Cape Stills Update

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The local commercial stills industry remains resilient and consistent despite a quiet period for the rest of the film sector.

The stills service production industry has done relatively well despite a number of challenges including the recent Cape drought and a quiet season for the rest of the commercial service sector. According to Rudi Riek, Consultant to the SA Association of Stills Producers, none of the reasons why internationals choose to come to the Western Cape have changed. “Cape Town still offers excellent value for money, a beautiful bouquet of locations, a vast diversity of talent, and exceptional lighting conditions, amongst other attributes,” he explains, “Our members have definitely seen an upsurge in productions requiring more than just stills, with most companies now also handling requests for new media and hybrid stills/motion productions.”

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