emotive | cinematic | palpable | evocative
Zwelethu spent his youth on a BMX, with an 8mm camcorder making films. After a brief venture as Lance ‘Zulu’ Klusener, filmmaking stuck. He’s been stamping his passport ever since, shooting in nine countries across Africa and Europe.
: : Gold Loerie
: : Best Foreign Film at Oscar-qualifying LA Shorts Fest
: : 2019 Cannes Lions shortlist
: : 2019 One Show Merit Award
: : Shots UK Feature
: : Mail & Guardians 200 Young South Africans
The Low Down
: : Zwelethu is a partner and shareholder in Egg Films where he is represented for commercials and films.
Ogilvy Cape Town and Egg Films Zwelethu Radebe unveil the latest Castle Lager commercial. Ahead of the Rugby World Cup, the film beautifully honours the sacrifices made by all South Africans, both on and off the field. Celebrating our heritage and the resilience of our people, the visuals intertwine with the evocative and poetic words of an Xhosa elder and you can’t help but feel that greatness brewing. Go Bokke!
Teaming up with the creatives from Hoorah Digital, Egg Films Zwelethu Radebe honours the legacy of global superstar Miriam Makeba in his latest #WhiskyRemastered campaign for Bain’s. Mama Afrika is brought back to life by combining elements of archival footage, VFX by Black Ginger, performances from a body double and music remastered by the talents of Msaki and Sun-EL Musician, to celebrate South African creatives, past and present.
Many a newlywed – man or woman – has suddenly come face to face with the other side of romance and love … that if you settle down with someone (married or not), they come with baggage. And that baggage is called family.