Our Story

Making Great
Things Happen

Delivering great television since 2003, Okuhle Media Group offers a full production supply chain from conceptualisation to production, on to post-production and delivery. Our undeniable track record is proven by having delivered nearly 7 000-hours of innovative multimedia content for local and international broadcasters.
Whilst broadcaster commissions are our traditional strength, it is our expertise in the development and production of content for licensing across multiple territories, as well as our foundations in the world of marketing and advertising that set us apart from the rest.
We develop and deliver content that is beautifully crafted, resonates with audiences, and is backed by research, critical analysis, and creative thinking. We strive to always live up to the name of our company, Okuhle, meaning ‘makers of great things’ when bringing ideas, dreams, and stories to life.
We live by the words, ‘Dare to be Great’. Our ability to create meaningful and memorable connections between our clients and their audiences, is a reflection of our culture and the
versatility of our team of strategists, storytellers, producers, and designers. Our people are the alchemy that defines Okuhle. They are the essence of who we are – they are
Dreamers, Thinkers, and Creators.

Our Group

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Okuhle Media

Okuhle Media makes great television by embracing and promoting diversity in its people, its thinking, and its business model. We partner and collaborate with our commissioning editors to ensure their ratings and objectives are met, whilst constantly being aware of the ever-changing needs of our audiences.

Boost Collective

Boost Collective is a content marketing agency that uses video and experiential marketing to amplify and deliver client messages across multiple platforms, using the art of storytelling. Our expertise lies in integrating communication campaigns across various platforms, though a solution driven strategic approach to bring your content to life .

 

Magnatude

MagnaTude Studios & Post is a television recording, live broadcast studio and post production facility catering for all segments of the television recording, broadcast and post production market. Centrally located in Cape Town, one of the most sought-after cities in the world, MagnaTude Studios & Post offers the local and international television industry a state-of-the-art facility, purpose-built for live, multi-camera and HD productions.

Cooked in Africa

Founded in 2011, by Peter Gird and Justin Bonello , Cooked in Africa Films has consistently produced original, creative and award-winning content since it’s inception. Cooked in Africa Films supports a vertical model, retaining pre-production, production and post-production services in-house, enabling the company to take ownership of the creative and production process, thereby maintaining world class standards and ensuring a consistent and seamless delivery of content to broadcasters and clients.

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Our Team

Okuhle Media focuses on transformation in the workplace as part of our creative and strategic objectives. Our team consists of a diverse group of individuals who each bring a unique skill set to the table.
Prejlin Naidoo
Group Managing Executive
Daniel Koegelenberg
Chief Financial Officer
Louise McClelland
Managing Director: Content Executive Producer
Wilna Van Schalkwyk
Managing Director: Production Executive Producer
Anita Rowland
Managing Director: Boost Collective
Hugh Dudley
General Manager: Magnatude
Shaakirah Adams
Human Resources Manager

Our Awards

Awards & Accolades
  • 2018 – International Emmys – hosts of the semi-final round of judging (Europ, documentary)

  • 2016 – SA Film & Television Awards – Winner – Ocean Adventurer, Best Factual Education Programme

  • 2016 – SA Film & Television Awards – Nominee – Sarah Graham Food Show, Best Variety Show

  • 2015 – SA Film & Television Awards – Nominee – Kasilicious, Best Lifestyle Show

  • 2014 – Premier Entrepreneurs Recognition Award – Winner – Established Business Category

  • 2014 – DISCOP- Winner – #Friendendorsed – Pitching Competition, Format Category

  • 2014 – SA Film & Television Awards – Winner – Bitten: Sarah Graham Cooks Cape Town – Best Variety & Lifestyle Program

  • 2014 – SA Premier Business Awards – SMME Category – Winner

  • 2013 – SA Film & Television Awards – Nominee – Hectic Nine-9 – Best Variety and Lifestyle Program

  • 2013 – SA Film & Television Awards – Nominee – MyNight – Best Children’s TV Show

  • 2010 – Inbongi Awards – Winner – Best Production Company in Cape Town and the Western Cape

  • 2009 – SA Film & Television Awards – Winner – Which Way, Best Children’s TV Show

  • 2008 – MipTV Content 360 Competition (Cannes, France) – Firts Company to be selected in two categories: Winners Ogilvy Entertainment Special Category

  • 2009 – Commission – Hectic-Nine-9 – Largest production contract commissioned to a Cape Town based Production Company

  • 2006 – SA Film & Television Awards – Nominee – Bling! Nominated for Best Children’s TV Show at the first ever SAFTAs

Our Clients

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Building 13, Waverley Business Park
Wyecroft Road, Mowbray,
Cape Town