Helen & Kim are a two-headed director. With Helen’s background in performance and writing and Kim’s technical experience as a DP and editor, the two form a director-duo with a strong skill-set. They believe that filmmaking is a collaborative effort, and their diverse strengths allow them to expertly execute every detail of the process.
Known for their visually rich style and solid story telling, the pair have directed work for brands such as adidas, BBC, South African Tourism, Volkswagen, KIA, Jameson Irish Whisky, Ford, Elle Magazine, Sprite, Fanta and Cell C.
Helen & Kim have won numerous accolades across the award shows including Creative Circle, Bookmarks, the IdidTht Craft Awards and the Loeries. In 2017, their ‘Amarok Social Test Drive’ campaign was awarded a Pencil in the Creativity for Good category at the D&AD Professional Awards in London, and Helen was featured as one of Mail and Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans.
This year the duo released their short film, ‘Boni & Wes’, which was awarded the Grand Prix prize at the 2020 CICLOPE Africa awards.