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How to make a viral video

Here it is. The holy grail of corporate video making. Follow this guide and you are guaranteed to blow your consumers’ minds. And convince them to spend all their money with you…...

Payday – Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues

It’s the week we’ve all been waiting for. Month end. Payday. Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues prove once again why they are South Africa’s answer to Lonely Island. Love your...

Team Best – The Movie

Team Best is one of my favourite production companies in SA. Asher Stoltz and Bryan van Niekerk are two of the funniest Johannesburgers you will ever meet and because they are actor-directors, they...

Dumb Ways to Die: Valentine’s edition

For all the lovers and the haters, everyone will enjoy this V-Day 30 seconder from the Dumb Ways to Die creatives. I can only ever hear Xolisa Dyeshana’s Loeries remix in my head when I hear...

#Retrospective13

I can remember doodling logo inspiration on serviettes and notebooks in a Starbucks in West London more than five years ago. Fast forward to 1 June 2010, Retroviral was formed out of a passion to...

Starbucks CEO to headline 2014 Discovery Leadership Summit

If you are an entrepreneur/ a business supremo /or even just a coffee loving hipster, you should make a plan to attend this, as the line up is super sexy. Howard Schultz, the founder, CEO and...

Tonight I fly to India…

… to adopt this child: ...

Dove: real mean parody

Brendan Jack, Bevan Cullinan, Garth Breytenbach and Chris Forrest star in this awesome local parody of a Dove ‘Real Beauty’ campaign. Boys are so...

The King of Jozi

Capetonians queued for months in rain, sleet and sunshine outside the BK lounge (as Dane Cook so eloquently names it) in order to experience the taste explosion of the world famous Whopper. Burger...

This post is dedicated to Berton Bosman

There are times when the world loses someone too young and too awesome. Last year this time, South Africa lost a fucking rad dude. Berton Bosman sadly passed away at the 2013 Ironman 70.3 event. This...

On. The. Line

I always joke how about how much the world has changed and how my job didn’t exist when I was at varsity in the early part of the 21st Century. Here’s a news report from 1981 about the...

Love this project. So much

Dig this campaign. Here’s how it is described via the YouTube channel it has been posted to: Disabled mannequins elicited astonished looks from passers-by on Zurich’s Bahnhofstrasse on...

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