Grinder Films Est. 2009

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Grinder Studio
46 Rochester Road
Observatory 7925
Cape Town
South Africa

Contact number

T: +27 21 486 8610
F: +27 83 326 5728


Name Job title Contact Direct line
Beccy Kellond Marketing and Sales Manager Send a message +27 827 081 380
David Rowley Executive Producer Send a message +27 833 265 728
Sarah Matthes Producer- Cape Town Send a message +27 847 463 353


Grinder Films is based in Cape Town, South Africa and is Africa's only specialist Food and Beverage Tabletop Film Production Company. Grinder has 2 production studios covering 350sqm. and 150sqm. respectively - these facilities have been purpose-built for this specific advertising genre. Grinder also has a branch office based in Warsaw, Poland which was opened in August 2013. Grinder specializes in production of commercials for the food and beverage sector and are specialists in such food-type specifics as Dry Foods, Sauces, Beer, Chocolates, Dairy, Juices and Ice Cream to mention just a few. We produce and service both Tabletop and Performance/Live-Action commercials. Our approach is to homogenize performance and product elements to create a single and aligned look and message. We cater to advertising agencies, production companies, post-production shops and animation houses alike. We shoot in both studio and on location, locally in South Africa as well as internationally. Our main markets are Africa, Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia. Grinder Films also produces Photo/Stills Productions as well as providing service production for commercials. We are also specialists in the preparation and manufacture of product substitutes, models and mock-ups, packs production and label printing. Specialties: High-Speed Tabletop Cinematography, Food and Beverage Advertising, Latest Phantom HD Flex Camera Technology, Food Stylist designed food-prep kitchen, Advanced Borescope and Periscope lens systems, Motion-Control, Food Models, Mock-ups, Product and Package Replicas.

Languages Spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • German




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