IDIDTHAT Craft Awards April 2024

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by our forever reigning queens Juliet Honey, Creative Director at TBWA Hunt Lascaris and Justine Puren-Calverley, Director at FirstPencil. We bow in awe because wow, this was a particularly tough month with some really strong work! Chicken Licken takes it! Congratulations to the team behind the spot Dave ‘Legs of Thunder’ Mgijimi.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards March 2024

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the honourable Tshepo Tumahole, Integrated CD at Joe Public United and Morgan Dingle, Director at Your Girlfriend. We don’t know what they’ve put in the water over at 7Films but both 7Films directors Hayden Brown and Jozua Malherbe were awarded Best in Craft. Take a bow team!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards December 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the ever red-carpet ready Jacquie Mullany, ECD at FCB Africa & Bruno Bossi, Director at Carbon Films. Congratulations to VFX maestros Eddie Addinall and Rory Mark from The Refinery and directing wizard Greg Rom from Gentlemen Films.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards August 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the distinguished Brendan Hoffmann, ECD at Joe Public Cape Town and the esteemed Ian Gabriel, Director at Giant Films Thank you sirs! Congratulations to Production Designer (or if you prefer, Art Director) Louise Knepscheld on her work for Kruger and Slim from Darling Films for his MTN spots. Well done you crafty beauties!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards July 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by our esteemed poultry enthusiasts Nkanyezi Masango, CCO at DENTSU CREATIVE and Cindy Lee, Director at The Star Film Company. Yes, chicken reigned supreme this month as Greg Gray from ROMANCE, Adam Bentel from KrewKut & Elben Schutte feat. Martin Bergeaud from Pressure Cooker Studios clucked their way to glory 🐔🏆 Congratulations to ruling the roost team!🐣👑

She Did That at Loeries 2022 – Directors

The 2022 Loeries Official Rankings were released last week and although we don't think awards and accolades mean everything (they're pretty cool though), they definitely get our attention when they reflect the high level of work being created by some of the talented women and non-binary people in our industry right now. Below we have showcased five of the top-ranked film directors in the country according to the Loeries. Congratulations and here's to seeing a lot more representation in 2023 💪🏾

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards January 2023

This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by two industry heavy-hitters, the honourable Suhana Gordhan, Executive Creative Director at Duke Group and Karien Cherry, Director at Giant Films. We bow down in your presence! Big congratulations to editing-maestro Saki Bergh from Left Post for taking Best in Craft for January!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards December 2022

December 2022's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards results are in! What better way to begin the new year than with a throwback to some exceptional work from last year? December's Craft was judged by Chantelle dos Santos, Creative Director at Ogilvy JHB and Fausto Becatti, Director at Bioscope Films - we are not worthy, thank you. Congratulations to Karien Cherry from Giant Films for crafting those small moments that gave her this big win 🚀

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards October

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the superbly talented all-seeing all-knowing oracles that are Jacquie Mullany, Creative Director at HelloFCB+ and Grant De Sousa, Director at They. Congratulations to Slim from Darling Films for his skillfully crafty work on Chicken Licken *clapping wildly.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards September

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Executive Creative Director at FCB Tian van den Heever and Animation & VFX Supervisor and Head of Production at Chocolate Tribe, Rob van den Bragt. Congratulations to the man, the myth, the legend himself, Greg Gray on nabbing this month's Best in Craft.

South Africa’s Work to Watch August 2022

Right here is where you can find all the winning work awarded by the Creative Circle in the second quarter of 2022. Congratulations to all our IDIDTHAT members for leading the charge in creativity and production, we salute you! Below you can check out all the awarded work and the gorgeous talent responsible for bringing this work to life, remember their names!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards August 2022

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.

Bioscope unmutes South Africa in massive 21 film campaign for The Unlimited

Working with Joe Public, the team at Bioscope were tasked to create the launch campaign of the new insurance company, The Unlimited. The result of the ambitious undertaking is 21 short films that are all united by one common trait, they are about people who have the undying will to defy expectation and challenge the norm. We go behind the minds of Bioscope to find out what it took to bring the campaign to life.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards July 2022

This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Group Executive Creative Director at King James Nkanyezi Masango and Director at Bioscope Films, Hylton Tannenbaum. Huge congrats to the super talented Cindy Lee and Zee Ntuli on sashaying away with July's Best in Craft, we are not worthy!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards June 2022

This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Jabulani Sigege, Executive Creative Director at Machine_ and Justice Mukheli, Director at Romance. Congratulations to directors Thina Zibi from Hello Circus and Tebza from The Star Film Company who will be strutting into the second half of 2022 a whole Craft Award sexier. 

Net#work BBDO and Bioscope Films grab attention with Corona ‘Free Surfers’ [INTERVIEW]

‘Free Surfers’ is a two-part documentary series honouring two South African surfers who overcame adversity and found their freedom in the ocean. This is a significant piece of South African storytelling, in fact, without it an important part of history might have been lost forever. We go behind the scenes with CCO of Net#work BBDO Roanna Williams and Bioscope Films’ director Kyla Philander.

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South Africa’s Work to Watch June 2022

Here you can find all the winning work awarded by the Creative Circle in the first quarter of 2022. Congratulations to the incredibly talented teams of creatives and filmmakers who made these stand-out projects come to life – you are all gorgeous geniuses, indeed a rare combination.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards May 2022

This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Mohlalefi Lentsoane, Executive Creative Director at M&C Saatchi Abel (JHB) and Mfundo Mkhize, Director at The Star Film Company. Congratulations to Kyla Philander and Fausto Becatti walking away with May's Craft Awards. We don't know what they put in the water at Bioscope Films (maybe Corona and Espolōn Tequila??) but it's working!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards April 2022

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Executive Creative Director at TBWA Hunt Lascaris, Carl Willoughby and Director at Spitfire, AK. Congratulations to April's Best in Craft, Paul Ward from Giant Films and Slim from Darling Films.

Ad of the Year 2021. All the Work and the Winners.

Congratulations to all the winners in the 2021 Creative Circle ‘Joe Public United of the Year’ awards…wait, wait, we mean ‘Ad of the Year’ awards. But damn Joe, well done team on picking up 15 of the 24 awards 🔥 The awards were held on the 10th of March and here we've made it easy peasy to find all the winning work and the winning people who created it.