Film Production Companies in South Africa

Use our Film Production Directory to find the right director based production company, service company or full-service production company in South Africa.

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“…a love for human interaction is at the heart of what we do…we’re drawn to the complexities of intimate personal narratives, exploring the domino effects of our actions and constantly rethinking the visual language with which to craft our stories.”

Cape Town

Director: Kim Geldenhuys
Executive Producer: Ashleigh Jarratt

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7 Films

We love what we do.

Cape Town

Directors: Kevin Fitzgerald / Lazola Gola / Lourens van Rensburg / Ndumiso Sibanda / Siphiwe “SJ” Myeza-Mhlambi (Deceased) / Shane Knock
Executive Producer: Nina van Rensburg

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10th Street

We produce multimedia content for brands and agencies globally.

Johannesburg

Director: Darren Kerr
Executive Producer: Darren Kerr

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Arcade

Arcade is a division of Egg Films that specialises in film advertising, while also producing music videos, documentaries, photography, activations and more.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Directors: Alexa Wilson / Lebogang Rasethaba 
Producers: Will Nicholson

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Andy Dasoul Multimedia

Andy Dasoul Multimedia is a Film and TV production company, specializing in visual storytelling and music creation to composition.

Cape Town

Director & Executive Producer: Andile Sinqoto
Executive Producer & Financial Manager: Paul Hansen

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Blacklist

Blacklist is a production house led by the commitment to always create work with integrity. We do visual storytelling in all forms.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Executive Producer: David Leite

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Blacksmith Collective

Blacksmith is a Production Collective, specialising in content creation and creative problem-solving.

Johannesburg, Cape Town & Durban

Executive Creative Director: Marcus von Geyso
Managing Director: Diogo Mendonça

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Bioscope Films

We have a wide range of very talented and diverse directors who shoot tv ads, music videos, web series, feature films and content.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Directors: Fausto Becatti / Hylton Tannenbaum / Kyla Philander /  Rio Allen / Simon Cracknell / Zipho Dlangamandla
Executive Producer: Daniel Kaplan / Producer: Lee-Anne Jacobz / Production Manager: Naledi Kgope

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Bomb Commercials

Producers of Teboho Mahlatsi,  Stephina Zwane, Ernest Nkosi and Itumeleng Mohlabane’s award-winning work. 

Johannesburg

Directors: Ernest Nkosi / Itumeleng Mohlabane / Mqondisi ‘MQ’ Ngubane / Teboho Mahlatsi / Stephina Zwane
Executive Producer: Gavin Joubert / Producer: Tebogo Maleka

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Burley Boys

A creative content production hub delivering the best in digital, television and experimental based content.
With offices in Johannesburg and Los Angeles providing full production and post production.

Johannesburg & Los Angeles

Executive Producer & Founder: Daryl Burley  / Producer (LA) and Founder: Warren Burley
Producer (SA): Andrew MacDonald

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Butterfly Films

Butterfly Films is a Cape Town based full-service production company for TVCs, online content and all forms of engaging visual storytelling. 

Cape Town

Directors: Felix Seuffert, Jasyn Howes, Dewald Brand
Producer: Anna Telford

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Cake

Cake is a Johannesburg based Full Service Production Company with an international reach, we have a new name but we’ve been doing this together for a very long time.

Johannesburg

Executive Producer: Cat Lindsay
Directors: Nadezna Radcore & Rob Malpage

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Carbon Films

Carbon Films is a creatively obsessed production company representing award-winning directors. We love great ideas and have the experience and talent pool to bring them to life.

Cape Town

Directors: Bruno Bossi / Daniel Morcos / Laurissa Vergottini / Mzonke Maloney / Porteus Xandau
Executive Producer: Kirsten Clarence

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Circus

We are a collective of independent directors. We are a talent agency. We give our clients freedom to choose and collaborate with us according to budget and needs. We give directors freedom to pursue their creative ambitions.

Johannesburg

Director’s Agents: Vanessa Borthwick / Unathi Mdiya

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Darling Films

Darling by name, Darlings by reputation.

Johannesburg

Directors: Chloe Coetsee / Director Kit / Gale Maimane / Jeana Theron / Louis Minnar / Ross Garrett / Slim / Thea Small / Zee Ntuli  
Producers: Lorraine Smit / Melina McDonald

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DOLPH

We’re a multi-disciplinary Production Company based in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg

Directors: Daniel McCauley & Jesse Coetsee
Producer: Chad Goddard / Production Assistant: Charis Botha

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Egg Films

We do tv ads, branded content, music videos, short films & other things too…

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Directors: Brent Harris / Kyle Lewis / Lebogang Rasethaba / Zwelethu Radebe / Adrian de sa Garces
Executive Producers: Colin Howard / Sean Beukes

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Eyeforce

Eyeforce is a creative film production company based in Cape Town and Amsterdam. We create cinematic visual content to tell captivating stories.

Cape Town & Amsterdam

Business Director: Mascha Spaans / Creative Director: Arthur Neumeier

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Fell + Company

Our Production Services include: Worldwide Production Services & Facilitation / Red Cinema Camera & Peripheral Equipment Hire / Specialised Micro-Cinematic Crews / Stills Photography Services & Facilitation

Cape Town

Managing and Creative Director: Greg Fell
Key Accounts Director: Kirsten Gerber

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Figment Films

Figment is a creative production company focusing on commercial, narrative and long-form development.

Cape Town

Executive Producer: Di du Toit
Directors: Robin Goode / Imran Hamdulay / Jolynn Minnaar / Oliver Hermanus / Norman Maake

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FirstPencil

FirstPencil is an all female 1 BB BEE Level 1 South African production company servicing clients in both Johannesburg and Cape Town (and sometimes even further than that). We are passionate about creating work which combines powerful aesthetics, real connection and careful consideration.

Cape Town / Johannesburg

Director: Justine Calverley
Executive Producer: Bryony Webster
Producer: Lebo Mabuela

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FORT

FORT is a Global Production House with Local Relevance.

Johannesburg

CEO: Shukri Toefy
Co-Founder and Director: Amr Singh
Executive Producer and Managing Director: Craig February
Marketing and Communication Manager: Jade Mollett

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Gentlemen Films

We make films and stuff.

Johannesburg

Directors: Greg Rom / Jono Hall / Mark Middlewick / Samantha Nell

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Giant Films

A boutique production company representing directors Ian Gabriel, Karien Cherry, Peri, Paul Ward, Thati Pele, Allison Swank, Katya Abedian

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Directors: Ian Gabriel / Karien Cherry / Peri / Paul Ward / Thati Pele / Allison Swank / Katya Abedian
Producers: Emma Lundy / Cindy Gabriel

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Groundglass

Filmmakers. Storytellers. Creatives. And we love what we do. ❤️ A boutique production company, specialising in international & local creative director based work.

Cape Town

Founder & Executive Producer: Janette de Villiers
Directors: Erica Brumage, Jonty Toosey, Laurence Hamburger, Melissa Silverman, Natasja Fourie, Peter Hamblin, Peter Lydon, Tal Zagreba, Terry Hall

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Iconic Agency

Iconic is an integrated digital communications agency with a focus on content production and performance. We make remarkable content for brands and connect them with their audience.

Cape Town

Managing Director & Creative Director: Andrew Kirkby
Executive Producer: Keane Balt
Strategic Lead: Daniel Kolossa

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Indie Village

For the past 14 years we have created commercials & digital content for some of the world’s biggest brands. We handle everything from concept to final delivery in house.

Johannesburg

Director: Anthony Bila
Producer: Dale Love-Ballantine

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The Joneses

Renowned for their love of film making and passion for creating some of the most effective advertising both locally and abroad, The Joneses is home to director Greg Francois offering a host of production services from facilitation to director based work.

Cape Town

Founder & Director: Greg Francois
Producer: Tricia Francois

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Let It Rain Films

Production Company producing TV Commercials and Content. Films with passion.

Cape Town

Directors: Lee Doig / Nico Nyoni
Producers: Sam Kelly

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Made Films

Created in 2020 by three friends who work really well together. Made Films is the brain & love child of Dani Hynes, Dumisani Mvumvu and Melanie Curtis. A trio who work double time to find elegant and pretty solutions always.

Johannesburg

Director: Dani Hynes
Producers: Mel Curtis / Dumisani Mvumvu

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Massïf

Massif is a creatively geared commercial film production company specialising in producing beautifully crafted commercials and online content. Massif represents six highly sought after and award winning directors.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Directors (Partners): Dean Blumberg / Gordon Lindsay / Marc Sidelsky / Nare Mokgotho / Petar Spiljevic / Ying-Poi De Lacy
Executive Producers: Peter Carr / Partner: Prenneven Govender (Braille Films) / Producers: Chanelle Critchfield & Sanra Broekman

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Masters & Savant

We remix and rework design, animation, illustration, live action, visual effects and digital into striking new forms and applications. Agencies and brands choose Masters & Savant to assist develop their visual production content across all electronic platforms.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Executive Producer: Roger Smythe
Directors: Candice Wainwright / Chris Lockhart / Christiaan Venter  / Reto Reolon / Nic Smal /  Shamiel Soni
Directors outside SA: Justine Puren-Calverley

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MiclnGrace Studios

MiclnGrace Studios is a production company based both in Los Angeles California and Johannesburg, South Africa. Originally founded as EWH, a Music Recording studio and Entertainment company in 2011. This brand quickly evolved to setting its sights on film production as a primary forte. To this day we maintain focus in producing innovative concepts, particularly in Film and Entertainment.

Johannesburg

Director: Michael Micl Snr Norman
Producer: Grace Norman

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Ola! Films

We are a creative production company based in Johannesburg. Mobilizing the diverse talents of our homegrown stable of directors and producers we create fresh, surprising and beautiful content for every platform.

Johannesburg

Directors: Amy Allais / Chris Saunders / Dean Fourie / Mfundo Mkhize / Meja Shoba / Takezito (Batandwa Alperstein)
Executive Producer: Olivia Leitch

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Osu Creative Productions

Integrated Film, Photography and Digital content production house.

Johannesburg

Founder & Executive Producer: Simoné Bosman
Directors: Tumelo Moropa / Marotto / Que Ntuli / YeahLenzo / Yoza Mnyanda
Photographers: Lebo Lukewarm / Ricardo Marcusk / Rizqua Barnes / YeahLenzo

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Panther Punch

A digital agency and production company all in one.

Cape Town

Directors and Owners: Glen Biderman-Pam and Oliver Booth

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Patriot

We’ve been around for a while. We’ve got some nice work on our reel and we’ll help you make something really nice too. And it’ll be a nice experience. Nice.

Cape Town

Directors: Anton Visser / Aadil Dhalech / Sam Coleman
Executive Producer: Zayd Halim

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Picture Tree

Picture Tree is a Johannesburg based boutique commercials production company.

Johannesburg

Directors: Bevan Cullinan / Curtis Gallon / Gersh Kgamedi / JH Beetge / Marcus Moshapalo / Mukunda Dewil / Richard Truter / Sibu Khuzwayo
Executive Producer: Gary King / Scott Njumbuxa

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Press Play Films SA

A determined Producer and multi-skilled Director run Production House in JHB producing creative content for Commercial, Corporate and Online platforms. Offering full Production and Post Production Services. Just Press Play!

Johannesburg

Director: Nicholas Dearlove
Executive Producer: Tina Dearlove
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Platypus

 Award winning South African TV production company.

Cape Town, Johannesburg & London

Directors: Anthony Bila / Ian Chuter / Karabo Likhethe / Rea Moeti / Renee van Reenen / Ric Shields / Siya Saanga Sityana
Producers: Ofentse Gwcabe / Francesca Casilli

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Robot

Film facilitation like a machine.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Executive Producer: Liam Johnson / Producers: John Macdonald & Callan Paul
Directors: Paul Ramaema / Meghan Daniels / Nelis Botha / Zandi Tisani

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ROMANCE

We are ROMANCE, a Cape Town-based production company with both an international and local focus. We make commercials, music videos, and creative content. Above all else, we put creative work first.

Cape Town

Directors: Greg Gray / Emilie Badenhorst / Jabu Nadia Newman / Justice Mukheli / Nicole Maria Ackermann / Terence Neale
Executive Producers: Rozanne Rocha-Gray / Helena Woodfine

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The Rudeboy Collective

A dynamic, agile, full-service commercial and film production company based in Joburg.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Directors: Mpho Twala / Monde Gumede / Helen & Kim / Hallie Haller
Executive Producer: Sabelo Mahlangu

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Rumanya Films

Whether you are looking to make a TV Commercial or digital content for local or international promotions, we at Rumanya Films are your One-Stop-Shop.

Johannesburg

Directors: Imraan Christian, Nthabiseng Mokoena, Vanessa Mojapelo, Xolelwa “Ollie” Nhlabatsi
Founder & Executive Producer: Mmameyi Mphahlele.

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Seriti Films

Seriti Studios is a production company founded in 2017, by a group of young professionals who share a like-minded vision for the creative industry.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Directors: Thabang Moleya / Paul Ramaema
Executive Producer: Leanne Kumalo 

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Sketchbook Studios

Sketchbook Studios is a team of forward-thinking content creators and a leader in online short-form video. We believe in the power of video to inspire, educate and entertain audiences.

Cape Town

Director: Ari Kruger / Glen Biderman-Pam / Talya Galasko
Creative Director: Julia Anastasopoulos

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Spitfire

Spitfire Films aims to craft creative content for screens and the end result will range from television commercials to long-format films.

Johannesburg

Directors: AK / Akin Omotso / Ed Van Blerk / JT / Katlego Baaitse / Peter Heaney / Rajay Singh
Producers: Liesl Karpinski / Baleseng Lee Mokola

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Sunday Studio

Sunday is a one-stop shop for video and visual content. We conceptualize, produce, shoot, and edit content for all of your digital channels.

Johannesburg

Creative Partners: Matt Bouch & Johann De Klerk
Studio Manager: Pano Ladas

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Team Best

The Best. Est. 2008.

Johannesburg

Directors: Bryan van Niekerk & Asher Stoltz / Glen Biderman-Pam
Executive Producer: Eduan van Jaarsveldt

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The Star Film Company

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Cindy Lee / Markstry / Matthys Boshoff / PHI 2.0 (Jonathan Parkinson and Matshepo Maja) / Sam Sterling-Court / Tebza Malope / Tristan Holmes / Wim Steytler
Producer: Adam Thal / Saskia Rosenberg Haak

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They

They is an award winning production company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. They specialises in commercials, branded content and anything else that is interesting in the world of filmmaking.

Johannesburg, Cape Town & Durban

Executive Producer & Co-Owner: Darren Gordon
Directors: Alan Irvin (Co-Owner) / Grant De Sousa / Mel & Lusanda / Wandile Xaba / David Prior

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TinToy Productions

We offer a full in-house production with a casting studio, a sound studio and edit suite. Creating beautiful films, commercials and engrossing documentaries.

Cape Town

Director: Ian Morgan
Producer: Warren Ferreira.

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Together Films

Bringing South African storytelling to life. Together.

Johannesburg

Executive Producer & Owner: Gaye Leong
Director: Malo 8 aka Midnight After 8 / Bevan Cullinan
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Tribal Media House

We are a tribe of storytellers that have come together as an alternative force in the content production space with a passion for storytelling first. We are filmmakers by heart! Remember this!

Johannesburg

Founder, Chief Tribesman, Creative Director & Cinematographer: Tebogo Keebine

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Triple Story Content

Triple Story Content is a 100% black-owned integrated motion picture and stills production company. Taking ownership of the entire value chain and creative project from concept to completion, we channel our experience and diverse talents in collaborating with our clients and curating the creative process. We coordinate and manage the production of Commercials, Branded Content, Photographic Stills and Long Form Films, from ideation to execution and delivery.

Johannesburg

Managing Director/Executive Producer: Monareng Makwetla
Producer: Litha Mbutuma

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Vanishing Elephant

A boutique film production company. Make. Believe

Cape Town

Producer & Editor: Petrus van Staden
Writer, Director & Producer: Tebogo Malebogo

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we are_ a global creative production company and artist representation agency with our own roster of highly sought-after Directors, DOP & and full service Post Production facility.

Cape Town

Directors: Dillon Buirski / Maxime Thaysen

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Your Girlfriend

Your Girlfriend loves making moving pictures and believes it should always seem fun and easy.

Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban

Directors: Trevor Clarence / Morgan Dingle / Lauren Chengan
Executive Producer: Linda Bogle

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