We understand the world through stories. At Echo Ledge we are a team of creative story tellers, telling our stories in a variety of ways on a number of platforms. Short films, feature films, interactive books, games, graphic novels you name we have an idea for it!
As a vehicle for creative fiction Echo Ledge Productions has been pitching and developing several narrative concepts over the last few years. Their film Nyanga Sky won Best South African film at the Durban Film Mart in 2014, this same film was represented by Rafeeqah at the Producers Lab at the Rotterdam International Film Festival. They won a Namibian Music Award for their Black Vulcanite music video in 2015 and in 2016 Matthew was invited to Frontiéres in Montreal to present his thriller feature script “Durban Road”. The team currently have 3 feature film scripts development; AYA, Durban Road and Nyanga Sky and are in early development with a mini series; Aisha.
Jamila the Jellyfish and other charming animal anecdotes.
Animal Anecdotes is a collection of short stories told in digital interactive storybook for young children. This first story, about Jamila; a jellyfish who takes a different point of view on the world is currently in production at Echo Ledge Motion, where we develop and produce animation. The production should be available for purchase, soon after it’s launch date on the 12th of June.
In the light of the Fire | Umlilo
With the support of the KZN film commission, Rafeeqah Galant’s directorial short debut is a magical realism character exploration of coming to terms with your past and facing your future. The film was shot on location in Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal and features performing poets Mbali Vilakazi and Kwazi Ndlangisa.