Nouvanaand Films is a dynamic film and television production company with the objective of creating film products that is evident of outstanding quality and artistic integrity.
Nouvanaand’s projects started in 2011 when an independent production Strikfontein was chosen to be screened at the Cape Winelands Film Festival. In 2012 they produced the short film Like My Profile for the Silwerskermfees, and in 2013 they collaborate with Bottom Line Entertainment to develop, write and produce the youth drama series Sterlopers, which broadcasts in 2014. Nouvanaand’s post-production division also worked on the series Donkerland in 2013 and Bloedbroers in 2015.
In 2015 Nouvanaand produced the dramedy series Buurtwag as well as Sterlopers 2, which won the Huisgenoot Tempo Award for best TV series of the year in 2016.
The mockumentary comedy series Hotel was produced and broadcast in 2016, followed by the television comedy series Phil101. Another Silwerskermfees short film Oom was produced in 2016, and a satirical news insert Jou Nuusminuut began broadcasting in the third quarter.
Nouvanaand just finished up on their first Feature Film, Wonderlus, which is having it’s festival premiere at the 2017 Silwerskerm Festival. In the meantime Hotel Season 2 is being filmed and a net sitcom, Mense Mense is underway with development.
The Nouvanaand Films team consists of a versatile and focused group of writers, directors, editors and producers with a keen interest in producing innovative concepts in world-class formats.
Scharl van der Merwe
SAFTA 2017 – Best TV Comedy – Nouvanaand Films
SAFTA 2017 – Best Achievement in Directing – TV Comedy – Bennie Fourie & Stiaan Smith
SAFTA 2017 – Best Achievement in Post Production – Editing – TV Comedy – Johan Cronje
SAFTA 2017 – Best Achievement in Post Production – Sound Design – TV Comedy – Jozua Loots
SAFTA 2017 – Best Actor – TV Comedy – James Borthwick
SAFTA 2017 – Best Achievement in Scriptwriting – TV Comedy – Bennie Fourie & Stiaan Smith
SAFTA 2017 – Best Supporting Actor – TV Comedy – Graham Weir
SAFTA 2017 – Best Supporting Actor – TV Comedy – Deon Lotz
Huisgenoot Tempo Awards 2016 – TV Series of the Year: Drama, Sitcom
Huisgenoot Tempo Awards 2016 – Actor of the Year: Drama Sitcom – Albert Maritz
Huisgenoot Tempo Awards 2016 – Actress of the Year: Drama, Sitcom – Franci Swanepoel
ATKV Mediaveertjies 2016 – Best Script for a Drama Series – Beer Adriaanse
ATKV Mediaveertjies 2016 – Best Director for a Drama Series – Beer Adriaanse
ATKV Mediaveertjies 2016 – Best Drama Series – Nouvanaand Films
SAFAT 2017 – Best Achievement in Post Production Editing – Johan Cronje
HUISGENOOT TEMPO-TOEKENNINGS 2016 – TV-REEKS VAN DIE JAAR: DRAMA, SITKOM