Congrats to the teams behind all the South African commercials shortlisted in the Film category at Cannes Lions. Velocity Films is in front with four nominations: Greg Gray’s Amstel Boxer is nominated for Crafts for Direction and Cinematography, while Anton Visser is shortlisted for 1st For Women Mints & Cola and Montego Family Ties. Frieze Films has two: for Uniball Swapped at Birth (above) and Bust You Out, directed by Rob Malpage, who is now at Velocity. Bouffant also has two, both for Dean Blumberg’s Ster Kinekor Intersection. Plank is shortlisted for Pete Pohorksy’s Rediscover Dairy Dusty, while Giant Films is in the running for Robin Goode’s DARG Love. And Orange Being There is shortlisted in Film and for Direction after shooting in South Africa with Wink Films.
Uni-Ball - Swapped at birth / Frieze Films