Interviews

Photo by Michael Ellis

My Day Job: Tecla Ciolfi

After reading about Tecla Ciolfi’s Oppikoppi experience on her music (and a bit of other stuff) blog Texx and the City, we had to find out what it takes to be a music writer in South Africa. So we asked.

MK is… any questions?

MK is… any questions?

An interesting campaign by Ogilvy Joburg’s content division, 1984 for M-net music channel MK. The unbranded campaign follows the lives of three characters online through facebook, twitter and a blog that’s updated daily with anecdotes, pics and video footage that take a gritty and honest look at South African youth and popular culture.

My Day Job: Eliza Roza | Movie Planner

My Day Job: Eliza Roza | Movie Planner

This week’s My Day Job feature is with Eliza Roza, movie planner by day, psychology student by night and yoga enthusiast the rest of the time. She is the movie planner for M-Net, MM1 & MM2. So basically she gets paid to watch movies all day. Jealous much? We found out what goes into being a movie planner.

Feiyue SHAPES – Interview with Ben Rausch

Feiyue SHAPES – Interview with Ben Rausch

Last week we got to know Gerhard van Wyk who created a beautiful piece of art for the Feiyue SHAPES window display campaign. This week it’s animator and illustrator Ben Rausch’s turn to create a Feiyue SHAPES inspired window display at the Mooks store in Rosebank. Here’s a Q&A with Ben –

My Day Job: Daniel Cuthbert

My Day Job: Daniel Cuthbert

Being a documentary photographer, it’s inevitable that Daniel Cuthbert has amazing tales to tell. Here, he answers a few of our questions and lets us in on his fascinating day job.

My Day Job: Roger Titley

My Day Job: Roger Titley

We’ve all seen Roger Titley’s puppets, models and animatronics countless times before in our favourite ads. We just haven’t known it was him and his associate artists responsible for making the creatures come alive. The dung beetle who performed as part of the 2010 Fifa World Cup opening ceremony? One of his. Vodacom’s bungee-jumping baby? Yup, that too. We wanted to find out how one gets into this very intersting, challenging and creative line of work. Roger filled us in.

My Day Job: Justin Poulter

My Day Job: Justin Poulter

Cape Town illustrator and co-founder of One Horse Town Justin Poulter left our shores a while ago to work for UK based design studio – I Love Dust. We know a few local designers who would give an arm to work at this studio so we found out from Justin what it’s like:

My Day Job: Marcel Oudejans | Magician

My Day Job: Marcel Oudejans | Magician

Marcel Oudejans has been a corporate magician since 1999, he is also a division director of Perform! Marketing Solutions, Co-Owner of Flow Finders International, the Vice-president of the Cape Town chapter of the Professional Speakers Assoc of Southern Africa 2009-2012 and the author of “The Serious Business Owner’s Guide To Creating Customers For Life”. That’s quite a list! We asked Marcel about his day job:

Made in Bo-Kaap: Haas

Made in Bo-Kaap: Haas

For our latest Made In feature we were really excited to visit Haas in Bo-Kaap, Cape Town. You all have been raving about their coffee shop on twitter so we had to see (and taste) for ourselves.