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Ian Chuter cements position as leading food directorPlatypus Productions' director, Ian Chuter, has had his busiest start to a year yet, cementing his position as one of South Africa's leading food specialists with back-to-back campaigns for the likes of McDonalds, Royco Africa, Snowflake, and Woolworths; who has been a repeat client for Ian for the last seven years. 18 Jun 2014 Read more

Ian Chuter directs Sinutab Big Head ad for JWTPlatypus Productions' Ian Chuter directed JWT's Sinutab Big Head spot, which is currently on TV. 28 May 2014 Read more

ZooZoo's 15 million Likes: the Cape Town connectionOgilvy & Mather Mumbai's massively successful ZooZoo campaign for Vodafone India is in its fourth year and still going strong. Vodafone's ZooZoo Facebook page recently reached 15 million Likes, the most followers of any Indian company. 30 Oct 2013 Read more

Platypus delivers for Woolworths... againPlatypus Productions' Ian Chuter recently directed two highly successful Woolworths campaigns: one promoting their sponsorship of MasterChef South Africa, the other their approach to food sustainability. 10 Oct 2013 Read more

More Loeries for new era production companyPlatypus Productions' positioning as a new era production company continues to pay off; for the second Loerie Awards in a row, the Cape Town-based company worked on three winning campaigns. 27 Sep 2013 Read more

OGLE Media and NMMU Alumni Association hosts charity auction for educationOGLE Media and The Cape Town chapter of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Alumni Association (NMMU AA) are hosting a charity auction for education on 29 November 2012 at Protea Fire & Ice! in Cape Town. 23 Nov 2012 Read more

Loerie top tens for Platypus in production, post production and editingIn the official Loerie Awards rankings, Platypus Productions featured in a remarkable three separate categories, coming third as a post production company, sixth as an editing company, and seventh in the film production company category. 16 Nov 2012 Read more

Platypus wins Grand Prix, Golds, Silvers and Bronzes at LoeriesPlatypus Productions was one of the big winners at this year's Loerie Awards, working with Ogilvy Cape Town on three multi-award-winning campaigns. 8 Oct 2012 Read more

Leading Cape Town production company launches Platypus DigitalCape Town production company Platypus Productions has launched Platypus Digital, a digital consultancy that creates unique user experiences by blending content and technology. Platypus Digital will run as a separate company headed by Stanley Edwards, who has 26 years experience in content production and digital technologies. 4 Jul 2012 Read more

Platypus Digital, Groupon Grassroots and the Heart Charitable Trust partner to support educationPlatypus Digital, Groupon Grassroots and the Heart Charitable Trust are partnering to support education through a fundraising drive for OGLE Education Kiosks, a groundbreaking digital content delivery system. 14 Jun 2012 Read more

Platypus Productions recently travelled to India to help create the afterlife for a series of 16 adverts for IDEA Cellular, one of largest country networks in the world, with traffic in excess of a billion minutes a day. 11 May 2012 Read more

Platypus Productions helps Ogilvy Cape Town win Creative Circle Ad of the Year: ExperientialPlatypus Productions helped Ogilvy Cape Town win the Experiential category at the recent 2011 Creative Circle Ad of the Year Awards, held at Melrose Arch, Johannesburg, on 22 March 2012. 26 Mar 2012 Read more

Ian Chuter directs Woolworths Master Chef campaignPlatypus Productions' Ian Chuter recently directed 20 commercials for Woolworths to promote their role as the food sponsors of Master Chef South Africa, which starts on M-Net and M-Net HD on 20 March 2012. 20 Mar 2012 Read more

Platypus Productions pioneers online casting for Backpack, Budget or BlingPlatypus Productions recently became the first production company in the world to adapt's automated video interviewing services for an online casting. 2 Mar 2012 Read more

Platypus shoots massive musical for VodafonePlatypus Productions recently shot a Broadway-inspired Vodafone Blue commercial with top Asian director, Prakash Varma. He's Always on Facebook, the two-minute musical, already has over 110 000 views on YouTube. 18 Oct 2011 Read more

Ian Chuter films Egyptian ads for Ogilvy Cape TownPlatypus Productions' Ian Chuter recently directed two post-intensive commercials for Cappy, an Egyptian fruit juice owned by Coca-Cola. 5 Sep 2011 Read more

Platypus introduces Cannes Gold-winning director to South African marketPlatypus Productions is proud to be representing Indian director Prakash Varma in South Africa. 5 Aug 2011 Read more

Ian Chuter films Ruud Gullit in Russia for CarlingPlatypus Productions' Ian Chuter directed the latest Carling Black Label campaign, following in the footsteps of some of South Africa's finest directors. 30 May 2011 Read more

Ian Chuter films celebrity chefs Bill Granger and Justin Bonello for WoolworthsPlatypus Productions' director Ian Chuter recently accompanied celebrity chefs Bill Granger and Justin Bonello around Southern Africa to film four commercials about their quest to find the source of good food. 27 Nov 2010 Read more

Directors Michael Buckley, Vicci Turpin and Fiona Macpherson have joined Platypus Productions for commercials representation. 17 Jul 2010 Read more

Diana Keam, Platypus Productions' new executive producer, brings over 20 years of experience on both commercials and feature films. 27 Jun 2010 Read more

ZooZoo wins two Grand Prixs at Abby AwardsPlatypus Productions serviced and post-produced the Vodafone Zoozoo campaign which has just won the only two Grand Prixs handed out at the 2010 Abby Awards at Goafest, the Indian equivalent of Cannes. 1 May 2010 Read more

Vicci Turpin directs global Bio-Oil campaignPlatypus Productions' Vicci Turpin recently directed the massive global Bio-Oil campaign for Union Swiss. 24 Jan 2010 Read more