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One-shot wonder
One-shot wonder

We all know a guy that knows everyone. The guy who is very in touch and connected with the people in the community

Issued by Ola! Films 2 days ago

Adam Howard wraps up 12th tour with William Kentridge
Adam Howard wraps up 12th tour with William Kentridge

Adam Howard (owner of Howard Audio) has just returned from his 12th tour as musical director for Refuse The Hour, the chamber opera companion to William Kentridge's five-channel video installation, The Refusal of Time

Issued by Howard Audio 3 days ago

Adding a few French accents to a quirky comedy
Adding a few French accents to a quirky comedy

Christmas came early for Ola! Films director Mfundo Mkhize when Jupiter CT had him direct their latest fresh and fancaay ad for Burger King

Issued by Ola! Films 3 days ago

Sibanda behind the scenes. She captions this selfie as ‘Live, love, laugh’.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Kgalalelo Sibanda

This week we go behind the selfie with Kgalalelo Sibanda, producer for e.tv Sunrise

By Leigh Andrews 19 Jul 2017

Even on Mother's Day, Mom knows best
Even on Mother's Day, Mom knows best

King James Cape Town sent the script for the Sanlam Mother's Day online video to FirstPencil who jumped at the opportunity to focus on casting and performance, and even throw in a bit of cheek

Issued by FirstPencil 18 Jul 2017

Yolande Botha directs Shortstraw's latest music video
Yolande Botha directs Shortstraw's latest music video

If you've ever wanted to take your frustrations and anger out on something without being put in the naughty corner, the latest video for this Joburg Indie Rock band is for you

Issued by The Brave Cartel 17 Jul 2017

If you think making ads is tough...
If you think making ads is tough...

Try running 86,7kms. It's no joke. In these spots for Levergy and New Balance, FirstPencil had real comrades runners writing letters to themselves

Issued by FirstPencil 17 Jul 2017

The new universal rules for commercial production engagement
The new universal rules for commercial production engagement

Bid-rigging isn't just an American concern; it's an international issue that impacts on the South African production industry too

By Bobby Amm, Issued by CPA 14 Jul 2017

#CannesLions2017: “A great idea always stands out” - Adam Howard
#CannesLions2017: “A great idea always stands out” - Adam Howard

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Adam Howard, owner of Howard Audio, shares his views from behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 13 Jul 2017

Louis Enslin, owner at award-winning post-production company, Produce Sound as well as 3D Radio, BookBeak, Individually Wrapped, casimir and Bright Above.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Louis Enslin

This week we go behind the selfie with technophile Louis Enslin, sound engineer and owner at award-winning post-production company, Produce Sound

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2017

#ISeeYou: Sunu finds the beauty in ordinary South Africans for Metropolitan
#ISeeYou: Sunu finds the beauty in ordinary South Africans for Metropolitan

Fresh from winning gold, two silvers and a bronze at Cannes Lions last month, Egg Films' director Sunu has released his most ambitious ad yet: #ISeeYou

Issued by Egg Films 11 Jul 2017

Van Rensburg and Myeza in Cannes.
#CannesLions2017: “Intimidating, out-of-this-world work” - 7Films

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Nina van Rensburg and SJ Myeza-Mhlambi of 7Films who attended this year's Festival, share their views from behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jul 2017

Pixel Global AV expands its brand into South Africa
Pixel Global AV expands its brand into South Africa

Pixel Global AV has joined forces with Kilowatt Audio Visual to launch Pixel Global AV South Africa

Issued by Kilowatt Audio Visual 6 Jul 2017

Sunu Gonera.
#CannesLions2017: “This is who we [Africans] really are” - Sunu Gonera

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Sunu Gonera of Egg Films shares his views from behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jul 2017

Howard Audio scoops a Cannes Gold Lion!
Howard Audio scoops a Cannes Gold Lion!

Howard Audio's name is on another international award - and this time it's a Cannes Gold Lion, for the online campaign, "Pre-Joy", for Cadbury, through agency Ogilvy JHB

Issued by Howard Audio 5 Jul 2017

#CannesLions2017: “Simplicity is often the most difficult and overlooked craft” - Louis Enslin
#CannesLions2017: “Simplicity is often the most difficult and overlooked craft” - Louis Enslin

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Louis Enslin - owner, composer and engineer at Produce Sound - shares his views from behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 4 Jul 2017

Mami Wata cofounder Nick Dutton.
#CannesLions2017: “Africa's increasing role in global creative culture” - Nick Dutton

SA's craft and production industry proved itself at the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity. Here, Nick Dutton of Mami Wata shares his views behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jun 2017

Lighting trends from Prolight + Sound - Rob Izzett and Simon Robinson
Lighting trends from Prolight + Sound - Rob Izzett and Simon Robinson

The live events industry is a multibillion-dollar business that continues to grow in size, stature, sophistication and proficiency. Much of this development is being driven by the need for companies to unlock new sources of revenue growth for their brands

Issued by Mediatech Africa 30 Jun 2017

Dan Mace's NXT LVL ad for Vodacom
Dan Mace's NXT LVL ad for Vodacom

Egg Films' Dan Mace directed This Is Your Time, Ogilvy's inspiring new ad for Vodacom NXT LVL

Issued by Egg Films 28 Jun 2017

Smith reveals ‘the workshop’ where he creates much of that magic we see on screen.
#BehindtheSelfie with... Rob Smith

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with Rob Smith, formerly of Arcade Content - having been handpicked straight out of film school to join Keith Rose's creative team in 2011 - newly signed with Carbon Films

By Leigh Andrews 28 Jun 2017

Mace with the rest of the Tusker job crew.
#CannesLions2017: “We don't need awards to believe in our work” - Dan Mace

While June is the month of the annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, it's also #YouthMonth here on Biz. What better time to chat to Dan Mace, newly of Egg Films, the first South African to win three Young Director Awards at the Cannes Lions? He lets us in on his views behind the scenes

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jun 2017

Dan Mace becomes first South African to win three Young Director Awards at Cannes
Dan Mace becomes first South African to win three Young Director Awards at Cannes

Egg Films' Dan Mace won his third Young Director Award in two years at Cannes Lions, a South African record

Issued by Egg Films 26 Jun 2017

LED lamp market projected to grow more than 12-fold: Film industry set to benefit
LED lamp market projected to grow more than 12-fold: Film industry set to benefit

LED lighting has been used for over 10 years in the architectural and building industry, but with developments in light-emitting diode technology, there's been a quiet but steady lighting revolution in the film industry over the last five years

Issued by Mediatech Africa 26 Jun 2017

Screenshots from SA's three Bronze winners and the Grand Prix for Film Craft.
#CannesLions2017: Film Craft Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Film Craft Lions award ceremony on 23 June 2017, with three SA entries casting a Bronze glow

23 Jun 2017

Glen Bosman
Motion picture's digital revolution

Today, filmmaking has little to do with film. Digital technology has advanced so much that we can shoot quality video on our phones and share it on social media in seconds

By Glen Bosman, Issued by CPA 23 Jun 2017

Terence Neale becomes first SA director to win Cannes Lions Grand Prix
Terence Neale becomes first SA director to win Cannes Lions Grand Prix

Egg Films' director Terence Neale is the first South African director ever to win a Grand Prix at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the world's most prestigious advertising awards

Issued by Egg Films 22 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Film Craft shortlist
#CannesLions2017: Film Craft shortlist

The Cannes Lions Film Craft shortlist has been released, with many SA campaigns making the cut

22 Jun 2017

Dan Mace shortlisted for Young Director Award at Cannes Lions
Dan Mace shortlisted for Young Director Award at Cannes Lions

Egg Films' Dan Mace is shortlisted at the Young Director Award at Cannes Lions for the second year in a row: this time for the two pieces he directed in Kenya

Issued by Egg Films 21 Jun 2017

Radebe in 'edit' mode...
#BehindtheSelfie with... Zwelethu Radebe

This #YouthMonth, we go behind the selfie with technophile Zwelethu Radebe, one of the newest - and youngest - commercial directors to join Egg Films, the country's most-awarded production company in 2016

By Leigh Andrews 14 Jun 2017

The CPA sponsors Cannes Young Directors' Award 2017
The CPA sponsors Cannes Young Directors' Award 2017

The Commercial Producers Association, South Africa is pleased to announce that it is one of the sponsors of the Young Directors' Award at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival

Issued by CPA 14 Jun 2017

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