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Time To Have A Chuckle At Some Of The Questionable

Boring billboards, awkward song and dance routines and random hashtags – who hasn’t seen an advert at some point that they feel they could have done a bit better? Because despite the advertising and marketing industry being packed to the brim of big personalities who hold our creative community to a high standard, every year […]Read More

Watch “Rafiki” on Showmax In Celebration of Pride Month

Rafiki, winner of 16 international awards, is now streaming first on Showmax, just in time for Pride Month. “Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives,” but Kena (Samantha Mugatsia, who won Best Actress at Carthage 2018 and FESPACO 2019 for the role) and Ziki (Sheila Munyiva) long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the […]Read More


At a Cannes event this past weekend, Urucu Media was pleased to announce the selection of five emerging African screenwriters to participate in REALNESS, a pioneering residency initiative that will afford a new generation of filmmakers the opportunity to nurture and cultivate their talent as authentic voices in African cinema. REALNESS is presented under the mentorship […]Read More


Urucu Media’s hugely anticipated drama Necktie Youth walked away with top honours at the Durban International Film Festival on Saturday night, winning both the best South African feature award and the international jury award for best director for director Sibs Shongwe-La Mer. Said the jury in their report on Necktie Youth: “a film desperate to reconcile the seemingly […]Read More

Urucu Media launches inaugural South African edition of Cannes prestigious La Semaine

Urucu Media, one of South Africa’s newest feature film production houses, which recently produced the internationally acclaimed Necktie Youth, is proud to announce that they have partnered with Cannes’s La Semaine de la Critique (Critic’s Week) to host a dynamic selection of the top films emerging from this programme in recent years. The South African programme launches as part of the Durban International […]Read More

Explore the world of DIFF on iTunes Durban International Film

  Africa’s premier film event, the Durban International Film Festival, which is hosted by the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Centre for Creative Arts, presents its 36th edition from 16 to 26 July, 2015, in the east coast city of Durban, South Africa. For the first time in the history of the festival, film-lovers can now explore the […]Read More


The growth and importance of Africa is undeniable and whilst others look for dots on the map, BBDO’s focus on the work and talent has carved a different path in the region. The approach has been to partner with Clients who are pioneering a new creative landscape across the region with a focus on world class […]Read More

An inspiring Commercial Director-Sunu Gonera

Hailing from the townships of Zimbabwe during the turmoil of the Civil War, Sunu’s career path reads more like a movie than real life. His sporting abilities enabled him to travel and study, resulting in a degree in Organizational Psychology from the University of Cape Town. Despite a promising banking career, Sunu’s dream of filmmaking […]Read More

Ireland/Davenport Creative has Movie accepted at Major Film Festivals

Ireland/Davenport creative Ernest Nkosi has produced a film that will be showcased at numerous film festivals, including Toronto in September, Raindance (London) in October and Cannes in 2015. The film has also been selected for screening at the American Film Institute Film Festival. Nkosi is Creative Group Head at Ireland/Davenport and with his background in […]Read More

Creativity is the last legal competitive advantage

“When ad legend Bill Bernbach said ‘Creativity is the last legal competitive advantage’ he may not have realised that he’d be even more right today than he was back then. Almost every other advantage is near commoditized” So says Charl Thom, Group CEO of FoxP2. With the annual agency awards season now in full swing, […]Read More