South Africa’s D&AD Work & Winners 2024

Since the announcement of the 62nd D&AD Awards late last week, our dedicated hamsters have been curating a showcase of the brilliant work behind the results. Here are the exceptionally talented South Africans who brought home the Pencils — now you know who to collaborate with next. Congratulations to these beauties for making us proud!

South Africa’s One Show Work & Winners

It’s time for The One Show results everyone! When we heard South Africa had 21 finalists this year we damn near Black Eyed Pea’d ourselves and exclaimed ‘Boom Boom Pow’. Now it’s great to see this incredible work convert. Congratulations to all of you! With over 50 countries and regions around the world entering, this is big for South Africa. Well done.

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 November 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the spreaders of amazingness; Neo Mashigo, Chief Creative Officer at M&C Saatchi Group South Africa & James Matthes, Creative Executive Officer at Pressure Cooker. Congratulations to November’s top crafters, Zee Ntuli from Darling Films and 7 Films‘ Gorgeous Bushman.

Two Netflix series, big brand car campaigns and backed Patriot Films; Thati Pele is a name that’s here to stay.

Director Thati Pele’s road to 2023 has been eventful and, at times, contradictory. Recently known for her directing work on the Netflix teen drama ‘Blood and Water’ and the original series ‘Savage Beauty’, Thati is now switching gears from longform to continue again as a commercial filmmaker. With a proven track record as a strong storyteller and a Volkswagen campaign that showcased her versatility in both performance and comedy, Thati has joined Patriot Films where she is destined to craft stand-out commercial work.

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South Africa’s Clio Awards 2023. All the Work and the Winners

IDIDTHAT is super excited to showcase South Africa's winners and the work that won at this year's Clio Awards! Go team SA! The winners were celebrated at the 63rd annual Clio Awards hosted by Anthony Anderson on April 25th at Gotham Hall in New York City.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards March 2023

Here are the results for this month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards. Thank you to our most esteemed judges, Thembalethu Msibi, ECD at BlackSwan and Sam Coleman, Director at Patriot for lending us your expertise this month. Congratulations to Mzonke Maloney and the team at Carbon Films for taking home Best in Craft for March. 

BEST OF 2022. All the work and winners.

The Creative Circle Best of 2022 is about celebrating all the finest South African Creativity from 2022. Here you can find all the awarded work and the talent responsible for creating the work...so you know who to call for your next project 🔥

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards February 2023

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by red-carpet-worthy talents of Julie Thorogood, Creative Director at NetworkBBDO and Mark Middlewick, Director at First Pencil. Congratulations to Director Imraan Christian from Arcade and Strangelove Editor Shelby Ncube who were awarded Best in Craft this month by both judges.

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 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 March 2022

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by two of our industry’s absolute finest; Chief Creative Officer of Grey Africa, Fran Luckin and Director at Darling Films, Jeana Theron. Congratulations to Marc Algranti for nabbing Best in Craft for Original Music and Matthys Boshoff for Directing.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards February 2022

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by none other than… drumroll please… and hit it; Creative Director at Joe Public United, Claudi Potter and Director and Founder of Olamuk, Mzi Kumalo. Congratulations to February's top crafters, Patriot Films' Sam Coleman, Romance's Greg Gray and co-directors Michael Rodrigues & Tarryn Hatchett from We are_.

South Africa’s Work to Watch – June to October 2021

Here we showcase South Africa's stand-out work. This is the work that was awarded by the Creative Circle and represents the best our country has to offer. Basically, if you don’t have these companies on speed dial for 2022, ag shame man.

South Africa’s Best in Film – Loeries 2021

This showcase features South Africa's best in creativity and production in the category film. This is the work that was awarded at the Loeries 2021. Wanna work with the best in South Africa for your next project? Look no further. Exactly like sliced bread, IDIDTHAT is all about making your life easier, minus the carbs. We’ve featured all the awarded work and the talent behind it so you can find the best person for your next project. Pleasure!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards October 2021

This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by top industry veterans Tseliso Rangaka, CCO at FCB Joburg and Hellocomputer AND director at 0307, Kim Geldenhuys. Bumper month with 3 commercials being awarded the top spot. Congratulations to our Best-in-Crafters; Lebogang Rasethaba and Imraan Christian from Arcade, Greg Gray from Romance & Jason Fialkov from Bioscope Films.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards August 2021

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the most beautiful of all spring blossoms; Chief Creative Officer at TBWA\Hunt Lascaris, Peter Khoury and Director & Co-owner at They Shoot Films, Alan Irvin. Congratulations Fausto Becatti from Bioscope Films & Ross Garrett from Darling Films for being such incredible Crafty McCraftersons!

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards July 2021

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by our very own winter warmers, Chief Creative Officer of Draftline JNB, Neo Segola and Partner and Director at The Rudeboy Collective, Mpho Twala. Congratulations to the red-carpet-ready Greg Rom from Gentlemen Films and Ian Gabriel from Giant Films on being awarded Best of Craft.