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Welcome to your home abroad.


Ekaya: Meaning ‘home’ or ‘house’ in the Xhosa language is a boutique production company based in Cape Town servicing the needs of our clients worldwide. 

Run by Ila Paterson - an advertising and production professional from Germany, who has made South Africa her second home and Hanna Björklund, a media professional from Sweden who is responsible for the Scandinavian market. 
We will treat you and your projects with the same love and affection as Mama Africa.

Our services:
Full Service Photo + Film Production as well as single separate services such as Location Scouting, Casting, Permits, Budget Management, and Crew Coordinating.

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At Ekaya Productions it’s all about great team spirit, we are always on the look out for dynamic team members, especially Production Managers and Photo Assistants.


If you are positive, and professional, and would like the same for your work environment please get in touch. 


Are you interested in an internship, a summer of fun and hard work in Cape Town? We are looking for young people that would like to see what our industry is all about. Please tell us a bit about yourself along with your CV, email enquiries to info [at]

We look forward to hearing from you soon!


Office Cape Town

Tel +27 21 2862286

info [at]

Ila Paterson

Cell South Africa +27 79 6277794

Cell Europe +44 7482 604026

ila [at]


Hanna Björklund  

Cell South Africa +27 79 2548630

Cell Europe +46 7629 80263

hanna [at]


PoBox 32116

Camps Bay, 8040

Cape town, South Africa 


15 Glynville Terrace

Gardens, 8001

Cape town, South Africa

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