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About Us

Just Films is a high performing team of professionals who produce films that serve a just cause.

We are a women-led production company, founded in sunny South Africa, with our core team based across Cape Town, London and Antwerp.

 

In working with and supporting diverse writers, artists and technicians, we are committed to helping build a more sustainable and frankly more interesting media industry.

 

Respected festivals such as Annecy International Animation, London Short, Schnit International and Echo BRICS (representing Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) have selected and awarded our best films.

 

Our partners include behaviour change specialists, government organisations, academics and others who use animation, documentary and fiction videos to effect positive change.

OUR TEAM

KERRIN KOKOT

Producer/Director

An award-winning filmmaker, Kerrin  has led hundreds of TV, mobile or online productions since 2006. She  launched and ran the South African Parliament’s first public live-stream programme for four years, has taught at two film schools and has been  invited to speak at various festivals about using media to make a positive social impact. Kerrin has also worked on some highly entertaining, awards-drenched shows such as Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes for BBC One. She holds an MFA in Film and Television and certificates from UCT’s Graduate School of Business in South Africa, and the UK’s NFTS.

PASCALE NEUSCHÄFER

Director of Photography

Director of photography with over ten years’ experience in the international film, TV and commercials industry. DP on indie feature film “Bones of Greenwich Shore”, London, 2017. Cinematographer on multimedia project for the Daily Maverick, directed by Rebecca Davis, which won the African Media Story Challenge, 2014. She holds an MA in Cinematography (with distinction), from Goldsmiths and speaks English, German, Afrikaans and French.

MICHAELA BORCHER

Junior Producer

Michaela is a filmmaker and educator with hands-on features and series production and wardrobe experience. In 2018 she was accepted into a business development programme focused on building entrepreneurial skills in the digital and video sector. She holds a BA in Motion Picture from AFDA.

SIYASANGA NKATA

Executive Producer’s Assistant

Siya is an award-winning actress as well as a production secretary and director’s assistant for feature films and series. Holds a Diploma in Professional Acting for Camera from City Varsity and a certificate from The Actor’s Toolbox.

WHAT WE DO

We produce films that serve a just cause.

 

Our stories usually focus on interesting people doing interesting things in digestible video formats.

Animation

Creating and delivering character-driven, or motion graphic style 2D, 3D, or hybrid film.

Documentary

Highly qualified filmmakers handling sensitive subjects in tough environments.

Fiction

Supporting diverse storytellers with bold ideas and fresh perspectives.

Commercial

Bringing a positive impact to branded or corporate content.