft: September 2019

Every month iDidTht teams up with an industry superstar to award South Africa’s best in Craft. For the month of September, we were joined by none other than Neo Mashigo. His credits are endless so in the interest of word count, here’s the highlights reel: CCO for at M&C Saatchi Group, former Chairperson & current board member of Loeries, Co-Founder of 'I See a Different You', on the Executive Committee of the Creative Circle, and basically won all the awards including Grand Prix at Cannes, legend. Thank you Neo, thank you!

Best in Film Craft: August 2019

Our iDidTht Craft Awards for August were judged by Creative Director at TBWA Hunt Lascaris, Nikki Taylor-Garrett. Fresh from serving on the jury at Cannes, Nikki brings over a decade of industry experience, working with some of the top brands while simultaneously creating disruptive work for non-profits. We couldn’t be prouder that she agreed to make our Craft Awards her side-hustle. Thank you Nikki!

Best in Film Craft: July 2019

Every month iDidTht.com teams up with an industry leader to award South Africa’s best in Film Craft. Even though July's judge doesn’t need to look at his own awards (and there are plenty) to validate his success (which is huge), we’re practically giddy when he agrees to judge ours. Thank you to the wonderful Ahmed Tilly 😘

Best in Film Craft: June 2019

Every month iDidTht.com teams up with an industry leader to award South Africa’s best in Film Craft. This month, Claudi Potter, yes, the multiple award-winning Creative Director at Joe Public United, brings her years of judgy-mcjudgerson experience to our awards and we are in awe to say the least. Thank you Claudi and congrats to all the winners.

Best in Film Craft: May 2019

Every month iDidTht.com teams up with an industry leader to award South Africa’s best in Film Craft. This month, the CCO of Grey Africa, Fran Luckin, lends us her years of experience and talent by stepping up to the judging plate. More importantly though, she makes us look damn cool, because guys, it’s Fran flippen Luckin! 😍

Best in Film Craft: April 2019

Every month iDidTht.com teams up with an industry leader to award South Africa’s best in Film Craft. Huge shout-out to our judge: Executive Creative Director of Ogilvy Cape Town, Chairperson of the Loerie Awards, 2nd Most Admired Creative Leader in Cape Town for 2 years-running and winner of numerous awards including a Cannes Grand Prix… please step aside Arya Stark, and let's give it up for Tseliso Rangaka! *crowd goes wild*

Best in Film Craft: March 2019

Every month iDidTht.com teams up with an industry leader to award South Africa’s best in Film Craft. This month’s Guest Judge was John Davenport. When not polishing his roughly 20 Cannes Lions awards he’s being the badass CCO at Havas, a political writer, philanthropist, and sculptor… oh, and he also happened to put the ‘Davenport’ in Ireland/Davenport. 🔥If he wasn’t so damn nice we’d think he’s showing off.

Best in Film Craft: February 2019

This month’s iDidTht Craft Awards are judged by the legendary Founder and ECD at House of Brave, Vanessa Pearson. Hold onto your word count because Vanessa is an Advertising Person of the Year nominee, Cannes Judge, D&AD Judge and Loeries Judge, a multiple winner of Cannes Gold Lions, One Show Golds, Clio Statues, Loeries, Ads of the Year and New York Festival Grand Prix's and one of the most highly acclaimed Creative Directors on the African Continent. Vanessa we are putting our hands together, taking them apart and doing that several times in your honour👏👏👏

Best in Film Craft: January 2019

Anna Wintour, Karl Lagerfeld, Elton John, Nathan Reddy - The only four humans who can successfully pull off wearing sunglasses indoors. Anna, Karl and Elton weren’t quite right for this gig, but we’re super proud to have Chairman & Founder of Grid Worldwide, Nathan Reddy, judging South Africa's best in Production Craft this month. The future is so bright son 😎 Thanks Nate and congrats to all of iDidTht's Craft Award winners.

iDidTht Craft Awards Rankings 2018

Every month iDidTht teams 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 iDidTht Craft Awards Rankings 2018. These truly were the best of the best in the industry in Film Production, Post Production, Music & Sound, Animation & SFX. Congratulations you beautiful clever people you!

Best in Film Craft: December 2018

Welcome to January team – the Monday of months.😭To cheer you up here are this month’s iDidTht Craft Award results as judged by Juliet Honey, Creative Director at Net#work BBDO. Juliet’s eye for craft is like none other and in short, she memes business…and also means it. Juliet, honey, it's an honour!

Best in Film Craft: November 2018

Ke Dezemba Boss!😎 But first… November’s iDidTht Craft Awards have officially been judged by one of the biggest guns in the industry. Raise your craft gin glasses to the legend herself: former Chairperson of The Loeries, Creative Director at FCB and a leader we’d happily follow into any pitch, Suhana Gordhan! Massive congrats to all the sexy winners.

Best in Film Craft: October 2018

This month’s iDidTht Craft Awards are judged by the legend himself, Xolisa Dyeshana. If you don’t know who Xolisa is, well tbh, we don’t see the brightest future for you in advertising, but in short: Chairperson of the Creative Circle/Chief Creative Officer and partner at Joe Public/Former Chairperson of The Loeries/named one of the Top 6 People To Watch In Advertising by Finweek/Seriously, Google guys!

Best in Film Craft: September 2018

This month’s iDidTht Craft Awards are judged by Consulting ECD at WICK, Bridget Johnson. Bridget has over 20 years’ experience at SA’s best advertising agencies and all the awards and accolades to back up a truly powerful career. Judging our Craft Awards will no doubt be a new highlight… Glad to be of assistance Bridget 😉 and honoured to have you!

Best in Film Craft: August 2018

This month’s iDidTht Craft Awards are judged by Mr Easy on the Eyes himself, Executive Creative Director at TBWA\ Johannesburg, Kabelo Moshapalo. When not judging every award show out there, Kabelo is a master of creative digital solutions, driving creative excellence, and posing for kickass insta-selfies. An honour and a privilege to have you Kabelo!

Best in Film Craft: July 2018

This month’s iDidTht Craft Awards are judged by Molefi Thulo, Creative Director at Ogilvy Johannesburg. Just because he was a judge at Cannes Lions this year, doesn’t mean he forgot about his squad back home. Thanks Mo – next round of Rosé on us! 🍷

Best in Film Craft: June 2018

This month’s iDidTht Craft Awards are judged by Chief Creative Officer at 1886 Advertising, Stuart Stobbs. We couldn’t find an active Facebook or Twitter account for Stuart, which set off some major alarms, but his LinkedIn profile assures us he is legit. Love you Stuart (and that hairstyle)! 😘

Best in Film Craft: May 2018

This month’s iDidTht Craft Awards are judged by Creative Director at DDB South Africa, Nicola Wielopolski. Having already bagged all the top awards herself, it's about time she hands them out. Nicola, you always rock our world!

Best in Film Craft: April 2018

With over a 100 statues of his own (show off!), who better to judge this month’s iDidTht Craft Awards than CCO at TBWA Hunt Lascaris and Creative Circle Chairperson (drum roll please), the legendary Peter Khoury! And as we always say, just keep calm and Khoury on!

Best in Film Craft: March 2018

Taking time out from her fitness regime of getting in formation and collecting awards like No. 1 ECD in SA for the last 2 years, Mariana O’Kelly, Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy JHB, judges this month’s iDidTht Craft Awards. Mariana, we are not worthy 🙏

Best in Film Craft: February 2018

Executive Creative Director at Publicis Machine, Gareth McPherson, has come a long way since roaming the cutthroat halls of Rondebosch Boys’ High. Lucky for us Gareth rose above this adversity and is now a badass creative leader and we’re honoured to have him judge this month’s iDidTht Craft Awards.

Best in Film Craft: January 2018

Creative Director at Hellocomputer, Camilla Clerke, judged this month’s Craft Awards. Camilla has gone from winning awards at Loeries, D&AD and Cannes to judging awards at Cannes to even filling a can with water from a stream #DayZero. She’s a pretty big deal and it’s a privilege and an honour to have her *curtsy

iDidTht Craft Awards Rankings 2017

We’re kicking off 2018 with a throwback to 2017 by celebrating the best craft of the year. iDidTht's Monthly Craft Awards showcase the very best by production companies in SA. Here are the top 13 ranked companies of the year. So stop googling ‘What is Bitcoin’ and rather check out which production companies kicked ass, including all the Best of Reel and Special Mentions awarded by the industry's leading creatives. 

Best in Film Craft: December 2017

The December's Craft Awards were judged by the legendary Cameron Watson. If you Google ‘Cameron Watson’, you get everyone from a Scottish Australian football player, an actor from the series Dynasty to the Creative Director at King James. The first two will forever live in the third’s shadow, shame... Thanks for gracing us with your presence Cameron Watson, we are in awe! Congratulations to all the winners.

Best in Film Craft: November 2017

iDidTht's Monthly Craft Awards showcase the very best in craft by production companies in SA. This month we asked Jenny Glover, ECD at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris, to select her standouts. She has over 45 international awards, including 21 Cannes Lions and four D&AD Yellow Pencils, is ranked 2nd on the Creative Circle rankings and 1st on iDidTht's 'Creatives We Like To Stalk' rankings. A privilege to have you Jenny. (We promise not to hug you, but we will enthusiastically chant your name) Jenny! Jenny! Jenny!

Best in Film Craft: October 2017

This month’s Craft Awards were judged by the bedroom eyes of Nkanyezi Masango, Creative Director at King James Group, Cape Town. Nkanyezi has collected a brag-worthy 9 Cannes Lions and is a champion for diversity in the creative field. Welcome Nkanyezi, you gorgeous, clever man you GRRRR 🐆

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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.

Best in Film Craft: June 2017

Brendan Hoffmann awards iDidTht’s best in film craft for June. The Hoff is an industry leader in raising kids and being an all round kind and gentle family man… Oh and he happens to also be a multi-award winning creative badass! An honour to have you Hoffers.

Best in Film Craft: May 2017

Bridget Johnson awards this month’s best in film craft by Production Companies. She doesn’t like to brag, so we’ll do it for her: Bridget is brilliant! She’s been in the game for over 2 decades, scooped up a ridiculous amount of awards and has judged everything from Cannes to that weird hat you once wore. We bow down to her greatness!

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Best in Film Craft: April 2017

Tim Beckering, Creative Director at Network BBDO in JHB, awards iDidTht’s Best in Film Craft this month. Tim is a total speed freak, like a local version of The Fast and the Furious, except Tim knows when to stop. Which is why he only chose one Best of Reel and one Special Mention campaign this month #MicDrop #Boom

Best in Film Craft: March 2017

Multi-award winning Steph van Niekerk awards this month’s best in film craft by Production Companies. She’s a small person so you may not always see her entering a room, but don’t mess with her because she’ll throw SA’s first (and only) TV and Cinema Gold One Show statue at you.

Best in Film Craft: February 2017

Mike Barnwell, Executive Creative Director at FCB Cape Town, awards the best in film craft by Production Companies this month. Mike left New Zealand in 2012, sending the country into a downward spiral - it is now the 4th highest user of amphetamines worldwide. Meanwhile, since Mike moved to Cape Town, the city has been named the world’s ‘Best City’. Coincidence? We think not…

Best in Film Craft: January 2017

Liam Wielopolski, Chief Creative Officer at DDB South Africa, awards the best in film craft by Production Companies this month. He was ranked number 3 Chief Creative Officer at the recent Loeries rankings, but more importantly, his Avi on Twitter is an egg, he has 11 followers and his one and only tweet reads: “First tweet, yehaa!’’ - that was back in June 2011… When Liam’s not strategically questioning and undermining the conventions of social media, he’s an industry leader and you need to take note of what he rates as South Africa’s best. We’re honoured to have you Liam…yehaa! 😉

Best in Film Craft: December 2016

Fran Luckin, Chief Creative Officer at Grey Africa Johannesburg, awards the best in film craft by Production Companies this month. She's a bad ass who's bl**dy brilliant at spotting the best craft, so grab your skinny soy frappuccino and have a read through her comments.

Best in Film Craft: November 2016

Molefi Thulo, Creative Director at Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg, awards the best in film craft by Production Companies this month. With only 3 spots awarded, he'll now be known as 'Terminator Thulo'. View the winners and all the entries by the leading production companies in South Africa.

The Best in Film Craft: October 2016

Graeme Jenner, Executive Creative Director at King James II, awards the best in film craft by Production Companies this month. We can neither confirm nor deny that Graeme is the inspiration behind Vin Diesel’s haircut. View the winners and all the entries by the leading production companies in South Africa.

The Best in Film Craft: September 2016

Suhana Gordhan, Creative Director at FCB Johannesburg, awards the best in film craft by Production Companies this month. Suhana has also recently been appointed as the Chairperson of the Loeries, making her the first and only woman in advertising. View the winners and all the entries by the leading production companies in South Africa.

The Best in Film Craft: July 2016

Gordon Ray, Executive Creative Director and Founding Partner at M&C Saatchi Abel Cape Town, awards the best in film craft by Production Companies this month. View the winners and all the entries by the leading production companies in South Africa.

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