Television

Penguin Films is renowned for outstanding television production in drama, comedy, reality TV and game shows.

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Forced Love

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Forced Love is a romantic comedy based on Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’. It centres on two people falling in love despite their serious misgivings about one another.
 
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Kêrels wat Kook ( 2 Seasons )

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Kêrels wat Kook (Guys who Cook) is an exciting Afrikaans cooking / dating reality series on kykNET based on the Love Bites format that was originally developed by Red Arrow International.
 
 
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Chandies

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Chandies is a colloquial term that means “trouble” and is also the name of the Penguin Films’ sitcom series on Mzansi Magic (DSTV channel 107) where a naive church community takes in two inept, desperate conmen who repay their new family by taking them for a not so joyous ride.
 
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Hidden Histories – Krotoa

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Hidden Histories is a slate of documentaries in pre-production that Penguin films are producing for SABC 1. Krotoa [her Khoi name] was a Khoi girl (c.1643-1674) of the Goringhaicona tribe from the Cape who was taken at the impressionable age of ten or eleven years old into the home of Jan van Riebeeck as a domestic servant.
 
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Montana

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Penguin Films produced 78 episodes of Montana for SABC 1. The series revolved around the community of Montana in Cape Town which is a melting pot of different races and social classes.
 
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Izingane Zobaba

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IZINGANE ZOBABA is a contemporary South African tale adapted from William Shakespeare's "King Lear".
 
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Sokhulu & Partners

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Sokhulu and Partners is a legal drama series produced by Paw Paw Films for SABC 1. The Sokhulu brothers (Melusi Yeni & Thami Africa) with the help of Pamela (Linda Sokhulu) fight legal battles in court as they stand up for those who cannot speak for themselves. The series is based on real cases in South Africa with a dramatic twist.
 
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Home Affairs

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Penguin Films produced the 65 part one-hour drama series, entitled Home Affairs for SABC 1. Home Affairs tells the stories of six women from separate universes searching for their true identity in South Africa.
 
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Against All Odds

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Against All Odds profiles South African youths who faced adversity and who triumphantly reflect on the road they have traveled to wellness.
 
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