IDIDTHAT Presents ‘SHE DID THAT’ July 2022

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 Matshepo Maja from The Star Film Company, Emilie Badenhorst from Romance and Emily Bussace from Deliverance.

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. 

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.

Romance Films’ director Jabu Newman speaks Gen-Z in Standard Bank’s latest commercial ‘10% Millionaires’

Director Jabu Newman has crafted a visually vibrant and unapologetically Gen-Z world for Standard Bank. Reality meets every young adult’s fantasy in the stylish tongue-in-cheek campaign that uses energetic TikTok-inspired transitions to authentically celebrate South Africa’s youth culture.

2022-06-02T09:22:46+02:00June 2nd, 2022|Categories: Editorial, ROMANCE Editorial|Tags: , , |

South Africa’s D&AD 2022. All the Winners and the Work.

D&AD Awards celebrate creative excellence in design and advertising. This year's Pencil winners have been announced and include some big hitters from South Africa. Drumroll please ... Pun intended because Chicken reigns supreme again. Romance and director Greg Gray took home a Graphite Pencil for Chicken Licken 'Feel the Fire', which they collaborated on with the meisters from Joe Public United, Deliverance, Marc Algranti Music and Chocolate Tribe. Congrats to all the winners! You can see the winning work and the winning teams behind the work below.

IDIDTHAT Presents ‘She Did That’ April 2022

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 Ayanda Duma from Robot, Justine Calverley from First Pencil, and Nicole Maria Ackermann from Romance 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.

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_.

IDIDTHAT Craft Award Rankings 2021

It’s here; The Official IDIDTHAT Craft Awards Rankings for 2021. Every month IDIDTHAT teams up with leaders in the ad and production industry to award the finest in South African film and production craft. These truly are the best of the best in the industry in Film Production, Post Production, Cinematography, Music & Sound, Animation & Visual Effects in South Africa.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards January 2022

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the myths, the legends, the icons themselves; Sibusiso Sitole, CCO and Co-Founder of The Odd Number and Lourens van Rensburg, Director at 7Films. Congrats to Christian van der Walt, Novak Miler, Ben van der Walt and Stanley Segal from Sinister Studios and Fausto Becatti from Bioscope Films for being awarded Best in Craft for January.

Romance Films’ performance director Emilie Badenhorst delivers bold love story in latest music video ‘Strangers’

Romance’s Emilie Badenhorst once again flexes her ability as a performance director in her new music video for DJ Dom Dolla. Celebrating those lost in the cracks of society, ‘Strangers’ is a passionate coming-of-age love story that catapults you out of your comfort zone. We spoke to Emilie about her unfiltered approach to directing and the importance of representation.

2022-01-28T08:14:46+02:00January 28th, 2022|Categories: Editorial, ROMANCE Editorial|Tags: , |

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.

IDIDTHAT Presents ‘SHE DID THAT’

SHE DID THAT is a female filmmaker's 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 Director Samantha Nell from Gentlemen Films, Director Jabu Nadia Newman from Romance Films and Editor Itu Nomtshongwana from The Syndicate.

IDIDTHAT Craft Awards November 2021

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by the biggest gifts under the tree; Kabelo Moshapalo, Chief Creative Officer Ogilvy Johannesburg and Tebza, Director at The Star Film Company. Thank you you festive tinselled treats! Congrats to our merry Best in Crafters Zee Ntuli from Darling Films and Greg Gray from Romance.

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 September 2021

This month’s IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by our very own industry royalty; Roanna Williams, Chief Creative Officer of Net#work BBDO and Bruno Bossi, Director and Owner of Carbon Films. Thank you our King and Queen, we are not worthy. Massive congratulations to our Best in Crafters; Director Zee Ntuli from Darling Films and DOP Fabian Vettiger.

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.

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 June 2021

This month's IDIDTHAT.co Craft Awards were judged by our fearless leaders, Executive Creative Director of Joe Public United, Megan Perks and Owner, Composer and Engineer of Howard Audio, Adam Howard. Thank you for your service to this country. Not only are you heroes to us, but to all your fellow South Africans. To Talya Galasko from Sketchbook Studios and Kyle Lewis from Egg Films, congratulations on being awarded Best in Craft, truly the highest honour in all the land, we salute you.