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Director Mpho Twala, a decade of African storytelling and a brutally honest short film ‘Worth’

With the release of The Rudeboy Collective’s Co-founder and Director's trailer for his short film ‘Worth’, we look at what has contributed to Mpho Twala's rich directing career and what lies ahead. Ten years spent flexing his advertising skills but also the values that he stands for and he’s not stopping now.

October 13th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Rudeboy Editorial|Tags: , |

Introducing Olamuk, generational legacy

Olamuk is a full-service production company that represents a roster of vibrant directors and photographers. Although the team offer a diverse skillset, they maintain that they all coincidently do exactly the same thing, which is of course to… ‘Make dope sh*t’. Having launched over a year ago, we caught up with the 100% black owned one-stop-shop to find out more.

October 7th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Olamuk Editorial|Tags: , , , |

FirstPencil’s new director only gives two F’s

The only thing that matches director Mo Matli's obsession with film is her obsession with fitness, or as she puts it: ‘I only give two Fs, film and fitness’. Another F we would add is feeling, something her work is full of. Combine Mo’s tenacity and her drive to craft meaningful work with the production support and backing of an established house like FirstPencil and watch out world!

September 29th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, FirstPencil Editorial|Tags: , |

Newly launched, Triple Story Content says ‘Our product is production’

Led by industry veteran and Executive Producer Monareng Makwetla, Triple Story Content uses its network of talent and freelancers to streamline campaigns by creating integrated film, audio and stills production. The company coordinates and manages the production of commercials, branded content, stills, TV series, features, audio production, post production…In short, tell them what you need and they will match the right talent to get it done.

September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Triple Story Content Editorial|Tags: , |

IDIDTHAT Presents ‘SHE DID THAT’

SHE DID THAT is a female filmmakers showcase that shines a spotlight on the women in the South African production industry. Although we will only be featuring women and non-binary people, the goal is that it will encourage the inclusion of more underrepresented filmmakers across all production work created by South Africans. This month features Director Ying-Poi De Lacy from Massïf, Director Vanessa Mojapelo from Rumanya Films and Director Karien Cherry from Giant Films.

September 23rd, 2021|Categories: SHE DID THAT|Tags: , , , , , |

Figment Films signs Director Imran Hamdulay

Director Imran Hamdulay has joined the team at Figment Films bringing with him over a decade’s filmmaking experience. Imran has spent his career predominantly focussed on directing award-winning long-form and feature films. The signing with Figment will see him finally get to prioritise his love of commercials directing while applying his invaluable experience in narrative drama, ability to draw natural performances from his actors and an empathetic approach to the short-form game.

September 9th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Figment Films Editorial|Tags: , |

Pressure Cooker creates the sound of South Africa for Spotify’s first local commercial

Pressure Cooker was given the monumental task of creating the sound of a nation for Spotify Premium for the South African market. No easy feat when you consider the sheer volume of diversity in our country’s music and cultures. We catch up with the creators and take a look at how they pulled it off.

September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Pressure Cooker Editorial|Tags: |

Director Mqondisi ‘MQ’ Ngubane signs with Bomb Commercials, ‘I’m a Bomb baby through and through’

With 15 years of directing experience and over 50 commercials under his belt, Mqondisi ‘MQ’ Ngubane is no newbie to the ad industry or TV for that matter. MQ has spent the last few years directing some of the country’s most loved and award-winning series. Excited to return to commercials directing on a more permanent basis, MQ has now joined the roster at Bomb.

August 19th, 2021|Categories: Bomb Commercials Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , |

Hello Circus, a talent agency and new home for independent freelance directors

Hello Circus represents freelance and independent directors who are already established or new to the industry. Choosing a far more fluid and flexible approach over the traditional production model, this talent agency connects directors directly with agencies and brands to create a more integrated transparent process. Wanna join the Circus?

August 10th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Hello Circus Editorial|Tags: |

IDIDTHAT Presents ‘SHE DID THAT’

SHE DID THAT shines a spotlight on the women in South Africa's production industry. Our hope is that this will become a talent showcase to access and discover the right people for your projects. This month features Director at Darling Films Gale Maimane, Director at Bomb Commercials Stephina Zwane and Editor at Ludus Post Productions Angela Whitehouse.

The Rudeboy Collective expands. Three new filmmakers, another office in Cape Town and a humans-first take on commercials directing

The best way to explain the noticeable shift at Rudeboy is to introduce you to the new directors joining the team; Hallie Haller and director-duo Helen and Kim. A creative mindful group who share more than just the same headshot photographer. A group of filmmakers who live and breathe their values and we are here for it! Let's go!

Sketchbook Studios signs director Ramon Mellett, ‘He’s not our funny guy’

Before becoming a commercials director, Ramon Mellet worked as an editor, photographer and DOP. This production background gives him an edge on any set. Having also worked for years as a graffiti artist in his earlier life, the non-conformist subculture has perhaps disposed Ramon to ‘keeping it real’ which is evident in his authentic approach to his visual and narrative storytelling.

July 13th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Sketchbook Editorial|Tags: , |

South Africa’s Work to Watch – July 2021

This month we showcase South Africa's stand-out work. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that has been awarded by the Creative Circle as well as IDIDTHAT’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Post Production, here’s another way.

Whether you’re an agency Producer, production company Producer, or freelance Producer, (we know, that you know) you’re the busiest damn person in the industry, so we’re not going to waste your time. There is a streamlined way of handling your post and it’s by letting someone else do it for you… Without having to add anything extra to your budget. Meet Joe from Matte Black.

July 9th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Matte Black Editorial|Tags: , |

Live Updates: South Africa’s Winners & Shortlists at Cannes 2021

Follow South Africa's Cannes Lions Shortlists and Winners right here from the 21st of June. We’ll be updating this page as results are announced - listing all South Africa’s shortlists, showcasing the awarded work, and featuring all the IDIDTHAT members involved.

South Africa wins 7 Pencils at the One Show 2021 (View the work)

South Africa did us proud this year bringing home Metal and Merits for days! Congrats you beauties. Here we showcase all the work by our IDIDTHAT members. Wild clapping and screaming for Promise, who nabbed a whole bloody CNA stationary section with their Gold, Bronze and Silver Pencils. We’ll keep the clapping going strong for TBWA Hunt Lascaris Johannesburg and their TWO Silvers, Joe Public United and 7 Films who both picked up Silver and Post Modern and Massif for their Bronze. You did us damn proud ❤

ARCADE PRESENTS ‘MUTANT’

Following the whirlwind success of their previous music documentary, Future Sound of Mzansi, filmmakers Lebogang Rasethaba and Nthato Mokgata team up again to direct MUTANT, an intimate documentary portrait film featuring Isaac Mutant, a controversial and outspoken rapper from the Cape Flats. The film took 6 years to complete, which allows audiences to witness Isaac’s character evolve on screen, from being a militant and agitated aggressor to a man in pursuit of a greater peace.

June 9th, 2021|Categories: Arcade Content Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , |

Director Gregg Bailey announces his move to Robot

As Gregg Bailey approaches a decade of directing, he has announced that he will be joining the growing roster of talent at Robot. Well established as a performance director and considered storyteller, we know Gregg’s strength lies in crafting heartfelt intimate moments. In fact, you’ll most likely find that when it comes to an onscreen moment that needs space and time to breath, he’ll nail it.

June 8th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Robot Editorial|Tags: , |

South Africa’s D&AD Winners 2021 (View the work)

IDIDTHAT showcases all the work that was awarded to our South African members at the recent D&AD Awards 2021 ⚡ Director Kim Gehrig might have received the President’s Award, but you are all our Kweens, congratulations!

New partners added to the Egg leadership team, directors Zwelethu Radebe and Lebogang Rasethaba

Following the news that Egg Films’ director Sunu stepped down as partner to focus on long-form, we were thrilled to hear that director Zwelethu Radebe and director and Arcade co-owner Lebogang Rasethaba are joining the leadership team as new partners. The two will work together with Executive Producer Colin Howard as the company’s owners and main shareholders.

June 1st, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Egg Films Editorial|Tags: , , , |

Carbon Films, 4 new directors, 1 new partner, and a Bruno in a pear tree.

There’s a lot that’s been happening at Carbon Films recently; 4 new directors, 1 new partner, a lot of sit-up-and-pay-attention work, a bunch of new awards and….a Bruno still Bossi 😊 We get the scoop and also put together some when-to-use-which-Carbon-director crib notes. Let's go!

Top awarded South African director Jeana Theron, a filmmaker you’d go to war with

In the last three years alone Director Jeana Theron from Darling Films has been awarded a Gold Cannes Lion and two Loeries Grands Prix. We know right, where are the headlines?! Jeana’s quiet demeanour has perhaps masked her razor-sharp edge and ability to make even the most gruesome storytelling beautiful. In our opinion, this proven versatile contemporary filmmaker has been flying way too low under the radar. So, you probably haven’t thought of Jeana like this, but you really should…

April 30th, 2021|Categories: Darling Films Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , |

Director Adriaan Louw brings his visual aesthetic and doccie style approach to Robot

You might know him as the guy who shoots those unconventionally cool music videos or sexy sneaker spots, but with the announcement that Adriaan Louw has joined Robot, we caught up with a filmmaker evolving into a storyteller passionate about bringing his emotive documentary filmmaking mind and visual aesthetic to narrative-driven work.

April 22nd, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Robot Editorial|Tags: , |

South Africa’s Work to Watch: April 2021

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on IDIDTHAT are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and IDIDTHAT's Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Dove ‘It’s on Us’ took 2 years to produce and here’s how 7Films and MullenLowe pulled it off

Dove’s latest campaign pays other brands to diversify their ads. We spoke to 7Films about the Cirque du Soleil-like project management skills required to pull off a campaign that stretched over two years, four countries and one global pandemic.

April 13th, 2021|Categories: 7Films Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , , , |

Commercials and Creative Director Anthony Bila partners with Indie Village

Anthony Bila has partnered with Indie Founder and Producer Dale Love-Ballantine to lead Indie Village. The two give us the lowdown on what makes the Village's in-house offering irresistible to anyone who needs to make their budget go further...so yeah, that's pretty much everyone!

March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Indie Village Editorial|Tags: , , |

Refinery Post: New space. New leadership. New Oscar nomination.

Fresh from being nominated for an Oscar for ‘My Octopus Teacher’ we catch up with one of the leading full service post production facilities about what it was like working on the doccie. We also meet Refinery’s new leadership trio and get a preview of their new swanky studios. There’s a lot, so strap in!

March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Refinery Editorial|Tags: , , , , |

Jabu Nadia Newman from Romance Films explores black identity in a Nowness short film ‘The Dream That Refused Me’

Commissioned by well-known cultural platform NOWNESS and created by Romance Films, ‘The Dream That Refused Me’ is a visual poem that explores black identity through dance, digital filters, and collage artwork. We sat down with Director Jabu Nadia Newman to unpack this striking and surreal film.

March 16th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, ROMANCE Editorial|Tags: , |

Ad of the Year 2020. All the Work and the Winners.

Congratulations to all the winners at last night's Creative Circle  'Ad of the Year’ awards. Here you can find all the winning work and the winning people who created it. Easy peasy, and it makes it that much easier to find the top people for your next project.

Osu Creative Productions sign two rising stars; director Yoza Mnyanda & photographer Michelle Perkins

Director Yoza Mnyanda and photographer Michelle Perkins recently became part of the Osu family and brought with them a refreshing wave of creative intelligence. Their agile, collaborative and daring approach within their respective disciplines, made them an obvious fit to the Osu way of working. Here's what you need to know.

March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Osu Editorial|Tags: |

Digital Communication: Creative Circle’s Ad of the Month winners in 2020. In the running for Ad of the Year.

We’ve tracked down all the IDIDTHAT companies that were awarded by the Creative Circle in 2020 in the 'Digital' category. Here you can find the winning work and the winning people who created it. Congratulations you digital darlings! Don’t miss the virtual ‘Ad of the Year’ awards on the 4th of March to find out which campaign will reign supreme.

Film: Creative Circle’s Ad of the Month winners in 2020. In the running for Ad of the Year.

We’ve put together this handy showcase of all the IDIDTHAT companies that were awarded by the Creative Circle in the 'Film' category throughout 2020. Congratulations you cinematic beauties on being in the running for the coveted ‘Ad of the Year’ award on the 4th of March at the Virtual Ad of the Year Awards! What campaign do YOU think deserves the title of South Africa’s best of the best?

PR and Live Communications: Creative Circle’s Ad of the Month winners in 2020. In the running for Ad of the Year.

We’ve tracked down all our IDIDTHAT members’ work that was awarded in Creative Circle’s ‘PR & Live Communications’ category throughout 2020. Congratulations on being in the running for the coveted ‘Ad of the Year’ award on the 4th of March at the Virtual Ad of the Year Awards, boom! What campaign do YOU think deserves the title of South Africa’s best of the best?

Print: Creative Circle’s Ad of the Month winners in 2020. In the running for Ad of the Year.

We’ve tracked down all our IDIDTHAT members’ work that was awarded in Creative Circle’s ‘Print’ category throughout 2020. Congratulations on being in the running for the coveted ‘Ad of the Year’ award on the 4th of March at the Virtual Ad of the Year Awards, boom! What campaign do YOU think deserves the title of South Africa’s best of the best?

Out of Home: Creative Circle’s Ad of the Month winners in 2020. In the running for Ad of the Year.

We’ve tracked down all our IDIDTHAT members' work that was awarded in the Creative Circle 'Out of Home’ category throughout 2020. Congratulations on being in the running for the coveted ‘Ad of the Year’ award on the 4th of March at the Virtual Ad of the Year Awards, boom!  What campaign do YOU think deserves the title of South Africa’s best of the best?

Integrated: Creative Circle’s Ad of the Month winners in 2020. In the running for Ad of the Year.

Our little hamsters have sourced all our IDIDTHAT members’ work awarded in the ‘Integrated’ category by the Creative Circle throughout 2020. Judges will be announcing the ‘Ad of the Year’ from this showcase on the 4th of March 2020. What campaign do you think will rise to the top as South Africa’s best of the best?

Radio: Creative Circle’s Ad of the Month winners in 2020. In the running for Ad of the Year.

We’ve tracked down all our IDIDTHAT members’ work that was awarded in Creative Circle’s ‘Radio & Audio’ category throughout 2020. Congratulations on being in the running for the coveted ‘Ad of the Year’ award on the 4th of March at the Virtual Ad of the Year Awards, boom!  What campaign do YOU think deserves the title of South Africa’s best of the best?

Behind the voice of Adam Behr

Ever wanted to know what goes into being one of the most awarded voice-over artists? We share some recorded snippets from our interview with vocal artist Adam Behr. Having performed in over one thousand commercials, working in 30 accents both locally and internationally, Adam blows our minds and ears with his wealth of knowledge and technique behind the mic.

February 12th, 2021|Categories: Adam Behr Editorial, Editorial|Tags: |

DOLPH reloads as a multi-disciplinary production company

DOLPH founders, Daniel McCauley and Jesse Coetsee are known as the ultimate crafters in post, design, editing and animation, creating a visually recognisable style that is both graphic and bold. Now with a growing portfolio of directing work, DOLPH has established itself as an independent end-to-end multi-disciplinary production company. We find out how the duo’s holistic approach to each project could be exactly what your script needs.

January 29th, 2021|Categories: DOLPH Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , , |

Motion City Films toast to a decade of filmmaking with new look

‘Helen & Kim’, the two-headed director team, opened Motion City Films’ doors over ten years ago. Since then they have established themselves as a duo with a rich, stylistic approach that carefully balances narrative and aesthetic. We look into this approach to their work and reveal Motion City Films' fresh and playful rebrand.

January 12th, 2021|Categories: Editorial, Motion City Films Editorial|Tags: , |

Director Amy Allais from Ola! Films – keep your seatbelts fastened at all times

From choreographing adults dancing inside recycling bins in Istanbul to mapping out the final steps to a sequence 35 000 feet above the ground, when it comes to Director Amy Allais, nothing surprises us. We pinned down this frequent flyer who shared some of the behind the scenes moments from her work.

December 18th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Ola! Editorial|Tags: , |

‘They Did That’ December 2020. View South Africa’s New Work.

In a never-ending quest to keep you updated on all the impressive work that the industry is creating, we’ve created ‘They Did That’. Here we showcase all the latest work that agencies are most proud of and want to show off.

FirstPencil, 3 become 4 as Bryony Webster joins the team

We get the scoop on the latest addition to the FirstPencil team, Producer Bryony Webster. As the production company has steadily been taking on bigger more complex boards, so their production load has increased. Never wanting to compromise on production values, FirstPencil decided to enlist another powerhouse of a producer to boost their production team.

November 13th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, FirstPencil Editorial|Tags: |

Eyeforce, a production company that will make you want to quit your day job

Remember that film about the street surfers in Joburg? Eyeforce did that. The award-winning short film caught the world’s attention, and their latest short film, The Armstrongs, will no doubt do the same. Check out the trailer and find out 11 things you probably didn’t know about Eyeforce and their love of real people doing extraordinary things.

November 6th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Eyeforce Editorial|Tags: |

Adman turned Director, Katlego Baaitse, joins Spitfire Films

New Spitfire director, Katlego Baaitse, first caught our attention with the recent Chicken Licken ‘Kentucky’ ad that he directed. Yup, you’ve probably already seen it. Hell, it was even awarded IDIDTHAT’s ‘Best of Craft’. We did a little digging to find out what this new full-time director has to offer and how his unique style may just be perfect for one of your scripts.

October 14th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Spitfire Editorial|Tags: , |

Introducing The Syndicate: A post-production company that serves post-production, not frills.

The newly launched ‘The Syndicate’ is the brainchild of Editor Nic Goodwin. It offers a new way of doing your post. This ‘minimalist post-production company’ believes in maximising budgets by putting the money in the right place. Check out how they’ll custom design workflows to suit any requirements, seriously, there’s even a diagram! Yes, finally you have options when it comes to post-production!

October 14th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, The Syndicate Editorial|Tags: , |

Made Films and ‘This is a weird question, but can you…’

When Made Films Director Dani ‘What if we’ Hynes and her Producers ‘I guess we could’ Mel and Dumi first hear about a new script, the brief usually starts with: ‘This is a weird question, but can you…’ We get to the bottom of some of their weirdest requests and find out why these technically impossible projects keep coming their way.

October 9th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Made Films Editorial|Tags: , |

Why does Berlin know more about Director Talya Galasko than we do? Here’s the skinny.

International Film Festivals are calling her The Best Global Emerging Talent of 2020. She's just released her third film, Interlude, and we thought it was about time we bring South Africa up to speed on this local talent. Meet Director Talya Galasko from Sketchbook Studios.

September 4th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Sketchbook Editorial|Tags: , |

Performance director Emilie Badenhorst joins Romance

Director Emilie Badenhorst joins Romance already armed with an impressive body of work. As a filmmaker she has the ability to explore the smallest of moments shared between people on screen, delicately capturing intimacy and leaving the audience feeling connected with her performers. Feast your eyes, open your mind and create some space on your radar for this modern filmmaker.

August 20th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, ROMANCE Editorial|Tags: , |

They ‘We commit to black female directors’

Directing duo Lusanda Mgoduka and Melany Ismail have partnered with They’s founders, Darren Gordon and Alan Irvin. The refreshed They family, joined by female director, Wandile Xaba, unpack the challenge of getting black female directors through the pitch room doors, not to mention black queer and trans directors. They ask the ad industry to step up and join them because it’s not just a They thing, it’s an us thing, a South African thing.

August 7th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, They Editorial|Tags: , , , |

The nuts and bolts of the new Robot directors – Paul Ramaema and Nelis Botha

We get up close and personal with the two new directors joining Robot. Paul and Nelis, both armed with a hip aesthetic and a passion for creating edgy contemporary work, might have a lot in common when it comes to style, but who is most likely to master the art of baking banana bread you ask? Yup, it’s everything you didn’t know you needed to know.

July 24th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Robot Editorial|Tags: , , |

10 Questions for Star Film’s Emerging Director Sam Sterling-Court

Sam Sterling-Court has hit the ground running as the latest director to join Star Films. After only two months of things being 'director-official', she already directed TWO commercials. With a unique academic take on filmmaking, we lay down 10 questions to this talented young director.

July 17th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Star Films Editorial|Tags: , |

Director Jolynn Minnaar joins Figment Films

Award-winning director, Jolynn Minnaar, has battled gag orders, no trespassing zones and suffered first-hand chemical exposure from drilling sites, all to get to the heart of the story. This fearless director has now joined the stable at Figment Films where she will continue to challenge perceptions and inspire new thought as a commercial director.

June 18th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Figment Films Editorial|Tags: , |

South Africa’s D&AD Winners 2020 [View Work]

The second round of winners for the D&AD Awards have been announced and sees TBWA Hunt Lascaris, Joe Public United, and Produce Sound hop, skip and jumping away with Wood Pencils. Congratulations you unbelievably talented superhumans!

South Africa’s One Show 2020 Winners Announced [View Work]

South Africa was awarded 12 Merits, 6 Bronze, and 2 Silvers in the year’s largest global awards for creative excellence in advertising and design *drops mic and moonwalks* That is incredible! Congratulations you talented Saffas and thank you for flying our flag high and proud.

NEW production company launches – Together Films. Whaaaaaaaaaaaat?!

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?

June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Together Films Editorial|Tags: , , |

Robot Air launches full-service drone company

Founders of Robot Air, Robin Hook and Liam Johnson, talk all things aerial as they give us the low-down on their new high-flying offering. We find out what a drone company, with years of experience in production and the ad industry, has to offer the commercials world and why you should probably save their number.

May 19th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Robot Editorial|Tags: , , , |

Face-to-face with Carbon Films Director, Mzonke Maloney

Director Mzonke Maloney from Carbon Films shares his perspective on the South African onscreen narrative, what being a filmmaker in America taught him and we get a tasty-taste of what we can expect from him as a commercials director in the future. It’s everything you didn’t know you needed to know about Mzonke Maloney.

May 15th, 2020|Categories: Carbon Films Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , |

‘Griekwastad’ film directed by Jozua Malherbe and co-produced by 7 Films premieres in SA

'Griekwastad' is the true crime film based on the 2012 gruesome murders of a family on their farm in Naauwhoek. The son, a teenage boy, the sole survivor of the attack. We speak with the film’s director, Jozua Malherbe, and his co-producing team at 7 Films about this much-anticipated movie and how it’s lead to him officially joining the production company.

May 6th, 2020|Categories: Editorial|Tags: , , |

Ciclope Africa 2020 – The Winning Work

A huge congrats goes out to all the IDIDTHAT companies that grabbed a virtual Cyclops statuette! View all the work that was awarded and who was involved so you know who to work with next!

CPA LAUNCHES COVID-19 FUND

The 'CPA Covid-19 Fund' has been set up to assist industry freelancers who may find themselves in dire need in the months ahead. Please donate if you can, even a small amount will help. We should all be doing everything in our power to keep our film community safe and looked after during these uncertain times. xxx

April 7th, 2020|Categories: Editorial|Tags: |

The brains behind ‘Basement’ sit down to talk inspiration, the process, and shooting on film

Patriot Films Director, Aadil Dhalech, sits down with DP Fabian Vettiger and Ex Olympic musician and sound engineer Nic van Reenen to discuss what went into their latest short film entitled ‘Basement’. The trio of creators touch on the challenges and excitement of shooting on 35mm, their creative processes and explore the film’s dark themes.

March 6th, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Patriot Editorial|Tags: , |

Creative Circle 2019 Annual Awards

You all should be pretty familiar with the Creative Circle Annual Award wins of 2019 by now, but have you seen the actual work that won and the real-life humans behind the creativity? Well, step right up folks. We’ve put together a showcase of all the winning work so you can find out more about who is creating the best of the best in South Africa as voted by the Creative Circle jury panel.

South Africa’s Work to Watch: February 2020

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on IDIDTHAT are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and IDIDTHAT's Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Calling all young creatives: Last day to register for the Cannes Young Lions Competition

Art directors, writers, producers, filmmakers, aged 30 or younger register NOW for the Cannes Young Lions Film Competition. Brief coming in hot this Friday, 28th of February, and you'll have 48 hours to film, edit and deliver a 60-second commercial on the topic provided. Win a free trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and the chance to compete against other winning teams from around the world for the ultimate prestige of being crowned this year’s Young Lions! Huge thanks to South Africa's Official Cannes Lions Representatives, Ster-Kinekor Sales for making this possible *FistBump

February 27th, 2020|Categories: Cannes Lions, Editorial|Tags: , |

Howard Audio creates the new sonic branding for Consol Glass

We go behind the scenes with Adam Howard on how he created the new sound for Consol Glass. We also end up getting an invaluable masterclass on the importance of the sound a brand makes - from 'Ba da ba ba ba. I’m loving it’ to the noise your phone makes when you receive a WhatsApp. Welcome to the world of audio branding.

January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Editorial, Howard Audio Editorial|Tags: , , |

The Storyteller Foundation – Building toward a better South African Film Industry

The Storyteller Foundation announces the launch of a programme in honour of Director SJ’s legacy that aims to support exceptional talent by providing mentorship and practical experience in ALL aspects of film directing. We catch up with the founders from 7Films and top ad agency folks at 99c about how the Foundation aims to shape the future of the local film industry. 

December 13th, 2019|Categories: 7Films Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , , |

Work to Watch: December 2019

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Gale Maimane is now ‘Director Darling’ Official

Director Gale Maimane’s great eye and raw approach to storytelling have seen her leap from researcher to director. This shouldn't come as a surprise as she’s already been in demand as a director for quite some time and has a substantial reel to prove it. We go behind her WhatsApp Memoji to find out how this rising star is making her unique voice heard.

October 30th, 2019|Categories: Darling Films Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , |

The Rudeboy Collective welcomes Director Monde Gumede back to South Africa

Agencies, listen up! Looking for a director passionate about collaborating early on in the commercial making process to better tell contemporary African stories aimed at the youth market? Well, well, well Director Monde Gumede has just returned from a 5-year stint in Los Angeles.😎 Having worked on all aspects of the content creation process you can now find him as the latest Director to have joined The Rudeboy Collective. You can thank us later. 

October 18th, 2019|Categories: Editorial, Rudeboy Editorial|Tags: , |

‘They Did That’ October 2019. View South Africa’s New Work.

In a never-ending quest to keep you updated on all the impressive work that the industry is creating, we’ve created ‘They Did That’. Here we showcase all the latest work that agencies are most proud of and want to show off.

TAKEZITO makes the move to Directing with Ola! Films

After an hour of chatting with Director TAKEZITO from Ola! Films we realised two things: One - we are incredibly out of touch with what is cool, and two - TAKEZITO is determined to accurately represent the youth market by creating iconic imagery that pushes African popular culture to new heights. This is a journey into directing that we did not see coming…yo! (At least we try okay)

October 10th, 2019|Categories: Editorial, Ola! Editorial|Tags: , |

South Africa’s Work to Watch: October 2019

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Face-to-Face with iDidTht: Featuring Zipho Dlangamandla from Bioscope Films

Zipho Dlangamandla has hit the ground running as a director already showcasing thoughtful and well-crafted work. His disarming charisma, emotional intelligence and most importantly, his empathy makes him the kind of director/human we need more of, especially in our current climate. Caution: Onions were cut during this interview.

September 25th, 2019|Categories: Bioscope Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , |

Getting Real with Director Alexa Wilson from Arcade Content

In just under a year, Director Alexa Wilson from Arcade Content has already built up quite a reputation as a versatile director. She takes us behind the scenes of her latest spots for MTN, Momentum and that viral Castle ad. Oh, there’s also a whole bunch of stuff about her lock picking skills, her potential as a harmonium player and her gruesome royal family history. It’s everything you really never knew you needed to know.

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Arcade Content Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , |

Produce Sound on life after rebranding as an Audio Agency

We caught up with Founder Louis Enslin on how rebranding as an Audio Agency has benefitted the Produce Sound clients in real life. He takes us through the work and those behind-the-scenes audio solutions that could be the key to unlocking the awards you have your eye on. Plus a whole lot of sound advice on sound…apologies.

September 9th, 2019|Categories: Editorial, Produce Sound|Tags: |

Loeries 2019: The Ultimate Winners Cheat Sheet

We’ve put together a go-to list of all the iDidTht companies that won at Loeries 2019, basically a cheat sheet of all the sexiest companies, so now you know who to work with #ThankUsLater

‘They Did That’ July 2019. View South Africa’s New Work.

‘They Did That’ is out! This is all the most recent work that South African agencies want to show off. We’ve credited all the iDidTht companies who worked on it so you know who’s even sexier to work with.

The 4th Soul Sister takes us behind the scenes of the new Chicken Licken campaign

Fresh from winning at Cannes for the THIRD YEAR IN A ROW, Adam Howard from Howard Audio dishes on his latest collaboration with Joe Public United and Director Greg Gray. It’s everything you wanted to know about Chicken Licken’s Soul Sister campaign. C’mon girl, give it a read!💃💃💃

July 19th, 2019|Categories: Editorial, Howard Audio Editorial|Tags: , |

South African Companies that made us proud at Cannes 2019

Now that we’ve finally cut off wristbands and bid farewell to all the Cannes chaos, it’s time to take stock. Looking to work with the best of the best in South Africa over the next year? Well here is your quick guide to all of SA’s awarded companies at Cannes 2019. Yessiree folks, these are the guys to keep on your radar when you decide who to work with on your future campaigns.

South Africa’s Work to Watch: July 2019

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Frannes in Cannes

Missed The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity 2019? Worry not. Simply read Fran Luckin’s uncensored daily reflections from fest to get the big picture. Tag along as she ferreted out the good and bad of the once quiet French coastal community now overrun with creative industry catchphrases, spray tan and yacht parties. While sharing some personal musings on Cannes exclusively with iDidTht, Fran, the CCO of Grey Africa, also served up some South African realness on the official festival judging panel for Film this year. Yeah, we’re luckin to have her!

June 17th, 2019|Categories: Cannes Lions 2019|Tags: , |

South Africa’s Cannes Predictions 2019

iDidTht.com asked some of our fearless industry leaders to channel their inner-psychics to select the work that they predict will win in Cannes this year. We’re incredibly thankful and in awe of the great people that lent us their experience, knowledge and sexy eyes (♫Ooh ooh aah aah sexy eyes ♫). A massive thank you to our judges; Devin Kennedy, Kabelo Moshapalo, Molefi Thulo, Steph Van Niekerk, and Suhana Gordhan, and of course our partners, Ster-Kinekor Sales, for enabling us to bring you the Big #SAatCannes Picture!

iDidTht & Ster-Kinekor Partner to bring you #SAatCannes Live 2019

iDidTht, in partnership with the Big Screen team at Ster-Kinekor, is proud to announce that we’ll be bringing you all the South African news LIVE from The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2019. Check out what's in store over the next few weeks, everything you need to know about the fest and where you can follow all the rosé-fuelled #SAatCannes action.

South Africa’s Work to Watch: June 2019

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

The Hey Papa LEGENDS hit international headlines for their work on the film ‘The Burial of Kojo’

When The New York Times calls a local film ‘a near-virtuoso work’, you call up the near-virtuosos responsible and get the inside scoop. The brothers behind the audio company, Hey Papa Legend, opened up about their work on their critically acclaimed film and shared a harrowing tale about a Woolies mini-fillet...

South Africa Wins 15 Pencils at the D&AD Awards 2019

South Africa ranked 9th in the top 10 countries shortlisted with 15 Pencils at D&AD. We’ve put together all the work and featured the companies that won. Pencil winners were announced on the 23rd of May 2019 and we couldn’t be prouder of Team South Africa! Congrats you beauties 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦

South Africa Awarded 25 D&AD Shortlists

South Africa ranked 12th in the top 20 countries with 25 shortlists. We’ve put together all the work and featured the companies that received a finalist. Pencil winners will be announced on the 23rd of May 2019. Holding thumbs you sexy clever people you!

Film Director Norman Maake returns to directing commercials, joining the team at Figment Films

After a triumphant time spent in the long-form game, Norman Maake returns to the world of commercials and we couldn’t be happier to see his always-smiling face. We touch on everything from joining the esteemed team at Figment Films, his celeb-fueled career highlights, the success of his recent feature film and what makes him the contemporary South African Director to keep your eyes on. There’s also a bit about Kwaito guys, yup, it’s everything you didn’t know you needed to know.

May 10th, 2019|Categories: Editorial, Figment Films Editorial|Tags: , |

One Show 2019 Showcase: View South Africa’s Winning Work

(Updated: First Night of One Show Pencils Announced) We’ll be bringing you the One Show 2019 results and all of South Africa's winning work as they are announced on the 8th and 10th of May, in the meantime keep that celebratory bottle of tequila on ice. A Finalist has won either a Pencil or Merit award in the competition, so congrats you beautiful soon-to-be Pencil/Merit-wielding winners you!

South Africa’s Work to Watch: April 2019

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Aadil Dhalech from Patriot Films gets real about how his journey as a mixed-raced misfit has shaped him as a Director.

Born to a Thai mother and an Indian father, Director Aadil Dhalech from Patriot Films, shares his beautiful personal story of finding his voice as a performance Director. For anyone who has ever gotten lost in those quiet ‘in-between’ spaces.

April 4th, 2019|Categories: Editorial, Patriot Editorial|Tags: , |

Behind the Work of Directors Teboho Mahlatsi, Stephina Zwane and Justice Mukheli from Bomb Commercials

We Skype the talented trio, Directors Teboho Mahlatsi, Stephina Zwane and Justice Mukheli from Bomb Commercials, to catch up on some of their favourite spots they've created. Once we get past the buffering they hit us with some behind-the-scenes truth bombs you don't want to miss!

All the Work and the Winners – Creative Circle 2018 Annual Awards

iDidTht showcases all the work that the Creative Circle selected as South Africa's best-of-the-best at the 2018 Annual Awards held in Joburg on Wednesday night. Because most of us are too busy creating even more kickass work and burning our load shedding candles at both ends, iDidTht went and gathered all the winning work for you. Now you can find out more about each company involved. 

Welcome to 11 Mackay  – Creativity, Collaboration, Fun

Left Post Production takes us behind the doors of 11 Mackay - a building in Blairgowrie that houses 12 Film, Media and Production companies all intent on creative collaboration in the name of fun💃Want a sexy space to manage your media, artists and client needs or just need a hot desk surrounded by some unpretentious industry creatives? Well good-looking, it’s your lucky day.

March 15th, 2019|Categories: Editorial, Left Editorial|Tags: |

So, Who Is Hungry Films

We get to know the team that went from a small garage in Emmarentia to producing over 42 projects in just a year. It’s everything you needed to know about the Hungry Films Directors and some things you really didn’t need to know, like what they would all order for their last meals… Cause hey, there’s no need to get hangry when Hungry Films is around.

March 15th, 2019|Categories: Editorial, Hungry Films Editorial|Tags: |

‘They Did That’ March 2019. View South Africa’s New Work.

‘They Did That’ is out! This is all the most recent work that South African agencies want to show off. We’ve credited all the iDidTht companies who worked on it so you know who’s even sexier to work with.

Introducing Osu Creative Production – 100% Black Female Owned

Osu might have only recently opened their doors to the industry, but their goals are already fully fledged. If your agency is looking for integrated production solutions from a team passionate about creating culturally nuanced work and accelerating positive transformation in the industry, then step right up you sexy thing!

February 22nd, 2019|Categories: Editorial, Osu Editorial|Tags: |

South Africa’s Work to Watch: February 2019

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Director Travys Owen Joins Gentlemen Films and Remains Unapologetically Cool

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.

February 1st, 2019|Categories: Company Editorial, Editorial, Gentlemen Editorial|Tags: , |

Epidemic Sound Launches in South Africa. Royalty Free Music Re-Imagined.

A new way of sourcing and purchasing music (or sound effects) for your ads or content has hit South African shores. We talk to Jeremy de Tolly and Arnold Vermaak, the guys behind Epidemic Sound South Africa, about how the reimagined sound library will affect the local market and more importantly, save you Rands.

January 25th, 2019|Categories: Editorial|Tags: , , , |

South Africa’s Work to Watch: December 2018

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

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😎

November 16th, 2018|Categories: Editorial, Giant Films Editorial|Tags: , |

Find out more about SA’s top-ranked companies at Loeries 2018

Although the Loeries only seem like a distant memory that conjures up the smell of cheap tequila and even cheaper regrets, the official Loeries rankings were released and we’ve gone and created the ultimate cheat sheet for you. Find out more about South Africa's top creative and production companies out there. Yup, it’s the ultimate goodie bag! Grab ye olde quill and ink and start taking notes because, for the next year, these are the companies you want to work with

Pitch Please, it’s Howard Audio!

We get the score from Adam Howard himself on Howard Audio’s journey and what this globally awarded sound facility has to offer the industry now. [Beware of music puns, some serious name-dropping (because we insisted) and some acapella soundscaping, obviously.] Nothing but treble here folks! Ba-dum tsssh!

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Editorial, Howard Audio Editorial|Tags: |

Zootee Studios: For those online jobs with those online budgets. Meet the Good Guys in Camera and Gear Rental. (Interview)

Meet Zootee Studios. Calling all online content creators and indie filmmakers, we are pleased to introduce you to the most affordable camera and gear rental company in Cape Town and they're happy to beat ANYONE'S quote by 10%. Read this sexy Editorial and get 35% off your first rental #TrueStory

‘They Did That’ October 2018. View South Africa’s New Work.

‘They Did That’ is out! This is all the most recent work that South African agencies want to show off. We’ve credited all the iDidTht companies who worked on it so you know who’s even sexier to work with.

Inside the Agency with Grid: Out with Branding, In with Culture

Grid has become so much more than just the branding and design specialists we’ve come to know. But to fully understand their new offering we needed to find their G in Culture. We went into the agency for a one-on-one with the Big Guns; CCO Nathan Reddy and Joint CEO’s and Partners David Cohen and Adam Byars for a behind-the-scenes look.

October 12th, 2018|Categories: Editorial, Grid Editorial|Tags: , |

Work to Watch: October 2018

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Matshepo Maja and Jonathan Parkinson Join Forces as Co-Directing Duo at The Star Films Company. Enter Phi 2.0 (Interview)

We catch up with Directors Matshepo Maja and Jonathan Parkinson from The Star Film Company to find out about their new offering, Phi v2.0. The co-directors speak candidly about the power of their unlikely collaboration and we get a little third realm about what lies ahead.

Bomb Commercials Signs Director Justice

Director Justice is as in touch with South Africa’s beautiful people and culture as he is with his own emotions. With his heart firmly on his sleeve, he opens up about his own journey as a Director and joining the team at Bomb Commercials.

Loeries 2018: Find out more about South Africa’s Award Winning Companies on iDidTht

We’ve put together a go-to list of all the iDidTht companies that won during 2018’s Loeries, basically a catalogue of all the sexiest companies, so now you know who to work with #ThankUsLater

They Did That: August 2018

‘They Did That’ is out! This is all the most recent work that agencies want to show off. We’ve credited all the iDidTht companies who worked on it so you know who’s even sexier to work with.

Work to Watch: July 2018

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

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!

Work to Watch: June 2018

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

They Did That: South Africa’s New Work

‘They Did That’ is out! This is all the most recent work that agencies want to show off. We’ve credited all the iDidTht companies who worked on it so you know who’s even sexier to work with.

One Show 2018 – South Africa’s Winning Work

The One Show is the world's most prestigious awards show recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment. It’s true, because that’s what it says on their website! View all the winners and shortlists... and find out more about the companies behind the work.

D&AD Awards – South Africa’s Winning Work

(All winners announced) Follow our D&AD 2018 Winners page for all the live Pencil announcements and find out who is bringing back Wood, Graphite, Yellow and Black Pencils.

Work to Watch: April 2018

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and iDidTht’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Ciclope Africa 2018 – The Winning Work

Check out all the winning work from our iDidTht companies that won at the first ever Ciclope Africa Awards last night. The awards recognise craft excellence in moving image and we couldn't be prouder/more hungover. Congrats you sexy bunch!

Ciclope Africa Deadline Extended

The festival, which awards craft excellence in moving image, will for the first time ever be hosted in Africa. But you haven't entered your work yet? We list a whole bunch of reasons why you shouldn’t i.e. being applauded by industry leaders is awful and meeting new clients who want to give you money is depressing. Read on for more reasons...

March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Editorial|

All the Work and the Winners – Creative Circle 2017 Annual Awards

Wanna see the actual work that won? Now you can! iDidTht showcases all the work that the Creative Circle selected as the best of the best at the 2017 Annual Awards held last week. Because most of us are too busy creating even more kickass work, collecting grey water or even just facing upcoming corruption trials, we gathered all the winning work, which means you can find out more about each company involved. 

Work to Watch: February 2018

This month we’re showcasing all the work by our iDidTht companies who were awarded at the recent Creative Circle and iDidTht Craft Awards. View the work and find out who did it.

Face-to-Face with Mark Middlewick

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.

February 12th, 2018|Categories: Face-to-Face, Gentlemen Editorial|Tags: , |

iDidTht Craft Awards Rankings 2017

We’re kicking off 2018 with a throwback to 2017 by celebrating the best craft of the year. iDidTht's Monthly Craft Awards showcase the very best by production companies in SA. Here are the top 13 ranked companies of the year. So stop googling ‘What is Bitcoin’ and rather check out which production companies kicked ass, including all the Best of Reel and Special Mentions awarded by the industry's leading creatives. 

Loeries 2017: Find out more about South Africa’s award winning companies on iDidTht

You’ve had time to recover and reassess your life choices, especially knocking on your ECD’s hotel room door at 4am 😱 Here are all the companies that made us proud and brought home the metal.

September 1st, 2017|Categories: Awards, Editorial|

Face to Face with iDidTht: Featuring Dani Hynes from Egg Films

We caught up with agency creative turned badass commercials director Dani Hynes, who shared her psychological analysis of The Loeries, her legendary party trick and even divulged her Google search history (because we forced her to). It’s everything you didn’t know you needed to know.

August 30th, 2017|Categories: Editorial, Egg Films Editorial, Face-to-Face|Tags: , |

Work To Watch: July 2017

This month we’re showcasing all the work by our iDidTht companies who were awarded at the recent Creative Circle Awards. View the work and find out who did it.

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: #WorkToWatch|

South African Companies That Made Us Proud At Cannes

All the kickass iDidTht companies that seriously brought it at Cannes this year. Congratulations you sexy bunch, we bow down! #TeamSA

Work To Watch: June 2017

This month we’re showcasing all the work by our iDidTht companies who were awarded at the recent Creative Circle Awards. View the work and find out who did it.

Live Updates: SA’s Winners & Shortlists At Cannes 2017

iDidTht is following the results as they happen. Check in to see how South Africa is doing at Cannes 2017.

Work To Watch: April 2017

This month we’re showcasing all the work by our iDidTht Subscribers who won awards at One Show and D&AD. These are the companies taking names and making waves. They are the purveyors of glorious content, so sit back and get ready to be amazed…

May 15th, 2017|Categories: #WorkToWatch|Tags: , |

Work to Watch: March 2017

Every month we showcase the stand-out work that companies on iDidTht are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it's work that’s actually being featured at local and international award shows and that industry leaders have awarded on the SA Film Reel. It’s the work you should know about…

IAB Bookmarks 2017 – Results

The ninth annual IAB Bookmark Awards took place at the Galleria in Sandton and celebrated the best in digital. As usual the show was all high heels, while the after party was a salute to our industry’s low morals. As the official Showcase Partner of the Bookmarks, we’d like to congratulate all the winners, but seriously guys, what an honour to just be nominated – YEAH RIGHT!

March 15th, 2017|Categories: Awards, Bookmarks, Editorial|Tags: , |

Meet Molo Sana

Introducing the collective of young, black creative talent – ranging from directors and photographers to content producers and writers – set on changing the way we tell the stories of black South Africans.

November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Editorial|Tags: , |

The Best by Agencies: August 2016

Nadja Lossgott, Creative Director at AMV BBDO London, and Jenny Glover, Executive Creative Director at TBWA Hunt Lascaris award South Africa's best work by agencies in South Africa. Here is their #WorkToWatch.

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