Entries by Tayo

Paradigm Shift is looking for Cast

Paradigm Shift is an amazing organisation that we have worked with before and are busy collaborating with again.  Take a look at this Casting Call if you are in Cape Town next week. PARADIGM SHIFT CASTING CALL We are local non-profit organisation looking for 4-6 people to play the roles of trainers/ facilitators for a […]

Happy New Year! (And save water)

I hope you have successfully rung in 2016 in your own indomitable style.  Methinks this is going to be a fine year! Along with a change in calendar this year, residents of the Western Cape also welcomed in Stage 2 water restrictions at the stroke of 12. Not quite the celebration we all expected, eh? […]

The bacon revolution

I was recently approached by an international documentary team to quote on creating their film trailer.  They are based in the States and putting the finishing touches onto a documentary about the Paleo lifestyle.  Its quite common for productions to get another editor/production company to then cut a trailer for them. They do this because […]

Looking Back / Looking Forward

Hi There! We’ve been really really busy over here at Substance Films.  Hence our very lengthy silence (since, ahem, Christmas!).  But we’ve been working on some really worthwhile projects.  And that is our only excuse! Take a look at one of the videos we recently made for WWF South Africa here. More of this awesomeness […]

bustin down the doors

So, its that time of year again: the trees are getting buds, the sun rises earlier, one thinks twice about donning one’s wetsuit when surfing Muizenberg and over in the video industry, we are all panicking because its quiet as hell. As a professional video-maker (yes, I can call myself that after being in the […]

Frozen in Time

A little winter special for all of our loyal clients – even those we haven’t met yet. Looking forward to hearing from you!   Yvette  

susan sontag

This weekend I was delighted to read this from Brain Pickings, Brain Pickings is a truly exceptional collection of diverse, multi-disciplinary musings and curated reading material, mostly with a cultural bent. You should check it out… “In 1978, Rolling Stone contributing editor Jonathan Cott interviewed Sontag in twelve hours of conversation, beginning in Paris and continuing in New York, […]

the ploy to employment

According to Stats SA, as of the second quarter of 2013, there are 52,98 million people living in South Africa and the unemployment rate for the same period is 25,6%. I have been saying for a while, I was going to address being a “good” employee in South Africa on Facebook.  And I have sat […]