creativity

Has Digital Truly Sounded The Death Knell For Creative Writing?

Has Digital Truly Sounded The Death Knell For Creative Writing?

In a digital world where likes, followers and claps measure the success of content, and listicles are the go-to format, learning the art of creative writing no longer feels necessary. So, is it? In this article, Heavy Chef Content Manager Mwabi Motaung investigates the importance of writing in the Digital Economy.

How Easy Is It To Make Money Out Of Your YouTube Channel?

How Easy Is It To Make Money Out Of Your YouTube Channel?

Nowadays, everyone seems to be creating a new YouTube channel. Ondela Mlandu spoke to Danilo Acquisto, TV celebrity, radio show host and CEO of Special Effects Media, about the viability of YouTube and how realistic it is to make money out of the platform. Danilo is a remarkable mind when it comes to video strategy and, in this highly insightful interview, he reveals to Heavy Chef about the various ways that individuals and businesses can create an impactive online video presence. Danilo explains about the three models that creators can deploy and the single most important piece of advice that creators need to hear.

Local Film Maker On Why South Africa Is Not Winning More Oscars

Local Film Maker On Why South Africa Is Not Winning More Oscars

Jonty Acton created, wrote, produced and directed the 13-part Wildlife Reality TV series Frontier Vets, which premiered on SABC 3 in 2016 and has gone on to achieve international recognition. Now, Jonty is embarking on his next big challenge - making a feature length South African film, called Break In. Heavy Chef’s CEO Fred Roed chatted to Jonty about being a film maker and creative entrepreneur - and asked him to weigh in on some thorny topics in the industry.

Freshlyground's Zolani Uses Thundafund To Crowdsource New Creative Collaboration

Freshlyground's Zolani Uses Thundafund To Crowdsource New Creative Collaboration

This summer, South Africa's most celebrated music superstars, Zolani Mahola, lead singer of Freshlyground, and Dom and Dave from Goldfish will be co-producing a track which will see the coming together of two epic sounds in one explosive mega-hit.