Noted projects are award-winning sci-fi mind-bender Sweetheart, upcoming feature Five Fingers for Marseilles and hosting and managing South Africa's leg of the annual shnit International Shortfilmfestival, as well as a number of high-profile creative commissions, notably for South Africa's benchmark advertising industry awards event, The Loerie Awards. Recent awards include 'Best South African Film Project' for their feature film Five Fingers for Marseilles at Durban International Film Festival 2013.
Noted for attention to detail, technical precision and burning ambition, Be Phat Motel strives towards growing into a creative leader, producing among the most progressive narrative and concept work in the industry today and expanding the global outreach of the South African industry, drawing on strong relationships with international producers, sales companies and festivals.
Since 2010, Be Phat Motel has facilitated the South African leg of the shnit International Shortfilmfestival, a festival of short film held in multiple cities around the world. It screens approximately 250 shorts yearly, awarding $100,000 in global prize money. The South African edition features an additional focus on locally produced work, including national awards.