Winner of the 2013 Cape Town Shnit Festival audience-voted Real Time prize, The Briefcase, written and directed by Travis Taute and Daryne Joshua of Gambit Films, was also selected for the Cannes International Film Festival 2014 Short’s Corner.
The Lovers, which won an Art Film Festival Cannes 2013 award, is a short surrealist story about a man and a woman and a metaphor. In a Dali-esque landscape, actors with covered faces explore their relationship in a simple narrative which leaves interpretation up to the viewer.
Oscar nominated Asad is "a lyrical, moving and beautifully realised portrayal of a world we rarely get to see in cinema. Every shot of the film is well thought out and specific to this unique world - a fishing village in Somalia. Yet Asad’s most astounding achievement is boasting an array of brilliant performances by a cast of Somali refugees…" Tribeca Film Festival Jury
2014 Cannes Film Festival Selection, Stone Cars, written, directed and produced by Reinaldo Marcus Green of Green Brother Films, is an authentic and moving girl’s coming-of-age story whose strength is in its understated yet strong performances and naturalistic filmmaking.
The 2013 Flaming Faun trophy for Best Film Made In South Africa was awarded to mockumentary sit-com pilot Armed Response, written/produced by Donovan Graham and Greg Parvess and directed by Donovan Graham (“We shot Armed Response on a Samsung something or other…”). The pilot is a humorous take on life and crime in South Africa today.