Michael Rodrigues, who is fast establishing himself as a stylistic director with a captivating and moving visual language, has joined Together Films’ director roster. Michael's reel spans commercials, films, and music videos. His work has earned him recognition at festivals worldwide, including a recent win at the BAFTA-qualifying Aesthetica Film Festival for Best Music Video and, ahem, a few IDIDTHAT Craft Awards.
‘These are two incredibly powerful and established directors that are at the top of their game. Catharine Cooke and Alessandra Scherillo are genius storytellers who both bring such unique perspectives.’ Says Executive Producer Gaye Leong of the new additions to the Together roster. We find out more about their combined experience of over 60 years, Emmy and Oscar noms, SAFTA wins, big brands, Al Pacino, Tilda Swinton, Monte Carlo…we’re not gonna lie, we’re a little intimidated.
We interrogate one of South Africa's most trusted comedy and performance directors, Bevan Cullinan, on how he’s approached directing over 300 commercials. Thank us later for this rare insight into this weird and wonderful comedy mind.
After working together for the last five years, Director Malo 8 and Producer Gaye Leong proved that they are not here to play when they shot and produced one of the first commercials to be filmed in South Africa during lockdown, and for McDonald’s no less. We know, right?! Launching a new company during lockdown, what is this sorcery?