Giant Films is an entertainment production company producing award-winning feature films, commercials, music videos and content. Our legacy provides an inspiring home where handpicked talent can innovate and evolve. We’re storytellers. We collaborate. We solve creative problems. We’re nimble. And we have fun in the process. We bring scale to our work, big and small.
Giant represents directors Ian Gabriel, Karien Cherry, Peri, Paul Ward, Thati Pele, Allison Swank, Jessie Zinn and Katya Abedian.
Ciclope Africa 2021
Production Company of the Year
Best Music Video – Moonga k ‘Who’s It Gonna Be’
Best Cinematography and Best Original Music – Sanlam ‘Caitlin’
Best Production Design – Glo ‘Feliz Navidad’
Best Adapted Music – Glo ‘Street Football’
Loeries Official Rankings for 2020
Karien ranking 1st in the Director category, the First female to hold this position, and in 2020 the only female featured in the top 20.
Cindy and Emma ranked 2nd and 3rd in the Producer category.
Giant’s 2nd place in Production Company of the Year 2020.
Sanlam ‘A Whole New World’ was awarded a Film Silver and Craft Certificate.
Chicken Licken ‘Everyone’s Talking About It’ campaign was awarded a Craft Gold, a Gold, 2 Silvers, a Bronze and a Craft Certificate
Ciclope Africa 2020
Karien was awarded Best Casting and Best Direction (90 seconds and under) for Chicken Licken ‘Everyone’s Talking About It’ and Best Adapted Music for Sanlam ‘A Whole New World’.
IDIDTHAT Craft Awards 2020
2nd Place in the IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards Rankings for 2020
Project Phoenix | Karien Cherry
2x One Show Merit Awards, 2015 Bronze Loerie Awards, Creative Circle (Second Place) – March 2015
New Balance – Baby vs Steyn | Karien Cherry
Crystal Festival Gold and Grand Prix Winner 2016
Silver Loerie Award 2016
Gold Pixel Craft Award (Online Video Production) IAB Bookmark Awards 2016
Bronze Pixel Award – IAB Bookmark Awards 2016
1st Place TV – Creative Circle November 2015.
Four Corners | Ian Gabriel
Winner: Best Film – 2014 Santa Fe Independent Films Festival, Niagara International Film Festival, 2nd Place Giffoni Film Festival
Best Film 2015 South African Film & Television Awards, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, Best Cinematography, Music, Sound Design
Nominee: Best Foreign Film – 2014 IPA Satellite Awards
Sanlam Tax Free Campaign | Karien Cherry
1st Place (TV) – Creative Circle Awards March 2015
2 x Emerald Awards – African Crystal Festival
SABC Clown Love | Peri
Creative Circle Award 2014 (Second Place)
Virgin Active – Night Ride | Peri
Creative Circle Award 2013 (Second Place)
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Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
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Executive Producer: Emma Lundy
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Executive Producer: Cindy Gabriel
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