Masters & Savant Worldwide brings flair to food and fashion for Nature's Source - Masters & SavantNew packing and an improved premium product offering demanded a new TVC for Nature's Source, produced by the team at Masters & Savant Worldwide in Cape Town with Candice Wainwright taking the director's chair. 17 Dec 2013 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide turn up the heat for Ackermans Tropicarnival - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant Worldwide recently completed work on a vibrant and fun, two-part campaign that highlighted Ackermans' on-trend range of fashion and sandals. 11 Dec 2013 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide makes it better and better for Checkers - Masters & SavantIconic South African supermarket retailer Checkers, recently re-invented the look of their television commercials with Masters & Savant Worldwide's MD for Cape Town, Reto Reolon in the director's chair. 12 Nov 2013 Read more >>

Clever, cutting-edge AV's and infomercials for MTN, John Dory's, Discovery Vitality and Harman - Masters & SavantIn addition to their reputation as a next-generation production company, Masters & Savant Worldwide has a growing legacy of making AV's and infomercials that clients and agencies love and that resonate with consumers. 8 Oct 2013 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide's top five tips when choosing a production company - Masters & SavantOver the last month, Masters & Savant Worldwide, responsible for producing ads for such loved brands as McDonald's, Puma, Design Indaba, Standard Bank, Kellogg's Rice Krispies and Ackermans, have given their tips on how to choose a production company. Here are their top five tips when deciding who to appoint: 10 Jun 2013 Read more >>

Choosing a production company (part 4): Keeping it Fresh featuring Rice Krispies and Ackermans - Masters & SavantThese days there's no time or excuse to look dated when it comes to your specific advertising campaign. Even those retail, breakfast cereal or car commercials that have been around for the best part of three decades constantly rely on one thing: evolution. 7 May 2013 Read more >>

Choosing a Production Company (part 3): Box clever with budgets (Featuring Ford, Musica and Mzuzu60) - Masters & SavantSome production companies might propose a wasteful spend of the budget. Smart productions companies, however, should be able to stretch that budget to give you more. 22 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Reto Reolon directs Ford Director Reto Reolon recently filmed and produced a series of television commercials for the Ford dealers' "Blue Sky Offers" campaign for agency, JWT Johannesburg. 17 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Choosing a production company (part 2) - Masters & SavantSave time and money - commission the TV, print and digital artwork at the same time. Draft FCB, Owen Kessel and Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town did! 15 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Choosing a production company (part 1): Use a production company with the right skills - Masters & SavantWhen choosing a production company it is important to find one that will take your creative, stay true to the brief and deliver the message on time and within budget in a way that will make the idea shine. 8 Apr 2013 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide produces 21st century Kia ad on a 2012 budget - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant Worldwide recently produced a television commercial (TVC) for the launch of the new Kia Optima for agency Singh & Sons. 12 Sep 2012 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide: revolutionising illustration - Masters & SavantOnce only known for their award-winning expertise in computer animation, Masters & Savant Worldwide has developed into a next generation production studio where after a decade in the market, the company is parlaying its skills into other areas. 6 Sep 2012 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide showcases top 10 most liked animations - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant Worldwide proudly showcase their 10 most liked animations over the last ten years. 15 Aug 2012 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide has recently purchased Autodesk Smoke, a complete finishing system for visual media, aimed at television and film production. 6 Mar 2012 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide show Masters & Savant Worldwide recently finished work on the movie, "Inside Story: The Science of HIV/AIDS" for Curious Pictures South Africa and the non-profit Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership. 28 Feb 2012 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide create Holiday Chefs with Kellogg's Rice Krispies - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant Worldwide continue to work with the most beloved breakfast cereal characters in the world, "Snap", "Crackle" and "Pop" for the new Kellogg's® Rice Krispies®' "Holiday Chefs" commercial for JWT, Johannesburg. 12 Dec 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant illustrate transformation for Standard Bank Corporate and Investment Banking staff - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant Worldwide recently completed a series of illustrations for the staff of Standard Bank Corporate and Investment Bank to show the progress the bank had made in achieving their transformation targets. 6 Dec 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide gets to grips with ContiPartner - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant Worldwide, together with agency Ebony & Ivory, produced the new promotional commercial for ContiPartner, Continental Tyre South Africa's official distribution network. 28 Nov 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide partners with world-renowned photographer Chris Saunders - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant Worldwide continues to make great strides as a next generation production company by backing acclaimed photographer, Chris Saunders. 22 Nov 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide has racked up an impressive ten Loerie nominations for this year's awards. 29 Aug 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide celebrate eight years of live action for South Africa's biggest brands - Masters & SavantFor nearly a decade, Masters & Savant Worldwide is at the cutting-edge, innovative and memorable ad campaigns. 6 Jul 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide help put the Snap, Crackle & Pop back into Kellogg's Rice Krispies - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant Worldwide recently finished animating the most beloved breakfast cereal characters in the world, "Snap", "Crackle" and "Pop" for a new Kellogg's Rice Krispies commercial for JWT, Johannesburg. 27 Jun 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide light up Eskom ad campaign - Masters & SavantThrough a highly contested process, Masters & Savant Worldwide were recently appointed by advertising agency Draftfcb to do work for a new Eskom campaign. 20 Jun 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide relaunch Ackermans in style - Masters & SavantWhen advertising agency ninety9cents were looking for a creative partner to help relaunch the Ackermans brand, they looked to Masters & Savant Worldwide. 16 Mar 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide execute TTL campaigns for Amstel, Woolworths & Virgin Money Insurance - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant Worldwide are well known for their ground-breaking computer animation work, but recent industry demands have made them the first port of call for agencies who are looking for a through-the-line solution. 8 Mar 2011 Read more >>

Masters & Savant do it better and better for Checkers this Christmas - Masters & Savant"'Twas the week before Christmas and all over the land, commercials were playing, but all rather bland." 14 Dec 2010 Read more >>

Masters & Savant bring Hippo to life - Masters & SavantWalt Disney once said that, "Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive... (and this) makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation." 7 Dec 2010 Read more >>

Masters & Savant show the difference for Amstel - Masters & SavantWhen advertising agency, Owen Kessel was briefed by Amstel for their "Know the Difference" credentials commercial, the only place they looked to bring it to life was animation studio Masters & Savant Worldwide. 29 Nov 2010 Read more >>

Masters & Savant do another First, for Women - Masters & SavantInfomercials, by definition, are usually overloaded with information to communicate to consumers in a short period of time about a service or product offering. 24 Nov 2010 Read more >>

Taking a swipe at animal charities - Masters & SavantThe Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town briefed us to create a magical world for MyPlanet. MyPlanet gives 1% of your purchase to an animal charity of your choice every time you swipe your card at Woolworths. We had the enviable task of showing how happy the animals were, in the perfect MyPlanet world, where everything is fun, bright and quirky. 22 Sep 2010 Read more >>

Get animated, get healthy with Loaded Smoothies - Masters & SavantHKLM Ideas briefed us to create a commercial from a simple and adorable script which reveals the pure goodness of Loaded Smoothies. 21 Sep 2010 Read more >>

An animated, winsome Cougar for LG - Masters & SavantY&R Johannesburg briefed us to create a series of idents, sponsoring the wild new show "Cougar Town" on M-Net & M-Net HD. We created a stylish, fabulous leading lady who in each spot highlights a effortless-to-operate and own LG kitchen product. 15 Sep 2010 Read more >>

Virgin's new venture tackles frigid insurance industry - Masters & SavantVirgin Money's new venture into insurance brings a breath of fresh air to the industry and an innovative way to advertise its arrival in the sector. 8 Jun 2010 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide, the company that makes campaigns across electronic media, has upped the ante for its social networking campaign, with some impressive perks for members. 11 May 2010 Read more >>

Masters and Savant Worldwide reveal a new dramatic Scandal title sequence - Masters & SavantMasters and Savant Worldwide have created a new title sequence for one of South Africa's most popular drama series, presenting a world of contrasts and ruthless reality. 23 Apr 2010 Read more >>

Van Riebeeck landing in the Cape in April of 1652 was the start of great things to come for SA. From that moment, South Africa would come to produce some of the world's best wines, and would be the first African state to host one of the greatest sporting tournaments in 2010. 31 Mar 2010 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide pro bono campaign for the SABC raises over R2 million for Haiti - Masters & SavantAfter the cataclysmic earthquakes that killed over 200 000 people in Haiti drew the world's attention to the millions in need of aid, SABC Corporate CSI requested Masters & Savant Worldwide to develop a public service announcement to collect funds. 29 Mar 2010 Read more >>

MTN's 2010 FIFA World Cup sponsorship campaign - Masters & Savant“We can't wait, let's go 2010!” is the message from MTN, Africa's first and only global sponsor of a FIFA World Cup competition. As the title sponsor of the MTN Africa Cup of Nations, the sponsorship of the FIFA World Cup was the next major step for MTN to take within its global football portfolio. The MTN Group's sponsorship of the 2010 FIFA World Cup affords the company the exclusive mobile content rights for Africa and the Middle East as well as global marketing rights. 2 Mar 2010 Read more >>

Eto'o's responsible drinking backed by Guinness - Masters & SavantGuinness is a drink enjoyed the world over, especially by those that love soccer. To communicate Guinness's commitment to controlled and responsible drinking, we were briefed by Saatchi & Saatchi Cape Town advertising agency to create a 30" TVC out of stills of soccer champion Eto'o - with the brief to make the stills dynamic. 2 Mar 2010 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide launches inspiration-friendly website - Masters & SavantWe are proud to announce that the total revamp of our website is complete! With dozens of campaigns now live, and more being uploaded every day, we've made it really easy for you to find creative inspiration. 22 Feb 2010 Read more >>

Get everything you want at Engen's 1-Plus - Masters & SavantEngen has an amazing product range at their countrywide 1-Plus service stations. So much so, that you can practically get everything you want when you want it. This was the idea that Saatchi & Saatchi Cape Town took to Masters & Savant Worldwide who created a hybrid stop-frame, live action miniature stylized world where the story could play out. 14 Dec 2009 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide's Loerie Award review - Masters & SavantThe Loerie Awards 2009, South Africa's premier advertising accolade, are past. Well done to those few that walked away with a gold bird or two - a tough year this year, with so few being awarded in comparison to other years. 21 Oct 2009 Read more >>

2010 FIFA World Cup and Confederations Cup boost marketing spend in the economic recession - Masters & SavantWith South Africa now in a recession after two quarters or negative growth, the FIFA 2010 World Cup looks to be the possible light at the end of the tunnel for the marketing and advertising industry. The marketing, advertising and specifically the production and animation industries looks set to benefit from the increase in marketing activity as we enter into the last stretch of the countdown, says Roger Smythe, JHB MD of the production studio Masters & Savant Worldwide. 2 Jul 2009 Read more >>

ProNutro packs animated power - Masters & SavantProNutro's new TV commercial shows the power that is packed into the goodness of every pack of South Africa's best loved breakfast cereal. The highly original commercial was conceptualised by Herdbuoys eKapa and created by production studio Masters & Savant Worldwide. The commercial recreates what all kids dream about - doing amazing things; being the hero and saving the day. 1 Jul 2009 Read more >>

The animated exploration of Cadbury Astros - Masters & SavantCadbury Astros has launched an exciting competition aimed to further foster the need for exploration in their youth target audience. With the development of a new downloadable game supported by a competition element, the “Astros Incredible Space Race” promotion will see one lucky winner experience what Astros is all about - the discovery of space. 30 Jun 2009 Read more >>

One Gospel sings an animated hallelujah! - Masters & SavantAs Africa's leading gospel music channel, it took the decision to uplift its branding image to reflect its standing as well as promote its dedication to bringing the best international and local gospel music talent. 21 Apr 2009 Read more >>

The sales power of the animated audiovisual - Masters & SavantAs the economy goes through a tough cycle, companies will be required to be as innovative as possible to ensure that market share is maintained and market growth achieved. Sales and promotional tools become one the most important elements within the marketing and sales arsenal, but the production costs of these may be a problem, especially at a time when marketing budgets are being cut extensively. 15 Apr 2009 Read more >>

Animation the surprising answer for marketers in a tight economy - Masters & SavantWith the global recession well underway, the advertising an marketing economy is facing one the most challenging times yet as advertising and media budgets are substantially cut as companies face a further downswing. 12 Mar 2009 Read more >>

Animators and designers are recession-proof careers - Masters & SavantRegardless of the economy the need to animation and design continues, and is possibly heightened as companies look for the best and most talented. The general rule of employment in times of economic downturn remains true - top talent will be sought after more. 9 Mar 2009 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide talks animation at Design Indaba - Masters & SavantAs South Africa's most successful animation and commercial production company, having worked on global brands and having won numerous accolades, Masters & Savant Worldwide's Johannesburg MD and co-founder will be talking animation at this year's Design Indaba, sharing three of the very simple design secrets and processes that have made the company so successful. 25 Feb 2009 Read more >>

An animated Christmas world awaits with Musica - Masters & SavantFollowing on from the successful repositioning of Musica as the entertainment retailer, and launching the new brand statement, "A World Awaits", Musica claims the position as one of the best places to do your festive season shopping. 15 Dec 2008 Read more >>

Pasella's masterful new imaging - Masters & SavantAs one of South Africa's best loved Afrikaans lifestyle programmes, featuring practical insight into art, decor, food and the outdoor, Pasella (meaning "for free" or "gift") required an update of its programme imaging. 2 Dec 2008 Read more >>

Sisters with Blisters' animated march - Masters & SavantWith a clear message to stand against women abuse, fighting this with humanity rather than guns and bombs, 1st for Women and Jacaranda FM stand firm in their sponsorship of the Sisters with Blisters walk. 12 Nov 2008 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide's animated SABC Arts Alive campaign - Masters & SavantCelebrating years of supporting local artistic talent, the SABC celebrates its broadcast sponsorship position for Arts Alive. While art is often restricted to museums and select areas in Europe, in South Africa art is celebrated everywhere as it is so much part of our national spirit. 25 Sep 2008 Read more >>

High Definition brings the true brilliance of animation to life - Masters & SavantWith the launch of South Africa's High Definition (HDTV) redefining the way we watch television, and with all our broadcasters getting ready to start broadcasting in time for 2010, HDTV also has exciting news for animation, as it will unveil the true brilliance behind animation - something that standard definition has been incapable of showing. 23 Sep 2008 Read more >>

Scandal's new title sequence gets the gossip flowing - Masters & SavantOne of South Africa's best loved daytime dramas, Scandal, has gone under a facelift to present a new title sequence that reflects the show's intrigue and volatility. 22 Sep 2008 Read more >>

What makes a celebrated woman? SABC 2 shows it... - Masters & SavantAs the channel for the nation, SABC 2 wanted a promo to celebrate women from all walks of life, especially during August, which has come to be known and Women's Month. But how does one describe the complexity and deep emotional standing of women? 28 Aug 2008 Read more >>

SABC 2's masterful animated game plan for Beijing Olympics 2008 - Masters & SavantOnce again positioning itself as the channel for the nation, SABC 2 has secured the rights to broadcast the Beijing Olympics 2008 to South Africa. To promote the channel and its commitment to providing South Africans with the most worthwhile international sport coverage, SABC 2 once again turned to Masters & Savant Worldwide, still South Africa's most awarded animation studio, to produce a on-air branding toolkit to promote the world's foremost sporting event. 7 Aug 2008 Read more >>

SABC 2 celebrates Nelson Mandela's life with animation - Masters & SavantIn celebration of the 90th birthday of our nation's beloved hero, SABC 2 chose to honour the life and sacrifice Nelson Mandela gave to the people of South Africa through an animated journey of his life. 29 Jul 2008 Read more >>

The animated journey of SABC's Radio Through The Ages - Masters & SavantTo celebrate the SABC's Radio Broadcast Facilities' (RBF) pioneering innovation through the ages at the launch event of the upgrade of RBF, SABC Group Marketing turned to Masters & Savant Worldwide JHB to produce an audiovisual that depicted the continued growth and reach of the national broadcaster - an AV that has since been nominated for a 2008 Loerie Award. 23 Jul 2008 Read more >>

On the one year anniversary in Cape Town, due to an overwhelming group demand, Masters & Savant Worldwide Cape Town has expanded its business operation for the third time. 18 Jul 2008 Read more >>

Proving yet again to be South Africa's leading animation studio, Masters & Savant Worldwide holds the record for the most nominated animation studio at this year's Loerie Awards - 12 nominations. The company has been nominated for seven direct awards, and for a further four indirectly through partner advertising agencies. 15 Jul 2008 Read more >>

SABC3's animated titans of UEFA Euro2008 - Masters & SavantWith the world waiting for the UEFA Euro2008 to start, SABC3 is set to own viewership of the 18 live matches of the Euro2008 tournament to be broadcast between 9 and 28 June. To publicise the event, SABC3 turned to animation studio Masters & Savant Worldwide to create a promo that would generate massive excitement for the event and promote SABC3's broadcaster position. 4 Jun 2008 Read more >>

Masters & Savant creates animated Getaway for Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town - Masters & SavantIntroducing the new look of Getaway magazine through an innovative and exciting television commercial called for the partnership of two of South Africa's top advertising industry companies, Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town and Masters & Savant Worldwide. 3 Jun 2008 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide blend 3D and 2D animation for FoxP2's Five Roses commercials - Masters & SavantAs a brand that every South African knows, Five Roses once again takes the lead in the hot beverage industry, with an animated commercial that demonstrates how it has brought new tea flavours from around the world to its consumers. 2 Jun 2008 Read more >>

The animated escape for a tight-squeeze economy - Masters & SavantWith the ninth interest rate hike since 2006, South Africa's economy is facing a tightening of the belts, and with it budgets in the marketing and advertising industry. Roger Smythe, JHB MD for Masters & Savant Worldwide states that advertising agencies and marketers may have huge budget walls to climb when faced with the production of television commercials; especially when television time slot prices across most of the broadcasters continue to climb to record highs. 22 Apr 2008 Read more >>

Animated commercials expected to do well at 2008 Loeries - Masters & SavantWith the final entry date fast approaching, those in the advertising and marketing industry are preparing for yet another Loerie festival in Margate, however the past year has seen a dramatic increase in the use of animation in advertising. This will ensure that animation continues to claim its rightful place within the industry as it assists brands reach target audiences in a far more creative and engaging manner states Roger Smythe, JHB MD of animation studio Masters & Savant Worldwide. 22 Apr 2008 Read more >>

Masters & Savant recreates Foschini's winter Parisian backdrop - Masters & SavantIn anticipation of the coming South African winter, Foschini has once again brought international fashion to our shores; and this season we will be adopting the chic Parisian mode. 7 Apr 2008 Read more >>

BoE animates the way to entrepreneurial success - Masters & SavantBoE recently decided to celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit by sponsoring Upstart, a television program that showcases young, innovative and successful business people. When briefed to create billboards for the sponsorship, Saatchi & Saatchi creative team of Katherine Botes and Hanlie Kriel decided to use animation to communicate how a simple idea can grow and multiply into a success story. They turned to animation studio Masters & Savant to realise their vision for the short but effective billboards. 10 Mar 2008 Read more >>

Crafted design animation heralds in Design Indaba 11 - Masters & SavantWith the requirement to communicate the message of how design directly impacts on the South African economy, Design Indaba 11 once again turned to Cape Town-based companies, The Jupiter Drawing Room CT and Masters & Savant Worldwide CT, to produce their event promo. This will be the third consecutive year the companies have partnered to produce the commercials for the highly anticipated conference. 19 Feb 2008 Read more >>

1st For Women's full animation infomercial a first for women - Masters & SavantWith insurance infomercials already saturating South African television, viewers would be forgiven for confusing one insurance offer from another. 15 Feb 2008 Read more >>

Bringing tea to life: the art behind Freshpak's new ad campaign - Masters & SavantUnderstanding what it takes to grab an audience's attention, two Cape Town companies, advertising agency FoxP2 and animation studio Masters & Savant Worldwide Cape Town, teamed up to produce a groundbreaking new commercial that integrates art and animation to successfully claim the ‘Me Moment' for Freshpak tea and its variants. 14 Feb 2008 Read more >>

With the South African economy in crisis due to the current power shortage and on-going load shedding, this situation has already hit the advertising and commercial production industries hard, especially as these industries rely on uninterrupted power. South Africa's leading animation and commercial production house, Masters & Savant Worldwide, has stated that generators may be the only alternative to ensure that the industry continues to meet the expectations of their clients and the economy. 4 Feb 2008 Read more >>

Be engaged by Johnnie Walker - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant World Wide's latest animated competition promotion for Johnnie Walker® Red Label® whisky portrays the brand not only as a superior whisky, but a lifestyle lived by the dreamer. 12 Dec 2007 Read more >>

2007 wins for Masters & Savant secure all-round first choice position - Masters & Savant2007 has seen Masters & Savant Worldwide, South Africa's leading animation company, winning Gold and Silver in the two most important award ceremonies for commercial productions and broadcast respectively - Loeries and Promax. 11 Dec 2007 Read more >>

Masters & Savant brings fun to fish through creation of Sea Harvey animated hero - Masters & SavantA new three-commercials campaign for Sea Harvest brings an originally animated character and his adventures on our screens. “Sea Harvey” is the creation of TBWA\Fusion and leading animation commercial specialists, Masters & Savant. 7 Dec 2007 Read more >>

Masters & Savant motion capture ''tells it like it is'' for Tube - Masters & SavantMotion capture technology recently pioneered in South Africa by leading commercials animation studio, Masters & Savant, has started to change the face of the South African animation landscape. 6 Dec 2007 Read more >>

Sissy Boy - love yourself - Masters & SavantThe style and vigor of Sissy Boy jeans has been brought to life by Masters & Savant Worldwide, who created a commercial alive with the style and sex appeal for which the brand is known. 22 Oct 2007 Read more >>

Feel like a Foschini fashionista - Masters & Savant“Scheduled to run until the end of the year, the new Foschini campaign - the fourth one produced by Masters & Savant Worldwide for the retailer, has created a fresh new look for Foschini, designed to put the fashion brand on top of the retail chain,” says Roger Smythe, co-founder of Masters & Savant. 9 Oct 2007 Read more >>

Are you game? - Masters & SavantToday's generation of gamers expect realism and with that has come the need for ad agencies to develop campaigns that are literally as realistic as the games themselves. Masters & Savant Worldwide were commissioned to do exactly that (by Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town) for FIFA Street 2. 3 Oct 2007 Read more >>

The Power of 3 - Masters & SavantCustom designed for flighting on the business channel of CNBC, the ABSA Capital “Power of 3” animated campaign produced by Masters & Savant takes the ABSA Capital brand in a bold new direction using elaborate title treatments. 28 Sep 2007 Read more >>

Masters & Savant delivers a Twist - Masters & SavantSmirnoff Vodka is an edgy brand and has maintained its stance as such in the South African market for some time. However, whilst maintaining this brand presence and identity, Smirnoff wanted to reach out to a more ‘vibrant' target market. Masters & Savant ensured that Smirnoff's particular style and brand ethos was not lost in the animation of the recent competition promo they put together to launch the Smirnoff “Twist of Fate” competition. 22 Aug 2007 Read more >>

Grand Prix and Gold winners at Loeries entrench leadership position for Masters & Savant - Masters & SavantThe Loerie wins by Masters & Savant during last weekend's festival at Margate demonstrate conclusively that the company has ramped up its leadership of the South African animation industry to an unassailable position. 7 Aug 2007 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Johannesburg unveil office extension - Masters & SavantSince the company's inception five years ago, Masters & Savant Worldwide has grown from a small-manned operation to South Africa's largest and most successful animation group. The continued success demanded that Masters & Savant Worldwide extend their offices with a new environmental look that will impress both staff members and clients alike. 2 Aug 2007 Read more >>

Masters & Savant slash production times of character animation with motion capture technology - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant have introduced motion capture suit technology onto the South African commercial production landscape, thereby creating new possibilities in advertising outputs as well as firmly positioning the company as leader in commercial character animation in South Africa. 1 Aug 2007 Read more >>

Growing strong: Masters & Savant Cape branch - Masters & SavantEntering its fourth month of operation, Masters & Savant Cape Town has already achieved various milestones at a rapid rate: a higher than expected turnover, new staff and new offices. 24 Jul 2007 Read more >>

Masters & Savant Worldwide are officially the 2007 Loeries most-nominated animation studio with seven finalist nominations. 18 Jul 2007 Read more >>

South Africa's most award winning animation studio in 2006, Masters & Savant Worldwide, has recently been appointed as the preferred supplier for the SABC corporate brand. 26 Jun 2007 Read more >>

The hidden power of the Springboks revealed by Sasol - Masters & SavantIn the first of a series of Sasol and Springboks ads, The Jupiter Drawing Room Johannesburg and Masters & Savant joined forces in the delivery of the broadcast sponsorship adverts for the incoming tour and Tri-Nations. 6 Jun 2007 Read more >>

The time comes again when the advertising and marketing industry once again descends on the small town of Margate to honour the exceptional campaigns of the past year. 5 Jun 2007 Read more >>

To further advance the success of Masters & Savant, South Africa's most awarded animation studio in 2006, the co-founders are calling on the country's best illustrators, motion designers, animators, animation producers (and art directors who interested in pursuing animation) to submit their portfolios, showreels and CV's as the company directs its most aggressive recruitment drive to date. 2 May 2007 Read more >>

An animated idea launched Design Indaba 10 - Masters & SavantThis year's Design Indaba 10 television commercials certainly stood out among other as it used animation to bring across the message that before something became a product, it was an idea. 28 Feb 2007 Read more >>

As Cape Town agencies call for stronger animation requirements and turn to Johannesburg studios for assistance, Masters and Savant has opened up shop in Cape Town to meet these increasing needs. 3 Dec 2006 Read more >>

Masters & Savant shines at Promax BDA Africa - Masters & SavantWith seven statues under the belt awarded at the first Promax BDA Africa conference last Tuesday evening, Masters & Savant (and its strategic arm Masters Media Africa) secures its place once again as one of South Africa's leading animation studios. 24 Nov 2006 Read more >>

New-look tube for SA kids - Masters & SavantThe time has come to give South Africa's favourite children's character an updated look. The project to give tube's leading animated character Dub a new look and new friends was awarded to Masters Media Africa, the newly formed strategic arm of South Africa's leading animation studio, Masters & Savant. 31 Oct 2006 Read more >>

Mazda introduces DISI turbo engine - Masters & SavantIntroducing Mazda's new DISI turbo engine to the South African market demanded that it be done in a way that would get audiences talking. To achieve this, Grey Worldwide called in animation studio Masters and Savant to bring the concept to life. 20 Oct 2006 Read more >>

Masters & Savant's Loerie winning partnerships - Masters & SavantMasters and Savant's success at this year's Loeries Awards can be attributed to its winning partnerships with some of South Africa's best advertising agencies. 21 Sep 2006 Read more >>

Animated commercials will be the best bet for retailers to boost sales this summer and Christmas. Animation studio Masters & Savant's creative director Roger Smythe gives ten reasons why animated commercials enhance retail ads and hit the consumer on target. 20 Sep 2006 Read more >>

Advertising engagement through animation - Masters & SavantTelevision screens both in South Africa and abroad are experiencing a wave of animation as brands adopt broader and more creative concepts to increase their engagement with their target audience and drive their differentiating message home. 23 Aug 2006 Read more >>

As new doors open for the next generation of school and technikon graduates, previously disadvantage youths are setting their sights on careers in motion design and production - a movement that is sure to bring a new creative execution flavour to South African brands targeting the rising middle class, states animation hotshop Masters & Savant. 16 Aug 2006 Read more >>

Animated muffins and juices lovingly dance at Sasol Delight! - Masters & SavantSasol Delight!™ has really stepped out of the mould for the standard retail commercial of its convenience store products. Instead of the usual product pack shot and price point, used by almost all similar retailers, Sasol Delight!™ adopted Tequila JHB's more conceptual angle that had a little fun with the concepts. 14 Aug 2006 Read more >>

Previously stating that Masters and Savant would challenge other agencies to make a gift towards their worthy organisation of choice last December, the animation studio today stated that it would be making a R10 000 donation to Nkosi's Haven. 11 Aug 2006 Read more >>

Good Hope FM remembers Youth Day - Masters & SavantAs one of the most important days in South Africa's history, 16 June 1976 represents the sacrifice South Africa's youth gave towards the nation's struggle for freedom. Through the television commercial that ran over this year's Youth Day period, Good Hope FM chose to remind its listeners that this struggle should never be forgotten, nor should the rights achieved through the struggle be taken for granted. 26 Jul 2006 Read more >>

2006 Animation Loeries tougher to catch - Masters & SavantThe Loeries has made it even harder for the 2006 birds to be caught, so it will be an impressive feat to walk away with the gold statue this year - especially for the animation companies that only qualify for craft awards, according to animation hotshop Masters & Savant. 25 Jul 2006 Read more >>

A quick guide to choosing the right animation studio and getting the best out of it, by Masters & Savant co-founder Roger Smythe. 18 Jul 2006 Read more >>

Animation - the increasingly viable alternative - Masters & SavantRecent successes of full animation commercials have raised the profile of commercials that have not used traditional live action, and agency creative teams are stating to take notice. 17 Jul 2006 Read more >>

Metro FM vs Hunters Dry - Masters & SavantMasters & Savant co-founder and creative director Roger Smythe explains that advertising agencies often face a difficult task in executing sponsored spots: ads or promos that have many brands, each with their own brand image, competing for attention. 16 Jul 2006 Read more >>

Foschini's winter wonderland welcomes in new range - Masters & SavantGetting the South African consumer ready for the future winter chill of 2006, fashion retail giant Foschini has embarked on an animated advertising campaign to inspire consumers and communicate a call to action on the latest fashion trends. 27 Apr 2006 Read more >>

Taking a stance against increased European music channels introducing 'fake' African imagery to viewers, Channel O took a brave stance and briefed motion design and animation greenhouse Masters & Savant to create a channel identity that is authentically African, and notably different from other 'Africa' targeted music channels. 12 Apr 2006 Read more >>

Masters & Savant lifted Nedbank to new heights in advertising with South Africa's most unique animation commercial for the bank's Eyethu Ownership Plan utilising a traditional illustration style to make consumers aware of banking's first truly broad-based BEE deal offering shares to previously disadvantaged individuals. 6 Apr 2006 Read more >>

The advertising campaign for the 9th Design Indaba has gone one step further, using animation to bring the print advertising campaign to life in step that will continue communicate the single message that Design Indaba 9 is all about, "the economy needs design". 22 Feb 2006 Read more >>

Following the Loerie advertising awards ceremony last weekend, Masters & Savant is proud to announce that the judging panel of top experts saw it fit to award the agency a silver Loerie award for their Metro FM "Boom Box" campaign. 18 Nov 2005 Read more >>

Move to the newest Metro promo by Net#work BBDO announcing the timeslot swap of popular morning and afternoon Metro FM DJ's Asa and Glen Lewis. 17 May 2005 Read more >>

Masters is proud to announce some intensive South African broadcast design for the brand new Afrikaans music show - "Pitstop" which is produced by Threshold Collective for SABC 2. 26 Jul 2004 Read more >>