TradeWind Films is an international, cross-cultural production company that produces prime time content and TV commercials. We are based in the United States, but have made our mark specializing in production services and original content in the African market and diaspora. We believe in the power of the second screen and globalization of content and have project offices in the heart of African filmmaking, Cape Town, South Africa, as well as its largest content market, Lagos, Nigeria. Regardless of the location, we guarantee only the highest quality of international production standards. Our work includes TV series, commercials, Web series, branded content, and live events. Our Services break down into 3 essential areas: Production Services/Fixing, Content Creation, and Network Consulting.
Production Services and Fixing
From concept to completion, TradeWind Films is a full service production services company that can help bring your project to life. We offer a variety of production services to fit your company’s needs and budget, whether you need a fixer to handle logistics or a full blown creative team. Internationally, we are Africa experts with offices the African production capitols of Cape Town, South Africa and Lagos, Nigeria. In addition to our television production department, we have experience in Commercials and advertisements, Music Videos, Live Event Production, Web Series, Branded Content, and Promotional/Advertising Videos. As an international production company, we are also experienced in working on ground with local crews as well as the budget and logistical challenges that are faced when producing in different parts of the world. Over the years we have produced content in over 30 countries and on every major continent worldwide. Whether it’s a producer needed to plan and execute your project, a camera crew for the shoot day, or an entire production team to take your project from the initial idea to delivery, TradeWind Films can provide a world class team of experienced industry veterans.
At our core, we are storytellers. Whether it’s a TV series, short film, or feature, it all breaks down to storytelling. Filmmakers are the modern Homer’s, the modern Shakespeare’s, the modern Jules Verne’s. We simply have better equipment. Over the years, TradeWInd Films has either created stories or partnered with a number of other production companies to help tell their stories. From the original concept, we can write produce and put the finish gin touches on any project, from pitch to pilot to web series or film. Our first feature is set to go into production this summer and has distribution in 4 countries before we have even shot a frame. As an international production company that specializes in Africa, we also have a slate of programs in different formats and genres, from reality to talk shows to scripted, that we have developed for the African market.
Television Network Consulting
At TradeWind Films, we also offer consulting, analysis, implementation and training services for your television network. Using our team of experienced industry veterans, from producers to studio engineers we are available to develop a full detailed analysis of your company as well as a recommended plan of action to improve your production quality, efficiency, and revenue. In addition, we will also provide consulting guidance through the implementation process of our recommended changes. We can also offer short or long term employees to work within your network to both train and help effect the desired changes on a departmental level. Our consulting services have been used by both current and future African television networks.