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About Me

24 Apr 2009

Film and TV writer, producer, director, digital marketer, voice artist, author, comedy-monger.

For video production – from writing to post-production mail

Comedy eBook on Amazon

Hammerhead Comedy Videos

Background:

Unscathed by Catholic monastery schooling in South Africa and Los Angeles.

Stint at Pasadena City College. Degree and diploma from WITS and The AAA School of Advertising.

Seven year tenure as copywriter for The Jupiter Drawing Room. Advertising awards such as Cannes Lions, Loeries, Promax, Clios, D&AD, Webby, One Show and others.

Co-created Crazy Monkey, a comedy troupe on MTV worldwide for six years.

Started in underground and corporate stand-up comedy.

Co-wrote, acted in and helped produce feature film, Crazy Monkey Presents: Straight Outta Benoni. Film opened #1 at South African box office.

Wrote, co-directed, acted in and co-produced film, Footskating 101.

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Written, produced and shot TV pilots, corporate commercials, videos, online and mobile content for broadcasters and brands such as DSTV’s Vuzu Channel, M-Net, Puma, Comedy Central, MTV Base, Kagiso Media, Coors Lite, FNB, Gold Reef City, Samsung mobile, SA Bloodbank, Vodacom, DSTV Online, Noble Savage Wine, Gloo Digital, Castle Lager, Native, Toyota and others. (Reel & Digital Awards.)

Voice Overs include KFC, M-Net, SAB, Nandos, Absa Bank, PG Glass, Cardies, Kulula and Mercedes. Voice Over Reel.

Speaking and MCing

Comedy consulting with celebs to boost their marketing and careers.

JACKast podcast interviewing comedians & artists for Times Live. BizTakeouts on 2OVFM discussing marketing and media.

Articles for publications including GQ and The Star. Published in Miracles that are Changing a Nation and bestseller Rugby in Our Blood. Satirical self-help novel Empire: How to Succeed with Nothing but Passion, Great Ideas and a Wealthy Family. Amazon.

Discussing media, marketing, video production @MediaLaunch

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Articles:

David Leno ~ Times Live || Star Tonight || Entertainment Africa

Daily Maverick UnFifa Guide to the World Cup + Comedy Interview
Memeburn Tech and Media articles.

Book Press ~ Daily Maverick || The Citizen || The Citizen 2 || 2 Oceans Vibe Radio || Whacked || Men’s Health || Don Packett

Interviews ~ Ideate || Izimvo || Learn from Experience

Straight Outta Benoni Press.

Footskating Press.

All original content © Brendan Jack. 2013.