Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#StartupStory: Meet new creative production co. Osu

#StartupStory: Meet new creative production co. Osu[Jessica Tennant] Executive producer Simoné Bosman recently founded creative production company, Osu, lending her son's name of Japanese origin which means to push, persevere or strive.

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Jamie Field
SOUTH AFRICA
The 5 soft skills that will help you become an outstanding video producer

The 5 soft skills that will help you become an outstanding video producer
© Glenn Carstens-Peters via [[www.unsplash.com Unsplash.com]].
[Jamie Field] The producer role is one of the most sought-after in the video industry. It is simultaneously challenging and rewarding, bringing with it both enormous respect and a huge responsibility...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#YPOEdge: Mary Mazzio on making films that move the needle on social issues

Mazzio with Academy Penguin Hall on 10 December 2018, where they discussed A Hero For Daisy and the urgency to break rules that hold women back. Image via
Mazzio with Academy Penguin Hall on 10 December 2018, where they discussed A Hero For Daisy and the urgency to break rules that hold women back. Image via [[https://www.instagram.com/p/Brn6u83F3xH/?utm_source=ig_embed 50 Eggs Films on Instagram]]
[Leigh Andrews] I spoke to Mary Mazzio, former Olympic rower and lawyer, now independent documentary filmmaker and CEO of 50 Eggs Films, about the power of a socially savvy millennial audience and her dedication to making films with social impact...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
How Dan Mace embraced his otherness to enhance his true creativity

Dan Mace in action, in his Not Normal studio. Image © Mace
Dan Mace in action, in his Not Normal studio. Image © Mace [[https://www.instagram.com/dannmace/ on Instagram]]
[Leigh Andrews] SA-born filmmaker now based in New York, Dan Mace, was the speaker at Creative Mornings Cape Town's first event of the year, where he spoke through all things surreal, and how to put your otherness to your creative advantage...

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Judith Middleton
SOUTH AFRICA
Want video for your business? Here is the rule book for optimal results - DUO Marketing + Communications

Want video for your business? Here is the rule book for optimal results[Judith Middleton] Video can be expensive and time-consuming to produce, so it's vital to be very clear about your goals, and to understand how the process works, if you want to be sure of getting value out of your investment...

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Ken van Ginkel
[Production] Howard Audio was commissioned by agency King James II to compose the music for the latest Allan Gray campaign, flighting on TV, radio and cinema.
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Ken van Ginkel
[Production] Howard Audio was the dynamic musical force behind the latest Discovery Insure advertising campaign.
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Angie White
Angie White
[Production] In this episode of Breaking Ballet, inspired by the global blockbuster Black Panther, TBWA\ Hunt Lascaris and Joburg Ballet taped into the global sentiment that now is Africa’s time. Breaking Ballet is a series of ‘bite-size ballets’ inspired by today’s big stories.
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Ken van Ginkel
[Production] At the end of 2017, FirstPencil trekked all the way to Sri Lanka to shoot the new Five Roses ad.
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Desiree Gullan
SOUTH AFRICA
G&G Digital launches breakthrough photography and videography services - G&G Digital

G&G Digital launches breakthrough photography and videography services[Desiree Gullan] G&G Digital has officially launched photography and videographic services that break through the noise and hit the creative and strategic mark for clients...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
#StartupStory: Talking video on video with Vidr

Team Vidr, L to R: Ayomide Okunowo, Roxy Kirsten, Sean Wilson-Smith, and Chaulele Alexander Jana.
Team Vidr, L to R: Ayomide Okunowo, Roxy Kirsten, Sean Wilson-Smith, and Chaulele Alexander Jana.
[Leigh Andrews] In this meta-interview, I chat to Sean Wilson-Smith, founder of Vidr, about the successes on their startup life so far, along with a 5-minute video of our interview if you'd prefer to listen to rather than read his words...

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Angie White
Angie White
[Production] It’s January or, as Twitter calls it, #JanuWorry – a popular South African meme that makes light of the financial quagmire most of us currently find ourselves in. From social media to popular talk shows, #JanuWorry has trended consistently all month. After all, humour is always the best way to get through trying times. As we crawl towards payday, and with the ‘end in sight’, what better way to express our JanuWorry fatigue than through comedy and dance?
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Ken van Ginkel
[Production] Egg Films' Sunu directed Africa On Fire, Native VML's follow-up to the Cannes Gold-winning Absolut One Source campaign.
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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
#Newsmaker: Fort's Amr Singh on what makes a good director

#Newsmaker: Fort's Amr Singh on what makes a good director[Jessica Tennant] Fort agency's creative partner and director Amr Singh recently won the Craft Gold for Best Directing at the 2017 PromaxBDA Africa Awards for his work on DStv Africa's brand film in collaboration with Studio Zoo...

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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
7Films on their incredible 'story first' 2017

7Films winning at Loeries 2017.
7Films winning at Loeries 2017.
[Leigh Andrews] Production company 7Films lets us on their successful year on the overseas award track as well as the local recognition they received from the Loeries, where they ranked second best in the land for TV, film and video production; the Pendorings, where they were ranked third overall - including agencies, and more...

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Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
Local agency approached to cover Beaumont's world-record circumnavigation

Local agency approached to cover Beaumont's world-record circumnavigation[Jessica Tennant] Scottish cyclist Mark Beaumont approached South African sports production agency MoonSport to cover his Artemis World Cycle, which he recently completed, breaking the Guinness World Record for circumnavigation by bicycle in 78 days, 14 hours and 40 minutes...

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Angie White
Angie White
[Production] Arcade Content's Kyle Lewis took some time out of advertising to direct Sebentin (Haters), Zakwe's eye-popping new music video featuring Cassper Nyovest and Musiholiq.
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Leigh Andrews
SOUTH AFRICA
"We love what we do, as petrol heads and film nuts" - Young Gun Films

Team Young Guns Films: Producer OJ van Jaarsveld; director of photography (DOP) Fergus Hannah; director Rob Hannah.
Team Young Guns Films: Producer OJ van Jaarsveld; director of photography (DOP) Fergus Hannah; director Rob Hannah.
[Leigh Andrews] I recently sat down with OJ Van Jaarsveld, account director for Young Gun Films to find out about their success in the niche world of car advertising and their recent foray into the music video space...

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Ken van Ginkel
[Production] Red Cherry Interactive was briefed by SOS Children's Villages to conceptualise and produce their latest video commercial to raise awareness and encourage the public to donate to the great cause.
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Bobby Amm
SOUTH AFRICA
Non-transparent commercial production affects all stakeholders - CPA

Bobby Amm[Bobby Amm] The US Department of Justice launched an investigation into agency bid-rigging in 2016. But transparency in commercial production remains a local issue as well...

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