Loeries 2018: Find out more about South Africa’s top-ranked companies on iDidTht

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. Below is a clickable list with the info on iDidTht’s ranked 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.

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Agency Rankings in South Africa – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the iDidTht Agencies that were ranked in the Top 30 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. Joe Public United

Joe Public United are an integrated communications group, growing our clients’ brands through five specialist agencies.

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2. King James Group

King James Group is a 20-year old, independent South African agency, made up of seven specialist companies and divisions that work in tandem.

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3. TBWA \ Hunt \ Lascaris

Life’s too short to be mediocre.

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4. M&C Saatchi Abel

Brutal Simplicity of Thought.

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5. Ogilvy Johannesburg

We are a Johannesburg-based integrated advertising agency defined by a devotion to brands and a dedication to ideas.

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6. Ogilvy Cape Town

We are a Cape Town-based integrated creative advertising agency that is characterised by a reverence towards brands and a dedication to ideas.

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7. FCB Johannesburg

A diverse, passionate group collaborating across the continent. Devoted to creating ideas that change behaviour.

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8. VML South Africa

Creating Connected Brands.

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9. King James II

Hear ye, hear ye…

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10. Grid Worldwide Branding and Design

We create, refresh and invigorate brands.

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11. Net#work BBDO

We believed that great ideas have the power to change the world, mobilise behaviour and change and build social cohesion. We still do, and in fact, now we know they can. Great ideas break through the wallpaper of mediocrity and the wall of indifference.

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13. Utopia

Hello, we’re Utopia, a creative brand agency focused on changing the fortunes of brands, people, and planet.

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15. FoxP2 Cape Town

The freedom to mutate. In Cape Town.

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16. DUKE

DUKE is an integrated marketing company that puts the best people in the corner of contender brands so they can win the fight for customers’ attention.

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17. Sunshinegun

Sunshinegun is an inspirational company focused on strategic brand design and communication. Based in sunny South Africa and not so sunny London, we deliver illuminating work for our clients, throughout Africa, the Middle East, UK, Canada, USA and Australia.

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19. NORTH VCA

NORTH is a visual communications agency.

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25. CULLINAN

A branding and marketing agency designed for the integrated world.

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26. FCB Cape Town

A diverse, passionate group collaborating across the continent. Devoted to creating ideas that change behaviour.

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29. Grey Advertising

Grey is the leading global advertising group, positioned as “Famously Effective” since 1917. We work as a “Networked agency” rather than an agency network tapping into the collective creativity of 10 000 of the brightest thinkers worldwide.

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Overall Ranking by Agency Size in South Africa (Large) – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the large-sized iDidTht Agencies that were ranked in the Top 15 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. Joe Public United

Joe Public United are an integrated communications group, growing our clients’ brands through five specialist agencies.

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3. King James Group

King James Group is a 20-year old, independent South African agency, made up of seven specialist companies and divisions that work in tandem.

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4. TBWA \ Hunt \ Lascaris

Life’s too short to be mediocre.

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5. M&C Saatchi Abel

Brutal Simplicity of Thought.

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6. Ogilvy Johannesburg

We are a Johannesburg-based integrated advertising agency defined by a devotion to brands and a dedication to ideas.

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8. Ogilvy Cape Town

We are a Cape Town-based integrated creative advertising agency that is characterised by a reverence towards brands and a dedication to ideas.

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9. FCB Johannesburg

A diverse, passionate group collaborating across the continent. Devoted to creating ideas that change behaviour.

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11. VML South Africa

Creating Connected Brands.

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Overall Ranking by Agency Size in South Africa (Medium) – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the medium-sized iDidTht Agencies that were ranked in the Top 15 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. King James II

Hear ye, hear ye…

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2. Grid Worldwide Branding and Design

We create, refresh and invigorate brands.

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3. Net#work BBDO

We believed that great ideas have the power to change the world, mobilise behaviour and change and build social cohesion. We still do, and in fact, now we know they can. Great ideas break through the wallpaper of mediocrity and the wall of indifference.

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5. FoxP2 Cape Town

The freedom to mutate. In Cape Town.

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6. Sunshinegun

Sunshinegun is an inspirational company focused on strategic brand design and communication. Based in sunny South Africa and not so sunny London, we deliver illuminating work for our clients, throughout Africa, the Middle East, UK, Canada, USA and Australia.

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10. Grey Advertising

Grey is the leading global advertising group, positioned as “Famously Effective” since 1917. We work as a “Networked agency” rather than an agency network tapping into the collective creativity of 10 000 of the brightest thinkers worldwide.

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12. J. Walter Thompson South Africa

J. Walter Thompson is an international advertising agency headquartered in New York. It has more than 200 offices in over 90 countries. With a network of nearly 10,000 marketers, it has an influential presence in the global advertising sector

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13. Havas

At Havas Worldwide Johannesburg, we’re about brands. Creating them, defining them, evolving them, championing them and inspiring people to take them into not just their heads, but their hearts.

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15. Black River FC

A proudly South African creative agency in the business of generating world-class ideas.

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Overall Ranking by Agency Size in South Africa (Small) – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the small-sized iDidTht Agencies that were ranked in the Top 15 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. Utopia

Hello, we’re Utopia, a creative brand agency focused on changing the fortunes of brands, people, and planet.

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3. DUKE

DUKE is an integrated marketing company that puts the best people in the corner of contender brands so they can win the fight for customers’ attention.

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5. NORTH VCA

NORTH is a visual communications agency.

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8. CULLINAN

A branding and marketing agency designed for the integrated world.

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13. Xfacta

Xfacta is a bespoke strategic design, brand and concept agency. We believe in showing that the unimaginable is possible.

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Film Production Rankings in South Africa (Television, Film & Video) – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the iDidTht Film Production Companies that were ranked in the Top 15 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. 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.

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2. The Star Film Company

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4. Darling Films

Darling by name, Darlings by reputation.

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6. Bomb Commercials

Producers of Teboho Mahlatsi and Justice Mukheli’s award-winning work.

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7. 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.

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8. 7Films

We love what we do.

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9. Plank Film Productions

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

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10. Tulips and Chimneys

Tulips and Chimneys is a Cape Town-based creative studio specializing in concept development, production design and animation for films, digital and print media.

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11. Egg Films

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

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12. Giant Films

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

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13. 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.

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15. 0307

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

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Editing Company Rankings in South Africa (Television, Film & Video) – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the iDidTht Editing Companies that were ranked in the Top 15 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. Deliverance Post

Deliverance is a multi-award-winning post production company nestled in the creative heart of the Mother City. Born in 2005 out of necessity and under the stewardship of its co-founders, Ricky and Paula, Deliverance has grown to be one of South Africa’s premier post houses.

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2. The Upstairs Ludus

The Upstairs Ludus is a leading offline/online editing company that works with top South African and international directors and advertising agencies.

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3. Left Post Productions

Left’s mission is to make a meaningful contribution to tell stories, create memorable characters and to capture unforgettable imagery.

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4. Nova

We believe in meaningful stories and limitless imagination and we want to create, with you. It just so happens that we specialise in post production.

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6. Tulips and Chimneys

Tulips and Chimneys is a Cape Town-based creative studio specializing in concept development, production design and animation for films, digital and print media.

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9. New Creation Collective

We’re a post-production studio offering offline/online editing, colour grading, VFX, animation and motion graphics. We’re motivated by great people, projects, and coffee. And deadlines. And GIFs.

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10. Dolph (Gentlemen Films)

We make films and stuff.

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12. 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.

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Post Production Company Rankings in South Africa (Television, Film & Video) – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the iDidTht Post Production Companies that were ranked in the Top 15 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. The Upstairs Ludus

The Upstairs Ludus is a leading offline/online editing company that works with top South African and international directors and advertising agencies.

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2. Chocolate Tribe

Chocolate Tribe is a high-end VFX & Creative Content studio. We specialize in VFX, Animation and Virtual Reality for TV, Feature film and Digital.

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4. Left Post Productions

Left’s mission is to make a meaningful contribution to tell stories, create memorable characters and to capture unforgettable imagery.

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6. Sinister Studio

Sinister Studio is a Visual Effects, Virtual Reality & Animation studio based in Johannesburg.

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8. Strangelove

Strangelove Studios is a completely talent owned boutique post-production facility based in Cape Town.

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10. Wicked Pixels

We deliver highly creative visual solutions to the advertising, broadcast and gaming industries.

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11. Deliverance Post

Deliverance is a multi-award-winning post production company nestled in the creative heart of the Mother City. Born in 2005 out of necessity and under the stewardship of its co-founders, Ricky and Paula, Deliverance has grown to be one of South Africa’s premier post houses.

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13. New Creation Collective

We’re a post-production studio offering offline/online editing, colour grading, VFX, animation and motion graphics. We’re motivated by great people, projects, and coffee. And deadlines. And GIFs.

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14. Dolph (Gentlemen Films)

We make films and stuff.

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Music & Sound Company Rankings in South Africa (Television, Film & Video) – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the iDidTht Music & Sound Companies that were ranked in the Top 10 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. Produce Sound

We do Audio, Fresh everyday.

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3. Bluenoise

Our motto is simple, “DO THINGS PROPERLY”. We will always go the extra mile to ensure our clients receive world-class music production.

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6. Audio Militia

Audio Militia is South Africa’s first comprehensive music agency, specializing in Original composition, Final mix, Sound design, Sonic Branding, Creative search, Music consultancy and Legal services.

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10. RobRoy Music

We have an M&M machine. Music and sound design all round! Award winning, record spinning, track killin team!

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Animation and Special Effects Company Rankings in South Africa – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the iDidTht Animation & Special Effects Companies that were ranked in the Top 10 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. Chocolate Tribe

Chocolate Tribe is a high-end VFX & Creative Content studio. We specialize in VFX, Animation and Virtual Reality for TV, Feature film and Digital.

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3. 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.

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6. Dolph (Gentlemen Films)

We make films and stuff.

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7. Wicked Pixels

We deliver highly creative visual solutions to the advertising, broadcast and gaming industries.

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8. Tulips and Chimneys

Tulips and Chimneys is a Cape Town-based creative studio specializing in concept development, production design and animation for films, digital and print media.

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10. We Are Batch

We Are Batch. An award winning all-female animation and motion design studio. Batch is an international collective of female illustrators and animators creating of two-dimensional stylised animated content.

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Digital Agency Rankings in South Africa – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the iDidTht Digital Agencies that were ranked in the Top 5 at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. King James Digital (Part of King James Group)

King James Group is a 20-year old, independent South African agency, made up of seven specialist companies and divisions that work in tandem.

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3. VML South Africa

Creating Connected Brands.

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4. Hellocomputer

We’re digital, the new traditional, a future generation full-service agency. Cape Town and Johannesburg. Part of the IPG group.

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5. Joe Public Connect

Joe Public United are an integrated communications group, growing our clients’ brands through five specialist agencies.

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5. Tulips and Chimneys

Tulips and Chimneys is a Cape Town-based creative studio specializing in concept development, production design and animation for films, digital and print media.

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Music & Sound Company Rankings in South Africa (Radio) – Loeries 2018

Find out more about the iDidTht Music & Sound Companies that were ranked in the Top 1o at this year’s Loerie Awards.
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1. Hey Papa Legend

Silence is our canvas.

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2. Produce Sound

We do Audio, Fresh everyday.

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4. We Love Jam

Award Winning Music & Audio Post Facility.

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9. RobRoy Music

We have an M&M machine. Music and sound design all round! Award winning, record spinning, track killin team!

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10. Audio Militia

Audio Militia is South Africa’s first comprehensive music agency, specializing in Original composition, Final mix, Sound design, Sonic Branding, Creative search, Music consultancy and Legal services.

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