About us

About Us


Cape Town Film Studios is the first world-class, custom-built, Hollywood style, film studio complex in Africa, and has been rated as the best film studio complex of its kind, in the developing world by international production executives. It is the dedicated hub for media, new media, entertainment, film and related industries in Sub-Saharan Africa – with state of the art facilities and supporting services.

Cape Town Film Studios is supported by every level of government in a public-private partnership. The shareholders are leaders in their respective fields of media, film, entertainment, marketing and business. They are: Videovision Entertainment, eMedia Investments and Wesgro. 

  • Innovative Management
  • Functionality and cutting edge studio design
  • Providing more value for money on the screen than anywhere else in the world
  • Ability to meet all production requirements
  • Studio workmanship of crew developed on site
  • 98 000 people employed during the first 10 years of operation
  • Economic impact of R21 billion
  • Nico Dekker rated amongst the leading Studio Managers in the world

Awards & Recognition

Cape Town Film Studios chairman, Anant Singh & CEO, Nico Dekker chosen by the City Press as among the top “100 world class South Africans”

The first world-class, custom-built high-tech Film Studio Complex in Sub-Saharan Africa

The first and the biggest investment into long-term film infrastructure in the history of South Africa

The first film industry Public Private partnership supported by local, provincial and national government

The first black owned and managed studio complex of its kind in the developing world

Selected as signatory project for the IDC 75th anniversary

meet the team

Studio Management

Makkie Slamong

Acting CEO

Mujeeb Lambarey

Financial/HR Manager

Ricardo Weppenaar

Maintenance Manager

Adri Johnson

Assets & Procurement Manager

Muhammad Khan

Environmental Manager

Hadley Esau

ICT Manager
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