Gentlemen Films director Jono Hall’s debut film ‘Awake’ is a bold and captivating emotional experience that lingers in your memory and behind your eyelids long after you’ve watched it. Breaking free from the constraints of the commercials world, ‘Awake’ serves as a testament to Jono’s ever-expanding talent at creating striking work that is classy and restrained, yet still able to deliver utterly unexpected and attention-grabbing moments. It is a meticulously crafted film made by a confident visual storyteller who shows every indication of levelling-up in his career. Hell yeah!
Gentlemen Films director, Samantha Nell, has quickly made a name for herself as a strong performance director with a talent for storytelling. Her reel showcases stand-out work in both comedy and drama, often combining the two, and has seen her directing some of the most renowned and respected actors in South Africa, in commercials and now in her debut feature film for Netflix. We caught up with the Gentlemen Films director about her rise in the industry.
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’!
Four Directors. Four short films. One "star".
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.
From directing, shooting, editing, animating and sound design to staging one of the weirdest/coolest Skype meetings we’ve ever been part of – Meet Dolph, the content creation collective that’s joined Gentlemen Films.
Mark Middlewick from Gentlemen Films has come a long way since writing ‘fin’ at the end of his screenplays at Drama school. From directing his short film in LA starring Adrien Brody to locally becoming ‘The Bank Man’ of ads. Mark is on the rise! We managed to slow him down long enough to find out how, why and if he'd give us Adrien’s number.