WHO WE ARE

OMP is one of South Africa’s leading producers of high-quality entertainment and educational television, with an award-winning track record. Its international accolades include a US Peabody, the Japan Prize, and recent nominations for INPUT in Seoul and Sydney.

For over a decade, OMP has produced programming across a wide range of genres: Soap Operas, Dramas, Documentaries, Lifestyle, Food, Reality series, Youth programming and Children’s television. Ochre hosts a team of talented television professionals with expertise in the genres that it serves, advertising sales team that serves its Branded Content division, and a technical team that supports its equipment rental services, post production suites and sound studios.  In recent years, OMP has diversified its business to include Formats and Rights acquisition, Channel development for pay-tv, Mobile content and International series.

In addition to all South African broadcasters, we have produced film and television for BBC, Channel 4 (UK), France 2, PBS (US), NHK (Japan), Sesame Workshop (US), and the African Development Bank.

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THE OCHRE TEAM
Stan Joseph
C.E.O
Ilse van Hemert
Deputy C.E.O
Krisen Pather
Head of Edutainment
Portia Gumede
Showrunner
Stephen de Kock
Head of Production
Liesl Thomson
Operations Manager
Nad Thaver
Financial Manager
Jeanette Butler
Head of Project Finance
Andrew Cox
Digital
Emma Wilcock
Facilities Manager