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'.
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.
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!
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.
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 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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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. 🙌🐾
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!
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!
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 😘
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.
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! 😍
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*
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.
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👏👏👏
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.