Urban Brew Studios

For over 25 years, Urban Brew has been one of the most prolific audio visual content procedures on the African continent, producing a substantial portion of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) prime time programmes, including Khumbul’ ekhaya, Live and YoTV.

It also runs several channels for the MultiChoice/M-Net Group: community channels, Soweto TV and 1KZN, One Gospel and Dumisa on DSTV, and Lokshin Soapie, Zabalaza on Mzansi Magic, Inkaba. In 2011, Urban Brew, through its new division Urban Fixion, produced the first telenovella on Mzansi Magic, Inkaba. Channel 318 ED is the first channel owned by Urban Brew on DStv.

Urban Brew has seven studios equipped with the latest technology and transmission capacity that reaches the whole of Africa and Western Europe. In addition to this infrastructure, it has the capacity to produce a complete content product for any of the channels in South Africa, as well as access to most South African talent. Urban Brew produces the lowest cost per minute south of Limpopo.

Over the years, Urban Brew has won over 60 awards both locally and internationally, having been recognised at the silver screen, Avanti, D&AD and SAFTA Awards among others. Its first content co-production drama series, Room 9, has received nine nominations at the 2014 South African Film and Television Awards.

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Contact Information
  • Tel: 011 285 6000
    Fax: 011 781 0911
    Address: Urban Brew Studios, 28 Harley Street, Ferndale