PANTERA are three Argentinian directors: Brian Kazez, Pato Martinez and Francisco Canton. Their work has been awarded in different festivals such as the Cannes Lions (Craft), Young Director Award, OneShow. Selected and featured in platforms such as It’s Nice That, Nowness, Vimeo. From the heart of this company, these beloved directors have been working as a collective facing each decision, side by side, in every project. They have a passionate and edgy dynamic as they are deeply sensitive persons in different ways so the curiosity and search on each project come from diverse sides and understandings. This curiosity has been building and improving an explorer and adventure spirit in all of them, following dream projects to remote places as Jamaica, Morroco, India, Mozambique and Cote d'Ivoire. They have a constant empathy with the reality that brings to their work a pure visual language which takes care of each frame with emotion and rawness. Over the past three years, they’ve worked with global clients as Volvo, Corona, Nike, Mercedes Benz, Booking, Adidas, Reebok, MTV, Rolling Stone, Converse, Valvoline, Smart, to name a few. AWARDS & MENTIONS: 2017 - BRONZE - Cannes Lions for Film Craft - Mami Wata - Woza 2017 - GOLD - Patagonia Film Festival for Best Cinematography - Mami Wata - Woza 2017 - STAFF PICK of the month - Vimeo - Mami Wata - Woza 2018 - Nominated for Best Dance Video - UKMVA - Tshegue - Muananpoto 2018 - Nominated for Best Cinematography - UKMVA - Tshegue - Muananpoto 2018 - International Revelation - MVF Awards (Jury Choice) - Tshegue - Muananpoto 2019 - BRONZE - Strategies GrandPrix for Interet Generale category - Sécurité Routière 2019 - Nominated for Music Video Direction & Cinematography - D&AD Awards - Tshegue - Muananpoto


Mami Wata — WOZA
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“Woza” (“Come” in Zulu) tells the story of an African surfer who has been taken as a lover by the African water spirit Mami Wata. It features 22 year-old Transkei surfer, Avuyile Ndamase.

Bronze Lion for Direction in Craft
Silver at Young Director Award
Best Cinematography at Patagonia Film Festival LA

Client: Mami Wata
Agency: Mami Wata in-house
Creative Director & Art Director: Peet Pienaar
Copywriters: Peet Pienaar, Nick Dutton, Andy Davis

Shot and directed by Pantera
Production company: Pantera&Co (Buenos Aires)
Producer: Manu Aguer
Music Composer / Sound Design: Vittorio Giampietro
Color Grading: Oisin O’Driscoll @ The Mill (London)
Underwater Camera Op: Calvin Thompson
Talent: Avuyile Ndamase, Holly Armstrong

Special thanks:
Jaco Bouwer
Samora Chapman
Maximo Bustillo
Stefan Naude
Alex Morrison
Linda (security)

Featuring Music by BCUC (Soweto) “Asazani”