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Refuge

Refuge is another Social Impact Video we are proud to have produced for an amazing client, The Adonis Musati Project. The video explores the challenges and triumphs of refugee woman community leaders in South Africa. The video also sheds some interesting light on a new mode/methodology of empowerment and leadership known as Asset Based Community […]

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Better Together

Better Together is an impact video showcasing the valuable work undertaken in South African by a joint network of agencies – The Migration Multi-Partner Trust Fund – dealing with refugee integration and advancing social cohesion in South Africa. In this video we demonstrate, despite all the negative media around foreign nationals and South African xenophobia, […]

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Coach

Official Selection: Encounters Film Festival (2023) Meet coach Merlin! A father, mentor and local sports development fundi! We produced this video for an amazing client, The Adonis Musati Foundation.  

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The Powder Room

The Powder Room is a quirky, comedic short film produced by the English Dept. Honours students, class of 2022, at Stellenbosch University. The film is part of Fade2Black Productions’ Film and Education initiatives.

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amaGents

amaGents is a feature length documentary film current in development. The film tracing the commitment of five Zulu male crèche owners who commit their lives, against staggering odds, to educate and protect young children in the township communities of Hammarsdale, Inchanga and Ndwedwe in KZN. They are all qualified Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioners and inherited their love of for ECD from their mothers.

Full 24-minute advocacy film available by permission of producers: https://vimeo.com/fade2blackproductions/amagents

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Brighter Days

This super short film was created by the English Honours class of 2019 at Stellenbosch University. This project is part of our Education in Film and Film in Education work. These are not film students, many not touched a film camera before.

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The Love Project

The Love Project was conceived by oncologist, Dr. Lizaane Langenhoven and artists/illustrator, Dr. Abigail Wiese, to serve as an artistic healing aid for cancer patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer. We are proud to have produced this pilot episode for the Love Project.

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Final Notice

Tormented by grief and guilt, Joaquin finds a radical cure to relieve his pain. alChemist is a short fiction which serves as a proof of concept for a long format project currently in development.

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Cape-Helena

Through archive film and photographs, as well as intimate portrait interviews and sweeping landscape footage, Cape-Helena tells the story of the historical relationship between South Africa and one of the remotest Isles in the world – St. Helena Island. Cape-Helena opens with a nostalgic reflection that the writer-director, Damian Sean Samuels, has for the Island. […]

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Man from the South

‘Man from the South’ is a short film adaptation of the Roald Dahl short story of the same name.

Best film Shnit Real Time Award
Selected Durban International Film Festival

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The Black Christ

The painting that shook a regime.

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Die Name Wat Ons Gee (The Names We Give)

This ‘no budget’, impromptu educational film is a collaboration between Fade2Black Productions and the Centre for Humanities Research at the University of the Western Cape. The film was made to record the culmination of a more collaborative ongoing social initiative between Net Vir Pret, based in Barrydale and focussed on Youth Development; The Handspring Puppet […]

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The Island

This short experimental film is based on an Athol Fugard play, ‘The Island’ (first performed in 1973, starring John Kani and Winston Nsthona), which in turn is based on the classical play, ‘Antigone’ written by Sophocles. The film was directed by Delia Meyer as part of a multimedia theatre presentation project for the University of […]

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