Green Action Week Communications

Green Action Week is a global sustainable consumption campaign in which about 40 environmental and social justice organisations around the world hold a series of activities in October each year that illustrate the concept of Sharing Community. This year, for the first time,  Green Action Week is extending its reach and is being opened up to public participation.


Local Wild Food Hub Video

The Local Wild Food Hub is a voluntary association with the mission of engaging people in getting to know, cultivate, and use the forgotten local indigenous and wild foods of the Cape.


The Beginning: Stop Frame Animation

Shortlisted for a 1min, mobile phone, French Film Festival competition: Making Peace with Nature. This video uses stop frame animation to show the simplicity of compost making.


Plastic Tide Video

Amazing rescue & research done for seal and cormorant entanglements by the Two Oceans Aquarium, V & A Waterfront and Sea Search Research and Conservation.


Project Biome Website

Upon the launch of Project Biome, we crafted a captivating landing page where visitors can delve deeper into the project's details. This is to hold the space while we develop an effective communication strategy. The website uses powerful, spacious typography and captivating imagery, effectively conveying the primary objectives: the restoration of natural landscapes, the promotion of agroecology, and the revitalisation of human systems, all rooted in the profound wisdom of indigenous knowledge.


Izivunguvungu ‘Sudden Strong Winds’

Kader Williams and his team have shifted the winds for many underprivileged children. A place he comes from and knows too well. Through his commitment and love of the sea he changes perspectives and possibilities for these children.


Rethink the Stink Website

Rethink the Stink is an NPO and action group focused on responsible management of water and wastewater. Mycelium was briefed to create a simple website that shared an overview of who they are and their activities. The Rethink the Stink website uses clean and modern typography with big powerful images. The website also embeds their active and engaging Facebook group feed on a news page.


A Ripple Effect Video

What happens when you bring artists, scientists, city officials and aquatic ecosystems together? What unfolding ideas, discoveries or new images arise out of collective thought and action across different disciplines? This was the premise and provoking statement of the EITZ / SANOcean art meets science workshop and followed by this video from the event.


Mother Natures Tunes | 5050 Story

We might not understand what they’re saying, but just like us, other species speak or communicate with each other in their own “languages”. Meet scientists Tess Girdley and Simon Elwen, who are recording and studying how animals “speak”.


Renu-Karoo Website

Renu-Karoo provide plants, seeds and consulting services to those engaged in efforts to restore damaged Karoo veld. Their new website offers simple navigation to the extensive information they offer on a variety of indigenous plant species. It contains clean and clear text that is packed with keywords for good SEO. Beautiful images of their plants visually hold the space and share some of the magic of what they grow in their unique Karoo-based nursery.


Cape Town Wetlands City | 5050 Story

Wetlands are some of the most threatened ecosystems in the world, yet they are amongst the most important. Our most famous and biggest wetland is the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, but there are thousands of smaller, and equally valuable, wetlands across the country.


Urban Food Futures

Foodweb.city was developed over a 12 month period for the Urban Food Futures Programme. The programme aims to contribute to a transformation of existing urban food systems and provide concrete solutions for more liveable futures in urban and peri-urban habitats. Foodweb is the online platform designed to present the monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) for the urban food systems research, analysis, implementation, advocacy and activism from the project’s primary research sites.


Anthology of Sustainable Consumption

This ‘Anthology of Sustainable Consumption’ presents a collection of viewpoints, experiences and case studies from both the Global North and South with the aim to illustrate the need for a transition to sustainable consumption and production. This compilation emphasizes the urgency with which we need to act to bring a better world for all into being.


WWF videos on Groundwater

Since the drought in the Western Cape, groundwater has become a debated topic, and an interest in boreholes, springs and aquifers has grown. World Wildlife Fund South Africa (WWF-SA) commissioned Mycelium Media Colab to produce two educational videos that explore our underground water in Cape Town.


Farm to Fork

Farm to Fork is a short documentary episode that goes to Gugulethu and Ocean View in Cape Town, where we learn from two community led small-scale farming groups about the possibility of using food local production to build community resilience. This film is part of ten short documentaries that illustrate the flaws of the South African food system exposed through the COVID 19 pandemic.


Vanity & the Planet – 50/50 story

12 minute feature story produced for the SABC environmental show 50/50 that takes a closer look at the environmental price tag of the fashion and beauty industry.


Self Care Course – Activate Academy

In our society, the need for hope, self-belief, self-love is at an all-time high. This course is a journey of self reflection, self love and self care. In it learners are guided on a journey to really get to know themselves… They gain a better understanding about what has shaped them, they explore what brings them joy and we share resources and information on where to seek further support should triggers arise


IOI video on Zandvlei

IOI-SA uses Zandvlei Estuary as a case study in Estuary Management as part of the IOI-SA Course in Ocean Governance for Africa. The video focuses on the history of the Vlei, challenges for the estuary as well as management measures and ideas for the way forward.


Kos Gangsters – Best Documentary Award

In December 2020, Lara Taylor won Best Documentary Award at the Mobile Moviemakers Cape Town Film Festival for her mobile video “Kos Gangsters”. The video was filmed at the Ocean View Farm and focuses on two of the female farmers. Coming from the harsh environment of Ocean View, their stories highlight the strength and courage that these women have.


Down to Earth Screenings at the Labia

During March and April 2019, Mycelium Media Colab co-hosted a number of screenings of the documentary film, Down to Earth at the independent Labia Cinema in Cape Town. Down to Earth is a 90-minute film about a British couple with three young children who spent five years journeying across six continents, living with indigenous tribes and “earth keepers” on a quest to learn their ways and gain new perspective.


Water Stories

WaterStories.co.za is a storytelling web portal that explores freshwater and ocean contamination around Cape Town. The website aims to support citizen choices for a clean environment; equip communities to recognise that any injury to water is an injury to all; that working for clean water is working for health for all.


Times Live Series

This series was commissioned by Activate! Leadership, to highlight the inspiring people that have passed through their doors. Their Change Drivers programme equips Activators with innovation & project planning skills. They explore aspects of leadership & values; and offer an understanding on how to navigate the socio-political landscape.


ReNature Promo Video

reNature is a compilation magazine series that paints a picture of the regenerative, sustainable world that is possible if we bring a better understanding and respect for Nature and our relation to her, back into all aspects of human life. This project is in development and we are currently seeking sponsorship.


All Woman TV

Just real women, having real conversations about real things. Not a new concept right? But how about we throw in diversity of age, race and culture? How about we get different opinions delivered in a way that celebrates the beauty and complexity of the female mind, body and soul? All Woman TV is a talk show that celebrates all the ways of being woman, and created collaboratively by Gang of Creatives, directed by Jemima Spring.


Carbon Neutral 2050, Cape Town

Inspirational video produced for the City of Cape Town's Sustainable Energy Markets internal workshop, to generate new thinking and create awareness across the city's departments around disruptive technologies.


iThuba – Creating Opportunity

iThuba is an empowerment project that started in 2012. It was developed as a 3 hour training program for previously disadvantaged Grade 11’s and 12's from the townships to help prepare them for the difficult job market they face on leaving school.


African Earth Rights Video Series

African Earth Rights is a communication platform for the catalysing conversations that help to shift us towards sustainability. The video series featured local "green" entrepreneurs.


350.org Rise Africa Up Video

A powerful video collection of the actions from across Africa for the Rise Up for Climate campaign, driven by global grassroots organisation 350.org.


IFL Logo

Institute of Future Living focuses on holistic community development, this logo uses an icon of the bird, setting the idea of flight and moving forward into the future [...]


IPCC 1.5º Global Warming Report

Summary video of the ACDI roundtable discussion on the IPCC Special Report on global warming of 1.5 degrees, and the implications of the report's key findings for southern Africa.


It’s Africa’s Time

It's Africa's Time highlights the impact of responsible business around Africa. This episode, directed by Jemima Spring tells the story of how the same company who was building a water regulation dam in South Angola, close to the Namibian border, returned to finish the job 40 years after the dam was bombed in the Angolan Border War.


Liesbeek Series

An ancient fish from the days of Gondwanaland, finds a way to survive the Cape Town drought. Following the flow of the Liesbeek River, this is the first of a series about the people and life connected to it's path. Shot on an iPhone8.


Let’s Talk Regeneration

Let's Talk Regeneration is a multimedia campaign and web discussion series that supports the creation of a Long-Term Regenerative Plan for South Africa. It is an invitation to dream and a call to action, awakening the world we all know is possible.


Coastal Park Landfill: Extracting Gas from Trash

A short experimental drone video showcasing the methane extracting gas project runs at the Coastal Park Landfill in Muizenberg. The landfill facilitates the disposal of general waste, which cannot be re-used or recycled.


Conversations About Water

A short news feature about the drought in the Western Cape and the natural water spring on St James main road.