Live Updates: South Africa’s Winners & Shortlists at Cannes 2021

Follow South Africa's Cannes Lions Shortlists and Winners right here from the 21st of June. We’ll be updating this page as results are announced - listing all South Africa’s shortlists, showcasing the awarded work, and featuring all the IDIDTHAT members involved.

South Africa’s Work to Watch: April 2021

This month we showcase the stand-out work that South African companies on IDIDTHAT are doing. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that was recently featured at the Creative Circle Awards and IDIDTHAT's Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

Dove ‘It’s on Us’ took 2 years to produce and here’s how 7Films and MullenLowe pulled it off

Dove’s latest campaign pays other brands to diversify their ads. We spoke to 7Films about the Cirque du Soleil-like project management skills required to pull off a campaign that stretched over two years, four countries and one global pandemic.

2021-04-13T13:32:00+02:00April 13th, 2021|Categories: 7Films Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , , , |

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards March 2021

Congratulations to Paul Ward from Giant Films who was awarded Best in Craft by both our judges, Neo Mashigo, CCO of M&C Saatchi Group South Africa and Charmaine Greyling, Co-Founder and VFX Artist at Strangelove Studios.

Integrated: Creative Circle’s Ad of the Month winners in 2020. In the running for Ad of the Year.

Our little hamsters have sourced all our IDIDTHAT members’ work awarded in the ‘Integrated’ category by the Creative Circle throughout 2020. Judges will be announcing the ‘Ad of the Year’ from this showcase on the 4th of March 2020. What campaign do you think will rise to the top as South Africa’s best of the best?

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards January 2021

January’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Darling Films‘ director, Chloe Coetsee and ECD of Machine_ Cape Town, PJ Eales. Congratulations to Daniel Morcos from Carbon Films AND James O’ Sullivan and the late SJ Myeza from 7Films on being awarded Best in Craft.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards September 2020

September's IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by CCO of Grey Africa, Fran Luckin and Bomb Commercials Director, Ernest Nkosi. Congratulations to Cindy Lee from The Star Film Company, Kim Geldenhuys from 0307 and Matthew Swanepoel from Priest Post Production - you overachieving talented beauties you!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards July 2020

July's IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Dani Hynes (Director at Made Films) and Bridget Johnson (ECD at The Riverbed Agency). Massive congrats to Glen Biderman-Pam from Sketchbook Studios who was awarded Best in Writing and Direction Craft by BOTH our judges for his short film 'Love Locked'.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards: April 2020

April's IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Director Greg Gray from Romance Films and Creative Partner / ECD at M&C Saatchi Abel, Jake Bester. Two 'Best in Craft' winners this month. Congratulations Katlego Baaitse from Burley Boys AND monde like the world from The Rudeboy Collective. Check out all the results here.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards: March 2020

The March IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Executive Creative Director at FCB Joburg, Suhana Gordhan and Film Editor at Deliverance Post, Ricky Boyd. Congratulations to this month's legends, Helen & Kim from Motion City Films AND Gregg Baily from Figment Films, for winning Best in Craft.

The Storyteller Foundation – Building toward a better South African Film Industry

The Storyteller Foundation announces the launch of a programme in honour of Director SJ’s legacy that aims to support exceptional talent by providing mentorship and practical experience in ALL aspects of film directing. We catch up with the founders from 7Films and top ad agency folks at 99c about how the Foundation aims to shape the future of the local film industry. 

2019-12-13T11:50:56+02:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: 7Films Editorial, Editorial|Tags: , , |

South Africa Wins 15 Pencils at the D&AD Awards 2019

South Africa ranked 9th in the top 10 countries shortlisted with 15 Pencils at D&AD. We’ve put together all the work and featured the companies that won. Pencil winners were announced on the 23rd of May 2019 and we couldn’t be prouder of Team South Africa! Congrats you beauties 🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦

Best in Film Craft: September 2018

This month’s iDidTht Craft Awards are judged by Consulting ECD at WICK, Bridget Johnson. Bridget has over 20 years’ experience at SA’s best advertising agencies and all the awards and accolades to back up a truly powerful career. Judging our Craft Awards will no doubt be a new highlight… Glad to be of assistance Bridget 😉 and honoured to have you!

Loeries 2018: Find out more about South Africa’s Award Winning Companies on iDidTht

We’ve put together a go-to list of all the iDidTht companies that won during 2018’s Loeries, basically a catalogue of all the sexiest companies, so now you know who to work with #ThankUsLater

One Show 2018 – South Africa’s Winning Work

The One Show is the world's most prestigious awards show recognizing the best creative work in advertising, interactive, design and branded entertainment. It’s true, because that’s what it says on their website! View all the winners and shortlists... and find out more about the companies behind the work.

Best in Film Craft: April 2018

With over a 100 statues of his own (show off!), who better to judge this month’s iDidTht Craft Awards than CCO at TBWA Hunt Lascaris and Creative Circle Chairperson (drum roll please), the legendary Peter Khoury! And as we always say, just keep calm and Khoury on!

All the Work and the Winners – Creative Circle 2017 Annual Awards

Wanna see the actual work that won? Now you can! iDidTht showcases all the work that the Creative Circle selected as the best of the best at the 2017 Annual Awards held last week. Because most of us are too busy creating even more kickass work, collecting grey water or even just facing upcoming corruption trials, we gathered all the winning work, which means you can find out more about each company involved. 

iDidTht Craft Awards Rankings 2017

We’re kicking off 2018 with a throwback to 2017 by celebrating the best craft of the year. iDidTht's Monthly Craft Awards showcase the very best by production companies in SA. Here are the top 13 ranked companies of the year. So stop googling ‘What is Bitcoin’ and rather check out which production companies kicked ass, including all the Best of Reel and Special Mentions awarded by the industry's leading creatives. 

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