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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 1 day ago

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 2 days ago

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

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

2 days ago

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 3 days ago

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

Welcome to Red Cherry Interactive's new state-of-the-art television studio
Welcome to Red Cherry Interactive's new state-of-the-art television studio

Just about anything can be shot in Red Cherry Interactive's new, fully equipped 14x12m² studio...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 13 Jun 2017

AutObarn cancels SuperHatch race photo competition
AutObarn cancels SuperHatch race photo competition

Due to an objection from FB Photo Copyright Fight SA @SAPHOTOGS regarding the format of the competition and the suitability of the prize, AutObarn has cancelled its SuperHatch photographic competition...

12 Jun 2017

Wim Steytler joins The Star Film Company
Wim Steytler joins The Star Film Company

Wim Steytler is known for his cinematic and artful approach to capturing real moments and intimate performances, and has a talent for directing non-actors...

Issued by The Star Film Company 6 Jun 2017

Red Cherry Interactive produces new season of Boxer Super Shopper Show
Red Cherry Interactive produces new season of Boxer Super Shopper Show

Boxer Super Stores briefed Red Cherry Interactive to produce their latest season of the Boxer Super Shopper Show, which consisted of 12 episodes and one Mechanics Show...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 2 Jun 2017

CityVarsity students shine at the Arnold Classic Africa sports event
CityVarsity students shine at the Arnold Classic Africa sports event

Fourteen CityVarsity Braamfontein students were awarded the opportunity to gain practical work experience at the Arnold Classic Africa (ACA) event through a collaboration with Streamit360 from 5-7 May at the Sandton Convention Centre...

By Nana Zuke, Issued by CityVarsity 2 Jun 2017

From Grands Prix to Ad of the Year - Arcade's marvellous May
From Grands Prix to Ad of the Year - Arcade's marvellous May

Arcade Content had a marvellous May, with campaigns they worked on winning the top prizes at the African Cristal Festival and Creative Circle Ad of the Year respectively, among other accolades...

Issued by Arcade Content 1 Jun 2017

Howard Audio picks up two D&AD and two One Show awards
Howard Audio picks up two D&AD and two One Show awards

Howard Audio's work was recently recognised in New York and London, with the BMW radio campaign winning an award at The One Show, and a Cadbury's online campaign picking up two D&AD Pencils...

Issued by Howard Audio 26 May 2017

Myles McDonald, composer and producer at Hey Papa Legend.
The producers' wrap: Myles McDonald of Hey Papa Legend

I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. Next up is Myles McDonald of Hey Papa Legend...

By Leigh Andrews 25 May 2017

Awards Eggstacy
Awards Eggstacy

Egg directors have been racking up accolades recently at the One Show, D&AD & Webbys internationally and South African Music Awards (SAMAs) locally...

Issued by Egg Films 25 May 2017

Images supplied.
The producers' wrap: 7Films

I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. Next up is 7Films...

By Leigh Andrews 24 May 2017

Adam Howard, owner of Howard Audio.
The producers' wrap: Adam Howard of Howard Audio

I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. Next up is Adam Howard, owner of Howard Audio...

By Leigh Andrews 18 May 2017

Hot coffee remix from Howard Audio
Hot coffee remix from Howard Audio

Howard Audio has been kept very busy lately - with a series of calls for re-records of classic music tracks. Their latest commission was for Ricoffy's latest TVC to re-record Sipho Hotstix Mabuse's classic Burnout...

Issued by Howard Audio 17 May 2017

Dan Mace of Egg Films.
The producers' wrap: Dan Mace of Egg Films

I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. First up is Dan Mace of Egg Films.

By Leigh Andrews 17 May 2017

Dan Mace joins Egg Films
Dan Mace joins Egg Films

Dan Mace, last year's CFP-e/Shots Young Directors Awards winner from Africa, has joined Egg Films and hit the ground running, going straight into a YouTube campaign with producer Vjorn du Toit...

Issued by Egg Films 16 May 2017

Louis Enslin, owner, composer and producer of Produce Sound.
The producers' wrap: Louis Enslin of Produce Sound

I spoke to some of the people responsible for SA's recent One Show-winning work, behind the scenes. First up is Louis Enslin of Produce Sound.

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2017

SA advertising and film industry in the grips of global struggle against bid rigging
SA advertising and film industry in the grips of global struggle against bid rigging

Around the world, ad agencies appear to be scooping up production work and taking it in-house to bolster diminishing profit margins...

By Bobby Amm, Issued by CPA 12 May 2017

Tiger Brands Status deodorant TV promo produced by Red Cherry Interactive
Tiger Brands Status deodorant TV promo produced by Red Cherry Interactive

The Status deodorant brand team briefed Red Cherry Interactive to conceptualise and produce a 15” promo TV commercial...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 11 May 2017

FCB Cape Town’s senior strategic planner, Marthinus van Loggerenberg.
Authentic narrative for resonant branded entertainment

Branded entertainment, a particular offshoot of content marketing, can be defined as a communication effort that employs a compelling authentic narrative to achieve brand resonance...

By Marthinus Van Loggerenberg 5 May 2017

Mashayabhuqe KaMamba and Lebogang Rasethaba's taxi-themed KwaDukuza music video
Mashayabhuqe KaMamba and Lebogang Rasethaba's taxi-themed KwaDukuza music video

Arcade Content's Lebogang Rasethaba directed the music video for KwaDukuza, Mashayabhuqe KaMamba's hit song addressing the taxi violence plaguing South Africa...

Issued by Arcade Content 3 May 2017

BMW radio: Sheer Howard audio pleasure
BMW radio: Sheer Howard audio pleasure

Howard Audio has once again been selected to compose, arrange and mix BMW's forthcoming radio series...

Issued by Howard Audio 25 Apr 2017

Oleksandr Marynchenko © –
Digital video archiving - keeping up with today's broadcast demands

Broadcasters and video producers across the world are moving to computer-based platforms...

By Paul Divall 20 Apr 2017

The new Ignite Fitness gym installation is a great example of creativity and innovation in lighting as well as the gym concept.
Creativity and innovation

Companies that have stood the test of time are those who are the most creative and innovative. Even more so in the event industry.

By Andrew Gibson 13 Apr 2017

Finding joy in showcasing product
Finding joy in showcasing product

FirstPencil shot a TVC for Kansai Plascon and Ireland/Davenport at the end of 2016...

Issued by FirstPencil 6 Apr 2017

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