This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the discerning eyes of Terry McKenna, ECD at The Odd Number and Zee Ntuli, Director at Darling Films. Chicken reigned supreme in May which means a big congrats to Saki Bergh from Left and Adrian from Egg Films who have proven that their art craft is a feathered triumph!
Ola! Films director Amy Allais has crafted a vibrant, fast paced, high-energy campaign for TBWA Durban and Spar and we love it! Amy, known for her keen sense of aesthetics and her talent for eliciting powerful performances, has delivered three spots that are super fun, uniquely South African and infused with Amy’s trademark touch of eccentricity.
Director Amy Allais delivers new Capfin commercial that will stay with you long after you’ve watched it
Amy Allais for King James JHB’s latest Capfin commercial ‘The Matriarch’ has woven together nuanced performances with beautifully cinematic landscapes. The emotionally engaging story tugs at the heartstrings and the honest storytelling will resonate with many South Africans.
This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Ana Rocha, Executive Creative Director at VMLY&R and Amy Allais, Director and Co-Founder of Ola! Films. Congratulations to our esteemed Best in Crafters for August, the dashing Jason Fialkov from Groundglass and Fausto Becatti from Bioscope.
SHE DID THAT is a female filmmakers showcase that shines a spotlight on the women in the South African production industry. Although we will only be featuring women and non-binary people, the goal is that it will encourage the inclusion of more underrepresented filmmakers across all production work created by South Africans. This month features Amy Allais from Ola! Films, Wandile Xaba from They, and Zee from Blacklist.
From choreographing adults dancing inside recycling bins in Istanbul to mapping out the final steps to a sequence 35 000 feet above the ground, when it comes to Director Amy Allais, nothing surprises us. We pinned down this frequent flyer who shared some of the behind the scenes moments from her work.
This month’s Craft Awards were judged by the bedroom eyes of Nkanyezi Masango, Creative Director at King James Group, Cape Town. Nkanyezi has collected a brag-worthy 9 Cannes Lions and is a champion for diversity in the creative field. Welcome Nkanyezi, you gorgeous, clever man you GRRRR 🐆
Directors Justice Mukheli and Amy Allais from Ola! Films are making their next move count. Introducing Chess - a fresh proposition to directing by two fearless artists. Let the games begin!
Every month we award the very best in craft by production companies in South Africa. This month’s Craft Entries were judged by none other than the formidable Roanna Williams, ECD at Joe Public United. She’s been in the industry for over 21 years, judged everything from Loeries to Cannes and won everything from awards to our admiration.