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In January 2013, Travis Taute and Daryne Joshua attended the International Film Festival Rotterdam. The festival, which at the core focuses on Arthouse Film & Development was a learning of curve of note for both directors. Mixing with some of the most elite filmmakers from around the globe, the complexity of international financing, co-production and distribution were made accessible through world-class seminars hosted by European and American industry veterans. Through opportunities to pitch to various German, French and Dutch Producers, Gambit Films took a significant step forward in establishing an international client base for commercials, along with building budding relationships that will continuously be developed in the world of cinema. An inspiration for documentary filmmakers too, the festival enhanced Gambit’s 2013 project slate, allowing market research and audience appeal to fine-tune our projects based on commercial viability. Through a collaborative effort, 2013 will hopefully bring one or more of Gambit’s projects currently in development, into production with international partners. Despite the average -7C temperatures, the trip, which was facilitated through PUM EXPERTS was nothing but a success! Stay tuned for more updates as these projects head closer to a screen near you…


In November 2012, Gambit Films produced a TV commercial for Herbex that was based on the true story of Mpumi Twala. Directed by Nosipho, this commercial can be seen on local airwaves from January 2013. Watch out for it!


In November 2012, Gambit Films produced a Herbex commercial based on a true story. Directed by Nosipho Dumisa, this commercial is slated to start airing in January 2013.


In October 2012, Gambit films completed a series of in-house commercials for Glacier by Sanlam in order to promote a wellness week initiative. The series of commercials, directed by Nosipho Dumisa is an example of nothing being too big or too small for Gambit to flush creativity into…


In August 2012, Gambit Films produced a spec commercial for CONVERSE as part of a Director Showreel Project. Filmed entirely in Cape Town, this Converse ‘ Memories’ commercial is our imagining of the timeless brand.

Conceptualized by: Sedick Sasman & Nicki Priem; Copyright By: Travis Taute, Sedick Sasman and Nicki Priem; Filmed By: Zenn Van Zyl; Produced By Nicki Priem; Directed and Edited by Travis Taute. A Gambit Films Production.

Special Thanks to: Ray Kippie, Alexis Doolings, Groote Schuur Primary School, Mikhail Mtola, all the fat cats at Zootee Studios; Junita Baleson & Braam Van Huyssteen at TEKKIE TOWN; Kelvin Katz and Dawn Laughton at CONVERSE, who all made this production possible.

Watch in HD!

UR Card Promo

UR Card is a Cape Town tourism company launching at the Durban Tourism Indaba in 2012. Gambit Films recently produced this web commercial, highlighting the key elements on offer from this unique company. Filming took place on location in Cape Town. Take a look…


As part of the marketing for the new film that was filmed on location in Cape Town South Africa, 3 Remote Controlled planes designed as flying humans took to the skies of The Big Apple to get passers by talking. It’s the little things that make people take notice and this is extremely noval way to get people talking about your film. We sure are.

Cape Town and the Collapsing Cooling Towers

A great little campaign in britain that is trying to get people to stop using “The Big 6” energy providing companies, but rather look at greener possibilities. Great cause and great ad, not being biased in any way  when we say the Cape Town towers going down is the best part.

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