Recent work

Francois Van Coke – Beter Mens

Last month Motion City Films director duo Helen + Kim along with producer Reinette Du Toit travelled to De Aar, Northen Cape, to shoot the music video for Francois Van Coke’s Beter Mens. The video was one of ten concepts awarded funding by Kyknet’s MVP. The team spent a week…
August 10, 2017
Recent work

Stiebeuel No. 6

Motion City Films director duo Helen + Kim teamed up with Nico Nigrini from South African men’s clothing brand Stiebeuel to conceptualise and shoot a lookbook for Stiebeuel’s sixth collection, ‘No. 6’. “To capture ‘No.6’ we took to a small west coast motel a few hours drive out of Cape…
July 28, 2017

D&AD Pencil For Good for Amarok Social Test Drive

Amarok Test Drives for Good (Amarok Social Test Drive) was awarded a Wood Pencil in the Creativity for Good category at the 2017 D&AD Professional Awards in London. . This was an incredible campaign to be part of and it was a joy to work with Ogilvy Cape Town on…
April 8, 2017

Loeries 2016

Motion City Films took home three Loeries this year, with a silver and two bronzes for Amarok Social Test Drive with Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town. Directed by Helen + Kim and produced by Jason Plumbly, this was a project than spanned over many months, seeing the delivery of much…
September 30, 2016

VW AMAROK – Social Test Drive

Motion City Films recently traveled to KwaZulu Natal to shoot the first part of the Amarok Social Test Drive.  The first Social Test Drive started in Richard’s Bay, travelling across rural KZN to deliver 6000 textbooks to Zwanani Combined Primary  in Mwane, a school desperately in need of resources. We are…
September 9, 2015


We are extremely excited to announce the addition of Jason Plumbly to the Motion City Films team. Jason will be taking on the role of Executive Producer and resident Grown Up. Having worked in the film industry for 15 years and with a decade of producing commercials behind him, we…
June 17, 2015

Bookmarks 2015

VW PoloTag Ogilvy Cape Town's Polotag was awarded bronze in the Integrated and Mixed Media category. Motion City Films was a collaborator on this campaign, producing all the video and animated content. Road to Rancho Motion City Films received bronze in the Craft awards category (use of online video,…
May 14, 2015


Native VML's 'Jameson's The Indie Channel' was awarded a bronze Loerie in the Television, Films and Video Communications category for branded content. Motion City Films was the production house on this campaign, producing the channel's original video content and commercial. Motion City Films' #RoadToRancho, an online documentary series, was…
May 7, 2015