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Propeller's Jeff Balsmeyer: On working with Hollywood greats, Cannes Awards and AfricaDirector Jeff Balsmeyer has carved a creative path for himself that reads like a movie. From winning the prestigious Palme d'Or for short film at Cannes to learning from the top Hollywood directors this creative spirit brings a lifetime of invaluable experience to the Propeller Films directors' stable... Read more to hear of his rich adventures, humour and passion for his craft. 1 Sep 2016 Read More

Propeller exec selected as international judgeCongratulations to Propeller Films executive producer Russell Underhill for being chosen as one of only four South African judges at the Lisbon International Advertising Festival. Russell will judge the Craft category with an esteemed panel from all over the World. Judging will take place in the last week of August 2016. 24 Aug 2016 Read More

Propeller Films signs more talentPropeller Films South Africa is thrilled to announce the new addition of Joao Marques to our directors' roster for South Africa, East Africa and West Africa. 25 Jul 2016 Read More

Propeller Film's wild South African directorDirector Paulo Henriques was recently in Cape Town with Propeller Films on a campaign for the Turkish supermarket chain, Migros. The campaign featured fierce bulls, sheep and various chickens running through the Cape streets and farmlands. Paulo is enjoying worldwide recognition for his work that combines live animals on set with detailed, dramatic and humorous 3D animation of animal characters. 7 Jul 2016 Read More

Tebs films 'Lebo the Great' for KidneyBeanzEvery year, an alarming number of South African children lose their battle against kidney disease. What is most distressing is that young lives are cut off so senselessly without the opportunity to realise dreams and aspirations. 3 Feb 2016 Read More

Garon propels Fedhealth brand forwardPropeller Films performance director Garon Campbell recently brought to life the latest brand ad for Fedhealth's campaign "Family Takes Care of Family". 23 Nov 2015 Read More

It's child's play for performance director Catharine CookePerformance Director Catharine Cooke is back in Johannesburg! 27 Jul 2015 Read More

Latest work from Sergio Henriques - Propeller FilmsPropeller Films has been hard at work recently with director Sergio Henriques 11 Jun 2015 Read More

Tebs Mosothoane joins Propeller FilmsPropeller Films is thrilled to welcome Tebs Mosothoane to its esteemed roster of directors. Tebs is back in South Africa after living in South America. 26 Feb 2015 Read More

Director Paulo Henriques Nitrocharges for AdidasThe work of Paulo Henriques has evolved over the years to include a unique and vast range of subjects and he recently added giant Adidas to his showreel. 2 Oct 2013 Read More

Bugsy rocks for KidneyBeanz kidsAfter recently joining Propeller Films, Brendan "Bugsy" Barnes has already directed his debut commercial for the KidneyBeanz Trust. 26 Sep 2013 Read More

Catharine set to cook up a storm for Propeller FilmsCatharine Cooke was always grateful to her mother for allowing her to run wild on the farm she grew up on. She started her own baboon religion (mother was not amused) and her days were spent insisting the horses were the only ones that really understood her and she maintains that the meerkats taught her everything she knows about humour. 17 Sep 2013 Read More

Propeller pilots Garon to take offIn little more than a year Garon Campbell has rocketed to an exciting start in his career as a commercials director with Propeller Films. Apart from the accolades of winning numerous awards for his honours year film school commercial, (including a bronze student Loerie Award and Cannes YDA finalist) Campbell has leapt into the industry directing numerous commercials with Propeller Films for the South African and West African markets. 11 Oct 2012 Read More

Paulo from Bez Valley is backPropeller Films are pleased to announce that Paulo Henriques is back in the hood. Well, not quite his old Bez Valley hood where he grew up, but South Africa generally. 18 May 2012 Read More

Propeller director wins at 2012 SAFTA AwardsPropeller Films director Garon Campbell's short film, Umkhumbi Wethu, was awarded Best Student Film at the 2012 Safta Awards. 22 Mar 2012 Read More

Propeller directors nominated for SAFTA awardsTwo of our directors at Propeller Films are up for awards at the 2012 South African Film and TV Awards. 29 Feb 2012 Read More

Garon Campbell picks up Bronze LoerieYoung Propeller Films director Garon Campbell has done it again with another award for his Ster-Kinekor "Bully" charity commercial. This time the commercial has swept up a Bronze Loerie in the student category at the 2011 Loerie Awards in Cape Town. 27 Sep 2011 Read More

Garon hits the ground running with awardsYoung Propeller Films director Garon Campbell has had an inspiring few weeks! 29 Jun 2011 Read More

Coldplay supports the Kidneybeanz TrustInternational music sensation Coldplay have come out in support of the Kidneybeanz Trust by donating their powerful, emotionally gripping track "Fix You" to the Kidneybeanz TV and cinema commercial. 23 Jun 2011 Read More

Striking Undies Cook go SWATNew directing team Striking Undies Cook have gone SWAT over a lollipop. 9 May 2011 Read More

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