Modern Times

Modern Times

tv digital media – Tel: +27 11 886 1126
Johannesburg, South Africa

Modern Times has been in existence since 1989.

We are a multi-faceted full digital service and production house, with a reputation for producing high quality products.

Showreels

Showreels

Features

Modern Times / Sophia Phirippides

Actuality

Modern Times / Sophia Phirippides

Commercials

Modern Times / Sophia Phirippides

Activations

Modern Times / Sophia Phirippides

Promos

Modern Times / Sophia Phirippides

Commercials

Commercials

Casa Mia

Brats Lollipops

Feature Films

Feature Films

Tsotsi Trailer

Tsotsi - A Day in the Life

Making of Tsotsi

In 2005 we produced the trailer and a companion film The Making of Tsotsi, for the Oscar-winning movie Tsotsi.

TSOTSI

Written and Directed by
GAVIN HOOD

Produced by
PETER FUDAKOWSKI

Based on the novel “Tsotsi” by
ATHOL FUGARD

THE FILM MAKERS WISH TO ESPECIALLY THANK

[ … ] Sophia Phirippides [ … ]

2022 – Modern Times is currently in post production on two feature length documentaries – The Mark Shuttleworth Story and a film on Elon Musk. We have scripts in development and continue to carry out work supporting film makers.

If you are interested in pursuing a script idea with us, please contact us to submit your proposal.

Activations

Activations

FIC

Sophia Phirippides /
Salt

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Production: Modern Times
Episodes 1-13, 2004

Suli Breaks - Freedom

Modern Times /
Sophia Phirippides

pelagicresources.com

Bi-lingual website – English and Chinese
Artwork, design, animation, full implementation

malibongweridge.co.za

Backend coded from scratch by Modern Times.
Design, implementation, video content.

merckfertilityjourney.co.za

Google Maps, Password protected content
Design, full implementation

Who’s Who

Who’s Who

Philip Shields

Director Interactive Platforms
BSc (Hons) Pure Mathematics (1st class)
MSc Software Engineering

Philip Shields is involved in all stages of our productions and runs Modern Times Interactive Platforms.

Sophia Phirippides

Producer / Director
Vodacom Awards 2015 commended “Sophia Phirippides of Modern Times for her body of work, especially her reporting on Finding Leigh”.
Sophia Phirippides worked for 10 years in the feature film industry, transitioning to TV in 1996.

Alexia Phirippides

Editor / Branding
Alexia has edited music videos, Carte Blanche inserts and corporate promos. She is also a budding brand management and creative concepts professional.

Sophia Phirippides

Producer / Director
Vodacom Awards 2015 commended “Sophia Phirippides of Modern Times for her body of work, especially her reporting on Finding Leigh”.
Sophia Phirippides worked for 10 years in the feature film industry, transitioning to TV in 1996.

Philip Shields

Director Interactive Platforms
BSc (Hons) Pure Mathematics (1st class)
MSc Software Engineering

Philip Shields is involved in all stages of our productions and runs Modern Times Interactive Platforms.

Alexia Phirippides

Editor / Branding
Alexia has edited music videos, Carte Blanche inserts and corporate promos. She is also a budding brand management and creative concepts professional.

Sophia Phirippides

Sophia Phirippides

Sophia Phirippides
Producer / Director

Most recently Sophia directed and produced Finding Leigh, a Fox Crime documentary and two other full length documentaries Burden of Truth and All About Reeva.
Other work includes Carte Blanche stories (regular producer since 1996), eTV stories, SABC shorts, directing and executive producing series.
Vodacom Awards 2018 commended “Sophia Phirippides for her entry on the very topical issue of land invasions”.
Sophia Phirippides past awards include: 2 CNN African Journalist of the Year category awards, a silver Avanti, Vodacom Journalist of the Year category award, Telkom ICT Journalist of the Year television award and 2 Citadel Words on Money Awards.

Contact Us

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