Top 10 Albums of 2013. Deon van Zyl and Adriaan Louw [we-are-awesome FILM].

With 2013 drawing to a close, we took a little time to look at back on what’s been good this year. Rather than give you our best for 2013, we’ve asked a couple of people from all over to give us their top ten albums from 2013. To end things off, here’s a list from some of our very talented own, Deon van Zyl and Adriaan Louw: Lorde – Royals Disclosure – Settle The Naked and Famous – In Rolling Waves Gessafelstein – Aleph Jon Hopkins – Immunity Dj Koze – Amygdala Darkside – Psychic The Future Primitives – Into... Read more

Update: Adriaan Louw.

We-are-awesome FILM’s super-talented Adriaan Louw has been putting out a whole lot of great new work of late. It’s well worth your time to check out, and take a visit here to see what he produces for we-are-awesome. Read more

adidas Originals | Run Thru Time | 00s

The last of the Run Thru Time video series focuses on the 00’s range bringing back three iconic running silhouettes, the ZXZ ADV, the ZX 5000 Response and the Adizeros Adios. Credits Director – Chris Saunders DOP – Adriaan Louw (we-are-awesome film) Stylist – JR Onyangunga DIT / Editor – Deon van Zyl (we-are-awesome film) Executive Producer – Olivia Leitch Producer – Caron Grant On-camera artist – Daneel Malgas Production Company: Ola! Films Agency: OgilvyAction/Geometry Global Read more

adidas Originals | Run Thru Time | 80s.

We-are-awesome Film just finished shooting a series of videos for adidas Originals in collaboration with Chris Saunders, Ola Films and OgilvyAction/Geometry Global. This is the first of three videos, running through the 80’s, 90’s and 00’s, keep a look out for the rest. ‘This film is inspired by the legendary adidas Originals ZX 500, and captures the pulse of South African street culture.’ Credits Directed by Chris Saunders. Featuring Daneel Malgas and music by Gateway Drugs. Production: Ola Films DOP: Adriaan Louw, we-are-awesome film Editor: Deon van Zyl, we-are-awesome film Agency: OgilvyAction/Geometry Global Read more

Levi’s Women’s Curve ID. Video.

Cath, We-are-awesome’s blog editor, was interviewed about about her style, where she draws inspiration from, her relationship with denim and the Levi’s Women’s Curve ID. Part of the Levi’s Curve ID campaign allows you to be a winner by simply engaging with the tool Levi’s have freely supplied for your ease of denim shopping. For the rest of the videos in the series visit here. Competition Here is the fun part where you lovely ladies get to join in. We are giving away a substantial Levi’s shopping spree to one of you and you get to bring a friend who... Read more

adidas Originals | Growing the scene | Vouks.

The We-are-awesome Film team recently worked on a series of profile videos with /ANDPEOPLE for adidas Originals and the first one was launched on AREA3 today. It features Vouks, one of South Africa’s best break dancers and a role model for all young ‘breakers’. The video was shot in Johannesburg CBD and gets really personal with Vouks and his journey, growing up as a ‘breaker’ rather than a gangster. Credits Produced by: We-are-awesome Film, /ANDPEOPLE & Kim Terri Smith Directed and filmed by: Adriaan Louw Edited by: Deon Van Zyl Sound: Gerdus Oosthuizen Soundtracks: Brasse Vannie Kaap – F.A.T... Read more

“15 Years of Gonz and adidas” Exhibition Video by We-are-awesome Film.

Friday the 5th July saw the launch of the Gonz x adidas exhibition hit AREA3 in Joburg. Skating and Gonz enthusiasts all came together to enjoy the images and a collective skate in the space. This video by the team at We-are-awesome Film shows you just what happened. Credits Produced by We-are-awesome Film Filmed by Adriaan Louw Edited by Deon van Zyl Soundtrack by The Watermark High – Burn The Ships. Игровые автоматы бесплатно и загрузок дополнительных программ не нужно. Для игры в игровые автоматы абсолютно каждый посетитель нашего игрового зала, без регистрации и без смс. Выбираем сначала платформу автоматов,... Read more

Update: Adriaan Louw.

We-are-awesome’s very own Adriaan Louw has been travelling around South Africa with some of the countries top skaters, everything from hanging out in little town’s to skating Joburg’s inner city. While on this journey he has taken some amazing photos, here are some from the last week. Check out his work here, you wont be disappointed. Read more

Threadless MADE Artist Jaco Haasbroek by We-are-awesome Film.

‘Jaco Haasbroek is a designer and illustrator from Cape Town, South Africa. He believes nothing beats good ‘ol pencil on paper but also enjoys acrylic painting. Despite its occasional challenges, there is literally nothing he would rather be doing than making art.’ We recently made this little video for our very talented friend, Jaco Haasbroek, who has been very success in getting his design onto people’ tee’s and other fashion accessories all over the world through Threadless. Credits Filmed by Adriaan Louw Edited by Deon Van Zyl Music by Ben Ludik (The Invisible Nightclub) Read more

friendsofmine | Bye Beneco – Overwhelm.

The We-are-awesome film team were having a picnic at Emmarentia dam in Johannesburg with a great young band, Bye Beneco, when they shot this video of Bye Beneco’s track ‘Overwhelm’. Bye Beneco have been together for just over a year, they have been playing lots of shows around the Gauteng area but are yet to go on a national tour, catch them at Oppikoppi 2013. For more information on Bye Beneco visit here. All audio is recorded live and mixed by Gerdus Oosthuizen of Cornelia Productions. Read more

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