Panga Films is an Independent Film and TV production company, based in Durban, South Africa. Panga Films operates with integrity, believing their actions as storytellers and filmmakers affect many people. They believe in a low environmental impact crews with an intimate, honest story telling approach. Panga Films has filmed extensively across the African continent as well as the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Panga Films, Tarryn and Bruce Buttery, are a husband and wife team that produce for CNN and other international broadcasters and brands with a strong focus on documentary filmmaking.
Bruce has over 20 years experience in the Film and TV industry. Working on television commercials, corporate videos, training videos and advertising campaigns, short form & long form documentaries, social media content and local and inter- national TV series. His work has featured in film festivals and won many awards across the globe. In the last 5 years his wife Tarryn Buttery has joined the company, they now work as a unit, co producing for CNN on their African shows – Inside Africa – African Voices and Innovate Africa. This has given them great experience and taken them across the African continent .
“We want the next part of our lives as filmmakers, to be about telling stories that can create powerful change and advocate environmentally, sustainable and socially responsible content. ” – Tarryn and Bruce Buttery