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Editors' Choice

The Life Story of a Young Alcoholic Is Told in This Raw Short Film

Joe Public United, Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Editors' Choice: Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe and Joe Public United launch #BeTheMentor for South African Breweries’ 18+ campaign

Egg Films' Zwelethu Radebe has directed Vuka, a short film raising awareness for #BeTheMentor, part of South African Breweries’ 18+ campaign to pre... Read more


#TakeBackTheTax Ignites Change to Tackle the Illegal Cigarette Trade in South Africa

Joe Public United, Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Campaign from Joe Public Ignite offers people real solutions and a platform to act on this epidemic

The illicit cigarette trade in South Africa is a parasite, infecting the growth of the country by eroding more than R7 billion in tax revenue every... Read more


FCB Cape Town Highlights the Bravery of Emergency Medical Staff in New Campaign

FCB EMEA, Tue, Dec 04, 2018

Agency launches touching new films directed by House Butterfly's Felix Seuffert

The Western Cape Government (WCG) has launched two new videos focusing on the vital role its emergency medical staff (EMS) play on a daily basis.Di... Read more

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Punchy Nando’s #YouPeople Ad Takes Aim at Stereotyping and Racism

M&C Saatchi Abel, Thu, Nov 29, 2018

South Africa’s M&C Saatchi Abel punctures hypocrisy with comedy, following up September’s Afrofuturist satire, writes LBB’s Laura Swinton

It’s the battle of the big South African chicken brands this week as both Nando’s and Chicken Licken release their own comedic campaigns on the sam... Read more

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Your Shot

Your Shot: South African Chicken Licken Spot Flips the Script on Colonialism

LBB Editorial, Thu, Nov 29, 2018

Joe Public United creative director Martin Schlumpf and They Shoot Films director Grant De Sousa on the cinematic ‘Legend of Big John’

Chicken Licken is a South African fast food brand that’s fostered something of a cult status locally – and its latest campaign is already grabbing ... Read more

5 minutes with...

5 Minutes with… Neo Mashigo

M&C Saatchi Abel, Thu, Nov 29, 2018

M&C Saatchi Abel’s chief creative officer on setting up a creative school, depicting the fun side of Soweto and the epic Tower of Light tribute to Nelson Mandela

Neo Mashigo is not the sort of person to sit still, doing the same thing day in and day out. As a kid, he dreamed of being a lawyer and took part i... Read more

New Talent

New Talent: Nare Mokgotho

Massif Media, Thu, Nov 29, 2018

He’s put academic lectures on trains and poked fun at film festivals – now Massif’s rising creative talent has made his commercial directing debut

Nare Mokgotho is an exciting, multi-disciplined creative talent from South Africa who caught our eye with his commercial directing debut. The pair ... Read more


Baby Fights to Hold Back the Inevitable Tide in South African Nappy Ad, Thu, Nov 29, 2018

The idea from King James riffs on the power that watery sounds have to provoke bodily functions

Independent South African creative agency King James was tasked with introducing the new Tiny Tots Nappies range from Pick n Pay. The resulting TV ... Read more


Breathtaking Short 'The End of the Line' Explores the Art of Slacklining

Familia, Wed, Nov 21, 2018

Familia director SASHINSKI directs stunning short film

This new short film 'The End of the Line' explores the art of a wire-walking and pairs it with themes of existential interaction between humans and... Read more


Toyota Aygo Makes a Stylish Entrance in New Spot from FCB Johannesburg

FCB EMEA, Tue, Nov 13, 2018

Your Girlfriend's Morgan Dingle directs new TVC

The new campaign for Toyota Aygo from long-standing agency, FCB Johannesburg, adds television to the mix after historically relying on digital to c... Read more