our work

theatre, film and television

  • film

    Jester Productions produced ‘Out of Time’ which was a 60-minute feature film for DSTV's Mzanzi Bioskop channel and it was our 7th feature for Mzanzi Bioskop.

    We also produced a short film called ‘HARTLOOP’ for the prestigious Silwerskerm Festival in 2015.

  • television

    Our Television experience spans more than a decade and we have made productions for a number television channels. There were: ‘The Spot, ‘After Tears’, ‘Yoh!’, ‘A Family Affair’, ‘Ingoma’ and ‘Jozihood’ in 2014.

    In 2017 Jester Productions produced three television programmes which were flighted on ViaTV, namely Wat is in 'n Naam?, Di Skatties and Bruno.

  • theatre

    In 2015 Jester Productions produced the critically acclaimed theatre production ‘Woman Alone’ which stared Lee-Ann van Rooi and made its debut at the Grahamstown Arts Festival in July 2015. It also opened at the Baxter Theatre Centre in August 2015 for an extended season.

    Other Theatre productions include: ‘Klein Jakkalsies’, ‘Woman Alone’, ‘Salmon & Snoek’, ‘TITANIK- Een Yslike Avontuur’, ‘Mitchell’s Plain has Talent’, ‘Bullets over Bishop Lavis’, Second Time Around’, ‘Under the Fig Tree’, ‘Is Ja!’, ‘Homebound’, ‘Pleiboyz’ and ‘Kemoja’.

  • documentaries

    Jester Productions started in the film/television genre with an exclusive interview with Nelson Mandela in 2005.

    We are currently in pre-production with the documentary ‘There and Back’ about the Apartheid hero Eddie Daniels which will include interviews with major Apartheid activists.

  • industrial dvd's

    Our work on Corporate and industrial DVD production includes major companies such as SARS and MTN. The corporate and industrial production is not exclusively restricted to DVD production, but also includes theatre and interactive communication.

    We have done productions for companies, such as: Daimler Crysler, Sasol, Debis Fleet Management, SABC, GTZ SA, Bosch SA, Clover Danone, Standard Bank, Airchefs, SAA, Anglo America, Anglo Platimun, SARS and MTN.

  • music videos

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  • New Movie Release - Raaiselkind

    Starring Diaan Lawrenson at NuMetro Cinema's on Friday 16 Feb 2018

    A drama based on the book by Annelie Botes

    There are many questions. Not many answers. A nine-year-old autistic boy is found dead. His mother, Ingrid, who cares for his life and loved him very much, is suspected of murder.

    Cast:   

    Diaan Lawrenson, June Van Merch, Deon Lotz, Anrich Herbst, Rika Sennett, Neels Clasen, Edrien Erasmus, Flip Theron, Anton Dekker, Hélène Truter, Kevin Smith, Gamiet Petersen, Louis Minnaar, Cedwyn Joel, Elanie Dekker, Amory Smith, Leandry Smith, Ian Roelofs

    Directed by:     Andre Velts

    Produced by:   Sally Campher

    Language:       Afrikaans

about us

passionate about film and television

Over the last 10 years Jester Productions has been responsible for productions crossing all genres: theatre, corporate and industrial theatre and DVD production, film and television.

Jester’s co-production on Corporate and Industrial DVD production includes major companies such as SARS and MTN. The corporate and industrial production is not exclusively restricted to DVD production, but also includes theatre and interactive communication for companies such as Daimler Crysler, Sasol, Debis Fleet Management, SABC, GTZ SA, Bosch SA, Clover Danone, Standard Bank, Airchefs, SAA, Anglo America and Anglo Platinum.

Jester Productions is very proud of our theatre productions which have travelled the country and received much accolades. Theatre productions include: ‘Salmon & Snoek’, ‘TITANIK- Een Yslike Avontuur’, ‘Mitchell’s Plain has Talent’, ‘Bullets over Bishop Lavis’, Second Time Around’, ‘Under the Fig Tree’, ‘Is Ja!’, ‘Homebound’, ‘Pleiboyz’ and ‘Kemoja’. Jester Productions started in the film/television genre with an exclusive interview with Nelson Mandela in 2005. We are currently in production with the documentary ‘There and Back’ about the Apartheid hero Eddie Daniels which will include interviews with major Apartheid activists. ‘Bullets over Bishop Lavis’ was reworked from a stage script to a film script in 2013 for the KykNet Silwerskerm Festival.

In 2014 Jester Productions produced six 90 minute movies for Mzanzi’s Bioskop Movies- ‘The Spot, ‘After Tears’, ‘Yoh!’, ‘A Family Affair’, ‘Ingoma’ and ‘Jozihood’. A multitude stage, television and film productions are in the pre-production faze for 2015

our team

trust, collaboration and creativity

  • jody abrahams

    jody abrahams

    co-owner, executive producer and director

  • Diaan Lawrenson

    Diaan Lawrenson

    co-owner, producer and actress

  • Nils Flaatten

    Nils Flaatten

    non-executive director

  • Corne Crous

    Corne Crous

    actress, singer and production manager

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