IDIDTHAT Craft Awards April 2024

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by our forever reigning queens Juliet Honey, Creative Director at TBWA Hunt Lascaris and Justine Puren-Calverley, Director at FirstPencil. We bow in awe because wow, this was a particularly tough month with some really strong work! Chicken Licken takes it! Congratulations to the team behind the spot Dave ‘Legs of Thunder’ Mgijimi.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards March 2024

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the honourable Tshepo Tumahole, Integrated CD at Joe Public United and Morgan Dingle, Director at Your Girlfriend. We don’t know what they’ve put in the water over at 7Films but both 7Films directors Hayden Brown and Jozua Malherbe were awarded Best in Craft. Take a bow team!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards February 2024

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by industry legends Roanna Williams, CCO & Co-Founder of South Africa’s brand new agency Boundless and Kim Geldenhuys, Director at 0307 Films. Congratulations to Monde who is taking away top honours this month!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards January 2024

This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the Judge Judy's themselves, order in the court for Alan Irvin, Director at They Films  and all rise for Danni Pinch, ECD at Accenture Song. Congratulations to Darling Films' Chloe Coetsee and independent director Dave Meinert who both took home Best in Craft.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards December 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the ever red-carpet ready Jacquie Mullany, ECD at FCB Africa & Bruno Bossi, Director at Carbon Films. Congratulations to VFX maestros Eddie Addinall and Rory Mark from The Refinery and directing wizard Greg Rom from Gentlemen Films.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards November 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the spreaders of amazingness; Neo Mashigo, Chief Creative Officer at M&C Saatchi Group South Africa & James Matthes, Creative Executive Officer at Pressure Cooker. Congratulations to November’s top crafters, Zee Ntuli from Darling Films and 7 Films‘ Gorgeous Bushman.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards October 2023

This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the esteemed, distinguished (and more words that mean fancy) Glenn Jeffery, Executive Creative Director at Grey Africa and Zwelethu Radebe, Director & Partner at Egg Films. Congratulations to directors Karien Cherry from Giant Films and Gareth Kaatze from Groundglass for being awarded Best of Craft this month. 

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards September 2023

What a month! Really great work was entered, and there was a lot of it, making it really tough for our judges, but they pulled through. September’s (we know, we know, we’re a bit late this month but we blame the glitz, the hangovers and the velvety seats of this year’s Loeries) IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the insightful and wise Kirk Gainsford, Chief Creative Officer, MullenLowe SA and Katlego Baaitse, Director at Spitfire Films. Congratulations to Dean Blumberg from Massïf, Zee Ntuli from Darling Films and Peter Pohorsky from Plank on taking home Best of Craft. Well done for doing well!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards August 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the distinguished Brendan Hoffmann, ECD at Joe Public Cape Town and the esteemed Ian Gabriel, Director at Giant Films Thank you sirs! Congratulations to Production Designer (or if you prefer, Art Director) Louise Knepscheld on her work for Kruger and Slim from Darling Films for his MTN spots. Well done you crafty beauties!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards July 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by our esteemed poultry enthusiasts Nkanyezi Masango, CCO at DENTSU CREATIVE and Cindy Lee, Director at The Star Film Company. Yes, chicken reigned supreme this month as Greg Gray from ROMANCE, Adam Bentel from KrewKut & Elben Schutte feat. Martin Bergeaud from Pressure Cooker Studios clucked their way to glory 🐔🏆 Congratulations to ruling the roost team!🐣👑

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards June 2023

June’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by two creative powerhouses armed with their impeccable artistic palates; Camilla Clerke, Executive Creative Director at Ogilvy South Africa & Thina Zibi, Independent Director. Thank you for lending us your fiery brilliance. Congratulations to Slim from Darling Films for being awarded Best in Craft by both judges - BOOM.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards May 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the discerning eyes of Terry McKenna, ECD at The Odd Number and Zee Ntuli, Director at Darling Films. Chicken reigned supreme in May which means a big congrats to Saki Bergh from Left and Adrian from Egg Films who have proven that their art craft is a feathered triumph!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards April 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the illustrious Marcus Moshapalo, Executive Creative Director at VMLY&R and Tebogo Malope, Director at The Star Film Company. We’re not sure if you’re all using AI technology in ways that we haven’t thought of, because damn there was a lot of good work this month! A huge congratulations for rising to the top Kim Geldenhuys from 0307, Greg Rom from Gentlemen Films, Audio Militia & Polycat Animation.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards March 2023

Here are the results for this month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards. Thank you to our most esteemed judges, Thembalethu Msibi, ECD at BlackSwan and Sam Coleman, Director at Patriot for lending us your expertise this month. Congratulations to Mzonke Maloney and the team at Carbon Films for taking home Best in Craft for March. 

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards February 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by red-carpet-worthy talents of Julie Thorogood, Creative Director at NetworkBBDO and Mark Middlewick, Director at First Pencil. Congratulations to Director Imraan Christian from Arcade and Strangelove Editor Shelby Ncube who were awarded Best in Craft this month by both judges.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards January 2023

This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by two industry heavy-hitters, the honourable Suhana Gordhan, Executive Creative Director at Duke Group and Karien Cherry, Director at Giant Films. We bow down in your presence! Big congratulations to editing-maestro Saki Bergh from Left Post for taking Best in Craft for January!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards December 2022

December 2022's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards results are in! What better way to begin the new year than with a throwback to some exceptional work from last year? December's Craft was judged by Chantelle dos Santos, Creative Director at Ogilvy JHB and Fausto Becatti, Director at Bioscope Films - we are not worthy, thank you. Congratulations to Karien Cherry from Giant Films for crafting those small moments that gave her this big win 🚀

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards November 2022

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the very top of our Xmas wishlist; Grant Sithole, Chief Product Officer of Publicis Groupe Africa and Nicole Ackermann, Director at Romance. This was a particularly tough month to judge with a lot of stand-out work, but rising to the top is Paul Ward from Giant Films and Tristan Holmes from The Star Film Company.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards October

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the superbly talented all-seeing all-knowing oracles that are Jacquie Mullany, Creative Director at HelloFCB+ and Grant De Sousa, Director at They. Congratulations to Slim from Darling Films for his skillfully crafty work on Chicken Licken *clapping wildly.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards September

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Executive Creative Director at FCB Tian van den Heever and Animation & VFX Supervisor and Head of Production at Chocolate Tribe, Rob van den Bragt. Congratulations to the man, the myth, the legend himself, Greg Gray on nabbing this month's Best in Craft.