Documenting stories through moving pictures

We specializes in high-end feature films

ABOUT US

Man Makes a Picture is a diverse and Independent film & television production company operating from the Old Castle Breweries in Cape Town since 2008.

 

We create, develop & produce tailor made, bespoke & entertaining content for audiences around the world.

 

MMAP specializes in high end feature films such as “8” & “The Recce” and has produced 5 short films to date.

 

TV work includes a big budget, 13 episode series, “It’s Africa’s Time” for CNBC Africa (2014), co-produced 2 gameshows for the legendary brand ATARI (2017), “Codebreaker & Player Up” & recently wrapped “Model” (2019) , a 10 episode reality show encouraging a new environmentally ethical industry.

 

MMAP also offers a complete off-line editing facility.

 

 

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We create & produce tailor-made, bespoke & entertaining video content for audiences around the world

OUR SERVICES

BEHIND THE SCENES / EPK's

Have a look at our latest BTS Video (ads) for 2018.

For quotes contact: jac@mmap.tv

MMAP also does EPK's for feature films. (THE RECCE & EIGHT)

 

INTERNATIONAL SERVICING

South Africa is world class in every way!

Offering prime locations, modern infrastructure, skilled workforce, low operational costs, an abundance in natural resources, fantastic tourism, attractions & restaurants, entertainment and so much more...

 

"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life" - Confucius

THE TEAM

The passionate & dedicated creatives

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Jac Williams

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Email: jac@mmap.tv
Cell: +27 82 560 9226

Jac Williams completed his studies in film in 2005 where after he freelanced on big budget commercials and mini series, working as behind-the-scenes cameraman and chaperone. He joined Jacques to form MMaP in 2008. He has directed and produced numerous documentaries, corporate videos and educational and marketing audio-visuals. In 2012 Jac has worked as both producer and director on It’s Africa’s Time, one of CNBC Africa’s flagship documentary series. The show documents socio-economic upliftment and sustainable development through inclusive business in Africa.

Jac wrapped Ferdinand van Zyl’s military drama feature film, The Recce, at the end of October 2016 & Harold Holscher's Eight (Horror) in 2018.

Jac co-produced two game shows for the legendary TV Gameshow brand Atari in 2017. He wrapped "Agulhas" Shortfilm in Arniston in 2017 that he also co-produced.

He just wrapped "Model" a 10 episode reality show in Cape Town.

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Jacques le Roux

HEAD OF POST PRODUCTION

Email: jacques@mmap.tv
Cell: +27 83 550 3946

Jacques worked as a freelance cameraman and editor in the local industry for five years before starting MMaP with Jac Williams in 2008. Since then he has directed, shot and edited television series, music videos, documentaries, short films and corporate videos.

Jacques was head of post production for feature film, Eight, set for release in 2019.

He also edited  The Recce (Feature film) that was released in 2018.

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Minki Fourie

OFFICE MANAGER / LINE PRODUCER

Email: minki@mmap.tv
Cell: +27 82 464 0561

Minki is one of those crazy dreamers who gets to live her passion for entrepreneurship, marketing & the film industry every day. She loves to get things done and enjoys life for the fantastic journey that it is...

Minki takes care of our accounts and all marketing and admin related queries. You can also contact her for more information regarding DTI Rebates and the whole application process.

Minki did a very successful  marketing campaign for MMAP's first feature film, THE RECCE movie, that was released in 2018.

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Jacques van Tonder

DOP

Email: jacquesvt@mmap.tv

Cell: +27 76 682 2798

Jacques has always been passionate about image making for television and the big screen. He graduated from AFDA Cape Town in 2008 and started working as a Digital Imaging Technician on commercials, series and feature films.

This allowed him to work alongside and learn from some of the biggest names to visit Southern Africa. Some of the highlights of his DIT career included working on DREDD (2012, Anthony Dod Mantle), MAD MAX: Fury Road (2015, John Seale) and The Jungle Book: Origins (2018, Michael Seresin).

Jacques has shot numerous documentaries and a few commercials for local television. THE RECCE is his debut as Director of Photography for a feature film. Jacques was nominated at the prestige CAMERIMAGE 2018 Festival in the Debuts Feature Film Cinematography Category for THE RECCE.

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Harold Hölscher

DIRECTOR

 

Harold Hölscher graduated from the CityVarsity School of Media and Creative Arts with a list of awards to attest to his talent. In 2002 his experimental musical narrative “In Progress” won awards for directing and the overall production. In the same year he received awards for ’n “Sprokie”, characterized by exquisite visuals and shot on 16mm. He was catapulted to prominence when his short film, iBali won awards for best directing, cinematography, animation, acting and overall excellence at the NTVA’s Stone Awards in 2003. The film was consequently selected for screening at several international festivals including the African Film Festival (Milan), the Commonwealth Film Festival (UK), the Genoa Film Festival, the Locarno Film Festival and Cape Town World Cinema Festival. Being a sought after corporate director, he has since spearheaded commercials for prominent brands and manufacturers like Landrover, Cell C, Thirsti Spring Water, XPanda and Dubizzle.

His feature film debut as director was for  "8" which he also wrote and had its World Premiere at Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal in July 2019.

 

DAYS DOING WHAT WE LOVE
FEATURE FILMS
SHORTFILMS TO DATE
TELEVISION SERIES
INTERNATIONAL GAMESHOWS

OUR CLIENTS

Proudly serving our valuable clients since 2008

OUR WORK

Have a look at our showreels & videos

CONTACT US

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