Chad Findlay Creative - Production, Direction & Design
Extraordinary design, shows and experiences that people remember.
Chad Findlay directs and designs large-scale productions in South Africa and abroad for corporates, conferences and international brands.
He has over 15 years experience as a meticulous creative working in-house, freelance and with agencies in design and production, spearheading highly focused commercial and strategic ideas. His expertise runs the gamut from concept, presentation, pitching, full-service design, managing partners and talent to script and execution across multiple platforms.
The balance of creative and commerce is important and Chad is equally at home with budgets and balance sheets as he is on site. Chad has the logistical know-how from a hands-on production background to create spectacular, unforgettable experiences for audiences live in-person or online.
Internationally, Chad has been involved in projects spanning the US, UK and Europe. He has staged multiple shows in Las Vegas and worked in TV, theatre and film as a magic consultant.
Locally, he is in constant demand producing opening ceremonies, conferences, concerts and family shows for audiences of all ages. His productions have featured some of the country’s top performers and most recognisable faces.
With an intimate understanding of the technical and artistic elements necessary to create memorable experiences, we’re expertly positioned to bring your vision to life and your brand to the forefront.
"Chad is multi-talented unlike anyone else I know and we are truly saddened to see him leave. A rare combination of creativity and an ability to deliver under immense pressure. He fulfils multiple creative roles to the highest professional standard, a strong understanding of the environments we work in and maintaining a real-world, pragmatic approach. He handles enormous logistical setups from theatres to arenas, to the smallest design detail.
Chad also has an incredibly strong brand awareness especially when operating with the complex demands of our brand owners and licensors. He works hard and delivers exceptional product. Easy going and well-respected by everyone in our team, he will be missed."
- Craig Mitchell
Director EFX International (Peppa Pig licensors Africa)