south african film industry

Veteran Videographer Justin Sandmann's Top Advice For Making Great Movies

Veteran Videographer Justin Sandmann's Top Advice For Making Great Movies

Heavy Chef interviews Justin Sandman, the founder of Sandmann Film & TV Productions to talk about what it takes for a visual story-teller to make a name in the South African Film Industry. Justin shares world-class advice, not only specific to aspiring filmmakers out there, but also to those who have chosen creative professions in the digital age.

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.

A Local Actress Is Teaching Us How To Own The Business Side Of Creative Output

A Local Actress Is Teaching Us How To Own The Business Side Of Creative Output

The water crisis ignited a wave of inspiration within South Africa. When the film industry slumped, a plucky local actress used her entrepreneurial experience to create her own opportunities. Heavy Chef representative, Caley van der Kolk chatted to the remarkable Micharn Pollock about her mission.