South Africa’s Work to Watch – July 2021

This month we showcase South Africa's stand-out work. Apart from just bragging about it (which is very important), it’s the work that has been awarded by the Creative Circle as well as IDIDTHAT’s Craft Awards. View the work and find out more about the companies who did it…

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards April 2021

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the legendary Suhana Gordhan, ECD at Duke and Director Greg Rom from Gentlemen Films. Congratulations to Carbon Films, They and Sinister Studios - this month's epic 3 company win and a ménage à trois of craft excellence!

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

We’ve put together this handy showcase of all the IDIDTHAT companies that were awarded by the Creative Circle in the 'Film' category throughout 2020. Congratulations you cinematic beauties on being in the running for the coveted ‘Ad of the Year’ award on the 4th of March at the Virtual Ad of the Year Awards! What campaign do YOU think deserves the title of 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 December 2020

December’s IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Claudi Potter, Creative Director at Joe Public United and Fausto Becatti, Director at Bioscope Films. Congratulations to Slim from Darling Films AND Porteus Xandau from Carbon Films on being awarded Best in Craft.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards October 2020

October’s IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by The Star Film Company’s director, Cindy Lee and ECD of FoxP2, Grant Sithole. Congrats to Fausto Becatti from Bioscope Films, Paul Ward from Giant Films AND Xander Vander, Nic Apostoli and Charmaine Greyling from Strangelove for bringing us more goosebumps than Halloween!

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 August 2020

The IDIDTHAT Craft Awards for August were judged by CCO of FCB Africa, Tseliso Rangaka and Owner of Produce Sound, Louis Enslin. Congratulations to Cindy Lee from The Star Film Company and Paul Ward from Giant Films. We're clapping wildly in the flickering light of our Stage 4 candles in your honour.

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 June 2020

June’s IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Sibusiso Sitole (CCO at The Odd Number) and Evy Katz (Editor at Left Post). Best in Craft was awarded to Telekom ‘Cyber Mobbing’ for Direction, Editing, and Cinematography. Huge congrats to the team - Kim Geldenhuys, Adam Bentel, and Matthias Graatz.

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: January 2020

We’re sliding into 2020 with the first IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards for the year. And who better to kick things off than Black River FC’s Executive Creative Director, Roanna Williams. With over twenty years of industry experience and the trophy cabinet to back it up, we couldn’t think of anyone more suited for the position. Thank you Roanna, as always, we are not worthy!

Best in Film Craft: August 2019

Our iDidTht Craft Awards for August were judged by Creative Director at TBWA Hunt Lascaris, Nikki Taylor-Garrett. Fresh from serving on the jury at Cannes, Nikki brings over a decade of industry experience, working with some of the top brands while simultaneously creating disruptive work for non-profits. We couldn’t be prouder that she agreed to make our Craft Awards her side-hustle. Thank you Nikki!

Best in Film Craft: July 2019

Every month iDidTht.com teams up with an industry leader to award South Africa’s best in Film Craft. Even though July's judge doesn’t need to look at his own awards (and there are plenty) to validate his success (which is huge), we’re practically giddy when he agrees to judge ours. Thank you to the wonderful Ahmed Tilly 😘

Best in Film Craft: March 2019

Every month iDidTht.com teams up with an industry leader to award South Africa’s best in Film Craft. This month’s Guest Judge was John Davenport. When not polishing his roughly 20 Cannes Lions awards he’s being the badass CCO at Havas, a political writer, philanthropist, and sculptor… oh, and he also happened to put the ‘Davenport’ in Ireland/Davenport. 🔥If he wasn’t so damn nice we’d think he’s showing off.

Behind the Work of Directors Teboho Mahlatsi, Stephina Zwane and Justice Mukheli from Bomb Commercials

We Skype the talented trio, Directors Teboho Mahlatsi, Stephina Zwane and Justice Mukheli from Bomb Commercials, to catch up on some of their favourite spots they've created. Once we get past the buffering they hit us with some behind-the-scenes truth bombs you don't want to miss!

Find out more about SA’s top-ranked companies at Loeries 2018

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. Find out more about South Africa's top 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

Bomb Commercials Signs Director Justice

Director Justice is as in touch with South Africa’s beautiful people and culture as he is with his own emotions. With his heart firmly on his sleeve, he opens up about his own journey as a Director and joining the team at Bomb Commercials.

Best in Film Craft: August 2018

This month’s iDidTht Craft Awards are judged by Mr Easy on the Eyes himself, Executive Creative Director at TBWA\ Johannesburg, Kabelo Moshapalo. When not judging every award show out there, Kabelo is a master of creative digital solutions, driving creative excellence, and posing for kickass insta-selfies. An honour and a privilege to have you Kabelo!

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