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Frieze gets KofiFrieze Films introduces Kofi Zwana - an exciting young director working out of Johannesburg. Multilingual and diversified in outlook, Kofi provides a fresh view on directing commercials. 31 May 2016 Read More
Riordan Allen launches Eskom Chic fashion filmFrieze Films' new director, Riordan Allen, has just released Eskom Chic - I Got Dressed in the Dark, a load shedding-inspired fashion film styled by Kelly Red of the Red Rum Culture Club. Eskom Chic is the first film produced from Frieze Films' new Cape Town office on Roodehek Street. 6 Aug 2015 Read More
Malo 8 places at Creative Circle Ad of the MonthAce Expensive Girlfriend came second at Creative Circle Ad of the Month for November/December, announced this week. Frieze Film's Malo 8 directed the TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris ad. 6 Feb 2015 Read More
Malo 8 named joint Best of SA Film Reel, as judged by Alistair KingAce Expensive Girflriend, directed by Frieze Film's Malo 8, was named the joint Best of Reel in ididthatad's monthly SA Film Reel. The TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris ad follows two men who turn into their mothers when they give a friend some relationship advice. 5 Dec 2014 Read More
Malo finds the mother inside the men for AceFrieze Films' Malo 8 directed Expensive Girlfriend, TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris's new commercial for Ace maize meal. The ad follows two men who turn into their mothers when they give a friend some relationship advice. 19 Nov 2014 Read More
Malo 8 directs Doc Shebeleza DStv adFrieze Films' Malo 8 directed Doc Shebeleza, the latest installment in Ogilvy's popular Feel Every Moment DStv campaign. 29 Aug 2014 Read More
The Car-iest Car AdDDB's The Car-iest Car Ad for the new Honda Ballade is a parody that looks like a billion dollars. 12 Aug 2014 Read More
Malo 8 celebrates five busy years as a commercials directorFrieze Films' Malo 8 is celebrating five years as a commercials director. During this time, he's shot over 70 ads for all the top agencies, including repeat work with some of the biggest brands in South Africa, from Coca-Cola to MTN. 25 Jun 2014 Read More
If your stolen gun was there, so were youFrieze Films' Tony Baggott directed If Your Stolen Gun Was There, So Were You, Y&R's new PSA for Gun Free South Africa. The spot calls on all South Africans to hand in their firearms. 13 May 2014 Read More
Soweto Art Residency hosts leading Japanese and American artistsThe Soweto Art Residency has just finished hosting leading Japanese street artist, Lady Aiko, and legendary American street art photographer, Martha Cooper. They showcased the work from their residency at The Kliptown Gallery last Saturday, 5 October 2013. 10 Oct 2013 Read More
Malo 8 directs pan-African Coke adFrieze Films' Malo 8 recently directed Full House, Ogilvy Cape Town's pan-African commercial for Coca-Cola. 26 Jul 2013 Read More
Frieze Films wins Bronze LionsAt Cannes Lions this weekend, Frieze Films won Bronze Lions in the film category for Uni-Ball Pens Swapped at Birth and Bust You Out. 25 Jun 2013 Read More
Frieze Films' commercials director Malo 8 founds arts residency in Diepkloof, Soweto"I wanted to create a place where there was no pressure to create for an art show," says Malo. "A place where artists could just make the art that they want to for that moment, with no theme pushed on them." 14 Mar 2013 Read More
Tony Baggott directs Ogilvy's new Be The Coach adsFrieze Films' Tony Baggott recently directed two commercials for The 2012 Carling Black Label Cup. After the success of last year's inaugural tournament, the fans will again get to be the coach and choose the teams for 28 July 2012, when title holders Orlando Pirates take on arch-rivals Kaizer Chiefs at FNB Stadium. 4 Jul 2012 Read More
Tony Baggott shoots massive US campaign for Ozzie beerFrieze Films' Tony Baggott recently directed 10 spots in five days for Leo Burnett Chicago and Australian beer Fosters. 20 Jun 2012 Read More
Malo 8's upwardly mobile run of adsIn the last three months, Frieze Films' rising star Malo 8 has directed commercials for three major cellular brands: MTN for MetropolitanRepublic; Cell C for Ogilvy Johannesburg; and Nokia for JWT. 22 May 2012 Read More
Frieze Films' Malo 8 adds to creative reelFrieze Films' Malo 8 has added several new TVCs to his creative reel after ending 2011 on a high, and rather busy, note with projects for TBWA, Draftfcb Johannesburg and M&C Saatchi Abel. 13 Jan 2012 Read More
The TVC produced by Frieze Films for POWA, 'Waking Up the Neighbourhood', achieved finalist status in four categories in Cannes last week and netted a Bronze in the Promo & Activation category, as well as a Silver in the Film category. This follows a win at One Show. For executive producer Jo Barber it's the over 600 000 hits on YouTube that is the cherry on top. "Award-winning work - particularly in the social awareness category - needs to prove that it's effective. Ideas can't be great in a vacuum. Both the volume of viewers and comments on YouTube show the impact of the spot in a way no award can," she said. 30 Jun 2011 Read More
Malo 8 of Frieze Films directs a second commercial for DStvAfter the success of DStv's 'Visitors' commercial, Ogilvy Johannesburg approached Malo 8 of Frieze Films to direct a second commercial with the same much loved character - Mavis. 14 Jun 2011 Read More
The real-life commercial developed for POWA (People Opposing Women Abuse) by Ogilvy and produced by Frieze Films has won a coveted silver pencil at One Show. 1 Jun 2011 Read More
Malo 8's latest for Bakers TennisFrieze Films Director, Malo 8, has just completed a Bakers Tennis Biscuits television commercial for Ogilvy Johannesburg. Combining tight storytelling and great performances, this brand new spot from Malo has loads of charm; both agency and client are thrilled with the piece. 14 Apr 2011 Read More
Grand Theft Auto for Brand Acitivation and Frieze FilmsBrand Activation, a company in the Ogilvy South Africa group, and Frieze Films have collaborated on an epic 60-second television commercial guaranteed to get South Africa's 'petrol heads' revving their engines. 29 Mar 2011 Read More
Malo 8 of Frieze Films shoots for some of SA's biggest agencies and brandsFrieze Films' Malo 8 ended 2010 with a string of back-to-back commercials. Brought on board by some of the country's biggest agencies to collaborate on commercials for South Africa's favourite brands, post-World Cup, Malo shot Kiwi Shoe Polish's first TVC as a new client at Ogilvy Cape Town, Cuddlers for Grey Advertising, and Doom and Ace for TBWA Hunt Lascaris. 7 Feb 2011 Read More
Mazda Wildlife Fund marks 20th anniversary with TVC from Grey SA, Frieze FilmsThe Mazda Wildlife Fund is marking its 20th anniversary with an inspiring television commercial from advertising agency, Grey South Africa, and production house, Frieze Films. 3 Nov 2010 Read More
Ogilvy/Frieze Films collaborate on new KFC adOne of South Africa's most respected performance directors, Frieze Films' Tony Baggott, has collaborated with Ogilvy South Africa and KFC on an engaging new television commercial for the food-on-the-move franchise. 8 Oct 2010 Read More
Telkom ad for 2010 builds excitementThe new Telkom commercial for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, created by The Agency and produced by Frieze Films, uses emotional human visuals and rousing audio to build excitement with a distinctly African flavour that spills from the small screen into the living room. 25 May 2010 Read More
TBWA, Malo 8 collaborate on Albany taleAgency TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris and production house Frieze Films have collaborated to produce a new television commercial to launch Albany 100% Smooth Wholegrain bread, one of the newest products in the Tiger Brands' stable. 16 Apr 2010 Read More
Jonty Fine, one of the directors in the Frieze Films stable, has nabbed a trio of VUKA! Awards. 9 Dec 2009 Read More
Frieze Films celebrates Loerie success with Ogilvy JohannesburgProduction house Frieze Films - as part of the team that delivered the Loerie Awards 2009 Grand Prix for Channel O - is celebrating along with the agency that created the ad, Ogilvy Johannesburg. 5 Oct 2009 Read More
Frieze Films' Malo 8 brings Mavis to life for DStv CompactMavis - the heroine of DStv Compact's two new television commercials - is set to entertain and encourage all newcomers to the extensive offerings of the compact DStv package. Destined to bring a smile to your face, Mavis is adeptly brought to life by the talented Malo 8 from Frieze Films. 10 Sep 2009 Read More
Frieze Films adds heart-tugging appeal to new Castle Milk Stout adDirector Tony Baggott's interpretation of an empathetically conceived script by Lowe Bull Johannesburg has added heart-tugging appeal to the new Castle Milk Stout television commercial. 10 Jun 2009 Read More
Frieze Films adds Jonty Fine to directors listFrieze Films has added a new director to the list of award-winners it currently represents. Jonty Fine, who complemented his cinematography qualification with two years as an editor before starting his career in directing, joins the Rosebank-based production house immediately. 6 May 2009 Read More
HHP, Ogilvy CPT and Frieze Films' Malo 8 making it happen with StimorolCall him HHP, Hip Hop Pantsula, Jabulani Tsambo or just Jabba - he's the real deal, a self-made rap artist who has taken the South African music scene by storm. And he's the star of a new commercial for Stimorol. 21 Jan 2009 Read More
Following the experts at Frieze Films to BPCurrently flighting on TV is Director Tony Baggott's new spot for BP, an engaging commercial from Frieze Films that allows us to, quite literally, follow the experts. 9 Oct 2008 Read More
Frieze Films opens 'new door' for highly acclaimed documentary directorProduction house Frieze Films has opened the door of television commercial production for highly acclaimed Soweto-born television and film director, Dumisane Phakathi. 13 Aug 2008 Read More
Frieze Films features at The LoeriesFrieze Films directors Tony Baggott and Steve Tanchel projects picked up Loerie Awards this weekend: Baggott notched up two bronzes, one each for Audi and KFC 'Love Notes'; while Tanchel won a bronze for Soweto Rugby Club. His MTN 'Snapshots' commercial, which he directed for Metropolitan Republic, picked up a gold editing craft. 30 Jul 2008 Read More
Ireland/Davenport and Frieze Films take TV Ad of the MonthIreland/Davenport and Frieze Films have won the Creative Circle's ‘Ad of the Month' for April 2008 in the television category. Aimed at heightening awareness for the Soweto Rugby Club (SRC) and entitled ‘Practice', the ad was directed by Steve Tanchel. 30 May 2008 Read More
Classically directed, beautifully shot KFC ad from Frieze FilmsFrieze Films' Tony Baggott has partnered with Ogilvy South Africa to produce a brand building television commercial for KFC. 20 Mar 2008 Read More
Frieze Films revitalises logoFrieze Films, the boutique production house with an enviable reputation for interpreting agency storyboards with flair and empathy, has kicked off 2008 with a revitalised logo which is more fluid and contemporary than that decided on when the company opened doors some 10 years ago. 29 Feb 2008 Read More
Frieze Films gives Tropika the 'Real Jamaica'Producer persistence during casting and director attention to detail on set were the tipping point for Tropika's recent summer promotion given the budget advertising agency, Joe Public, and production house, Frieze Films, were required to consider. 12 Dec 2007 Read More
Frieze Films, Joe Public rock for Aids charity projectJonty Fine, a director at Frieze Films, has just completed a ‘spec' project for Joe Public's annual Rock4Aids concert. The Johannesburg-based agency started this small charity concert in 2004 and has grown it each year. 26 Nov 2007 Read More
New TVC for Foundry Cider result of meticulous directing, attention to detailThe new television campaign for Foundry Premium Cider is the result of a great idea from ad agency JWT Cape Town, and meticulous performance directing and attention to detail by Tony Baggott of Frieze Films. 18 Sep 2007 Read More
Frieze Films shoots for Toyota on Genesis digital cameraShot by director Tony Baggott for FCB Johannesburg, the Toyota Auris TV commercial flighted for the first time on August 18. Baggot describes the commercial as challenging, but says viewers enjoy it and start laughing as the story unfolds. 6 Sep 2007 Read More
The new Toyota television commercial, due to launch soon on our screens, is carving new territory for South Africa and Frieze Films director Tony Baggott. 24 Jul 2007 Read More
Leigh Ogilvie in the D&AD Annual 2007Nedbank “Children's Affinity”, directed by Leigh Ogilvie of Frieze Films for Network, has been included in the D&AD Annual for 2007. 3 May 2007 Read More
Leigh Ogilvie wins at Loeries 2006Leigh Ogilvie was recognised for Virgin Money "Blingola" as well as Nedbank "Children's Affinity" at the Loeries 2006 awards.  27 Sep 2006 Read More
The latest Plascon commercial which follows a cat's journey across the city to return to its original home, gave new meaning to the expression 'herding cats' - this is according to director Tony Baggot of Frieze Films, who directed the spot for Lobedu Leo Burnett. 8 Dec 2005 Read More
Tony Baggott of Frieze Films, commissioned by Ogilvy JHB, directed the launch commercials for Digicore C-track Secure. C-track Secure is a tracking system for vehicles using innovative technology. 16 Nov 2005 Read More
The latest Sasol advert for the company's new range of turbo fuels harks back to the extremely well received 80's 'Ferrari' commercial that showed a little boy who fills up his toy car with Sasol fuel and the car then races off. 14 Jun 2005 Read More
The latest Standard Bank 'limited overs cricket' commercial is yet another piece of performance brilliance from director, Tony Baggott of Frieze Films. 26 Jan 2005 Read More
Frieze Films is fast being singled out as the production service company of choice for international companies wanting to shoot in South Africa. Ridley. Scott and Associates (RSA), one of the largest production houses worldwide in both blockbuster movies and commercials, recently selected Frieze Films to service a commercial for UK cellular network - Orange. 18 Oct 2004 Read More
Director Tony Baggott of Frieze films had to search as far as London when casting the latest Brutal Fruit commercial. 8 Sep 2004 Read More