Apocalypse Now Now

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Apocalypse Now Now (2017)


Based on a beloved South African fantasy novel this impressive proof-of-concept from rising-star Michael Matthews depicts a snarky, monster-porn-dealing teen dragged headlong into a deep, dark Cape Town underbelly full of monsters and myth.


Adapted from the novel by Charlie Human

Directed by Michael Matthews
Written by Sean Drummond

Produced by Todd Brown, Sean Drummond, Michael Matthews, Dylan Voogt, Nicolas Sorbara, Lon Molnar, Christina Piovesan, Jonathan Bronfman

Director of Photography Shaun Lee
Editor Daniel Mitchell
Sound design by Morné Marais
Score by James Matthes


Garion Dowds as Baxter Zevcenko
Louw Venter as Jackie Ronin
Faniswa Yisa as The Vigilante


Special thanks to our incredible cast, crew and sponsors: Media Film Service, Cape Town Film Studios, Props to the Stars, The Propfather, Fabriek8 Fabrication, Costume Hire, Sitewise, Paradigm Shift SFX, Stunt Team SA, Hire Arms Cape Town, H1 Rentals, Spartan Truck Hire, Eazi Access, Shesha Film Food

Post Production: Left Post Productions, Redlab Digital, Refinery Cape Town

Visual Effects: Intelligent Creatures Inc., Motif Studios

Sound design: Sound Surgeon Studios, Grayson Matthews, Sound & Motion Studios

Music by Pressure Cooker Studios