Creative dynamo – that would be the perfect way to describe Kudi Maratzika.Currentlya senior producer for Viacom International Media Networks, in which she produces local content for Comedy Central Africa and BET Africa, Kudi is also an actress and scriptwriter and has started her own wellness and lifestyle blog called Hey Kudisco!
Comedy wasn’t always on the agenda for funnyman Gavin Kelly, he studied Journalism at the University of Pretoria before deciding that the newsroom wasn’t for him. He then went on to do a few odd jobs in the service and retail industry before discovering his passion for making people laugh.
A digital campaigns analyst by day, film director by night, Dana Jacob has quite a few feathers in her cap – including Art Director, Graphic Designer, Copywriter, Conceptual Artist and Creative Producer, and a long career as a Creative Director. But she fell in love with film after producing her first short film in 2011 and hasn’t looked back since.
In the Information Age that we currently find ourselves in, in which we are bombarded with information from every angle; and where breaking a story in the quickest time possible is more important than the quality of the content, the art of story-telling is increasingly a rare commodity.
If you like to think of yourself as a man who enjoys the finer things in life, if you would use the words suave and sophisticated to describe yourself, and if you don’t yet know about HERMANOS - Cape Town’s trendiest new barbershop – then do yourself a favour and check them out.
VELDSKOEN™ is so excited to share a little bit about our friend, Lebo Miya. Lebo teaches technology skills and entrepreneurship development to underprivileged South Africans. His company, Ekasi Code Club, teaches unemployed youth in the townships to make websites and applications through coding.
Energy. That is the first word that comes to mind when you meet Nicole. As part of our VELDSKOEN™ Stories series, we spent some time with Nicole in Cape Town, and even managed to get her to join our first fashion shoot.