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Hard Wok Life: You'll never guess how it endsDean Blumberg and Marc Sidelsky direct this off-beat web series in collaboration with agency PublicisMachine, about a wok. Yes, a wok... And he is on a journey of self-discovery. Hard Wok Life is a tale about an old wok in a new world. Binge watch all eight webisodes. You'll never guess how it ends. 11 May 2016 Read more >>

Dean Blumberg - The Gunn Report Showreel 2015Dean Blumberg's work for Student Flights with TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris JHB is the only South African film director's work to secure a spot in the the highly acclaimed The Gunn Report Annual 2015. This is Dean's second appearance in The Gunn Report. The two commercials titled: 'Travel Before it's Not Fun Anymore", is the award-winning campaign that competed throughout 2015, making TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris JHB and Bouffant, South Africa's only representation on the Gunn Report's showreel of the year featured amongst the most awarded global commercials. Congrat's to the team and all those that worked on these commercials. 6 May 2016 Read more >>

Discovery 'Hitchhker'Discovery Insure and +27 Advertising accelerate their new 'Love your Car' campaign with a playful commercial, produced by bouffant and directed by Petar Spiljevic. 19 Apr 2016 Read more >>

Petar Spiljevic wins the Adforum Top 5 DirectorsPetar Spiljevic has secured a well-deserved first position in the weekly Adforum Top 5 Directors. 7 Apr 2016 Read more >>

South African romance author nominated for prestigious international awardLocal Johannesburg romance writer Romy Sommer has become the first ever African author to be nominated for the prestigious international RWA Rita® Award. 6 Apr 2016 Read more >>

Rhodes Food GroupPetar Spiljevic, together with Owen Kessel Leo Burnett, created a commercial about the love of food and the simple beauty of sharing it. 15 Mar 2016 Read more >>

Ford Ranger 24-hour challenge (director's cut)For Blue Hive South Africa, Marc Sidelsky documents the 2016 Ford Ranger undergoing some of the world's toughest conditions, in a rugged and brutal 24-hour challenge. 1 Mar 2016 Read more >>

Erik van Wyk: Allegro 'Dog'Erik van Wyk introduces another beautifully told story for Allegro Europe. 19 Feb 2016 Read more >>

Gordon Lindsay Adforum Top 5 Directors - McDonald's Big Flavour TrioGordon Lindsay is ranked third in this month's Adforum Top 5 Directors for his McDonald's #BigFlavourTrio commercial. 4 Feb 2016 Read more >>

Hansa 'Designed for Dreamers'Thabang Moleya of Fringe@Bouffant celebrates 20 Years of Freedom with Hansa for Lowe CT. 12 Mar 2014 Read more >>

Dean Blumberg wins with Santam commercials at 2013 Midas AwardsThe 2013 Midas Awards in New York, which awards the best financial advertising from around the world, was a huge success for agency King James and their Santam campaign. The Santam TV commercials, directed by Dean Blumberg of Bouffant, scooped Gold for 'Such a Granny', as well as a Silver for 'Baby on Board'. 20 Jan 2014 Read more >>

Fringe@Bouffant congratulates King James Cape Town for winning a Silver Clio for Santam "Back at Ya" directed by Chloe Coetsee. 8 May 2013 Read more >>

Nando's wins Ad of the MonthIf ever you wanted to know the real reasons behind why delegates leave Parliament during an address, Marc Sidelsky of Bouffant has the answers in the new Nandos "Parliament"spot. Congratulations to Black River FC and everyone involved in the commercial for the Ad of the Month win. 30 Apr 2013 Read more >>

No, you are not having an 80's flashback, its Bouffant's new adDean Blumberg of Bouffant sends us on a detailed trip down memory lane with his latest Ad of the Month-winning campaign for FoxP2 and client Property 24. 11 Feb 2013 Read more >>

Everyone wants a piece of JavasMeet Javas, the lovable charlatan making waves in Bouffant director Marc Sidelsky's witty new spot for Ogilvy Johannesburg and client DSTV. With his flair for comedy, and a sharp eye for aesthetic, Marc cleverly stitches together an exotic fantasy realm populated by colourful characters. 25 Oct 2012 Read more >>

Bouffant's Dean Blumberg directs Loeries Grand Prix WinnerBouffant's Dean Blumberg directed Nando's 'The Last Dictator Standing' for Black River FC which has won a Grand Prix at the Loeries. Production company Bouffant won a total of 12 Loerie Awards. Dean Blumberg won seven awards for Nando's 'The Last Dictator Standing', Nando's 'Diversity' and Santam 'Sir Sneaky', whilst Erik Van Wyk's KFC 'So Good' won four awards including silver and Chloe Coetsee's Santam 'Back at Ya' parody won Gold. 3 Oct 2012 Read more >>

Bouffant would like to congratulate Dean Blumberg who directed Santam "Sir Sneaky" for King James, which won a Bronze Cannes Lion in the television category. Santam "Sir Sneaky" was the only Cannes Lions in the television category won by South Africa. Dean also directed Nandos "The Last Dictator Standing" for Black River FC which won a Cannes Bronze Lion in the media category. Bouffant is proud to be associated with these commercials and applauds both King James and Black River FC. 3 Jul 2012 Read more >>

At the annual Clio Awards, held in New York, Bouffant scooped up two of the six South African film wins. Director Dean Blumberg's Santam Campaign won Silver and Erik Van Wyk's spot "Old Couple" for KFC took home a Bronze. 18 May 2012 Read more >>

Nando's "The Last Dictator Standing" directed by Dean Blumberg is a One Show finalistNando's "The Last Dictator Standing" commercial directed by Dean Blumberg of Bouffant for agency Black River Football Club is a finalist at One Show. The Santam campaign starring Sir Ben Kingsley and also directed by Dean Blumberg has been nominated as a finalist at the Clio Awards. 20 Apr 2012 Read more >>

Dean's Sneaky Ad of the Month winDean Blumberg is the man of the moment. After winning the Creative Circle's Ad of the Year for Nandos "Last Dictator Standing", he has gone on to win the latest Ad of the Month for Santam "Sir Sneaky" featuring Sir Ben Kingsley. 13 Apr 2012 Read more >>

Bouffant wins Ad of the Year for the third timeBouffant has won Creative Circle's Ad of the Year for the third time in its four years of being in business. 28 Mar 2012 Read more >>

Jono Hall of Fringe takes on an epicJono Hall, commercials director at Fringe, which is a division of Bouffant, has been proving his versatility as a great storyteller and visual stylist. He is fast becoming a sought-after young director for many creatives who are returning to his particular brand of filmmaking time and time again. 22 Mar 2011 Read more >>

Marc Sidelsky does bad ass with new BFF Chuck NorrisMarc Sidelsky does the bad in bad ass from hanging out with none other than Chuck Norris. 20 Jan 2011 Read more >>

Bouffant/Fringe is ranked no 17 in the Top 20 Palme d'Or rankings. 8 Nov 2010 Read more >>

Bouffant's new division Fringe is racking up awards faster than you can say five months which is about the time that Fringe has been in existence. 15 Oct 2010 Read more >>

Bouffant is thrilled to announce that in their third year of business they are third on the Top Production company rankings in South Africa after winning seven Loeries including a Craft gold, two silvers and four bronzes. This is after having the most South African Shortlists (nine in total) and securing a Bronze at Cannes this year. The list of wins incorporates their new division Fringe.* 7 Oct 2010 Read more >>

Bouffant and Fringe are proud to announce a total of 25 Loerie finalists. The following work has been shortlisted: 1 Sep 2010 Read more >>

Erik puts Tumbles through the motions with new TVCWhen faced with a script for a packet of little round chocolate balls, Bouffant Director Erik van Wyk was inspired to create a work of engineering that functioned entirely on the weight of one single Tumble. 24 Aug 2010 Read more >>

Sidelsky has last laugh with Virgin Mobile "mockumentary"Some things really are too good to be true... and then there's the Virgin Mobile M'tshele Nine Nine Texter Prepay Voucher. That's the premise behind Bouffant Director, Marc Sidelsky's latest spot for Virgin Mobile. Created by OPENCO, the ad features the fantastical story of the remarkable comrade Sandile Dubula who is a rare depiction of modern-day saintlihood. 4 May 2010 Read more >>

Bouffant recognised at One Show for Drive AliveBouffant is thrilled to announce that Dean Blumberg's Drive Alive campaign has been recognised at the One Show Awards. 23 Apr 2010 Read more >>

Bouffant director Erik Van Wyk's BP campaign for Ogilvy Johannesburg has won the Creative Circle Ad of the Year. Bouffant is thrilled that in less than three years the goals that they set are being realised - these are to produce and direct good and effective creatively driven work. 26 Mar 2010 Read more >>

"A bunch of Orchids" for Dean BlumbergDean Blumberg of Bouffant has been a busy boy as his latest collaboration with Black River FC for First For Women has recently picked up not one but a “bunch of Orchids” for its entertainment, humour and impact. As the follow-up spot to his initial award-winning First For Women commercial, Dean undertook an epic cross-country shoot that follows three guys taking on the classic road trip, only with a twist. 27 Jan 2010 Read more >>

Commercials Director Dean Blumberg of Bouffant was recently one of a handful of directors from around the world selected to showcase their work at the Boards Summit in New York. 30 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Erik van Wyk of Bouffant directs new Medal Paints campaignErik van Wyk has directed the new Medal Paints campaign for Lowe Bull Johannesburg. The three spots hinge on a simple idea that colour makes all the difference and this is perfectly portrayed in a subtle and humorous way. Check it out for yourself - http://bouffant.tv/newsflash/. 19 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Bouffant shows their heart with style and humourBouffant director Dean Blumberg has directed a TV commercial for Pink Link which is an organisation that is focused on educating and empowering women with breast cancer. 19 Oct 2009 Read more >>

It's Golden Balls for Erik and Bouffant at the Loerie AwardsErik van Wyk commercials director at Bouffant and Ogilvy have won Gold in the TV category for the BP 2010 campaign titled “SA United”. 30 Sep 2009 Read more >>

Divas vs taxi drivers, café owners vs mamas, car guards vs boytjie win Ad of the MonthIn the latest BP campaign commercials director Erik van Wyk together with Ogilvy has produced a spot that focuses on the many social groups within our society. The ad draws on the fact that South Africans have always had the ability to laugh at themselves and the result is a three-spot campaign that possesses subtle and clever humour that hits home. 24 Aug 2009 Read more >>

Dean Blumberg of Bouffant directs “It starts with you” for IMC SAPresented with a real opportunity to demonstrate his versatility, Dean's keen sense of detail and filmmaking ability was perfectly suited to directing this emotive piece. The premise of the commercial is to show how positive actions really do make a difference. 17 Feb 2009 Read more >>

Ariane Besson of Bouffant directs AppletiserAriane Besson of Bouffant has directed the latest Appletiser commercial which reflects her unique sense of what is contemporary. The visually appealing and sensory ad is brought together through the use of a remake of the classic electronic beat named “Delirium - Silence”. 6 Nov 2008 Read more >>

Erik Van Wyk of Bouffant directs new WesBank commercialWesBank's new commercial, conceptualised by Ogilvy Johannesburg, is a visually beautiful piece of film that showcases human perfection through unique camera methods of ultra slow motion to drive its point home. 12 Jun 2008 Read more >>

Andre Liebenberg of Bouffant directs Nashua and News CaféHaving two careers of which you dedicate the same amount of intensity, drive and passion to is what Andre Liebenberg of Bouffant does with verve. Andre went straight from the intense process of harvesting on his wine farm Romond to directing two commercials back-to-back. 28 May 2008 Read more >>

Sidelsky of Bouffant directs Harley CologneMarc Sidelsky of Bouffant has directed the new Harley Cologne commercial for Ogilvy Johannesburg titled “Bad Ass”. 29 Apr 2008 Read more >>

Creative Circle's prestigious film ad of the year announced!Dean Blumberg of Bouffant has been awarded the Creative Circle's 2007 film ad of the year, for his spot called “Ubuntu” for Ford through JWT Johannesburg. The award was presented at an awards ceremony held at The Venue, Melrose Arch on Tuesday, 18 March 2008. 19 Mar 2008 Read more >>

Dean Blumberg of Bouffant selected on Shots New Directors Showcase 2007Dean Blumberg's streak of wins has not ended in 2007, having recently been chosen for the Shots New Directors Showcase. Shots magazine and DVD is the world's leading publication focused on creative excellence in advertising and has published its selection of top New Commercials Directors for 2007. 13 Dec 2007 Read more >>

Ariane Besson with Bouffant directs new commercial for Aids awarenessThe new commercial for Aids awareness Khomanani directed by Ariane Besson of Bouffant for TBWA Hunt Lascaris furthers Besson's reputation as a versatile and serious filmmaker. 11 Dec 2007 Read more >>

Coke ''Brr'' by Erik van Wyk a Creative Circle Ad of the Year finalistBouffant Director Erik Van Wyk's Coke "Brr" commercial for Ogilvy has been voted by its advertising peers as a Creative Circle Ad of the Year finalist. 28 Nov 2007 Read more >>

Bouffant ''puffs up'' its look with RexBoutique production company Bouffant turned to Rex, a young Joburg-based company of designers to design its new corporate identity for the birth of the company. 21 Nov 2007 Read more >>

Bouffant launchNew boutique production company Bouffant held a launch function recently to celebrate the birth of the new brand. In fitting style there was a Rio carnival, hostesses dressed as Black Coffee clad peacocks serving Caipirinhas and tasteful pole dancers. 19 Nov 2007 Read more >>

Coke 'Brr' commercial directed by Erik van Wyk of BouffantErik van Wyk of Bouffant has directed the new Coca Cola television commercial for agency Ogilvy Johannesburg which forms part of the multimedia Coke “Brr” campaign. 16 Nov 2007 Read more >>

New Bidvest Corporate commercial directed by Marc SidelskyThe commercial for Bidvest, directed by Marc Sidelsky of production company Bouffant for agency Brand Wealth Organization, features the world-renowned dance company Pilobolus. The unusual dance group use graceful and powerful movements and their unique signature style of transforming their bodies into wondrous shapes to reflect the qualities of Bidvest. 12 Nov 2007 Read more >>

New boutique production company Bouffant has opened its doors for business. Bouffant is partner company to Velocity Films and will run independently alongside Velocity whilst sharing infrastructural costs for a more streamlined approach to production. 26 Sep 2007 Read more >>

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