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/Founder: Kim Geldenhuys

7 Films

We love what we do.

Cape Town

Directors: Gorgeous Bushman / Lourens van Rensburg / Jozua Malherbe
Executive Producer: Nina van Rensburg

And.

We are better.

Johannesburg, Cape Town & London

Directors: Robert dos Santos / Ryan Hing / Liam Solo / Christopher-Lee
Executive Producer: Byron Davis

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

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

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, Hloni Coleman & Johann ‘Vossie’ Vorster

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 / Kevin Fitzgerald / Mzonke Maloney / Porteus Xandau
Executive Producer: Kirsten Clarence

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

Directors: Dave Meinert / Gilli Apter / Kenny Mumba / Lamar Bonhomme / Mark Middlewick / Michael Rodrigues / Thina Zibi
Art Directors: Daniella Dagnin
Director’s Agents: Vanessa Borthwick / Unathi Mdiya

CreateSA

CreateSA.tv is a female-owned production company championing #Radicalinclusivity while offering affordable yet world-class TVC, online video, music video and stills solutions to our clients.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Executive Producer & Founder: Elisma Uys-Hanekom / Head of Production & Inclusivity: Nicola Scott-Barrett
Directors: Delta The Leo / Lucinda Ohlsen / Uys-Hanekom (Director Duo)
Editors: Dirk Hanekom (Chief Editor) & Nicola Scott-Barrett
Photographers: Basetsana Maluleka / Legae Sehlako / Liezl Zwarts / Lili Bo Ming

Dare Content Studio

Dare is a radically transparent production company that values the freedom of creativity. We believe the world of content has evolved. Dare’s existence is by virtue of evolution.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Creative Producer: Chris Coetsee
Junior Producer: Tristan McCarthy

Darling Films

Darling by name, Darlings by reputation.

Johannesburg

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

Direction Films

International production of commercial, documentary, content, series and stills. Offering agency producing, mentorship and consultation.

Cape Town

Owner & Producer: Anco Henning

DOLPH

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

Johannesburg

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

Egg Films

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

Cape Town & Johannesburg

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

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

Fam Films

It takes a family to make a film, We make films. Commercials. Music videos. Brand films. Film films, Fam.

Cape Town / Johannesburg

Executive Producer: Mpho Twala
Director: Aadil Dhalech

FirstPencil

FirstPencil is an all female 1 BB BEE Level 1 South African production company servicing clients in both South Africa and abroad.  We are passionate about creating work that combines powerful aesthetics, real connection and careful consideration.

Cape Town / Johannesburg

Directors: Justine Puren-Calverley / Mark Middlewick
Producer: Lebo Mabuela

FORT

FORT is a Global Production House with Local Relevance.

Johannesburg

Co-Founder and Director: Amr Singh
Executive Producer: Craig February

Gentlemen Films

We make films and stuff.

Johannesburg

Directors: Greg Rom / Jono Hall / Samantha Nell

Giant Films

A boutique production company representing directors Ian Gabriel, Karien Cherry, Thina Zibi, Paul Ward, Peri, Allison Swank, Que Ntuli, Imran Hamdulay and Katya Abedian.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Directors: Ian Gabriel / Karien Cherry / Thina Zibi / Paul Ward / Peri / Allison Swank / Que Ntuli / Imran Hamdulay / Katya Abedian
Producers: Emma Lundy / Cindy Gabriel

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

Hungry Films

Hungry is made up of a focused, hands-on core team, committed to providing the best production value for big or small budgets. We have extensive pre-production, production, post-production and technical experience, as well as a baked-in “can do” attitude.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Executive Producer: Jackie Nel / Producer: Vuyo Depha
Directors: Ian Difford / Juniper Hammond / Kofi Zwana / Oscar Strauss / Assistant Director: Musa Ntshangase

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

Indie Village

We are an independent multidisciplinary production studio, known for our agile approach to creative briefs. Our diverse team of creative storytellers can tackle projects of all sizes and across all platforms. We offer full-service production by bringing together directors, photographers, producers and creators.

London & South Africa

Directors: Anthony Bila / Dale Love-Ballantine / Marty Bleazard
Producer: Candace Sutton-Pryce

JOE

JOE is a film production company based in Cape Town which specialises in creative and narrative driven content that focuses on “Story First”.

Cape Town & New York

Director & Founder: Dan Mace
Executive Creative Producer: Jarrod Allies

LittleBig

LittleBig is a global full-service film production company, with a footprint in Africa, Europe and the UAE. Our goal is to deliver great content that has impact and relevance – whether small or big.

Cape Town, Dubai & Amsterdam

Founder, CEO: Roland Sweet / COO: Neil Zaayman / MD: Rebecca Smeda / Senior Producer: Elmaree Bohm
Directors, Editors: Julian Evans &  Luke Veysie / DOP: Kyle Trytsman

Love Films

Simply, we are a production house. Where we love ideas, film in all its guises and the people who make and imagine them. Let’s make it together?

Johannesburg

Owner and Film Director: Dani Hynes
Key contact: Mel Curtis

Lovers & Fighters

Lovers & Fighters is the brand spanking new production company in South Africa of international director Erik Johann Van Wyk. We love making big, beautifully crafted, feel-good ads and we absolutely love winning awards. So, here’s to fighting the good fight.

Cape Town

Director: Erik Johann Van Wyk
Executive Producer: Nicola Louw

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 / Ying-Poi De Lacy
Executive Producers: Peter Carr / Partner: Prenneven Govender (Braille Films) / Producers: Chanelle Critchfield & Sanra Broekman

Noir Art Collective Agency

We are an independent modern-day studio where audiences are built, brilliant stories are told and worlds are brought together beautifully.

Johannesburg & Kimberley

CCO: Leon Chauke / COO: Chantel Mongwaketse

Ola! Films

Home to a robust roster of highly experienced directors and producers with distinct yet complementary strengths and passions, we create compelling content for every platform from traditional TVCs and documentaries to digital content, music videos and stills campaigns.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Directors: Amy Allais / Cassandra Nunan / Chris Saunders / Meja Shoba / Ndumiso Sibanda
Executive Producer: Olivia Leitch

Olamuk

OLAMUK prides itself on the talent it represents. We are a collective comprised of passionate entrepreneurs with sustained history and experience in all spheres of marketing communications, corporate affairs, photography, film and TV production.

Johannesburg

Directors: Austin Malema / Athi Petela / Mzi Kumalo
Executive Producer: Joe “King” Nkosi

Osu Creative Productions

Integrated Film, Photography and Digital content production house.

Johannesburg

Founder & Executive Producer: Simoné Bobo
Directors: Hlogi / Phi / Ricardo Marcus K / Sandulela Asanda / Sims / Yoza Mnyanda
Photographers: Lebo Lukewarm / Ricardo Marcus K

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 / Sam Coleman / Tumelo Moropa
Executive Producer: Zayd Halim

Plank

We are pretty good at what we do – check out the work.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Producer: Seamus Bax
Director: Peter Pohorsky

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 / Stephina Zwane
Producers: Ofentse Gwcabe / Francesca Casilli

Pretty Neat

Pretty Neat is a fiercely independent Cape Town-based production company. We represent award-winning directors and service full post-production – we think that’s Pretty Neat.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Director & Editor: Alex Fynn / Director: Louw Venter
Executive Producer: Tassyn Munro

Robot

Film facilitation like a machine.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Executive Producer: Liam Johnson / Producers: John Macdonald / Managing Director: Callan Paul
Directors: Adriaan Louw / Ayanda Duma / Craig Moore / Gregg Bailey / Nelis Botha / Paul Ramaema

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

The Rudeboy Collective

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

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Directors: Batandwa Alperstein / Hallie Haller / Helen & Kim / Robin Adams
Executive Producer: Sabelo Mahlangu

South Easter Productions 

South Easter Productions is a company that was started as a solution to the industry’s old way of running things. Fully transparent and fully cooperative. 

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Producer & Director: Nicholas Leighton 

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 

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 Omotoso / Ed Van Blerk / Hloni Ntsooa / JT / Katlego Baaitse / Peter Heaney / Rajay Singh
Producers: Liesl Karpinski / Baleseng Lee Mokola

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

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 / David Prior

TinToy Films

TinToy Films is a commercials production company in Cape Town.

Cape Town

Executive Producer: Warren Ferreira
Directors: Bean Morgan / Justine Patterson / Nic Eve

Together Films

Bringing South African storytelling to life. Together.

Johannesburg

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

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

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

Video Cartel

Video Cartel is a Video Production Agency, representing a board of very likeable Directors & DOP’s. With 10 years experience and a drawer full of awards , Video Cartel can take a project from concept to flighting.

Johannesburg & Cape Town

Creative Producer: Rex Truter / Producer & Booker: Kelly Jepson
Creative Director: Peter Verster Cohen

Your Girlfriend

Your Girlfriend serves as home to directors Trevor Clarence, Morgan Dingle and Lesedi Rudolph and producer Linda Bogle. They have a vast combined experience in the production industry and are generally just incredibly talented and wonderful human beings. Besides representation and production for their directors, the company is also set up to service any job shooting in South Africa. We’re pretty sure you’re aware that they wrote this themselves though, so let’s go on a date and see if we like each other. We would love to get involved in an open relationship with you.

Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban

Directors: Trevor Clarence / Morgan Dingle / Lesedi Rudolph 
Executive Producer: Linda Bogle