Directors on Directors | Karien Cherry and Jessie Zinn

Giant Films have announced the signing of award-winning documentary filmmaker Jessie Zinn for commercial representation. Jessie may be new to the commercial world but she is not new to filmmaking by any means – her latest documentary ‘Drummies’ is a short film that has just been acquired by the New Yorker (yes, the actual New Yorker!). One of South Africa’s accomplished commercial directors and fellow Giant, Karien Cherry, talks to Jessie about the film, the pursuit of truth and how (spoiler alert) their fear of failure drives them to do great work.

2022-09-22T15:42:04+02:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Editorial, Giant Films Editorial|Tags: , , |

Music Video Director Turned Commercials Director Adriaan Louw Joins Giant Films

Director Adriaan Louw has been at the forefront of capturing the identity of youth culture in Africa. His obsession with documenting an authentically cool African youth narrative and sharing it with the rest of the world has now lead him to move from being a kickass music and content director to joining the big guns at Giant Films to take on the world of commercials directing. We got the, wait for it… Louw-down😎

2018-11-16T13:03:06+02:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Editorial, Giant Films Editorial|Tags: , |

SA’s Viral KFC Neymar Ad: What We Didn’t Know

Director Karien Cherry from Giant Films and Ogilvy Cape Town share their journey of going viral, dish the dirt on some on-set near disasters and reveal sneaky Easter eggs for die-hard fans like us! Thanks for getting South Africa into the World Cup you clever people you!