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.

03:07

Founded in 2014, 03:07 is an award-winning production company inspired to adapt to a rapidly changing industry.

Cape Town

Directors: Emilie Badenhorst / Kim Geldenhuys / Kevin Fitzgerald / Paul Ward
Executive Producer: Jo Barber

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7 Films

We love what we do.

Cape Town

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

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Arcade Content

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 / Kyle Lewis / Lebogang Rasethaba / Zandi Tisani
Producers: Will Nicholson

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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, Justice Mukheli and Stephina Zwane’s award-winning work. 

Johannesburg

Directors: Teboho Mahlatsi / Justice Mukheli / Stephina Zwane
Executive Producer: Gavin Joubert / Producer: Marc Harrison

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Bravo Zulu

Film + Stills. No Bullshit. Good Coffee. We team up with market leaders and startups alike to create kickass films. We believe that cheap work is expensive, and expensive work is also expensive.

Cape Town

Executive Producer: Herman le Roux / Producer: Stefano Gazzilli
Director: Porteus Xandau
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Carbon Collective

We’re a creative collaboration of filmmakers, ground-shakers and non-fakers – a collective of the best new and emerging talent around.  A division of Carbon Films.

Cape Town

Directors: Josh Hayman / Laurissa Vergottini / Mzo

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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 /Jason Fialkov / Rob Smith
Executive Producer: Kirsten Clarence

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Darling Films

Darling by name, Darlings by reputation.

Johannesburg

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

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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 / Dani Hynes / Kyle Lewis / Lebogang Rasethaba / Robin Adams / Sunu / Zwelethu Radebe
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: Chris Coetsee / Creative Director: Arthur Neumeier
Producer: Mascha Spaans

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Fell + Co

We are premium digital content agency, driven to find the balance between purpose, story and aesthetics.

Cape Town

Managing Director: Greg Fell
Key Accounts Manager: Kirsten Gerber
Head of Content: Andrew King

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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 / Gregg Bailey / Oliver Hermanus / Norman Maake

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FirstPencil

We are a South African production company that operates lightly and simply, giving every job the care and attention it deserves. We never compromise on production values and seek happiness in everything we do. It shows in the our work and our treatments.

Cape Town / Johannesburg

Director: Justine Calverley
Producer: Brenda Wilson / Lebo Mabuela

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The First Order

The First Order is a content and commercial production company and creative hub where great ideas meet impeccable execution

Johannesburg

Producer: Ariye Mahdeb
Director: Alastair Orr

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FORT

FORT is a creative content & production network.

Johannesburg (and a global network which includes partners in in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire and Dubai)

CEO: Shukri Toefy
Creative Partner and Director: Amr Singh / Strategic Business Manager: Marea Lewis

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Fuelcontent

Better Branded Content.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Executive Business Director: Nikki-leigh Piper

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Gentlemen Films

We make films and stuff.

Johannesburg

Directors: Greg Rom / Jono Hall / Mark Middlewick / Travys Owen

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Giant Films

A boutique production company representing directors Ian Gabriel, Sam Coleman, Peri van Papendorp,  Karien Cherry & Adriaan Louw. Based in Cape Town.

Cape Town

Directors: Ian Gabriel / Sam Coleman / Peri van Papendorp / Karien Cherry / Adriaan Louw
Producers: Emma Lundy / Cindy Gabriel

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Hungry Films

Hungry Films is a multi-disciplinary team of talented and experienced filmmakers crafting commercials for local and international agencies. Creatively, effectively, efficiently.

Cape Town & Johannesburg

Directors: Oscar Strauss / Ian Difford  / Juniper / Malo 8 / Kofi Zwana / Ian Greyvensteyn
Executive Producers: Jackie Nel / Gaye Leong
Producer: Cherice Whewell

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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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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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LifeDesign

We’re about Creating Conversations through Content. We humanize brands, making them more visible and more lovable through interesting films for broadcast, online platforms & events for every audience.

Johannesburg & London

Director / Producer: Linda Notelovitz

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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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Motion City Films

Motion City Films is an award-winning Cape Town based production company specialising in commercials and branded content. VIVA

Cape Town

Directors: Helen + Kim
Executive Producer: Lisa Grobler

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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 Production

Integrated Film, Photography and Digital content production house.

Johannesburg

Founder & Executive Producer: Simoné Bosman
Creative Partner & Executive Director: Mzi Kumalo

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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

Director: Anton Visser / Aadil Dhalech
Executive Producer: Zayd Halim

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Picture Tree

Picture Tree is a Johannesburg based boutique commercials production company.

Johannesburg

Directors: Bevan Cullinan / Dirk Chalmers / Gersh Kgamedi / JH Beetge / Mukunda Dewil / Richard Truter / Curtis Gallon
Executive Producer: Gary King / Scott Njumbuxa

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Plank Film Productions

Plank Films, we’ve been making ads since 2003.

Cape Town

Directors: Peter Pohorsky
Producer: Seamus Bax

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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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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 / Jabu Nadia Newman / Nicole Maria Ackermann / Terence Neale
Executive Producers: Rozanne Rocha-Gray / Helena Woodfine

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The Rudeboy Collective

We’re a collective of Creative people who love making ads and content. We’re committed to storytelling and magnificent imagery and growing our industry with integrity and disruption at our core.

Johannesburg

Directors: Mpho Twala / Rob Malpage / Nadezna Radcore / Monde Like the World / The Other Guy
Executive Producers: Cat Lindsay / Sabelo Mahlangu

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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 / 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

Directors: Cindy Lee / Markstry / Matthys Boshoff / PHI 2.0 (Jonathan Parkinson and Matshepo Maja) / Tebza Malope / Tristan Holmes / Wim Steytler
Producer: Adam Thal / Ksenija Strydom-Micic

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they

They Shoot Films are an award winning production company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. They specialise 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 / Adam & Jonathan / Mel & Lusanda

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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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we are_

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 / T-Guy
Executive Producer: Linda Bogle

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