History. People. Bright future
Where it all began
Zikedish evolved from a small video production house, called “Great White Creations”, founded by Dawie le Hanie. Dawie expanded the business in 2014 to cater to the needs of a wider variety of clientele. Zikedish was born. Our founding principles are honesty, hard work and superior customer service and products. You can read more about our history in this post.
Who we are
Dawie le Hanie
Founder | Owner | Creative
Dawie has more than 10 years experience in all facets of video production and managing a production house. He grew up in an artistic family in Springs, near Johannesburg. After matriculating from the Springs Technical High School where he excelled in various fields, he achieved a Law degree from the University of Pretoria. He later also achieved a diploma in “Business Administration and Management” with distinction, and has completed numerous certificate courses on video and music production. He loves art, practise Krav Maga and is also a keen composer.
Linda le Hanie
Co-owner | Education specialist
Education lies Linda very close to the heart. Over the past 19 years, she taught mathematics at both High and Primary School level and is currently a part-time methodology of mathematics lecturer at the Faculty of Education at the University of Pretoria. She also has experience of teaching chemistry in the United Kingdom as well as observing a German teacher training programme as part of a student exchange programme that she was chosen for. In 2017 she obtained her MEd degree in mathematics education (cum laude) from UP and is currently enrolled for her PhD in mathematics education.
What’s in a name
“Zikedish” is a fun original word created by Linda. It is synonymous with zealousness; being passionate, devoted, enthusiastic and energetic. Our slogan and vision can be summarized in these four words: “Be zealous, be Zikedish”. This is how we pronounce it.
What we can do for you
We are always busy working on new products and services. Please visit our Studio page to see what we can do for you in terms of video or film production or visit our Education page to see and learn more about our own training and educational courses.