Welela Studios (Pty) Ltd
Welela Studios is a Cape Town based international award winning production company which has been in existence for near to 30 years. In this time Welela has produced 15 separate television series comprising of more than 400 episodes including local versions of BBC’s What Not To Wear and Eyework’s Test the Nation. Welela has also, through its conduit company Karoo Films, been at the helm of the new wave of feature films which are being shot in Cape Town. This activity has seen the successful production of 16 feature films which have sold locally and internationally in more than 50 territories worldwide, including the much acclaimed Meisie as directed by Academy Award Nominated Darrell James Roodt.
Local clients include SABC, DSTV, and M-NET with international clients including BBC, Netflix, Amazon and more. Local distribution has been handled via Times Media, Indigenous Films and Blacksheep with international distributors including Kaleidoscope Film Distribution (UK), eONE (USA), and Pandastorm Pictures (Germany). Film Freeway is our registered international collection agency.