Corporate Video Production Services

Small Teams Managing all the right people!

We use our extensive network of working professionals
to source the best people for your project!

Why Use Filmpod Video Production Services, Johannesburg?

We have built a small team of industry professionals within the film industry. This small team manages organic project teams which are engaged especially for your film project. 

  Filmpod video production services manages cinematography, film production and post production.

We have decades of experience in the film and broadcast industry:

Filmpod has an established core team with decades of combined experience in the professional film and broadcast industry.  Having produced TV documentaries, Feature films, Corporate Videos, Explainer Videos all the way through to promotional videos for YouTube and Vimeo, Filmpod has the expertise to make your video production a success. We understand that every one of our clients is unique and we believe each of our project teams should be unique too! With an established network of video production professionals across South Africa Filmpod has every aspect covered. So, whether it be a corporate branding video, high-end CG, motion graphics, 2D or 3D animation, audio production, documentary film-making or script writing we will ensure that you get the best team most suited to your project. Our organic approach to creative collaboration results in fresh, original, and innovative solutions every time.

We Offer Agency Standards Without The Huge Price Tag:

Filmpod offers our clients big agency standards but without the large overheads. Our small professional team ensures that we source video production professionals not only suited to your particular project but also to your budget. We value a strong creative collaboration that brings with it the ability to deliver solutions on a diverse level. Whether you run a large corporate business or a small start-up business, Filmpod strives to deliver high quality standards that compete favourably with the price tags offered by high-end video production agencies.

Our Teams Are International:

At Filmpod, both our small teams and project teams are made up of national and international professionals. In a growing digital environment it is important for Filmpod to be at the cutting edge, and our international collaboration is key to ensuring this. Working with teams from across the globe brings an international perspective to our video production, both video pre-production, video production and video post-production. We compete in a global market with international video production quality at local prices. We not only offer video production services in Johannesburg, South Africa, but right across Africa including Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Botswana and surrounding countries such as  Mauritius, the Seychelles, Madagascar to name a few.

The Filmpod Team

Paul Westgate

Paul Westgate

Production & Cinematography

Paul has more than 20 years experience across the Retail, Media, IT sectors both in South Africa and the UK. Having recently returned to South Africa he is passionate about making a difference not only in the Media Industry but also across South Africa. His experience and passion for cinematography, photography and audio production is evident in his work. Paul’s motto is, “Always under promise and over deliver” and is willing to go the extra mile to ensure that each video production exceeds the clients expectations. Drop Paul an email or contact him to discuss how Filmpod can make a difference to your project.

Rae Holmes

Rae Holmes

Post Production & Editor

Having lived in The United Kingdom for most her life, Rae leads much of our concept development and has a keen eye on International Design and film. Having studied Design in London and worked in the Media industry for over a decade, she is passionate about producing powerful communicative tools through the medium of film.

Paul Nel

Paul Nel

Director of Photography SASC

Paul has worked in the Television and radio industry nationally and abroad for the past thirty-five years. He has produced programmes within multiple genres; including motion pictures, actuality, drama, specialised documentaries and news programming. He has worked for a diverse number of international and national networks, including SABC, ETV, CNN, RIAS Berlin, China TV, Iran TV and the BBC. Paul served as the official team media producer and spokesman for Rescue South Africa over a period of eight years, on earthquake rescue missions to Gujurat in India, Bam in Iran, Phuket in Indonesia and as the media officer in SA for the Japanese earthquake. Paul was selected to trail Oprah Winfrey during her 2012 visit to SA and has recently filmed international documentaríes and films, including, ‘Skylar’, ‘Soldier of Destiny’, ‘Trailer-Made’ and ‘Catalina – last Journey of Patrol Boat Yankee’ as well as ‘Last Air Safari’, a twenty day excursion with antique aircraft up the Great African Rift Valley. His work on South African television includes 23 years of producing road safety programmes for the SABC, as well as being a producer on Carte Blanche – the country’s foremost investigative programme.

Liz Rencken

Liz Rencken

Production Manager

Liz has 15 years of experience in the Advertising world with a qualification in Graphic Design. She moved from design into traffic co-ordination and then into Production early in her career which opened up an array of skills and experience in Print, Promo Items, Signage, Film, Photography, Illustration, Animation and Web design.

Having worked at a few bigger agencies in Johannesburg on some of the country’s top brands Liz has gained the industry knowledge and know-how to take your brand from good to great.  Also having worked with some of the top photographers and printers in Joburg and Cape Town Liz has a network of skilled individuals and companies to call on for any size job.

Ishmael Mathebula

Ishmael Mathebula

Camera Operator

Ishmael studied media Studies at the University of Limpopo and is a vital force to the success of Filmpod’s video shoots. With his ‘can do’ attitude he excels as a camera assistant and cameraman making sure the production runs smoothly. Ishmael enjoys travelling and seeing South Africa. Due to Filmpod’s numerous projects around Southern Africa and Internationally, this affords him the opportunity to see this great country and make a valuable contribution to Filmpod.

Ashley Treurnich

Ashley Treurnich

Grip/Runner

After working in the shop-fitting industry for some time, this young man has developed a love for film-making and production. Despite loving the camera, Ashley has leanings towards the grips department, where he one day hopes to make his mark. A good and dependable all-rounder, Ashley is the go-to-guy on set.

Claudia Gaddi Nel

Claudia Gaddi Nel

Wardrobe, Hair & Make-up

Claudia, a former airline cabin attendant for SAA, has always possessed a flair for designing and manufacturing clothes and fashion items – as well as for make-up design. She has successfully provided services as a key make-up artist on numerous local films – where she simultaneously began taking photos of the actors and crew. In doing this, Claudia has become indispensible on working crews, where her expertise behind the lens has provided Facebook and production websites with a steady flow of high quality images. In recent years, this hard-working asset has developed a passion for painting. Truly an all-rounder, Claudia is an important asset to the company.

Summary
Photo ofPaul Westgate
Name
Paul Westgate
Job Title
Cinematographer and Photographer
Company
Filmpod