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he film industry in Africa is thriving. Africa is the world’s second fastest growing region, with The International Monetary Fund predicting that the continent will have the world’s fastest-growing economy during the next five years. Since film industry growth follows economic growth, Africa, and particularly South Africa’s film industry, is poised for its best year yet. In South Africa alone, the country’s R8 billion film industry has more than trebled its contribution to the economy in the last four years. Since South Africa’s first democratic elections nearly two decades ago, the industry has produced an array of award-winning films, television series, documentaries, stills, and commercials, winning everything from Oscars to Emmys and Cannes Grand Prixs. International filmmakers love South Africa so much they keep coming back. Once you bring a shoot to South Africa, you’ll try bring all your projects here. It’s easy to see why. South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry continues to improve its incentives, which now offer up to 25% rebates to qualifying international productions. Recent productions include: • the blockbuster ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, with Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy • the closing night film at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, ‘Zulu’, with Forest Whittaker and Orlando Bloom • the pirate drama series, ‘Black Sails’, executive produced by Michael Bay • South African films are also raising their profile internationally. For example: • the animation film ‘Adventures in Zambezia’ has already grossed over $20 million worldwide • ‘Layla Fourie’ won a Jury Special Mention at Berlin Of course, South Africa is excelling at more than just films: in the last year, ‘Searching for Sugarman’ won the Oscar for Best Documentary and ‘Have You Heard from Johannesburg?’ won the Emmy; ‘Asad’ was nominated for the Oscar for Best Short Film; ‘The Girl’ was nominated for three Golden Globes, including Best Mini-Series or Motion-Picture Made For Television; ‘Saving Rhino Phila’ and The Last Lions both won Panda Awards; and South African adverts have appeared in Shots and Best Ads On TV faster than ever before. We look forward to welcoming the next blockbuster to our shores to experience Africa!

EXPERIENCE AWARD-WINNING, SKILLED AFRICA

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CONTENTS Maps South Africa South African Film Industry Facts Gauteng Kwazulu-Natal Western Cape More Locations Africa on the Move Locations Film and Publication Board Commercials Feature Films Stills Television & Documentaries Compnay Profiles Creative Africa Company Profiles Individual Profiles Infrastructure - Gear Infrastructure - Crew Infrastructure - Post Infrastructure - Talent Company Profiles Tourism 13 Things to Do Diarise Resources Directory

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Blue Nile

Senegal River

Niger River White Nile

Benue River

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AFRICA

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t is hard to imagine a continent that offers more diversity and beauty than Africa. The continent is made up of giant deserts, lush tropical forests, fertile savannahs and sparkling beaches. It boasts cities of every type – from the bustling metropolis of Johannesburg to the winding Middle-Eastern streets of Marrakech. There is a location for everyone. The Sahara desert covers nearly the entire northern half of the continent. South of the Sahara lies a belt of grass and scrublands known as the Sahel. Highlands rise up from the dry landscape to mountain peaks in East Africa, where massive lakes like Victoria, Tangankyika, and Nyasa lie. To the South, deserts and fertile farmlands lead towards the ocean and beaches.

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Limpopo River

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SOUTH AFRICA

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outh Africa covers 1.2 million square kilometres of land, one-seventh the area of the United States, but boasts extraordinarily varied scenery, making it a convenient location to shoot a wide range of projects. For one movie alone, ‘Lord of War’, South Africa doubled for more than 14 countries, including Bolivia, Beirut, Sierra Leone, Indonesia, Berlin and New York. From mountains and lakes, tropical-style beaches, rolling wheat fields and lush forests to desert areas of the Kalahari, South Africa has the location you need. Johannesburg, South Africa’s largest city, is popular with those looking for urban settings. With its high-density urban infrastructure and architecture, Johannesburg can double for most modern cities. Recently, the city and it’s easily accessible savannah-filled countryside stood in for Rwanda, but it is just as easily a stand-in for New York. Cape Town, on the other hand, boasts beaches in a more relaxed cosmopolitan setting. The city is surrounded by the ocean on three sides, but its biggest appeal is its diversity: within a 45 minute drive is coastal scenery, period or modern architecture, forests, and farmland. In Kwazulu-Natal borders The Indian Ocean, as well as three other provinces and the countries of Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. The province, which is home to the city of Durban, is

popular for filming in tropical settings, with animals, and among art deco buildings. There is more that South Africa has to offer. Limpopo is named after the second largest river in Africa, Mpumalanga is home to the Big Five in Kruger National Park, and the North West Province boasts Pilanesburg National Park, a volcano that gave birth to a game reserve. Discover all that and more in South Africa.

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Cape Film Commission Location: Cape Town

The Cape Film Commission (CFC) works closely with the City of Cape Town, Provincial Property and other government agencies, parastatals and industry representative bodies to promote Cape Town and the Western Cape as a filmmaking destination. www.capefilmcommission.co.za

6 Durban Film Office Location: Durban

The Durban Film Office is a division of the Department of Economic Development at the eThekwini Municipality responsible for the promotion and development of the Film Industry in the eThekwini Municipality. www.durbanfilmoffice.com

Eastern Cape Development

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Location: East London The Eastern Cape Development Corporation (ECDC) is a dynamic economic development agency in the Eastern Cape. www.ecdc.co.za

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Gauteng Film Commission Location: Johannesburg

The Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) develops, promotes and coordinates the film and television production industry in South Africa’s wealthiest province. www.gautengfilm.org.za

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The underlying principle for the KZN Film Commission will be the promotion, development, production and distribution of film in the province. www.durbanfilmoffice.com

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Wesgro Location: Cape Town

Wesgro is the official Destination Marketing, Investment and Trade Promotion Agency for the Western Cape, located in Cape Town. www.wesgro.co.za


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SOUTH AFRICA Professionalism Standing the Test of Time

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udging from the films that are made in South Africa, the country is about the history of Apartheid, a long walk to freedom, alien prawns, crazy zef rappers, football, and blondes from Benoni. Those stories certainly exist, and there are so many more. This is “Hollywood’s hottest back lot” where the world comes to tell their stories in a first-class setting using a reliable film industry that is one of the oldest in the world – it dates back to the 1800s. South Africa is also home to The Cradle of Humankind, a UNESCO World Heritage Site where humans first used fire, and fossils telling stories going back 3.5 million years. These stories are told in 11 official national languages, more than any other country, and in countless more unofficial languages. For instance, South Africa is home to the most Indians outside of India. Our country’s stories are hotly contested: just look at the competing narratives spun about the successive waves of migration and colonization from Africans, Dutch and British settlers. Central to these stories has always been the belief that a happy ending is on the horizon: whether it was for Dutch sailors hoping for land, British prospectors hoping for gold, Afrikaners hoping for their own promised land, or struggle activists’ hoping for a nonracial rainbow nation. This hasn’t just been wishful thinking: after enduring our fair share of heartbreak and edge-of-your-seat suspense, South Africans have consistently carved out happy endings. We’ve created a peaceful transition to democracy; we’ve established our country as the largest economy in Africa, with $578.6 billion GDP per year; and we’re currently writing the story of a film industry that is consistently creating happy endings at both the box office and awards shows the world over. In South Africa you are in good hands, with experience and a happy ending guaranteed.

South Africa at a Glance Population: 51.8m Mobile Phones: 88.9% of households Televisions: 74.5% of households Internet Access: 35.2% of households Computers: 21% of households Source: 2011 Census

MTN Africa. Directed by Bryan Little (Fly On The Wall). Photo by Filipa Domingues.


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SA’S FILM INDUSTRY: Everything You Need

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outh Africa’s film industry has more than trebled its contribution to the economy in the last four years, up from R2.4 billion in 2008 to R8 billion in 2012, when it hosted ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, the largest

commercial film produced in South Africa so far. The South African government has identified the film sector as a key strategic growth area. They’ve created a supportive environment for film, with The National Film and Video Foun-

dation, The Department of Trade and Industry, The Industrial Development Corporation and The National Empowerment Fund all providing financing options. There are film commissions in Cape Town, Gauteng, and KwaZulu-Natal.

Reasons to Shoot in South Africa

South African Locations Have Recently Doubled For…

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Strike Back © Joe Alblas

They let us shut down the highway for a couple of weeks: the main highways. They allowed us to shoot a big action sequence in the central parts of Cape Town. They were very, very kind to us.

Safe House’ Director Dante Espinosa, chatting to ComingSoon.Net

Co-Financing Options Favorable Exchange Rate Diverse Locations in Close Proximity Hollywood-Style Cape Town Film Studios World-Class, English-Speaking, Non-Union Crew 6. Experienced Producers and Production Companies 7. Reliable Gear-Houses with the Latest Cameras and Lighting 8. Strong Tourism Infrastructure 9. Alternate Seasons to the Northern Hemisphere 10. Time Zone is GMT+2 - Compatible with Europe 11. Amazing Light 12. Ethnically Diverse, Experienced Talent 13. Ease of Entry

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Period America (‘America: The Story of Us’, ‘Gettysburg’) Period Britain (‘The Great British Story’) California (‘Beaver Falls’) Carcassone, France (‘Labyrinth’) Congo (‘The Dinosaur Project’, ‘Flight of the Storks’) The Caribbean (‘Black Sails’) India (‘Strike Back’) Iraq (‘Generation Kill’) Florence, Italy (‘Leonardo’) Mozambique (‘Mary & Martha’) Pakistan (‘Strike Back’) Seattle, America (‘Chronicle’) Syria (‘Inescapable’) Sudan (‘Machine Gun Preacher’) Everywhere Else (‘How We Invented the World’; ‘History of the World’, ‘Mankind: The Story of All of Us’)


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FILM FINANCING IN SA: Rebates That Make Money Go Further

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outh Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (dti) offers two rebates: The Foreign Film and Television Production and Post-Production Incentive and The South African Film and Television Production and Co-Production Incentive. These are the only two rebates on the continent at present and the most important incentives of the South African film financing landscape.

FOREIGN FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION AND POST-PRODUCTION INCENTIVE The Foreign Film and Television Production and Post-Production Incentive offers an uncapped: • 20% rebate on qualifying South African production spend • 22.5% rebate for projects shot in South Africa and spending a minimum of R1.5m locally on post-production • 22.5% rebate on foreign post-production spending a minimum of R1.5m locally

25% rebate for projects shot in South Africa and spending a minimum of R3m locally on post-production • 25% rebate on foreign post-production spending a minimum of R3m locally To qualify, foreign films, documentaries, animation, and television projects must shoot for at least four weeks and complete half their principal photography in South Africa, spending a minimum of R12million locally, or spend two weeks on post-production in South Africa, spending a minimum of R1.5million. An applicant must be a Special Purpose Corporate Vehicle (SPCV) incorporated in the Republic of South Africa solely for the purpose of the production and/or post-production of the film or television project.

and Co-Production Incentive offers an uncapped 35% rebate on the first R6m of qualifying South African spend and 25% of the remainder. The incentive is available only to qualifying South African productions and co-productions with a total budget of R2.5million and above. These incentives can now be accessed at key production milestones to limit the need to cash flow the rebate.

SOUTH AFRICAN FILM AND TELEVISION PRODUCTION AND CO-PRODUCTION INCENTIVE

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The South African Film and Television Production

Film Financing - International Funds 1. 2.

Fonds Images Afrique The Francophone Fund for Audiovisual Production of the South Global Film Initiative Hubert Bals Fund Visions Sud Est World Cinema Fund World Support Fund

Film Financing - South African Government Providers 1. 2. 3. 4.

Great British Story © Joe Alblas

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) The National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF)


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GAUTENG Urban Epicentre

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cies, a wealthy population, and the country’s largest box office audience. All of these factors have helped the region account for 85% of all local films, 70% of all local television series, and 50% of all commercials. The Gauteng Film Commission facilitates permits for public locations and has also funded South African projects up to R400k. Gauteng is most popular with international clients looking for urban settings. With its high-density urban infrastructure and architecture, Johannesburg has been called “Africa’s New York” and can double for most modern cities.

Gauteng is most popular with international clients looking for urban settings.

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auteng is South Africa’s smallest province, with only 1.4% of the country’s land area, but it’s also the most populous: home to 12.2 million people. Gauteng’s film industry contributes R2.5 billion to the South African GDP*. While this is a million rand less than the Western Cape, don’t be fooled: Gauteng is key to the South African film industry, as it’s home to major national film and video culture organisations, broadcasters, and the vast majority of the national industry associations. It is also home to 78% of all corporate head offices, ad agen-


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Most Popular Locations

Gauteng Weather

Johannesburg Central Business District Soweto Sandton Braamfontein Tshwane

Gauteng’s summer runs from October to March, with an average minimum temperature of 17 °C (62 °F ) and a maximum of approximately 28°C (82°F). In summer, both Johannesburg and Pretoria occasionally experience brief thunderstorms in the late afternoon. You can expect clear skies in winter, with an average low of 5°C (41°F) and a maximum of 19°C (66°F).

*All figures from the Gauteng Film Commission’s Annual Report 2012.

Source: SouthAfrica.info

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KWAZULU-NATAL Tropical Paradise

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ome to 10.2 million people, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) borders The Indian Ocean, as well as three other provinces and the countries of Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. KZN has the third largest film industry in South Africa, worth R237.6 million per year. The Durban Film Office and the Zulu Coast Film Office have created a film-friendly

environment, and the province is popular for filming in tropical settings, with animals, and among art deco buildings. Durban hosts South Africa’s premier film festival -- The Durban International Film Festival, its premier film market -- The Durban Filmmart, and its premier wildlife festival -- Wild Talk Africa. In 2012, Anant Singh’s Rinaldo Investments won an eight-year legal battle over the

purchase of the Natal Command site on the Durban beachfront. Singh plans to build film studios here. 2013 saw the launch of AFDA (the South African School of Motion Picture Medium and Live Performance) Durban, headed up by award-winning producer Richard Green and staffed by seasoned industry veterans. This is the third AFDA film school to open in South Africa.


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UNESCO World Heritage Sites •

© Luciana Venter, Location Scout

iSimangaliso Wetland Park is a breathtaking mix of coral reefs, long sandy beaches, coastal dunes, lake systems, swamps, and extensive reed and papyrus wetlands. uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park is a beautiful mix of soaring basaltic buttresses, dramatic cutbacks, golden sandstone ramparts, rolling high-altitude grasslands, steep-sided river valleys, rocky gorges, caves and the largest concentrated group of rock paintings in Africa south of the Sahara.

KwaZulu-Natal Weather KwaZulu-Natal enjoys a warm sub-tropical climate for most of the year. However, summers are very hot and humid. Winters in inland areas are clear and cool, and cold in areas of high altitude such as the Drakensberg. The mountains frequently have snowfalls during the winter months also. © Luciana Venter, Location Scout

...the province is popular for filming in tropical settings, with animals, and among art deco buildings.

© Luciana Venter, Location Scout


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THE WESTERN CAPE A Colourful Chameleon

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ome to 5.8 million people, the Western Cape is South Africa’s fourth largest province, but boasts the country’s largest film industry, which contributes R3.5billion to the country’s GDP. Cape Town is surrounded by the ocean on three sides, but its biggest appeal is its diversity: within a 45 minute drive is coastal scen-

ery, period or modern architecture, forests, and farmland. That diversity extends to the Western Cape’s population: it boasts talent from a multitude of cultures. Its latest selling point is Cape Town Film Studios, South Africa’s first high-end, custom-built, Hollywood-style studios, which offers 7 000m2 of soundproof stages in four buildings. Since

opening in 2010, the studios have hosted blockbusters like ‘Dredd’, ‘Safe House’, ‘Chronicle’, and ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, as well as numerous British and American TV series. To accommodate the upcoming series ‘Black Sails’ (executive produced by Michael Bay) Cape Town Film Studios now also features a man-made beach and a deep sea tank holding 10 million liters of water.


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UNESCO World Heritage Sites •

Robben Island is where Nobel Prize winner Nelson Mandela was incarcerated for 18 years. Cape Floral region is one of the world’s richest areas for plants. The Cape Floral region represents less than 0.5% of Africa but is home to nearly 20% of the continent’s flora.

Cape Town Weather

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The Western Cape experiences warm, dry summers, mild, moist winters and low summer rainfall. Near the coast, summer temperatures range from 15°C to 27°C (59°F-80°F). Inland temperatures are some 3-5°C higher. Winters (May to July) range from 7°C (44°F) at night to 18°C (64°F) by day.

Mankind © Joe Alblas

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MORE LOCATIONS TO CONSIDER…

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hile the film industry is primarily split between the Western Cape, Gauteng, and KwaZulu-Natal, filming takes place across all nine of South Africa’s provinces. The R40m-a-year Eastern Cape film industry has a film office in East London and recently established another at Port St. Johns. Eastern Cape locations are particularly popular with shoots looking for untouched, rural Africa settings. Each province has its own appeal though: Limpopo is named after the second largest river in Africa; Mpumalanga is Big Five territory, home to the Kruger National Park; the North West Province offers Sun City, The Lost City and Pilanesburg National Park, a volcano that gave birth to a game reserve; the Free State’s capital is Bloemfontein, which is South Africa’s judicial capital; and the Northern Cape is the largest but most sparsely populated province.

Eastern Cape locations are particularly popular with shoots looking for untouched, rural Africa.

Northen Cape © SA Tourism


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UNESCO World Heritage Sites •

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Eastern Free State Province © SA Tourism

Eastern Cape © SA Tourism

Provinces by Population 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Mpumalanga © SA Tourism

The fossil hominid sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs in Gauteng, Limpopo and North-West Province Limpopo’s Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape, which includes the largely untouched remains of the palace sites of the largest kingdom in the sub-continent in the 14th century The Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape in the Northern Cape --160 000 hectares of dramatic mountainous desert The Vredefort Dome in the Northwest and Free State Provinces. This 190km radius meteorite impact site is the oldest, largest and most deeply eroded astrobleme (star wound) discovered on Earth

Gauteng: 12.2m KwaZulu-Natal: 10.2m Eastern Cape: 6.6m Western Cape: 5.8m Limpopo: 5.4m Mpumalanga: 4m North West: 3.5m Free State: 2.7m Northern Cape: 1.1m

The Lost City © www.sun-city-south-africa.com


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AFRICA

On the Move

Tanzania

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he word’s eyes are currently on Africa. According to The Economist, Africa’s average GDP growth is moving along at about 6% despite the economic downturn. Strong growth over the last decade has made Africa the world’s second fastest growing region, after Asia, with international trade with Africa growing by 200% between 2000 and 2011. The International Monetary Fund predicts that African continent will have the world’s fastest-growing economy over the next five years, with seven of the world’s 10 fastest growing countries expected to be African: Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Zambia.

The biggest driver of any film industry is economic growth, so this bodes well for the continent’s film sector. Africa also offers a comparatively untapped potential audience of just under a billion people. Nigeria is already making well-over 2 000 films a year -- more than Hollywood. For now, as the continent’s largest economy, South Africa, is perceived as the gateway to Africa as a service destination, with a strong reputation for high-end infrastructure and professional crew. However, strong service industries also exist in Egypt, Kenya, Namibia, and Morocco. Filming in Africa is not new -- it’s been going on for almost as long as Hollywood has existed. Kenya


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Oscar-Winning Films Shot in Africa ‘The African Queen’ (DRC/Uganda) ‘Babel’ (Morocco) ‘Black Hawk Down’ (Morocco) ‘The Bourne Ultimatum’ (Morocco) ‘Cleopatra’ (Egypt) ‘The Constant Gardener’ (Kenya) ‘Death on the Nile’ (Egypt) ‘The English Patient’ (Tunisia) ‘The Ghost And the Darkness’ (Kenya/SA) ‘Gladiator’ (Morocco)

‘The Guns of Navarone’ (Senegal) ‘In A Better World’ (Kenya) ‘Inception’ (Morocco) ‘Independence Day’ (Egypt/Kenya) ‘King Solomon’s Mines’ (DRC/Kenya/Tanzania/Uganda) ‘Last King of Scotland’ (Uganda) ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ (Morocco) ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’(Morocco) ‘Nowhere in Africa’ (Kenya)

‘Out of Africa’ (Kenya) ‘Patton’ (Algeria, Morocco) ‘Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark’ (Tunisia) ‘Samson & Delilah’ (Algeria/Morocco) ‘Searching for Sugarman’(South Africa) ‘Star Wars’ (Tunisia) ‘Syriana’ (Morocco) ‘The Ten Commandments’ (Egypt) ‘Tsotsi’ (South Africa) ‘Z’ (Algeria)

Egypt

Botswana

Namibia

Oscar-Nominated Films Shot in Africa ‘A Dry White Season’ (Zimbabwe) ‘Algiers’ (Algeria) ‘Ali’ (Ghana/Mozambique/South Africa) ‘Asad’ (South Africa) ‘The Baader Meinhof Complex’ (Morocco) ‘The Battle of Algiers’ (Algeria) ‘The Bible: In the Beginning’ (Morocco) ‘Blood Diamond’ (Mozambique) ‘The Cell’ (Namibia) ‘Charlie Wilson’s War’ (Morocco) ‘The Color Purple’ (Kenya) ‘Cry Freedom’ (Zimbabwe) ‘District 9’(South Africa) ‘The Four Feathers’ (Sudan) ‘Gorillas In The Mist’ (Kenya)

‘Hatari!’ (Tanzania) ‘Hotel Rwanda’ (South Africa) ‘Khartoum’ (Egypt) ‘Kundun’ (Morocco) ‘In The Valley of Elah’ (Morocco) ‘Inja/Dog’ (South Africa ‘Invictus’ (South Africa) ‘The Last Temptation of Christ’ (Morocco) ‘The Little Prince’ (Tunisia) ‘Malcolm X’ (Egypt/South Africa) ‘Malena’ (Morocco) ‘The Man Who Would Be King’ (Morocco) ‘Mogambo’ (DRC/Kenya/Uganda/Tanzania) ‘The Message’ (Libya / Morocco) ‘The Mummy’ (Egypt / Morocco)

‘The Nun’s Story’ (DRC) ‘Pirates’ (Tunisia) ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’ (Egypt) ‘Star Wars: Episode I’ (Tunisia) ‘Star Wars: Episode II: Attack of the Clones’ (Tunisia) ‘Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith’ (Tunisia) ‘Transformers: Revenge Of the Fallen’ (Egypt) ‘Troy’ (Morocco) ‘United 93’ (Morocco) ‘Yesterday’ (South Africa) ‘War Witch’ (Democratic Republic of Congo) ‘Winged Migration’ (Libya) ‘The Way Back’ (Morocco)


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CONTACT DETAILS mobile: +27 82 828 5580 tel: +27 21 447 1902 fax: +27 21 448 6422 email: info@amazingspaces.co.za www.amazingspaces.co.za


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CONTACT DETAILS Head Office 307 Mount Curtis Building, Main Road, Sea point Cape Town , South Africa tel: +27 861 SAFARI (723274) +27 21 430 7260 email: res@aquilasafari.com www.aquilasafari.com


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CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 21 843 2400 email: info@capetownfilmstudios.co.za www.capetownfilmstudios.co.za Film City Boulevard Corner of N2 highway and Baden Powell Drive


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CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 21 410 5000 fax: +27 21 410 5001 email: info@cticc.co.za gps: 33° 54’ 56” S by 18° 25’ 36” E www.cticc.co.za

Cape Town International Convention Centre


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CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 31 311 4243 fax: +27 31 311 4092 email: filmdurban@durban.gov.za www.durbanfilmoffice.com


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Germiston Civic Centre

Germiston Civic Centre

Commissioner Street, Johannesburg

Diagonal Street, Johannesburg

John Nash Farm

Diagonal Street, Johannesburg

Montecasino, Johannesburg


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CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 11 833 0409 email: info@gautengfilm.org.za www.gautengfilm.org.za 56 Main Street Johannesburg, 2108 South Africa PO Box 61601 Marshalltown 2107

Nan Hua Buddhist Temple, Bronkhorstspruit

Nelson Mandela Bridge, Johannesburg

Glen Afric, Tshwane

Church Square, Tshwane


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CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 21 434 4639 fax: +27 21 443 1157 email: info@inverdoorn.com www.inverdoorn.com


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CONTACT DETAILS Jacky mobile: +27 72 765 7201 mobile: +27 82 993 3004 tel: +27 11 884 8923/4 email: lindbergh@iafrica.com www.lindberghlocations.co.za

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“Real inner fulfilment comes when you follow your true calling� - Diana Lindbergh


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Magnificent unspoilt wild bush locations Animal handlers/trainers/wranglers with 40 years combined on-set experience Vast range of predators and herbivores available

CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 87 150 0100 / +27 71 681 6695 +27 76 187 3883 / +27 71 670 6393 email: info@lionpark.com GPS: S 25’59.664, E 27’55.881 www.lionpark.com Corner Malibongwe Drive & R114 Road, Honeydew, South Africa


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African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa

African Pride 15 On Orange Hotel

African Pride 15 On Orange Hotel

Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge

Protea Hotel Breakwater Lodge

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Cape Town

Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! Cape Town

African Pride Crystal Towers Hotel & Spa


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Protea Hotel North Wharf

Protea Hotel North Wharf

Protea Hotel President

Protea Hotel President

Protea Hotel Sea Point

Protea Hotel Sea Point

Protea Hotel Victoria Junction

CONTACT DETAILS

Protea Hotel Victoria Junction

tel: +27 21 430 5000 central reservations: 0861 11 9000 fax: +27 21 430 5320 email: reservations@proteahotels.com www.proteahotels.com


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Apartment-style living. Your home away from home.

Moonlighting: “Its like home.”

Juice Films: “All you want under 1 roof.”

Fear Factor: “We just want to come back…”

France TV: “Great location, setting & offering.”

Zulu Productions: “Best fun we’ve had in a long time.”


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Belgium TV: “The people, the vibe, the surrondings = the best!”

021 Locations: “Fantastic views & ambience…”

Amazing Spaces: “Simply amazing.”

Prinz Productions: “We just love staying here.”

CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 21 421 0015 fax: +27 21 421 0017 email: reservations@rockwellhotel.co.za www.rockwellhotel.co.za Kennedy & Miller: “Its just gets better with each stay.”


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CONTACT DETAILS Noxy Mavundla tel: +27 35 799 2582 fax: +27 86 775 4013 facebook: www.facebook.com/ZuluCoastFilmOffice twitter: @ZCFO www.film-zulucoast.co.za physical address: uThungulu House, Kruger Rand, Richards Bay, CBD, 3900 postal address: Private Bay X1025, Richards Bay, 3900


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CL ASSIFICATION The Opposite of Censorship

Classification is a social tool and equally an economic variable in the creation and distribution of films and games.

‘Zambezia’ © Triggerfish

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he advent of a democratic dispensation in 1994 ushered in widespread changes to government policies, laws and institutions in South Africa. Amongst the many institutions that came to being as a result of this massive transformation drive was the Film and Publication Board. The Film and Publication Board became the replacement body of the then Censor Boards which can be famously remembered for placing stars over the private parts of human beings in pornographic content and for determining which content could be viewed or read in South Africa and by whom. The establishment of the Film and Publication Board ushered in a new mandate for the institution; such a mandate had to meet the constitutionality test in line with the newly adopted Constitution in 1996 and to recognize the rights of Citizens as spelt out in the Bill of Rights. What this meant is that the Film and Publication Board, unlike its predecessor the Censor Board, could not censor content but merely classify content in order to protect children and provide information to adults. This classification of content had to be done by means of providing age restrictions to content and consumer advice which would inform adult viewers if content contained elements such as explicit sex, language viewed as foul and violence amongst the many classifiable elements. Over the years there have been various

shifts in how classification has been exercised and new elements have become classifiable in line with developments in content societal norms, values and tolerance levels. In 2012, the Film and Publication Board undertook a major consultation exercise aimed at mobilizing the inputs of South Africans on the classification guidelines used to classify content and the applicability of such classifications to content. This exercise heeded numerous inputs and proposals that have since introduced a dramatic shift in the classification guidelines and introduced new classifiable elements which were previously unclassified. In line with the democratic ethos of our Constitution, the public consultation process was aimed at ensuring South Africans understood the difference between classification and censorship but more importantly, that the classifications accorded to films, games and certain publications requiring classification, were in line with the tolerance levels of South Africans and that they indeed were a valuable tool to facilitate the protection of children against exposure to potentially harmful content. Proposals received from the South African public included the introduction of a specific classification for ‘sexual violence (SV)’ in content as opposed to the previous classification of ‘sex (S)’ as one element and ‘violence (V)’ as another. This thus meant where a rape scene or similar was part of content, this should be classified specifically as such to better inform

the consumer of the content they wish to view. Similarly, a number of new classification elements have since been introduced and these include criminal techniques as a classifiable element. Given concerns of crime in our country and communities, this proposal suggests that some amongst us believe that criminal techniques as shown in films and games may have some contribution to the prevalence of crime and that a need exists to classify such in content. Classification is a social tool and equally an economic variable in the creation and distribution of films and games. The Film and Publication Board in 2012 made increased attempts to engage film-makers and distributors to better understand the impact of classification on their content and businesses. Films and games provided with higher age-restrictions based on their content are exposed to a limited market as opposed to those with lower age ratings that may be viewed by wider audiences. The Film and Publication Board does not censor content nor ban it for viewing or distribution in the country unless such content is illegal such as Child Pornography. The Film and Publication Board is a regulatory authority that is legally obligated to adhere to constitutional principles and to respect and protect the rights of South Africans including film-makers, distributors and consumers. Our mandate is thus enforced to balance the rights afforded in the constitution and the responsibility to protect children.


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COMMERCIALS Award-Winning Success

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outh Africa has an impressive track record for winning awards at Cannes Lions over the years, even picking up the Grand Prix in 2001 for Traktor’s Fox Sports campaign, serviced by Cape Direct. At Cannes Lions 2012 South Africa’s most notable winner was Ogilvy Cape Town’s ‘Be the Coach’ campaign for Carling. It won Gold in the Branded Content and Entertainment category, as well as a Silver and two Bronzes. Platypus Productions was the production company on the campaign, which also won a Loeries Grand Prix, among other awards. Bouffant’s Dean Blumberg was the other South African winner at Cannes, where he added a Film Bronze to his Silver Clio for his Santam ad with Ben Kingsley for King James, as well as a Multimedia Bronze for his controversial ‘Last

Behind the scenes of Hungry Man’s Coca-Cola ‘Chase’ advert, Egg Films © Melanie Cleary Photography, www.melaniephoto.com

Dictator Standing’ ad for Nando’s. 2012 was undeniably Dean’s year: at The Loeries, he won the Grand Prix for Nando’s, Gold for Santam, and helped establish Bouffant as the top ranked production company for the first time. Since the Loeries in September, he’s already scooped two Creative Circle Ads of the Month. Velocity Films’ Greg Gray also had a great year, with FNB ‘Dog’ named one of Shots’ Ads of 2012 and placed in-book at D&AD. Gray also won a Clio Gold for Cadbury ‘Voice Over’ and a Silver Clio for M-Net ‘Birth’, while Bouffant’s Erik van Wyk picked up a Bronze Clio for KFC ‘So Good’. At Cannes, Velocity’s Tristyn von Bergh was shortlisted as CFP-e/Shots Young Director of the Year, while his first PSA – Organ Donor Foundation ‘Leila’ – won a Silver and Bronze Clio, as well

as a Silver Loerie. Egg Films’ director Jason Fialkov saw his Playboy ‘Hair Through the Ages’ spot rack up nearly a million views on Youtube and be named WeLoveAd’s most viewed campaign of 2012. 2013’s already seen great spots coming out of South Africa, with Egg Films servicing Hungry Man’s Coca-Cola ‘Chase’ Super Bowl spot and having ads for Molson’s, Good Hope FM and Chicken Licken feature in Shots, among other publications. Molson’s is a great example of the versatility that keeps commercial companies coming back to South Africa: directed by Egg Films’ Kim Geldenhuys, the viral, proudly Canadian beer commercial was mostly filmed in Cape Town, which both starred as itself and doubled for Berlin, Dublin, Tokyo and Australia.


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The Official Loeries Rankings for Film Production Companies*

© Bouffant, Nando’s ‘Last Dictator Standing’

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Bouffant Velocity Films Egg Films Now & Partners Plank Films Your Girlfriend Platypus Productions 7Films Team Best Giant Films Shy the Sun

* Note: The film production company ranking only includes points awarded within the TV, Film & Video Communication category. For more information on how rankings are calculated visit www.loeries.com.

© Velocity Films, FNB ‘Dog’

The Loeries were first held in 1978, as a mechanism to support and grow television advertising. Since then, the Loeries have become recognised as the most prestigious award in our region and have expanded to encompass all areas of brand communication including television, radio and print. © Egg Films, Playboy ‘ Hair through the Ages’


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FEATURE FILMS Attracting Blockbusters

‘Khumba’ © Triggerfish

‘Judge Dredd’ © Joe Alblas


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‘Mad Buddies’

I would just like to thank you for allowing us to film at the wonderful Cape Town Film Studios. You and your crew were fantastic to work with and truly proved yourself as a world-class studio. I know Warner Brothers was extremely pleased with the results and is more than anxious to come back and work here again.

Tom Keniston, Executive Producer, ‘House Party’

n 2012 two films shot in South Africa – ‘Chronicle’ and ‘Safe House’ - topped the U.S. box office just weeks part. Following this success, CNN wrote an article titled, “The new Hollywood? Cape Town takes on Tinseltown”. South Africa has a track record of servicing Oscar and Golden Globe winners and nominees, including Clint Eastwood’s ‘Invictus’, Neill Blomkamp’s ‘District 9’, Ed Zwick’s ‘Blood Diamond’, Terry George’s ‘Hotel Rwanda’, and ‘Asad’. But since the success of Cape Town Film Studios’ first project, ‘Dredd’, the region has started marketing itself as a destination for bigger films than ever before. This paid off in 2012 when South Africa hosted its largest film yet – ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ -directed by George Miller and starring Nicholas Hoult, Charlize Theron, and Tom Hardy. South Africa is attracting a steady flow of stars: 2012 brought Idris Elba and Naomie Harris for ‘Long Walk To Freedom’; Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker for ‘Zulu’; Hilary Swank, Brenda Blethlyn, and Sam Claflin for ‘Mary & Martha’; and Alexander Siddig, Joshua Jackson, and Marisa Tomei in ‘Inescapable’. So far, 2013 has brought Samuel Jackson, India Eisley, and Callan McAuliffe for ‘Kite’ and Nicholas Hoult, Elle Fanning, and Michael Shannon for ‘The Young Ones’ to our shores. South African companies aren’t just servicing films within South Africa anymore. For instance, Juice Films provided scouting and production services in The Maldives for ‘Kon Tiki’, nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe as Best Foreign Film. South Africa is now also producing over 20 local feature films a year to meet growing box office demand locally. Some of these films garner critical acclaim internationally. Among them are ‘Layla Fourie’, which earned a Jury Special Mention at Berlin and ‘Adventures in Zambezia’, South Africa’s third animated feature film. ‘Zambezia’ was 2012’s big international breakout, selling over a million tickets around the world and winning Best South African film at Durban International Film Festival.

SA Box Office Hits in 2012 ‘Mad Buddies’ ($3.1m) ‘Safe House’ ($1.4m) ‘Semi-Soet’ ($1.1m) ‘Material’ ($998k) ‘Adventures in Zambezia’ ($916k) Source: www.boxofficemojo.com

International Films’ SA Box Office ‘The Avengers’ ($4.6m) ‘Breaking Dawn’ p2 ($4.6m) ‘Skyfall’ ($4m) ‘Madagascar 3’ ($3.5m) ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ ($3.3m) Source: www.boxofficemojo.com

2013 SAFTA: Best Feature Film ‘Material’


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Dog Day’s Š Kim Wolhuter. The world is cracking up around this African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus) puppy as man takes over more and more of their territory. Their survival hangs in the balance as the puppy looks up to us asking for help.


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STILLS Top of Class

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outh African photography is featured at international awards shows every year. 2012 was no different. At The 2012 Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards, Kim Wolhuter won The Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species for ‘Dog Days’; Brent Stirton’s ‘Deadly Medicine’ photo essay was runner-up for the Wildlife Photojournalist Award; and Hannes Lochner’s ‘Lion By Lightning’ was runner-up in the category Animals in Their Environment. At the 2013 Sony World Photography

© Jan Verboom

Awards, Florian Breuer, Sydelle Willow Smith, Johan H Liebenberg, Liza Lambert, and Fransie Heunis were all Commended in the Open competition, with Frederick van Heerden making into the Top 10. Zanele Plaatjie’s ‘Youth Day’ was a finalist in the Student Focus competition. At the 2013 World Press Photo Awards, Thomas Peschak, a German national based in South Africa, came third in the Nature category, while Brent Stirton won the 2012 Contemporary Issues: Single category.


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TELEVISION & DOCUMENTARIES Best of the Best

‘Strike Back’ © Joe Alblas

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outh Africa has a strong track record of servicing Emmy and Golden Globe nominated and winning television series’, including HBO’s ‘Generation Kill’, Fox’s ‘24: Redemption’, Sky’s ‘Strike Back’, AMC’s ‘The Prisoner’, and The History Channel’s ‘America: The Story of Us’ and ‘Gettysburg’. This trend continued in 2012, with Malik Bendjelloul’s ‘Searching For Sugarman’ winning an Oscar for Best Documentary, Connie Field’s five-part documentary series, ‘Have You Heard From Johannesburg?’, winning an Emmy for Documentary Filmmaking, and Julian Jarrold’s ‘The Girl’’s nomination for three Golden Globes, including Best Mini-Series or Motion-Picture Made For Television. Recent TV shoots in South Africa include ITV’s Agatha Christie adaptation ‘Marple’, the BBC’s William Boyd adaptation ‘Restless’,

CBBC’s ‘Leonardo’, E4’s ‘Beaver Falls’, BAFTAnominated ‘Mad Dogs’, Discovery’s ‘How We Invented the World’, and Channel 5’s ‘Extreme Frontiers: South Africa’. South Africa is currently hosting its largest fictional TV series yet: ‘Black Sails’, a ‘Treasure Island’ prequel set 20 years earlier than Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel. Executive produced by Michael Bay for Starz, ‘Black Sails’ is being shot at Cape Town Film Studios. But even ‘Black Sails’ looks small compared to ‘Why Poverty?’, a series of eight feature documentaries and 30 short films that was carried by over 70 broadcasters around the world in November 2012. Produced from Cape Town by Steps International, ‘Why Poverty?’ follows on from the Oscar-winning ‘Why Democracy?’ and has already started racking up awards nominations, with ‘Solar Mamas’ winning Ox-

fam Novib’s Global Justice Award at IDFA, the Sundance Now Audience Award at DOC NYC, and being shortlisted for a One World Media Award alongside fellow ‘Why Poverty?’ documentaries ‘Land Rush’ and ‘Poor Us’. 2012 was a good year for South African documentaries: ‘Saving Rhino Phila’ and ‘The Last Lions’ won Panda Awards at Wildscreen; ‘The Dream of Shahrazad’ was named Best Documentary in Progress at Sunny Side of the Doc; ‘Rollaball’ became Kickstarter’s most successful campaign by an African production company; ‘Miracle Rising’ became The History Channel’s most popular series in South Africa so far; and Al Jazeera screened a series of South African-set programmes, including ‘Tutu’s Children’, ‘Township Cinderellas’, ‘The Last Rhino’, ‘Ndiyindoda: I Am Man’, ‘Between Heaven & Hell’, and ‘South 2 North’.


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2013 SAFTA: Best TV Drama Series ‘4Play: Sex Tips for Girls’

2013 SAFTA: Best Ensemble in a TV Soap ‘Rhythm City’

2013 SAFTA: Best Documentary Feature ‘Sobukwe - A Great Soul’

‘Searching for Sugarman’

Best Documentary Awards Encounters Documentary Festival: ‘African Cypher’ Durban International Film Festival: ‘African Cypher’ The primary objective of the SAFTA Awards is to honour, celebrate and promote the creativity, quality and excellence of South African Film and Television talent and productions, and to encourage entrepreneurship and the development of new talent within the industry. ‘The Last Lions’

The earliest footage of war that still exists was filmed on 12 November 1899 by John Bennett (UK) during England’s campaign at Orange River, South Africa during the Boer War (1899-1902).

Guinness Book of World Records

‘America:The Story of Us’ © Joe Alblas


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CONTACT DETAILS Dale Kushner Brin Kushner tel: +27 21 424 9999 fax: +27 21 424 9998 email: info@afsproductions.com www.afsproductions.com Metal Lane, 4 Kloof Street, Cape Town, 8001

BE PART OF OUR FAMILY!

GENRES OF FILM AFS is a hip, family run company and we pride ourselves on organization with meticulous detail, dedication, and the highest level of professionalism. We provide a world-class production infrastructure and logistical support in a fun and friendly environment. We look for cost-effective solutions that don’t compromise your creativity. We handle all pre-production, production and post- production concerns, and ensure that your shoot runs smoothly from start to finish, with a personal AFS family touch.

• Service production, commercial production, feature films, TV, documentary and stills

LANGUAGES SPOKEN English, Afrikaans


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CAPE TOWN tel: +27 21 461-7950 fax: +27 21 461-7951 Avalon 2, 123 Hope Street, Cape Town

LOS ANGELES tel: +1 424 235 7950 1251 Sunset Plaza Drive Los Angeles 90069 email: info@filmafrika.com www.filmafrika.com

CONTACT David Wicht: CEO & Exec Producer Rudi Van As: CFO Meryl Schutte: Head of Production Nina Heyns: Line Producer Wendy Knill: Line Producer Theuns De Wet: Line Producer Marisa Sonemann: Line Producer Belinda Johnson: Creative Producer Valerie Legrain-Doussau: Legal Affairs Liesl Ernst: Financial Manager

AFFILIATIONS Camanol Film Productions (UK) Fiction Film & Television (UK) Midnight Watch (USA) The Producer’s Creative Partnership (Malta) FILM AFRIKA is driven by creative and service excellence with hands-on management and rigorous financial control.

Film Afrika is one of the country’s leading international co-producer and production service providers with partners such as Warner Bros, Sony, Universal/NBC, HBO, Fox, Tandem, Scott-Free, BBC, Channel 4, Gaumont, Disney, Weinstein Company, Showtime and Starz. The company is staffed by some of South Africa’s most experienced and sought-after line producers supported by in-house accountants plus legal & business affairs staff to ensure a complete service from pre- prep to long after the film has been delivered and screened. Our production activities range from financing, co-producing and location facilitation to developing and producing our own films. We are solution driven partners and are unique amongst South African production companies in our ability to raise funds locally as well as internationally. Film Afrika is highly skilled in the use of co-production treaties and have developed unique structures that maximise benefits and incentives with US, EU and Canadian partners. We are well versed with the rigours of making films for the international market and have considerable experience shooting films with a US and European setting in South Africa. We have excellent relations with financial institutions, completion bonders and insurers and are particularly skilled in raising soft funds. Film Afrika is consistently rated as the company that the top SA crew prefer to work with. Our filmography consists of close to 60 films and series made, with celebrated filmmakers such as Anthony Minghella, Billé August, John Boorman, Wes Craven, Arthur Penn, Robert Charthoff, and actors such as Samuel L. Jackson, Sean Bean, William Hurt, Juliette Binoche, Diane Kruger, Michael Caine, John Hurt, Dennis Hopper, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Bindi Irwin, Beau Bridges, Johnny Lee Miller, Joseph Fiennes, Sidney Poitier, Peter Fonda, Vinnie Jones, and many more.


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CONTACT DETAILS Liz O’Shaughnessy tel: +27 21 448 8794 fax: +27 21 447 6732 email: liz@metaltigerproductions.co.za www.metaltigerproductions.co.za Unit G16, Old Castle Brewery, 6 Beach Road, Woodstock, 7925, Cape Town, South Africa

GENRES OF FILM • Commercial service production • Stills production • Music video production • Documentary production

Metal Tiger Productions is a streamlined production company offering huge experience without the expensive frills. The core team, with veteran Liz O’Shaughnessy at the helm, does all the preliminary research to avoid unnecessary extra costs, with Liz doing all the budgeting herself. Metal Tiger has wonderful relationships with the top freelance crews and suppliers, bringing the right people on board for each job. The company also uses stringent accounting practices to ensure fast, efficient and transparent reconciling of all jobs. And, of course, as Noel Coward said, “Work is more fun than fun!”

LANGUAGES SPOKEN English, French, Afrikaans

RECENT CV France • Quad Productions • Magali Films • N. Europa • Wanda Productions Poland • Dynamo SP z.o.o. Germany • Tempomedia Filmproduction GmbH • R Force Film GmbH United States • GrandLarge Inc


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Shayne Brookstein and founder Philip Key lead our dynamic production team providing hands-on, problem solving and intuitive production throughout Southern Africa. We began in 1989 and offer 24 years of accumulated experience and solid track-record from our Cape Town base.

Atlantis Dunes for Vietnam Agency, Istanbul. Photog. Frans Marais

RECENT CV

Agua das Pedras for Krypton Films, Portugal

XXXLutz for Film Factory, Austria

Acne Anonymous Content Alto Verbano Argyle Bros B-Reel Blm FilmByUs Film Produkcja Gorgeous Films Hobby Films Laterna Magica Lee Films National Geographic Outsider Papaya Radke Sandwick Media Shining Pictures Sons and Daughters Tangrystan The Producers Tempomedia The Black Arts Company The Mob The Talkies Tempesta Unilever Wild Plum Wonderboys

CONTACT DETAILS South Africa Philip Key email: philip@moonlighting.co.za Shayne Brookstein email: shayne@moonlighting.co.za tel: +27 21 447 2209 www.moonlighting.co.za


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Every film has a unique set of needs and at Orange Films we have the experience, enthusiasm and knowledge to tailor solutions for every situation thrown our way. As a result we have an extensive network of production partnerships around the globe and a great reputation for delivering cost-effective, quality production service.

Samsonite / Milligram & Ozcam / Jun Ji Hoon

Komercni Bank / Simplefilm / Daniel Ruzicka

CONTACT DETAILS Mandy Ritchie email: mandy@orangefilms.co.za Jon Day email: jon@orangefilms.co.za Vivian Esterhuyse email: vivian@orangefilms.co.za tel: +27 21 465 4188 www.orangefilms.co.za The Armoury 4th Floor, 160 Sir Lowry Road, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

Cancer Research – Race for Life / Knucklehead / Siri Bunford


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CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 21 506 3300 fax: +27 21 506 3316 email: top@topproductions.co.za www.topproduction.de 2 Milner Street, Paarden Eiland, 7405 Cape Town, South Africa PO Box 369, Paarden Eiland, 7420 Cape Town, South Africa

BAFTA Nominated The Sinking of the Laconia

Two Oceans Production was established in 1998 with the primary objective of delivering a professional specially geared service to the German Television market. Since then the company has grown to one of the leading production companies in South Africa having completed over 70 International feature films and numerous commercials for clients around the world. While we regard ourselves to be a small, boutique style company, TOP has successfully delivered large productions such as “The Sinking of the Laconia”, “Albert Schweitzer” and “The Three Investigators” series. With our network of broadcasters, producers, specialist suppliers as well as our close relationship to the Cape Town Film Studios we are able to deliver on a large scale to a multitude of media formats and creative requirements. At TOP we believe in building unique and personalised relationships with our clients and by giving hands on, expert attention to each production from start to finish, TOP guarantees a cost effective solutions driven experience.

CONTACTS

SERVICES OFFERED

Giselher Venzke: Company Director/ Producer Bertha Spieker: Company Director/ Producer Marco le Roux: Line Producer

Tailor made, hands on, cost effective commercials facilitation and long form co-production, co-financing and service facilitation.


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DI BRITZ

executive producer Under the dynamic leadership of Di Britz, one of South Africa’s most experienced commercials producers, Can-Can offers an innovative approach to facilitating International Commercials. Please visit our website for background on our unique service and opportunities.

mobile: +27 83 227 3041 email: di@can-canfilms.co.za www.can-canfilms.co.za

The Perfect Wave, is a full length theatrical feature film based on true life legend of a young New Zealand surfer, Ian McCormack. The film was shot exquisitely in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Bali and Mauritius under the direction of commercials director Bruce Macdonald and is produced by 7 time Emmy award winning US producer Bryan Hickox. STARRING : CHERYL LADD, SCOTT EASTWOOD, DIANA VICKERS, RACHEL HENDRIX If you thinking about shooting in South Africa, contact us for all your production requirements

“The Perfect Wave” Feature Film Shot in Cape Town, Mauritius, Bali, New Zealand

For your next shoot in South Africa tel: +27 21 788 3929 | fax: +27 21 788 3928 | email: cj@boomtownfilms.co.za | email: bruce@boomtownfilms.co.za www.theperfectwave.co.za / www.boomtownfilms.co.za

Spier Films is an award-winning production and finance company with offices in Cape Town, London and Reykjavik. We are able to cash-flow the South African production rebate and pre-sales, and have provided both equity and gap finance for our last seven films. Spier Films was launched in 2004 and won the Golden Bear at the Berlinale the following year. Our recent productions include Layla Fourie, which received a Special Mention at the Berlinale 2013, Black Butterflies which won best actress at the Tribeca Film Festival, and Young Ones with Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult and Elle Fanning, directed by Jake Paltrow and due for release in 2014. We have co-produced with companies including Zentropa (Denmark), Pandora Film (Germany), IDTV (Netherlands), Subotica (Ireland), and ZDF/ARTE. tel: + 27 21 461 0925 | email: contact@spierfilms.com | www.spierfilms.com


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‘Mankind’ History Channel; AE&TN; Nutopia UK; Film Afrika South Africa © Joe Alblas


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CREATIVE AFRICA

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n our current YouTube era, formats are more flexible than ever before, so South African filmmakers are increasingly working outside the traditional fields of features, television, or commercials. South Africa’s music video industry, in particular, is booming. ‘Control’ the music video for Spoek Mathambo, by production company Orange Films and directors Pieter Hugo and Michael Cleary, was included “In Book” at D&AD. ‘Baby’s On Fire’ and ‘Fatty Boom Boom’, the Die Antwoord music videos co-directed by Ninja and Egg Films’ Terence Neale, have over 10 million and 9 million views on YouTube respectively. Both featured on a number of the Best Music Video of 2012 lists, with ‘Baby’s On Fire’ winning the jury prize at mv-f in Brazil. South African short films are also competing on the world stage. Matthew Jankes’ ‘Umkhungo’ won Best African Short Film at Film Africa, while Greg Rom’s ‘Loot’ was named Best Narrative at the One Screen Film Festival and won the Audience Award at The New York City Shorts Film Festival. Kudzanai Chiurai, born in Zimbabwe but based in South Africa, screened his short film ‘Iyeza’, a feminist rendition of The Last Supper, in the New Frontier section at Sundance in 2013. ‘Iyeza’ also screened at documentary in Germany, where The Puma Collection bought one of its limited five copies. Allan Shelley was the South African winner of the Jameson First Shot competition, earning himself the chance to direct Kevin Spacey in ‘Spirit of a Denture’, a short film that’s already had over 200 000 views on YouTube. Director Jenna Bass also had her experimental mixed media project, ‘Room O’, selected as one of 15 projects to be presented at the Venice Biennale College production lab, out of 433 submissions from 77 countries.


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CONTACT DETAILS Glen Bosman mobile: +27 83 272 7777 email: glen@catapult.tv John Vrey mobile: +27 82 880 2608 email: john@catapult.tv tel: +27 11 325 5535 www.catapult.tv

Home base Africa - Mindspace Global


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Ego-free. Creative. Logistical solutions. Love making ads loved by the public and that deliver for clients. Awards are nice yes, but Picture Tree focus on beautifully executed campaigns that create successful communication that keep clients coming back for more. Collaboration. Reputation. Integrity. Picture Tree are ultimately a bunch of ad people who bring creative filmmaking solutions to scripts.

DIRECTORS

Gersh Kgamedi

Mukunda

Alan Irvin

Fausto

JH Beetge

CONTACT DETAILS Gary King Executive produce tel: +27 11 787 7446 fax: +27 11 787 8367 email: gary@picturetree.co.za www.picturetree.co.za

Richard Truter

2 Athole Avenue, Craighall, Johannesburg


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CONTACT DETAILS Anco Henning (producer) mobile: +27 83 235 6720 tel: +27 21 461 0887 email: anco@plank.co.za www.plank.co.za

Plank Film Productions ranksblablablabla South Africa. Both our directors Peter Pohorsky and Norman Maake are blablablablabla and blablabla with blablabla knowledge in blablablabla. While we are committed to craft of the blablaba caliber our blablablablablabla no nonsense. Blablabla brilliant blablabla reel.

Peter Pohorsky

Peter Pohorsky

Norman Maake

Peter Pohorsky

Norman Maake

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Commercials Production Stills Production Music Videos Production Documentary Production Film & Stills Productions Services

Have you seen the Silver Lining?

CONTACT DETAILS Renier Ridgeway (Exective Producer) tel: +27 21 422 0072 fax: +27 21 422 0074 email: renier@silverliningpictures.tv www.silverliningpictures.tv First Floor, 99 Hout Street, Heritage Square Cape Town, South Africa, 8001


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Gigh Zack

Kama-Raen

David Theron

(technical animation director)

(Junior Producer)

(creative animation director)

tel: +27 11 325 5504 | email: production@acesup.co.za | www.acesup.co.za

Home base Africa - Mindspace Global

Glen Bosman | mobile: +27 83 272 7777 | email: glen@catapult.tv | John Vrey | mobile: +27 82 880 2608 | email: john@catapult.tv | tel: +27 11 325 5535 www.catapult.tv

• Nicholas Hester (director) • Liesl Karpinski (producer) • Andrew Kyriakou (director) tel: +27 11 325 6227 | email: liesl@spitfirefilms.tv | www.spitfirefilms.tv


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From concept to screen, Trilogy Creative Studios takes your message to the world. Tap into our experience and expertise to get market focused and clear communication in an exciting presentation that is geared for impact.

Studio 104, Newlands Quarter, CRN Main Street & Dean Street, Cape Town | tel: +27 21 685 9372 | fax: +27 21 686 0532 | mobile: +27 82 890 1999

www.thetrilogy.co.za

The African Cypher, directed by Bryan Little (Fly On The Wall). Photographer Š Filipa Domingues


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THABISO MARETLWANENG DIRECTOR The Company is made up of young and talented Film and TV graduates. The company director is Thabiso Maretlwaneng who holds a Bachelors Degree in Film and TV from Swinburne Film University in Australia. He made his mark in the local and international Film and TV industry with his international award-winning Australian documentary ‘Head Up’, which won ‘Best Soundtrack’ for a documentary at the 2009 New York Independent International Film Festival.

CONTACT DETAILS tel: +267 313 3411 mobile: +267 76 793 171 email: marketing@deezone.co.bw www.deezone.co.bw Gaborone International Finance Park, P.O.Box 81633, Portion 121, Unit 3.1, Gaborone, Botswana


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From Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett

LATEST WORK

CLIENT LIST

The latest project completed is the epic 10 part drama documentary series filmed exclusively in Morocco for broadcast on the History Channel. With more than 45,000 still images in the cache, a big thank you must go to my team of creatives Graham Bartholomew for all the processing, rendering and compositing in post production and Casey Crafford for assisting by shooting “The Passion”.

ApolloMovie Beteiligungs, BBC One, BBC America, DNA Films, HBO, Hollywood Media Bridge, Hollywood Pictures, History Channel, ITV, Kalahari Pictures, Kudos Film & Television, Left Bank Pictures, Light Workers Media, Lionsgate, Moonlighting Films, Nova Film GmbH, Nutopia, One Three Media, Out of Africa Entertainment, Sienna Films, SKY HD Atlantic, Tandem Communication GmbH, Thunder Road Pictures, Warner Premiere, Working Title Television and Wrekin Hill Entertainment.

CONTACT DETAILS Joe Alblas tel: +27 21 438 2773 mobile: +27 83 338 7800 email: joe@joealblas.com www.joealblas.com

image courtesy

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RENIER RIDGEWAY EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Executive Producer Renier Ridgeway has numerous big budget commercials under his belt, including the award winning EA Games ‘Black’ commercial for Sony Playstation and the global VISA ‘Aqaurium’ campaign. Renier has produced for sought after directors such as Harvey B Brown, Matthias Zentner and Jeff T Thomas, and for agencies such as Havas Worldwide, TBWA\Chiat\Day (Los Angeles) and Fortune Promoseven. In addition, Renier has produced a number of technically challenging underwater shoots, both in studio and out at sea, and has collaborated with Emmy Award winning underwater cinematographer Didier Noirot on a number of these productions. Renier is currently collaborating on various projects with a cool selection of South Africa’s emerging talent.

CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 21 422 0072 www.silverliningpictures.tv

Renier Ridgeway (Executive Producer) mobile: +27 79 079 7355 email: renier@silverliningpictures.tv 1st Floor, 99 Hout Street Heritage Square Cape Town


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MARCO RAPOSO DE BARBOSA lead flame artist/VFX supervisor

Marco is a founding partner of BlackGinger and one of South Africa’s leading vfx supervisors and Flame artists. With almost 20 years experience in the animation and compositing industry he has received numerous awards, both locally and internationally for his work in commercials and feature films. tel: +27 21 488 1188 email: info@blackginger.tv www.blackginger.tv

NORMAN MAAKE director His work can be described as vivid entertaining and at the same time with a can do attitude.

Anco Henning (Producer) mobile: +27 83 235 6720 tel: +27 21 461 0887 email: anco@plank.co.za www.plank.co.za

MTN ‘Chomiza’

The National Kidney Foundation of SA

Simba ‘Mapha’

White Star ‘Quick’

Castle Lite ‘Yeti’

Chicken Licken ‘Prison’

Dairy Gives You Go ‘Dusty’

Virgin Mobile ‘War’

PETER POHORSKY director He directs with passion, creativity and empathy at the same time with a slant for the original. .

Anco Henning (Producer) mobile: +27 83 235 6720 tel: +27 21 461 0887 email: anco@plank.co.za www.plank.co.za


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ALAN IRVIN director

Amazing with solutions. Takes relentless stabs at real people and often makes us smile and sometimes laugh. He sees and experiences life and puts that realness on camera.

tel: +27 11 787 7446 fax: +27 11 787 8367 email: gary@picturetree.co.za www.picturetree.co.za

FAUSTO

director (projects) Be it commercials, music videos, content or virals, Fausto has a fresh and energetic approach to his work. He knew from watching Pulp Fiction as a teen that he wanted to make films.

tel: +27 11 787 7446 fax: +27 11 787 8367 email: gary@picturetree.co.za www.picturetree.co.za

GERSH KGAMEDI director

Directs with empathy, with a real understanding and feel for his environment.His work reflects his innate sense of South African lifestyle. His directing is about love, fun and a commitment to his craft.

tel: +27 11 787 7446 fax: +27 11 787 8367 email: gary@picturetree.co.za www.picturetree.co.za


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JH BEETGE director

A true visual storyteller. A director whose cinematic strengths lie in precise & distinctive visuals combined with sincere & compelling characters. We call his style ‘cine-photographic narrative’.

tel: +27 11 787 7446 fax: +27 11 787 8367 email: gary@picturetree.co.za www.picturetree.co.za

MUKUNDA director

He does features in between shooting commercials. Intense dialogue? Action packed stunts? With two (well nearly three)feature films under his belt. Watch the man deliver.

tel: +27 11 787 7446 fax: +27 11 787 8367 email: gary@picturetree.co.za www.picturetree.co.za

RICHARD TRUTER director

After spending 15 years in the UK & Europe and directing for such likes as Cadillac, Stella Artois, Armani and Sigur Ros he returns to South Africa mixing his roots with a truly international edge.

tel: +27 11 787 7446 fax: +27 11 787 8367 email: gary@picturetree.co.za www.picturetree.co.za


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ALEX MAY colourist

Alex has graded well over 20 films to date in his career. He instinctively understands the picture he is presented with and beautifully accentuates the vision of the D.O.P. and Director. Beyond this, he is a true soldier, always prepared to go into battle for his films. email: alex@refinery.co.za Tracey Williams: tracey@refinery.co.za tel: +27 11 799 7800 fax: +27 11 706 0300 www.refinery.co.za

NICHOLAS YOUNG

visual effects/compositor/flame artist Nicholas takes precision and creativity, filters them through his ability to think laterally and the outcome is mind blowing! His exceptional eye for detail, intuition and wealth of experience on various VFX platforms render him in a league of his own. email: nicholas@refinery.co.za Tracey Williams: tracey@refinery.co.za tel: +27 11 799 7800 fax: +27 11 706 0300 www.refinery.co.za

TERRY SIMPSON colourist

Terry has been reinventing the colour wheel since his transition from compositing. He breathes youth and creativity into every project finding the perfect balance between his technical proficiency and wild imagination.

email: terry@refinery.co.za Tracey Williams: tracey@refinery.co.za tel: +27 11 799 7800 fax: +27 11 706 0300 www.refinery.co.za


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CHARMAINE GREYLING flame / IQ artist

Charmaine won her second Visual Effects craft certificate from The Loerie Awards in 2012. Among other accolades, her work has also won Gold Crafts at The New York Festival for Cinematography and Art Direction.

tel: +27 21 469 2820 email: jo@sspp.co.za www.sspp.co.za

DAVID GRANT

senior colourist, baselight After nearly 20 years in post production, David is one of the most experienced colourists in South Africa, having also worked in India, Malaysia, and Singapore.

tel: +27 21 469 2820 email: jo@sspp.co.za www.sspp.co.za

UDESH CHETTY flame artist

Udesh brings a strong 3D and CG compositing edge to his work in Flame. He won a Visual Effects craft certificate at the 2012 Loerie Awards for Allan Gray Time Flies.

tel: +27 21 469 2820 email: jo@sspp.co.za www.sspp.co.za


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INFR ASTRUCTURE

Gear

I was wary at first. And then my mind was blown. The equipment and the crews are the best we’ve ever had in our entire lives. Better than Canada.

© 2Productions

© 2Productions

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hether you’re looking for the latest Alexa, RED, F5, Phantom, or Canon 5D, it’s available in South Africa. South Africa’s gear houses support the industry with large-scale investment in the latest technology and outstanding support services. International equipment rental companies Panavision, Take 2, and Visual Impact all have South African offices, while there are also excellent local companies able to provide whatever you need, including lighting, lenses, rigs and mounts. © AFS Productions

Ruba Nadda, Canadian Director, ‘Inescapable’


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INFR ASTRUCTURE

Crew

Recent Emmy Wins for South African Crew • • • • •

Diesel + EDUN: Pantsula vs. Puppets, directed by Fly On The Wall’s Sean Metelerkamp. Photo by Filipa Domingues.

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outh African crew are among the best in the world, with legendary directors like Clint Eastwood among their champions. Alex Garland, writer and producer of ‘Dredd’, called them “first-rate,” while ‘Safe House’ stars Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds both described them as “amazing”.

There’s no need to import heads of department and other crew when filming here. Most South African crew have trained in multiple areas, so they have a unique understanding of other departments. Their high productivity allows for shorter shooting schedules and more value on the screen. They all speak English and aren’t unionized.

Max Pullman, special effects supervisor, ‘Gettysburg’ (2011) Abigail Metcalfe, costume supervisor, ‘Gettysburg’ (2011) The late Richard Matthews, DOP, ‘Great Migrations’ (2011) Lee Doig, DOP, ‘Survivor’ (2010) Anthony Stone, special effects coordinator, ‘Generation Kill’ (2009)

Recent Emmy Nominations for South African Crew • • •

• • • • •

Syvain Gingas, art direction, ‘Gettysburg’ (2011) Emma Eunson, set decorator, ‘Gettysburg’ (2011) Roger Horrocks, underwater cinematographer, ‘Into the Dragon’s Lair’ (2011) Damon & Craig Foster, DOPs, ‘Into the Dragon’s Lair’ (2011) Jo Katsaras, costume designer, ‘No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency’ (2009) Emelia Weavind, set dresser, ‘Generation Kill’ (2009) Christa Schamberger, casting director, ‘Generation Kill’ (2009) Colin McFarlane, production sound mixer, ‘24: Redemption’ (2009)

If they say it can get done in South Africa, it gets done.

Crew on set ‘Marple’ © Joe Alblas

Steve Papazian, President, Worldwide Physical Production, Warner Bros


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‘Adventures in Zambezia’ © Triggerfish

Two key South African growth areas are animation and visual effects.

‘Chronicle’

INFR ASTRUCTURE

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he Department of Trade and Industry rebates were recently broadened to incentivize post-production in South Africa. The Foreign Film and Television Production and Post-Production incentive now offers an uncapped 22.5% rebate for projects shot in South Africa and spending a minimum of R1.5m locally on post-production; or a 22.5% rebate on foreign post-production spending a minimum of R1.5m locally; or a 25% rebate for projects shot in South Africa and spending a minimum of R3m locally on

post-production; or a 25% rebate on foreign post-production spending a minimum of R3m locally. This is an additional 2.5-5% compared to the 20% rebate available for films that don’t keep their post-production in South Africa. South Africa’s post-production show-reel is growing at a rapid rate and is experienced in supplying dailies, editorial services, digital intermediates, grades, online and deliverables, whether you’re working with ArriRaw, Redcode Raw, or 35mm film. Two key South African growth areas are

Post

animation and visual effects. For example, ‘Adventures in Zambezia’ was nominated for two Annie Awards after becoming South Africa’s third animated feature film and one of its most successful films ever at the international box office, while ‘Chronicle’ director Josh Trank praised South African visual effects supervisor Simon Hansen for helping create, “flying like you’ve really never seen in a movie before. It is really the most realistic flying I’ve ever seen.” Simon was also the visual effects producer on 2012 Golden Globe nominee ‘The Girl’.


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INFR ASTRUCTURE

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outh Africa offers a culturally diverse pool of experienced full-time actors and models who have acted in international films and have mastered a variety of accents.

Breakout South African Talent • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Adhir Kalyan (‘Rules of Engagement’) Alice Krige (‘MI-5’, ‘Waking the Dead’) Anthony Sher (‘Marple: A Caribbean Mystery’) Arnold Vosloo (‘Bones’, ‘GI Joe: Retaliation’) Charlize Theron (‘Prometheus’, ‘Snow White & the Huntsman’) Dena Kaplan (‘Dance Academy’) Fana Mokoena (‘World War Z’) Janet Suzman (‘Labyrinth’, ‘Sinbad’) Jessica Marais (‘Magic City’) Kasha Kropinski (‘Hell on Wheels’) Lesley-Anne Brant (‘Spartacus’) Nondumiso Tembe (‘True Blood’) Sasha Pieterse (‘Pretty Little Liars’) Sharlto Copley (‘District 9’, ‘The A-Team’, ‘Elysium’) Terry Pheto (‘The Bold & the Beautiful’)

Sharlto Copley ‘The A-Team’

Kasha Kropinski ‘Hell on Wheels’

South Africa’s Population • • • •

African: 79.2% Coloured: 8.9% White: 8.9% Indian/Asian: 2.5%

Source: 2011 Census

Charlize Theron ‘Snow White and the Huntsman’

Talent


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Blackginger is the most awarded post production facility in South Africa. We collaborate on award winning projects with a strong emphasis on visual effects and animation for the advertising, film and TV industries.

CONTACT DETAILS tel: +27 21 488 1188 fax: +27 21 488 1190 email: info@blackginger.tv twitter: @blackgingertv www.blackginger.tv 60 New Church Street Cape Town, South Africa, 8001


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Refinery is a post-production facility that services the moving picture industry – advertising, feature films and television. We offer the best creative talent, an individualised service and a financial solution to ensure your vision. Facilities include: • VFX & Animation • Off-line & On-line • Film & Digital Dailies • Digital Intermediates • Truelight color management & Baselight grading suites • Dolby Accredited Sound Studios • Cinema : Film, DCP and S3D • Mastering & Deliveries

RECENT HIGHLIGHTS Advertising: M-Net “My Life is a movie” - Picture Tree - Online & VFX • Scooters - Hammersmith & Elephants - Grade & Sound • Toya De Lazy - Music Video - Bouffant / Tessa Ford Post Production - Grade & VFX Film & TV: Young Leonardo 11 - Kindle Entertainment/BBC/Out of Africa (UK/SA) - VFX • Strike back 3,4 - Dailies and editorial • Vehicle 19 - Forefront Media - Full post Dailies, D.I, VFX, Sound • Material - Tom Pictures - Full post • Man on Ground - Tom Pictures - Full post • Verraaiers - Bosbok Films - Full post • Videovision - Long Walk to Freedom - Dailies and editorial • Fanie Fourie’s Lobola - Out of Africa - Full post • Miracle Rising Combined Artists / History Channel - Grade & Delivery

CONTACT DETAILS Tracey Williams email: tracey@refinery.co.za tel: +27 11 799-7800 fax: +27 11 706-0300 www.refinery.co.za


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Searle Street Post offers a full-service post-production solution for commercials, feature films and television. The full HD facility combines the latest technology; integrated, tapeless workflows; and experienced, creative talent. Searle Street Post handled the visual effects and grade on Allan Gray Time Flies, which won several craft certificates at the 2012 Loerie Awards for both Visual Effects and Cinematography. Searle Street Post also recently provided post production services and facilities to Long Walk to Freedom, starring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris; Zulu, starring Orlando Bloom and Forest Whitaker; Mary & Martha, starring Hilary Swank; Emmy-nominated TV series Strike Back; Why Poverty?, the follow-up to the Oscar-winning documentary series Why Democracy?; and the local hits Adventures in Zambezia and Die Wonderwerker.

Our services include: • Kit hire • On-set DITS • VT • Film and digital dailies • Grading • Editing • VFX • CGI • Multi-media • Telestream • Duplication

CONTACT DETAILS Heino Henning tel: +27 21 469 2820 email: heino@sspp.co.za www.sspp.co.za


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The ideal sound stage for TV dramas, game shows, commercials and sitcoms Specs

Features Office, audience holding,

ETC Express 120 channel

Air conditioned sound stage

rehearsal & storage space

dimmer conrols

460m2

On site parking

Security and cleaning

Lighting grid - 4.2m

tel: +27 11 482 7111 | email: info@atlasstudios.co.za | Cnr. Frost Ave & Owl St, Milpark, Joburg | www.atlasstudios.co.za

premier serviced apartments V & A Waterfront, Cape Town

tel: +27 21 421 3075 fax: +27 86 613 5208 email: info@mountainmarina.co.za www.mountainmarina.co.za

Unrivalled comfort and elegance on the water’s edge, offering a world-class location with Table Mountain as a majestic backdrop. Mountain Marina is a collection of one, two and three-bedroom apartments, with the penthouses as the premier units. The apartments are fully serviced and equipped to the highest standard. Each apartment comprises modern, air-conditioned, spacious en-suite bedrooms with separate lounge and dining areas. Here in the heart of Cape Town, you can enjoy the luxury of your own spacious residence that not only guarantees peace and quiet, but also complete privacy and independence.

Value Film Fleet offers a fully comprehensive transport and logistics service tailor made to the requirements of the film industry. Our fleet includes standard vehicles, lighting trucks, fully kitted wardrobe vehicles, mobile offices, forklifts, cargo vehicles with volume bodies and specialised variations such as tail lifts used to transport techno cranes. Additional services offerings for the film industry: Clearing & Forwarding | Linehaul | Express Courier Service | Fridge Fleet Tracy Cheeseman | mobile: +27 83 459 2539 | email: tracyc@value.co.za | www.value.co.za


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orld class service, natural beauty, when it comes to tourism, South Africa has it all. Between January and October 2012, South Africa welcomed 7.5 million foreign tourists. The Department of Tourism is aiming to grow tourism’s contribution to the economy from the 2009 figure of 189.4 billion (7.9% of the GDP) to R499 billion by 2020. The result is clear – South Africa is a globally preferred destination. South Africa is regularly featured on lists of the world’s top destinations: in 2012, The Conde Nast Traveler’s Readers Awards named South Africa’s scenery the best in the world; The Guardian’s 2012 Readers Travel Awards’ named South Africa the world’s third favourite long-haul destination; and South Africa won 32 of the 57 categories at The World Travel Awards for Africa. Cape Town alone is home to some of the world’s most beautiful tourist attractions: in 2012 Table Mountain became one of the New7Wonders of the World; Boulders was named one of TripAdvisor’s 10 Truly Unique Beaches; and Muizenberg was hailed as one of National Geographic’s 20 Best Surf Towns. In 2011, National Geographic named Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens one of the world’s top picnic spots. But South Africa generally has plenty to boast about and for visitors to explore. Ready, set, go!

We identified tourism as one of our job drivers. Tourist arrivals grew at an impressive 10.7 percent between January and September 2012, which is higher than the global average of 4% for last year.

President Jacob Zuma, State of the Nation address, February 2013

AFRICA’S TOURISM BOOM © Seppi Hochfellner represented by Bird on a Wire


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104 | 1 3 th in gs to do

Š Kassandra de Araujo, Model & agency: Yolanda McLellan from Base Model Agency, Make up artist: Kirsten Murphy Rossiter, Stylist: Stacey Dunn


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13 THINGS TO DO IN 2013 1.

Climb Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, one of the New7Wonders of the World

2.

Visit the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya, to see the stunning array of animals

3.

Explore the walled city of Fes, Morocco, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that will transport you back to medieval times

4.

Take a dive in Mauritius, a luxurious tropical paradise

5.

See rainbows and moonbows at Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe then go white water rafting

6.

9.

See the land the Maasai “the place where the land moves on forever” – the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania

10.

Check out the “Big Five” at Shamwari Game Reserve, named the World’s Leading Safari Lodge at the 2012 World Travel Awards. Sanbona won Leading Eco-Lodge and Thanda won Leading Luxury Lodge, so again, the choice is yours.

Picnic at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, in South Africa, one of National Geographic’s top picnic spots in the world

11.

Hit the beach in Swakopmund, Namibia, Namibia’s largest coastal town that draws vacationers from across the globe.

7.

Escape from the world on the Zanzibar Archipelago, located in the Indian Ocean 15 miles off the coast of Tanzania

12.

8.

Experience five-star and the Big Five with a trip to energetic, cosmopolitan Johannesburg, South Africa

Go wine tasting. At The Decanter World Wine Awards 2012, South Africa won 15 Golds, with Bellingham’s Bush Vine Pinotage 2010 named Best Red Single Varietal over $10 and the Jordan Nine Yards Chardonnay 2010 named Best Chardonnary over $10.

13.

Bungee jump over 200m off Bloukrans in South Africa, the world’s highest commercial bungee jump


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Š Casey Bertie represented by Bird on a Wire


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DIARISE

FEBRUARY • •

Jozi Film Festival, 15-17, South Africa Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou, 23-2 Mar, Burkina Faso

MARCH • •

South African Film and Television Awards, 14-15, South Africa KKNK Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, 29 Mar -6 April, South Africa

APRIL •

African Movie Academy Awards, 14th, Nigeria

MAY • •

Out in Africa Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Cape Town, 17-18, South Africa SATCOM Africa, 27-30, South Africa

JUNE • •

Encounters Documentary Festival, 6-23, South Africa Zanzibar International Film Festival, 29 Jun -7 Jul, Tanzania

JULY • •

Durban International Film Festival, 18-28, South Africa Wild Talk Africa, 23-26, South Africa

SEPTEMBER • • •

Dockanema, 13-22, Mozambique Loeries Creative Week Cape Town, 1622, South Africa Tri-Continental Film Festival, 13-29, South Africa

OCTOBER • • •

Dockanema, 13-22, Mozambique Loeries Creative Week Cape Town, 1622, South Africa Tri-Continental Film Festival, 13-29, South Africa

NOVEMBER • •

• •

DISCOP Africa, 6-8, South Africa AFDA Annual Film Festival, 23-24, South Africa Cairo International Film Festival, 26 Nov -5 Dec (Tentative), Egypt Cape Winelands Film Festival 2013, (TBD), South Africa

DECEMBER •

International Film Festival of Marrakech, 6-14, Morocco


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accommodation

accommodation

Exclusive and private luxury villas,

NH The Lord Charles is nestled in the Cape Winelands and a mere 5 minutes from The Cape Town Film Studio and 20 minutes from Cape Town International Airport. With 198 elegant rooms, 2 Restaurants, 2 outdoor swimming pools and 3 tennis courts, we will ensure that your stay with us is unforgettable.

beach bungalows and penthouse apartments offering excellent “value for money� accommodation perfectly suited to families, groups of friends and business travellers alike.

Cape Villa Collection

tel: +27 21 87 807 8641 fax: +27 86 509 7785 email: enquiries@capevillacollection.com www.capevillacollection.com

accommodation

Awarded Best All Suite Hotel for 2010. 30 one or two bedroom sea-facing suites, each with en-suite bathroom, separate lounge and dining room, kitchen, private balcony and free Wi-Fi access. Facilities include The George restaurant, bar and lounge, spa and swimming pool. Specialists in service to the Production Industry.

accommodation

tel: +27 21 423 2500 fax: +27 21 423 2515 email: info@hippotique.co.za www.hippotique.co.za

Angela Lorimer tel: +27 21 855 1040 fax: +27 21 855 1107 email: a.lorimer@nh-hotels.co.za www.nh-hotels.co.za www.nh-hotels.com

aerial access equipment

camera hire

African Access Rental specializes in the hire, sales and repair of Powered Access Platforms in Cape Town. It is the most dynamic company of its kind in the Western Cape & provides a complete hiring solution from free onsite assessments, training, transport & 24 hour breakdown of Access Platforms. As African Access is part of the Reynolds Group,We can offer a complete solution to all your onsite establishment processes I.e Generators, Lighting Towers and many more construction equipment.

A one-stop shop for technical co-ordination services and reliable equipment.

tel: +27 21 439 4555 fax: +27 21 439 4747 email: info@romneypark.co.za www.romneypark.co.za

tel: +27 21 510 7307 fax: +27 21 510 7793 email: info@africanaccess.co.za www.africanaccess.co.za

Corner Hill & Romney Roads, Green Point, Cape Town, 8005

19A Auckland Street, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town

A hiring company that specialises in supplying professional broadcast equipment to the broadcast and entertainment industries, anywhere in South Africa and overseas. We pride ourselves on being able to supply camera, lighting, audio and accessories to facilitate just about any type of production.

contact: Roddy Barker tel: +27 11 886 9016 fax: +27 11 886 9041 email: roddy@camerafacilities.co.za or rentals@camerafacilities.co.za www.camerafacilities.co.za


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car hire

car hire

casting

WholeBangShoot is an innovative online casting solution covering the entire casting process – from the start right up until the completion of the job.

Tempest Car Hire are specialists in transport solutions to the film industry. There is nothing we won’t do to help your production come in on budget. Give us a call and see why so many film and commercial companies have insisted we play a leading role in their productions. Cape Town sales - Shaun Croeser: +27 84 234 1141 Johannesburg sales - Ransom Hunguka: + 27 76 686 1298 email: ransom@tempestcarhire.co.za Tempest head office: + 27 11 552 3700 www.tempestcarhire.co.za

coaching

VW Kombis and other classic vehicles Classic Kombis Paul Cochrane mobile: +27 82 417 4553

tel: +27 21 818 8600 email: info@wholebangshoot.co.za

email: classickombi@gmail.com www.classickombis.co.za

www.wholebangshoot.co.za

consumables

couriers

30 years in Business 15 years consulting to film & other sectors

Courier and freight for pre- and post Don’t be alone in your business • Mentoring • Coaching • Restructuring • Profiling • Training

production, planning and execution

Sourcing, supply and delivery of consumables to the film, stills and tv industry

worldwide. Courier daily rushes, props, equipment etc to production houses and processing labs within South Africa and internationally.

• Inspiration

Kathy English Brower mobile: +27 82 453 6055 fax: 086 677 2434 email: kathy@kathyeb.co.za

genevieve le cordeur mobile: +27 82 335 3973 tel: +27 21 447 8857 fax: +27 86 697 1082 email: gen@hotsource.tv

www.hotsource.tv

tel: +27 11 706 0143 mobile: +27 83 468 0246 fax: +27 11 706 9830 email: filmfreight@filmfreight.co.za www.filmfreight.co.za 58 Waterloo Street, Bryanston, Johannesburg, South Africa


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lighting

sports model agency

Specialised lighting for: Events Television Production Reality Television Shows Television Commercials Film Production Lighting Design available

Ergosport Models represents athletes throughout SA. We manage sports models, sports personalities and olympic athletes. Full time professional athletes, professional stunt artists as well as club and regional level athletes. Portfolios and ‘search by sport’ now available on our website for your convenience.

tel: +27 11 8879351 email: info@southernlighting.co.za www.southernlighting.co.za

Sandy Kennedy mobile: +27 72 573 8888 email: sandy@ergosportmodels.com twitter: @ergospt www.ergosportmodels.com

location

The Coca-Cola dome is the premier multi-purpose indoor entertainment venue, with more than 11 000 square meters of uninterrupted space and a variety of features and structures. An ideal location for your next film or photo shoot.

Nishi Naicker

tel: +27 11 794 5800 fax: +27 11 794 5808

email: nishi@coca-coladome.co.za

www.coca-coladome.co.za

MTN Africa, directed by Bryan Little (Fly On The Wall). Photograph © Filipa Domingues


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DIRECTORY LISTINGS Alphabetical COMPANY

DESCRIPTION

TELEPHONE

EMAIL / WEBSITE

PAGE

Aces Up

Post Production Company

+27 11 325 5504

production@acesup.co.za

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AFS Productions

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 424 9999

info@afsproductions.com

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Amazing Spaces

Accommodation

+27 21 447 1902

info@amazingspaces.co.za

26

Amazing Spaces

Location Agent

+27 21 447 1902

info@amazingspaces.co.za

26

Aquila Private Game Reserve

Accommodation

+27 21 430 7260

res@aquilasafari.com

28

Aquila Private Game Reserve

Location

+27 21 430 7260

res@aquilasafari.com

28

Atlas Studios

Studio Facilities

+27 11 482 7111

info@atlasstudios.co.za

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AVIS Rent-A-Car

Vehicle Hire

+27 21 424 1661

avisfilm@avis.co.za

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Axis International

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 713 1424

noel@axisinternational.co.za

Axis International

Production Company - Directors

+27 21 713 1424

noel@axisinternational.co.za

Base Model Agency

Model Agency

+27 21 418 2136

info@basemodelagency.com

Bello Vista Film

Photographic Agency

+27 72 323 5036

tammy@bellovistaproductions.com

Bello Vista Film

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 72 323 5036

tammy@bellovistaproductions.com

Bello Vista Food

Catering

+27 72 323 5036

tammy@bellovistaproductions.com

Best Light Films

Directors

+27 21 424 4495

info@bestlight.co.za

Best Light Films

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 21 424 4495

info@bestlight.co.za

Bidvest Premier Lounges

Hospitality

+27 11 390 8660

www.bidvestlounge.co.za

Big Banana

Fixer

+27 11 880 6686

www.bigbanana.co.za

Big Banana

Location Scouts

+27 11 880 6686

www.bigbanana.co.za

Big Banana

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 11 880 6686

www.bigbanana.co.za

Big Banana

Production Company - Stills

+27 11 880 6686

www.bigbanana.co.za

Bird On A Wire

Crew Agents

+27 21 448 5809

vannessa@birdonwire.co.za

102,104,106

Bird On A Wire

Photographic Agency

+27 21 448 5809

vannessa@birdonwire.co.za

102,104,106

Bird On A Wire

Production Company Stills

+27 21 448 5809

vanessa@birdonawire.co.za

102,104,106

Black Ginger

Post Production Company

+27 21 488 1188

info@blackginger.tv

89,98

Blackball Rentertainment

Props

+27 21 701 1275

gina@blackball.co.za

Blue Views Luxury Villas

Accommodation

+27 21 438 0032

www.blueviews.com

Boss models

Agency

+27 21 424 0224

www.bossmodels.co.za

Bugbox

Animation

+27 11 021 4499

info@bugbox.co.za

Camera Facilities

Equipment Rental

+27 11 886 9016

roddy@camerafacilities.co.za

108

Can-Can Films

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 83 227 3041

di@can-canfilms.co.za

74

Cape Town Bodyguards

Security/VIP Protection

+27 83 284 4181

nico@sandtonbodyguards.com

Cape Town Film Studios

Film Studios

+27 21 843 2400

info@capetownfilmstudios.co.za

IFC,30

Cape Villa Collection

Accommodation

+27 87 807 8641

enquiries@capevillacollection.com

108

Cape Villa Collection

Location

+27 87 807 8641

enquiries@capevillacollection.com

108

Casey Bertie

Photographer

+27 82 336 6457

www.caseybertie.com

106

Catapult Commercials

Production Company Directors

+27 11 325 5535

glen@catapult.tv

79, 83

Cellucity

Cellular

+27 76 453 6497

film@cellucity.co.za

14

Cinergy

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 447 4700

www.cinergy.tv

Classic Kombis

VW Kombis & Classic Vehicle Hire

+27 82 417 4553

classickombi@gmail.com

109

Collective Dream Studios

Production Company

+27 21 409 2000

info@collectivedream.co.za

2

Colona Castle

Accommodation

+27 21 788 8235

colona@link.co.za

19

Colona Castle

Location

+27 21 788 8235

colona@link.co.za

19

Community Media Trust

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 21 288 9163

www.cmt.org.za

Conduit Productions

Animation

+27 21 465 9745

info@conduit.co.za

Conduit Productions

Production Company - Directors

+27 21 465 9745

info@conduit.co.za

Conduit Productions

Visual Effects

+27 21 465 9745

info@conduit.co.za

CTICC

Conference Facilities

+27 21 410 5000

info@cticc.co.za

32

CTICC

Location

+27 21 410 5000

info@cticc.co.za

32

Dee-Zone Production

Production Company

+267 313 3411

marketing@deezone.co.bw

86

DO Productions

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 21 409 2233

www.doproductions.com

Durban Film Office

Film Office

+27 31 311 4243

filmdurban@durban.gov.za

Entertainment Guarantors

Complete Bonding

+27 83 377 2373

stanmail@mweb.co.za

Ergo Sport Models

Sport Model Agency

+27 72 573 8888

sandy@ergosportmodels.com

Ezulwini Game Lodge

Accommodation

+27 83 963 7676

www.ezulwini.com

Face of Casting Directors

Casting Agency

+27 82 693 7636

www.ikho.co.za

Face of Casting Directors

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 82 693 7636

www.ikho.co.za

Film & Publication Board

Film Commission

+27 12 661 0051

ndamasem@fpb.gov.za

8,56,57,IBC

Film Afrika

Production Company - Film & Television

+27 21 461 7950

info@filmafrika.com

69

Film Freight

Couriers

+27 11 706 0143

filmfreight@filmfreight.co.za

109

Flash Photo

Photographic Equipment Rental

+27 21 418 0618

info@flashphoto.co.za

62

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EMAIL / WEBSITE

PAGE

Folio Translation Consultants

Translation Services

+27 21 426 2727

www.folio-online.co.za

23

Gauteng Film Commission

Film Commission

+27 11 833 0409

puisano@gautengfilm.org.za

36

Gearhouse South Africa

Equipment Rental

+27 11 216 3000

jhb@gearhouse.co.za

Groundglass

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 422 2591

gabby@groundglass.co.za

Groundglass

Production Company - Directors

+27 21 422 2591

gabby@groundglass.co.za

Helene Turvey Publicity

Publicity

+27 76 024 2993

heleneturvey@gmail.com

Hippo Boutique Hotel

Accommodation

+27 21 423 2500

info@hippotique.co.za

108

Hot Source

Consumables

+27 21 447 8857

gen@hotsource.tv

109

Icebox Climate Control

Air-Conditioning

+27 21 438 4599

www.icebox-sa.co.za

Icebox Climate Control

Equipment Rental

+27 21 438 4599

www.icebox-sa.co.za

Icebox Climate Control

Studio Heating

+27 21 438 4599

www.icebox-sa.co.za

Ikho Productions

Crew Agents

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Ikho Productions

Film Servicing Company

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Ikho Productions

Producers

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Ikho Productions

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Imvusa Transport

Vehicle Rental

+27 21 906 0429

info@imvusatransport.co.za

Infidels

Agency

+27 21 425 7878

www.infidels.co.za

4

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

Accommodation

+27 21 434 4639

info@inverdoorn.com

38

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

Game Reserve

+27 21 434 4639

info@inverdoorn.com

38

Jan Verboom

Photographer

+27 82 652 2278

info@janverboom.co.za

63

Joe Alblas

Photographer

+27 21 438 2773

joe@joealbas.com

FC, 12,13,19,60,

Johan Wilke Photography

Photographer

+27 83 395 5925

www.willworks.co.za

76,85

Kass-Photography

Photographer

+27 84 707 7508

www.kass-photography.com

104

Kathy English Brower Consulting

Coaching

+27 82 453 6055

kathy@kathyeb.co.za

109

Kempston Truck Hire

Vehicle Hire Bloemfontein

+27 82 908 7741

angeliqueb@kempston.co.za

13

Kempston Truck Hire

Vehicle Hire Cape Town

+27 21 511 8501

carolync@kempston.co.za

13

Kempston Truck Hire

Vehicle Hire Durban

+27 31 700 9090

dikimber@kempston.co.za

13

Kempston Truck Hire

Vehicle Hire East London

+27 43 707 1700

shannonn@kempston.co.za

13

Kempston Truck Hire

Vehicle Hire George

+27 44 801 9900

christellev@kempston.co.za

13

Kempston Truck Hire

Vehicle Hire Johannesburg

+27 11 974 1023

suer@kempston.co.za

13

Kempston Truck Hire

Vehicle Hire Port Elizabeth

+27 41 453 2444

jaciv@kempston.co.za

13

Kempston Truck Hire

Vehicle Hire Richard’s Bay

+27 35 751 1490

richardb@kempston.co.za

13

Kempston Truck Hire

Vehicle Hire Windhoek, Namibia

+264 61 22 5843

carolynd@kempston.co.za

13

Kids On Camera

Model Agency

+27 11 728 8176

www.kidsoncamera.co.za

Kim Wolhuter

Wildlife Photographer

+27 83 455 7970

wildhoot@mweb.co.za

62

Jessi Novotna

Photographer

+27 83 492 7986

jessinova@gmail.com

14, 18, 19

LED Vision

LED Screens

+27 11 216 3111

www.ledvision.co.za

Lindbergh Lodge

Accommodation / Location

+27 11 884 8923/4

lindberg@iafrica.com

40

Lion Park

Location

+27 87 150 0100

info@lionpark.com

42

Location Gallery

Location Agent

+27 21 790 9132

info@locationgallery.co.za

63

Lucky Fish Productions

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 424 3513

www.luckyfishproductions.co.za

Lucky Fish Productions

Production Company - Directors

+27 21 424 3513

www.luckyfishproductions.co.za

Luciana Venter

Photographer

+27 74 175 7144

lucianadocabo@gmail.com

Lucky Fish Productions

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 21 424 3513

www.luckyfishproductions.co.za

Mandela Rhodes Place

Accommodation

+27 31 310 6908

ceres@threecities.co.za

44

Melanie Cleary

Photographer

+27 82 649 5889

www.melaniephoto.com

58

Metal Tiger Productions

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 448 8794

liz@metaltigerproductions.co.za

70

64,65,75,87,95

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Mhondoro Lodge

Accommodation

+27 11 792 3173

www.mhondoro

Mihlali

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Mihlali Security

Security

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

MIL.SPEC

Armoury

+27 82 364 3185

www.milspec.co.za

MIL.SPEC

Equipment Rental

+27 82 364 3185

www.milspec.co.za

MIL.SPEC

Props

+27 82 364 3185

www.milspec.co.za

MIL.SPEC

Wardrobe & Costume Hire

+27 82 364 3185

www.milspec.co.za

Monkeyland

Primate Sanctuary

+27 44 534 8906

lara@monkeyland.co.za

119

Moonlighting Film Production Services

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 447 2209

philip@moonlighting.co.za

71

Moonlighting Film Production Services

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 21 447 2209

philip@moonlighting.co.za

71

Motif Studios

Visual Effects

+27 21 424 4019

info@motifstudios.co.za

Mountain Marina

Accommodation

+27 21 421 3075

info@mountainmarina.com

Nates Audio Visual

Equipment Rental

+27 86 162 8371

www.nates.co.za

Nautilus

Luxury Mega Yacht

+27 861 22 62 72

sales@thenautilus.co.za

Navigator Films

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 200 6040

www.navigatorfilms.co.za

Navigator Films

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 21 200 6040

www.navigatorfilms.co.za

NH Lord Charles Hotel

Accommodation

+27 21 855 1040

a.lorimer@nh-hotels.co.za

Off The Fence

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 71 420 9113

sherene@offthefence.com

Orange Films

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 465 4188

mandy@orangefilms.co.za

Origin

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 21 686 1411

www.orijin.co.za

Origin

Visual Effects

+27 21 686 1411

www.orijin.co.za

Outlaws Models Agency

Model Agency

+27 21 439 3999

info@outlawsmodels.com

Panavision SA

Equipment Rental

+27 21 555 1780

nicholas.doble@panavision.za.com

9

Panavision SA

Equipment Rental Cape Town

+27 21 555 1780

nicholas.doble@panavision.za.com

9

Panavision SA

Equipment Rental Johannesburg

+27 11 314 1748

james.barth@panavision.za.com

9

Picture Tree

Production Company - Directors

+27 11 787 7446

gary@picturetree.co.za

80,90,91

Pioneer Freight

Couriers

+27 21 386 5946

info@pioneerfreight.co.za

54

Plank Film Productions

Production Company - Directors

+27 21 461 0887

anco@plank.co.za

81,89,113

Pro Events

Security Specialists

+27 21 425 2170

info@proevents-sa.co.za

21

Protea Hotel Cape Town

Accommodation

+27 21 434 8111

gm@presidenthotel.co.za

46

Protea Hotel Cape Town

Location

+27 21 434 8111

gm@presidenthotel.co.za

46

Q-Studios

Studio Facilities

+27 11 882 4311

www.q-studios.co.za

Quizzical Pictures

Production Company - Film & TV

+27 11 726 2828

www.quizzical.co.za

Refinery

Post Production Company

+27 11 799 7800

tracey@refinery.co.za

55,92,99

Reynolds Group

Function Hire Services

+27 21 510 7307

info@reynoldshire.co.za

108

Rhino Africa Corporate

Travel Agency

+27 21 469 2633

corporate@rhinoafrica.com

BC

Riverside Hotel & Spa

Accommodation

+27 31 310 6900

ceres@threecities.co.za

20

Rocket Films

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 789 2715

info@rocketfilmsafrica.com

Rockwell All Suite Hotel

Accommodation

+27 21 421 0015

reservations@rockwellhotel.co.za

48

Rockwell All Suite Hotel

Location

+27 21 421 0015

reservations@rockwellhotel.co.za

48

Romney Park All Suite Hotel & Spa

Accommodation

+27 21 439 4555

info@romneypark.co.za

108

Roodebloem Studios

Photographic Equipment Rental

+27 21 447 6326

info@roodebloemstudios.co.za

63

Roodebloem Studios

Studio Rental

+27 21 447 6326

info@roodebloemstudios.co.za

63

Roodebloem Studios

Studios Facilities

+27 21 447 6326

info@roodebloemstudios.co.za

63

Royale International

Couriers

+27 861 769 253

helga@royaleafrica.com

16,17

Royale International Cape Town

Couriers

+27 21 386 5654

opscpt@royaleafrica.com

16,17

Royale International Durban

Couriers

+27 31 564 0306

opsdur@royaleafrica.com

16,17

Royale International Johannesburg

Couriers

+27 11 397 8348

opsjnb@royaleafrica.com

16,17

Sandton Bodyguards

Security/VIP Protection

+27 83 284 4181

nico@sandtonbodyguards.com

SDS

Set Construction & Installation

+27 11 216 3000

www.setsds.co.za

Searle Street Post

Post Production Company

+27 21 469 2820

www.sspp.co.za

93,100

Searle Street Post

Telecine Transfers

+27 21 469 2820

www.sspp.co.za

93,100

Searle Street Post

Visual Effects

+27 21 469 2820

www.sspp.co.za

93,100

Seppi Hochfellner

Photographer

+27 72 381 2169

www.seppihochfellner.com

102

Sets Non Stop

Set Design & Construction

+27 11 882 8822

action@setsnonstop.co.za

15

Silverlining Pictures

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 422 0072

renier@silverliningpictures.tv

82,88

Sivan Miller

Photographer

+27 79 107 4463

www.sivanmiller.com

4

Sony South Africa

Photography & Equipment Rental

+27 11 690 3301

www.pro.sony.eu/mea

1

Southern Lighting

Equipment Rental

+27 11 887 9351

info@southernlighting.co.za

110

101 18

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COMPANY

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EMAIL / WEBSITE

PAGE

Spier Productions

Production Company - Film & Television

+27 21 461 0925

contact@spierfilms.com

74

Spitfire Films

Production Company - Directors

+27 11 325 6227

liesl@spitfirefilms.tv

83

Sunshine Company

Computers

+27 21 461 0595

www.sunshinecompany.co.za

Sunshine Company

Equipment Rental

+27 21 461 0595

www.sunshinecompany.co.za

Sunshine Company

Vehicle Rental

+27 21 461 0595

www.sunshinecompany.co.za

Tai Krige SASC.

Director of Photopraphy

+27 82 458 7938

taikrige@iburst.co.za

Tai Krige SASC.

Directors

+27 82 458 7938

taikrige@iburst.co.za

Tempest Car Hire

Vehicle Hire Cape Town

+27 21 935-8650

ransom@tempestcarhire.co.za

104,105,109

Tempest Car Hire

Vehicle Hire Durban

+27 32 436 9800

ransom@tempestcarhire.co.za

104,105,109

Tempest Car Hire

Vehicle Hire Johannesburg

+27 11 552 3700

ransom@tempestcarhire.co.za

104,105,109

The Coca Cola Dome

Location

+27 11 794 5800

nishi@coca-coladome.co.za

110

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)

Government Department

+27 86 084 3384

www.thedti.gov.za

66,67

The Fabulous Boomtown Boys

Production Company - Commercial Service

+27 21 788 3929

cj@boomtownfilms.co.za

74

The Fabulous Boomtown Boys

Production Company Directors

+27 21 788 3929

cj@boomtownfilms.co.za

74

The Flying Circus

Animation Studio

+27 11 691 6900

info@flyingcircus.tv

3

The Loerie Awards

Awards Association

+27 11 447 6889

michelle@loeries.com

78

The Wardrobe Studio

Wardrobe & Costume Hire

+27 82 413 8346

www.wardrobehire.com

Travel In Style

Travel Agents

+27 86 177 1133

selvan@travelinstyle.co.za

Travel In Style

Vehicle Rental

+27 86 177 1133

selvan@travelinstyle.co.za

Trilogy

Production Company - Directors

+27 21 685 9372

info@thetrilogy.co.za

84

Tsogo Sun

Accommodation

+27 21 488 5756

moira.sinclair@tsogosun.com

24

Tsogo Sun

Location

+27 21 488 5756

moira.sinclair@tsogosun.com

24

Two Oceans Productions

Production Company - Film & Television

+27 21 506 3300

top@topproductions.co.za

73

V&A Waterfront

Location

+27 21 408 7632

locations@waterfront.co.za

52

V&A Waterfront

Venue

+27 21 408 7631

locations@waterfront.co.za

52

Value Film Fleet

Vehicle Rental

+27 86 010 0046

www.value.co.za

Value Logistics

Transport & Logistics

+27 83 459 2539

sandyvz@value.co.za

Verse Creative

Photographic Agency

+27 72 028 8251

info@versecreative.co.za

Visual Impact

Broadcast

+27 21 468 6000

info@visuals.tv

Visual Impact

Digital Imaging

+27 21 468 6000

info@visuals.tv

Visual Impact

Post Production Company

+27 21 468 6000

info@visuals.tv

Whole Bang Shoot

Talent Management & Castings

+27 21 818 8600

info@wholebangshoot.co.za

109

Zulu Coast Film Office

Film Commission

+27 35 799 2582

mavundlan@uthungulu.co.za

50

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COMPANY

TELEPHONE

EMAIL / WEBSITE

PAGE

Accommodation

Amazing Spaces

+27 21 447 1902

info@amazingspaces.co.za

26

Accommodation

Aquila Private Game Reserve

+27 21 430 7260

res@aquilasafari.com

28

Accommodation

Blue Views Luxury Villas

+27 21 438 0032

www.blueviews.com

Accommodation

Cape Villa Collection

+27 87 807 8641

enquiries@capevillacollection.com

108

Accommodation

Colona Castle

+27 21 788 8235

colona@link.co.za

19

Accommodation

Ezulwini Game Lodge

+27 83 963 7676

www.ezulwini.com

Accommodation

Hippo Boutique Hotel

+27 21 423 2500

info@hippotique.co.za

108

Accommodation

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

+27 21 434 4639

info@inverdoorn.com

38

Accommodation

Mandela Rhodes Place

+27 31 310 6908

ceres@threecities.co.za

44

Accommodation

Mhondoro Lodge

+27 11 792 3173

www.mhondoro

Accommodation

Mountain Marina

+27 21 421 3075

info@mountainmarina.com

101

Accommodation

NH Lord Charles Hotel

+27 21 855 1040

a.lorimer@nh-hotels.co.za

108

Accommodation

Protea Hotel Cape Town

+27 21 434 8111

gm@presidenthotel.co.za

46

Accommodation

Riverside Hotel & Spa

+27 31 310 6900

ceres@threecities.co.za

20

Accommodation

Rockwell All Suite Hotel

+27 21 421 0015

reservations@rockwellhotel.co.za

48

Accommodation

Romney Park All Suite Hotel & Spa

+27 21 439 4555

info@romneypark.co.za

108

Accommodation

Tsogo Sun

+27 21 488 5756

moira.sinclair@tsogosun.com

24

Accommodation / Location

Lindbergh Lodge

+27 11 884 8923/4

lindberg@iafrica.com

40

Agency

Boss models

+27 21 424 0224

www.bossmodels.co.za

Agency

Infidels

+27 21 425 7878

www.infidels.co.za

Air-Conditioning

Icebox Climate Control

+27 21 438 4599

www.icebox-sa.co.za

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CATEGORY

COMPANY

TELEPHONE

EMAIL / WEBSITE

Animation

Bugbox

+27 11 021 4499

info@bugbox.co.za

Animation

Conduit Productions

+27 21 465 9745

info@conduit.co.za

Animation Studio

The Flying Circus

+27 11 691 6900

info@flyingcircus.tv

Armoury

MIL.SPEC

+27 82 364 3185

www.milspec.co.za

Awards Association

The Loerie Awards

+27 11 447 6889

michelle@loeries.com

Broadcast

Visual Impact

+27 21 468 6000

info@visuals.tv

Casting Agency

Face of Casting Directors

+27 82 693 7636

www.ikho.co.za

Catering

Bello Vista Food

+27 72 323 5036

tammy@bellovistaproductions.com

Cellular

Cellucity

+27 76 453 6497

film@cellucity.co.za

14

Coaching

Kathy English Brower Consulting

+27 82 453 6055

kathy@kathyeb.co.za

109

Complete Bonding

Entertainment Guarantors

+27 83 377 2373

stanmail@mweb.co.za

Computers

Sunshine Company

+27 21 461 0595

www.sunshinecompany.co.za

Conference Facilities

CTICC

+27 21 410 5000

info@cticc.co.za

32

Consumables

Hot Source

+27 21 447 8857

gen@hotsource.tv

109

Couriers

Film Freight

+27 11 706 0143

filmfreight@filmfreight.co.za

109

Couriers

Pioneer Freight

+27 21 386 5946

info@pioneerfreight.co.za

54

Couriers

Royale International

+27 861 769 253

helga@royaleafrica.com

16,17

Couriers

Royale International Cape Town

+27 21 386 5654

opscpt@royaleafrica.com

16,17

Couriers

Royale International Durban

+27 31 564 0306

opsdur@royaleafrica.com

16,17

Couriers

Royale International Johannesburg

+27 11 397 8348

opsjnb@royaleafrica.com

16,17

Crew Agents

Bird On A Wire

+27 21 448 5809

vannessa@birdonwire.co.za

102,104,106

Crew Agents

Ikho Productions

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Digital Imaging

Visual Impact

+27 21 468 6000

info@visuals.tv

Director of Photopraphy

Tai Krige SASC.

+27 82 458 7938

taikrige@iburst.co.za

Directors

Best Light Films

+27 21 424 4495

info@bestlight.co.za

Directors

Tai Krige SASC.

+27 82 458 7938

taikrige@iburst.co.za

Equipment Rental

Camera Facilities

+27 11 886 9016

roddy@camerafacilities.co.za

Equipment Rental

Gearhouse South Africa

+27 11 216 3000

jhb@gearhouse.co.za

Equipment Rental

Icebox Climate Control

+27 21 438 4599

www.icebox-sa.co.za

Equipment Rental

MIL.SPEC

+27 82 364 3185

www.milspec.co.za

Equipment Rental

Nates Audio Visual

+27 86 162 8371

www.nates.co.za

Equipment Rental

Panavision SA

+27 21 555 1780

nicholas.doble@panavision.za.com

9

Equipment Rental

Southern Lighting

+27 11 887 9351

info@southernlighting.co.za

110

Equipment Rental

Sunshine Company

+27 21 461 0595

www.sunshinecompany.co.za

Equipment Rental Cape Town

Panavision SA

+27 21 555 1780

nicholas.doble@panavision.za.com

9

Equipment Rental Johannesburg

Panavision SA

+27 11 314 1748

james.barth@panavision.za.com

9

Film Commission

Gauteng Film Commission

+27 11 833 0409

puisano@gautengfilm.org.za

36

Film Commission

Zulu Coast Film Office

+27 35 799 2582

mavundlan@uthungulu.co.za

50

Film Commission

Film & Publication Board

+27 12 661 0051

ndamasem@fpb.gov.za

8,56,57,IBC

Film Office

Durban Film Office

+27 31 311 4243

filmdurban@durban.gov.za

34

Film Servicing Company

Ikho Productions

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Film Studios

Cape Town Film Studios

+27 21 843 2400

info@capetownfilmstudios.co.za

Fixer

Big Banana

+27 11 880 6686

www.bigbanana.co.za

Function Hire Services

Reynolds Group

+27 21 510 7307

info@reynoldshire.co.za

108

Game Reserve

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

+27 21 434 4639

info@inverdoorn.com

38

Government Department

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)

+27 86 084 3384

www.thedti.gov.za

66,67

Hospitality

Bidvest Premier Lounges

+27 11 390 8660

www.bidvestlounge.co.za

LED Screens

LED Vision

+27 11 216 3111

www.ledvision.co.za

Location

Aquila Private Game Reserve

+27 21 430 7260

res@aquilasafari.com

28

Location

Cape Villa Collection

+27 87 807 8641

enquiries@capevillacollection.com

108

Location

Colona Castle

+27 21 788 8235

colona@link.co.za

19

Location

CTICC

+27 21 410 5000

info@cticc.co.za

32

Location

Lion Park

+27 87 150 0100

info@lionpark.com

42

Location

Protea Hotel Cape Town

+27 21 434 8111

gm@presidenthotel.co.za

46

Location

Rockwell All Suite Hotel

+27 21 421 0015

reservations@rockwellhotel.co.za

48

Location

The Coca Cola Dome

+27 11 794 5800

nishi@coca-coladome.co.za

110

Location

Tsogo Sun

+27 21 488 5756

moira.sinclair@tsogosun.com

24

Location

V&A Waterfront

+27 21 408 7632

locations@waterfront.co.za

52

Location Agent

Amazing Spaces

+27 21 447 1902

info@amazingspaces.co.za

26

Location Agent

Location Gallery

+27 21 790 9132

info@locationgallery.co.za

63

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CATEGORY

COMPANY

TELEPHONE

EMAIL / WEBSITE

Location Scouts

Big Banana

+27 11 880 6686

www.bigbanana.co.za

Luxury Mega Yacht

Nautilus

+27 861 22 62 72

sales@thenautilus.co.za

Model Agency

Base Model Agency

+27 21 418 2136

info@basemodelagency.com

Model Agency

Kids On Camera

+27 11 728 8176

www.kidsoncamera.co.za

Model Agency

Outlaws Models Agency

+27 21 439 3999

info@outlawsmodels.com

Photographer

Casey Bertie

+27 82 336 6457

www.caseybertie.com

106

Photographer

Jan Verboom Â

+27 82 652 2278

info@janverboom.co.za

63

Photgrapher

Jessi Novotna

+27 83 492 7986

jessinova@gmail.com

14, 18, 19

Photographer

Joe Alblas

+27 21 438 2773

joe@joealbas.com

FC, 12,13,19,60,

Photographer

Johan Wilke Photography

+27 83 395 5925

www.willworks.co.za

76,85

Photographer

Kass-Photography

+27 84 707 7508

www.kass-photography.com

104

Photographer

Luciana Venter

+27 74 175 7144

lucianadocabo@gmail.com

16, 17

Photographer

Melanie Cleary

+27 82 649 5889

www.melaniephoto.com

58

Photographer

Seppi Hochfellner

+27 72 381 2169

www.seppihochfellner.com

102

Photographer

Sivan Miller

+27 79 107 4463

www.sivanmiller.com

4

Photographic Agency

Bello Vista Film

+27 72 323 5036

tammy@bellovistaproductions.com

Photographic Agency

Bird On A Wire

+27 21 448 5809

vannessa@birdonwire.co.za

Photographic Agency

Verse Creative

+27 72 028 8251

info@versecreative.co.za

Photographic Equipment Rental

Flash Photo

+27 21 418 0618

info@flashphoto.co.za

62

Photographic Equipment Rental

Roodebloem Studios

+27 21 447 6326

info@roodebloemstudios.co.za

63

Photography & Equipment Rental

Sony South Africa

+27 11 690 3301

www.pro.sony.eu/mea

1

Post Production Company

Aces Up

+27 11 325 5504

production@acesup.co.za

83

Post Production Company

Black Ginger

+27 21 488 1188

info@blackginger.tv

89,98

Post Production Company

Refinery

+27 11 799 7800

tracey@refinery.co.za

55,92,99

Post Production Company

Searle Street Post

+27 21 469 2820

www.sspp.co.za

93,100

Post Production Company

Visual Impact

+27 21 468 6000

info@visuals.tv

Primate Sanctuary

Monkeyland

+27 44 534 8906

lara@monkeyland.co.za

Producers

Ikho Productions

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Production Company

Collective Dream Studios

+27 21 409 2000

info@collectivedream.co.za

2

Production Company

Dee-Zone Production

+267 313 3411

marketing@deezone.co.bw

86

Production Company - Commercial Service

AFS Productions

+27 21 424 9999

info@afsproductions.com

68,94

Production Company - Commercial Service

Axis International

+27 21 713 1424

noel@axisinternational.co.za

Production Company - Commercial Service

Can-Can Films

+27 83 227 3041

di@can-canfilms.co.za

Production Company - Commercial Service

Cinergy

+27 21 447 4700

www.cinergy.tv

Production Company - Commercial Service

Groundglass

+27 21 422 2591

gabby@groundglass.co.za

Production Company - Commercial Service

Lucky Fish Productions

+27 21 424 3513

www.luckyfishproductions.co.za

Production Company - Commercial Service

Metal Tiger Productions

+27 21 448 8794

liz@metaltigerproductions.co.za

70

Production Company - Commercial Service

Moonlighting Film Production Services

+27 21 447 2209

philip@moonlighting.co.za

71

Production Company - Commercial Service

Navigator Films

+27 21 200 6040

www.navigatorfilms.co.za

Production Company - Commercial Service

Orange Films

+27 21 465 4188

mandy@orangefilms.co.za

Production Company - Commercial Service

Rocket Films

+27 21 789 2715

info@rocketfilmsafrica.com

Production Company - Commercial Service

Silverlining Pictures

+27 21 422 0072

renier@silverliningpictures.tv

82,88

Production Company - Commercial Service

The Fabulous Boomtown Boys

+27 21 788 3929

cj@boomtownfilms.co.za

74

Production Company - Directors

Axis International

+27 21 713 1424

noel@axisinternational.co.za

Production Company - Directors

Conduit Productions

+27 21 465 9745

info@conduit.co.za

Production Company - Directors

Groundglass

+27 21 422 2591

gabby@groundglass.co.za

Production Company - Directors

Lucky Fish Productions

+27 21 424 3513

www.luckyfishproductions.co.za

Production Company - Directors

Picture Tree

+27 11 787 7446

gary@picturetree.co.za

80,90,91

Production Company - Directors

Spitfire Films

+27 11 325 6227

liesl@spitfirefilms.tv

83

Production Company - Directors

Plank Film Productions

+27 21 461 0887

anco@plank.co.za

81,89,113

Production Company - Directors

Trilogy

+27 21 685 9372

info@thetrilogy.co.za

84

Production Company - Film & Television

Film Afrika

+27 21 461 7950

info@filmafrika.com

69

Production Company - Film & Television

Spier Productions

+27 21 461 0925

contact@spierfilms.com

74

Production Company - Film & Television

Two Oceans Productions

+27 21 506 3300

top@topproductions.co.za

73

Production Company - Film & TV

Bello Vista Film

+27 72 323 5036

tammy@bellovistaproductions.com

Production Company - Film & TV

Best Light Films

+27 21 424 4495

info@bestlight.co.za

Production Company - Film & TV

Big Banana

+27 11 880 6686

www.bigbanana.co.za

Production Company - Film & TV

Community Media Trust

+27 21 288 9163

www.cmt.org.za

Production Company - Film & TV

DO Productions

+27 21 409 2233

www.doproductions.com

18

64,65,75,87,95

102,104,106

119

74

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DIRECTORY LISTINGS Categorical PAGE

CATEGORY

COMPANY

TELEPHONE

EMAIL / WEBSITE

Production Company - Film & TV

Face of Casting Directors

+27 82 693 7636

www.ikho.co.za

Production Company - Film & TV

Ikho Productions

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Production Company - Film & TV

Lucky Fish Productions

+27 21 424 3513

www.luckyfishproductions.co.za

Production Company - Film & TV

Mihlali

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Production Company - Film & TV

Moonlighting Film Production Services

+27 21 447 2209

philip@moonlighting.co.za

Production Company - Film & TV

Navigator Films

+27 21 200 6040

www.navigatorfilms.co.za

Production Company - Film & TV

Off The Fence

+27 71 420 9113

sherene@offthefence.com

Production Company - Film & TV

Origin

+27 21 686 1411

www.orijin.co.za

Production Company - Film & TV

Quizzical Pictures

+27 11 726 2828

www.quizzical.co.za

Production Company - Stills

Big Banana

+27 11 880 6686

www.bigbanana.co.za

Production Company Directors

Catapult Commercials

+27 11 325 5535

glen@catapult.tv

79, 83

Production Company Directors

The Fabulous Boomtown Boys

+27 21 788 3929

cj@boomtownfilms.co.za

74

Production Company Stills

Bird On A Wire

+27 21 448 5809

vanessa@birdonawire.co.za

102,104,106

Props

Blackball Rentertainment

+27 21 701 1275

gina@blackball.co.za

Props

MIL.SPEC

+27 82 364 3185

www.milspec.co.za

Publicity

Helene Turvey Publicity

+27 76 024 2993

heleneturvey@gmail.com

Security

Mihlali Security

+27 82 693 7636

ikho@mweb.co.za

Security Specialists

Pro Events

+27 21 425 2170

info@proevents-sa.co.za

Security/VIP Protection

Cape Town Bodyguards

+27 83 284 4181

nico@sandtonbodyguards.com

Security/VIP Protection

Sandton Bodyguards

+27 83 284 4181

nico@sandtonbodyguards.com

Set Construction & Installation

SDS

+27 11 216 3000

www.setsds.co.za

Set Design & Construction

Sets Non Stop

+27 11 882 8822

action@setsnonstop.co.za

15

Sport Model Agency

Ergo Sport Models

+27 72 573 8888

sandy@ergosportmodels.com

110

Studio Facilities

Atlas Studios

+27 11 482 7111

info@atlasstudios.co.za

101

Studio Facilities

Q-Studios

+27 11 882 4311

www.q-studios.co.za

Studio Heating

Icebox Climate Control

+27 21 438 4599

www.icebox-sa.co.za

Studio Rental

Roodebloem Studios

+27 21 447 6326

info@roodebloemstudios.co.za

63

Studios Facilities

Roodebloem Studios

+27 21 447 6326

info@roodebloemstudios.co.za

63

Talent Management & Castings

Whole Bang Shoot

+27 21 818 8600

info@wholebangshoot.co.za

109

Telecine Transfers

Searle Street Post

+27 21 469 2820

www.sspp.co.za

93,100

Translation Services

Folio Translation Consultants

+27 21 426 2727

www.folio-online.co.za

23

Transport & Logistics

Value Logistics

+27 83 459 2539

sandyvz@value.co.za

101

Travel Agency

Rhino Africa Corporate

+27 21 469 2633

corporate@rhinoafrica.com

BC

Travel Agents

Travel In Style

+27 86 177 1133

selvan@travelinstyle.co.za

Vehicle Hire

AVIS Rent-A-Car

+27 21 424 1661

avisfilm@avis.co.za

111

Vehicle Hire Bloemfontein

Kempston Truck Hire

+27 82 908 7741

angeliqueb@kempston.co.za

13

Vehicle Hire Cape Town

Kempston Truck Hire

+27 21 511 8501

carolync@kempston.co.za

13

Vehicle Hire Cape Town

Tempest Car Hire

+27 21 935-8650

ransom@tempestcarhire.co.za

104,105,109

Vehicle Hire Durban

Kempston Truck Hire

+27 31 700 9090

dikimber@kempston.co.za

13

Vehicle Hire Durban

Tempest Car Hire

+27 32 436 9800

ransom@tempestcarhire.co.za

104,105,109

Vehicle Hire East London

Kempston Truck Hire

+27 43 707 1700

shannonn@kempston.co.za

13

Vehicle Hire George

Kempston Truck Hire

+27 44 801 9900

christellev@kempston.co.za

13

Vehicle Hire Johannesburg

Kempston Truck Hire

+27 11 974 1023

suer@kempston.co.za

13

Vehicle Hire Johannesburg

Tempest Car Hire

+27 11 552 3700

ransom@tempestcarhire.co.za

104,105,109

Vehicle Hire Port Elizabeth

Kempston Truck Hire

+27 41 453 2444

jaciv@kempston.co.za

13

Vehicle Hire Richard’s Bay

Kempston Truck Hire

+27 35 751 1490

richardb@kempston.co.za

13

Vehicle Hire Windhoek, Namibia

Kempston Truck Hire

+264 61 22 5843

carolynd@kempston.co.za

13

Vehicle Rental

Imvusa Transport

+27 21 906 0429

info@imvusatransport.co.za

Vehicle Rental

Sunshine Company

+27 21 461 0595

www.sunshinecompany.co.za

Vehicle Rental

Travel In Style

+27 86 177 1133

selvan@travelinstyle.co.za

Vehicle Rental

Value Film Fleet

+27 86 010 0046

www.value.co.za

Venue

V&A Waterfront

+27 21 408 7631

locations@waterfront.co.za

Visual Effects

Conduit Productions

+27 21 465 9745

info@conduit.co.za

Visual Effects

Motif Studios

+27 21 424 4019

info@motifstudios.co.za

Visual Effects

Origin

+27 21 686 1411

www.orijin.co.za

Visual Effects

Searle Street Post

+27 21 469 2820

www.sspp.co.za

93,100

VW Kombis & Classic Vehicle Hire

Classic Kombis

+27 82 417 4553

classickombi@gmail.com

109

Wardrobe & Costume Hire

MIL.SPEC

+27 82 364 3185

www.milspec.co.za

Wardrobe & Costume Hire

The Wardrobe Studio

+27 82 413 8346

www.wardrobehire.com

Wildlife Photographer

Kim Wolhuter

+27 83 455 7970

wildhoot@mweb.co.za

71

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