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Penguin Films


Penguin Films is a multi-generational, award-winning film and television production company in South Africa. We've achieved decades of success, both locally and internationally, in the fields of feature film, long form television drama and comedy.

Lauded for our attention to detail, industry access and premium delivery, Penguin Films has constantly produced progressive narrative work for global and local audiences.

In Production

Currently in Production


Our Featured Works

Best Feature Film
TIFF Kids Festival Young People's Jury Award
Audience Award
Cinekid Amsterdam
Best Narrative feature
The Montreal International Black Film
Best Film
Lucas International Children’s Film Festival Germany
Drama Nominee
International Emmy Awards 2007
Michel award
Hamburg Film Festival Germany
Kids Awards Nominatee
International Emmy 2017
Drama Nominee
International Emmy Awards 2009
Audience Award
Cinekid Amsterdam
Drama Nominee
International Emmy Awards 2006
Sitcom Nominee
International Emmy Awards 2004
Special Mention
Rose d’Or Switzerland 2007
Banff Canada 2007
Best Sitcom Bronze Rose
The Golden Rose Awards Switzerland 2002
Best Director
African International Film Festival Nigeria
Best full length film
Marcinek award Young Audience Film Festival
Jury Recognition
Pan African Film festival in Los Angeles, USA
Audience Award
Tumbleweeds Film festival USA
Best Children's Feature
European Youth Film festival
Best made for TV movie
Best Youth Film
Reel 2 Real International Film Festival
Best Film
Kikife International Children’s Film Festival
Die Goldene Klappe Award
Augsburg Children's Film Festival
People's Choice Award Best Feature
Vancouver South African Film Festival (VSAFF)
Audience Award best feature drama
Freeze Frame, International Film Festival
Best Feature Film
La Matatena International Children's Film Festival
Best foreign feature film drama
Depth of Field International Film Festival
Best feature film
IndieFEST Film Awards
World Platinum Award
World Woman Awards
Diamond Award
Filmmakers World Festival
Best Children’s Programme
SAFTA 2017
Best ensemble TV comedy
SAFTA Award for 2010 and 2012
Best Editing for Drama
SAFTA Award 2016
Best Film
The Harlem International Film Festival

Our Team

Meet Our Team

Here’s a few clients we’ve worked with

MNETKykNETDisneyMzansi MagicShoreline EntertainmentSterKinekor Entertainment

+27 21 422 4466

116 New Church Street, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa


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