ABSA's Cultivating the Exceptional directed by GIANT FILMS' director Sam Coleman

Posted: July 6, 2016
When challenged to bring extra meaning and resonance to the new ABSA Investment spot, director Sam Coleman knew that the words and distinctive voice of Philosopher Alan Watts would lend the required gravitas he and agency The Jupiter Drawing Room, Johannesburg were searching for, to give solid grounding to ABSA’s unique Strive for the Exceptional positioning.

YDA shortlist for Karien Cherry

Posted: June 22, 2016
Giant Films director Karien Cherry is in the running for the prestigious Young Director Award (YDA) at this year’s Cannes festival. Karien received the nomination for her award-winning New Balance spot 'Baby vs Dale Steyn', for the King James Group.

Ian Gabriel creates epic encounter for RMB

Posted: June 10, 2016
In the closely observed category of South African Financial advertising, authenticity and local relevance are important touch points. Witness Stick Communications and GIANT FILMS’ director Ian Gabriel’s new campaign for Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), built around the central theme of collaborative thinking in which rowing is explored as the metaphor for RMB's Corporate and Investment Banking.

Karien Cherry wins Ad of the Month, again

Posted: June 9, 2016
Director Karien Cherry’s recent Sanlam campaign has just been awarded first place in the Creative Circle ‘TV, Cinema and Film’ category for March.

Giant Films

Founded by Ian and Cindy Gabriel in 1995, Giant Films is a creative partnership that is known and trusted throughout the world.

Always independent, with a desire to tell emotionally compelling stories, and with a depth of experience and know-how, Giant Films strives to communicate messages that resonate across all genres of filmmaking. As well as receiving multiple awards for its work in feature films, commercials, documentaries and music videos, Giant Films continues to build on its reputation for creatively innovative and conceptually-driven productions. Giant Films offers production facilitation of commercials and music videos and co-production for feature length films.

Giant Films represents directors

IAN GABRIELSAM COLEMAN, PERI VAN PAPENDORP and KARIEN CHERRY