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…

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.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards May 2021

May's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Creative Director at Ogilvy JHB, Safaraaz Sindhi and Director and Co-owner at Patriot Films, Anton Visser. Shantay, you stay to Ross Garrett from Darling Films and Ari Kruger from Sketchbook Studios, our Best in Craft icons for May.

Top awarded South African director Jeana Theron, a filmmaker you’d go to war with

In the last three years alone Director Jeana Theron from Darling Films has been awarded a Gold Cannes Lion and two Loeries Grands Prix. We know right, where are the headlines?! Jeana’s quiet demeanour has perhaps masked her razor-sharp edge and ability to make even the most gruesome storytelling beautiful. In our opinion, this proven versatile contemporary filmmaker has been flying way too low under the radar. So, you probably haven’t thought of Jeana like this, but you really should…

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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…

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.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards February 2021

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by Thibedi Meso, ECD Partner at Brave Group and Trevor Clarence, Director and Partner at Your Girlfriend. Congratulations to Monde Gumede from The Rudeboy Collective and Ari Kruger from Sketchbook Studios on being awarded IDIDTHAT's Best in Craft.

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 Rankings 2020

The Official IDIDTHAT Craft Awards Rankings for 2020 are here. Every month IDIDTHAT teams up with the leaders in the production and ad industry to award the finest in South African film and production craft. These rankings showcase the best of the best in Film Production, Post Production, Music & Sound, Cinematography, Animation & VFX. Congratulations you beautiful clever people you!

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 November 2020

November’s IDIDTHAT Craft Awards were judged by Saatchi & Saatchi’s Creative Director, Stephanie Symonds and Director Lebogang Rasethaba from Egg Films and Arcade. Congrats on the 'BEST IN CRAFT' win for both VW spots by Director Fausto Becatti and the post team; Daniel Mitchell, Nic Apostoli and Charmaine Greyling. 

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 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.

South Africa’s One Show 2020 Winners Announced [View Work]

South Africa was awarded 12 Merits, 6 Bronze, and 2 Silvers in the year’s largest global awards for creative excellence in advertising and design *drops mic and moonwalks* That is incredible! Congratulations you talented Saffas and thank you for flying our flag high and proud.

South Africa’s One Show 2020 FINALISTS released – View the work

South Africa has 20 FINALISTS for The One Show 2020. GO TEAM! Here's all the work that will win a One Show Pencil or Merit. See who is winning this year, we couldn't be prouder.

South Africa’s One Show Shortlists 2020 – View the work

VIEW THE WORK - South Africa picked up 53 One Show Shortlists this year for 30 campaigns. Find out who did what right here, right now. Congrats you beauties!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards: February 2020

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards just got a whole lot more judgy mcjudgerson. As of this month, we will have TWO judges independently selecting South Africa’s Best in Craft. February’s IDIDTHAT Craft Award’s top dogs are, drumroll please, Executive Creative Director at TBWA Hunt Lascaris, Kabelo Moshapalo and Executive Producer and Music Supervisor at Pulse Music, Marc Algranti. Congratulations to all the winners!

Creative Circle 2019 Annual Awards

You all should be pretty familiar with the Creative Circle Annual Award wins of 2019 by now, but have you seen the actual work that won and the real-life humans behind the creativity? Well, step right up folks. We’ve put together a showcase of all the winning work so you can find out more about who is creating the best of the best in South Africa as voted by the Creative Circle jury panel.

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