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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”.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.