About Us

We Work With Brands, Production Companies And Content Creators To Produce Media Of Higher Quality. Each Shoot, Each Music Recording Session Or Event Is Personalized And Tailored To Your Specific Needs.

About Us

Hard-Time Productions was designed for you.
We provide versatile studio spaces for Audio, Video, Photo and Film shoots.
We take pride in offering studio spaces, suitable for a variety of productions.
Our mission is to contribute broadly, extensively and positively in the South African and international entertainment industry by providing innovated quality entertainment. Again, the organisation publishes audio and visual art material released in various forms. We strive for excellence. Our focus is on  promoting
performing artists from acting, music, modelling and so on.
Years of Experience

Overall Artists Signed

We work with brands, production companies, and content creators to produce media of higher quality. Each shoot, each music recording or event is personalized and tailored to your specific needs.

Our Story

Our goal is to build strong partnerships with good clients. We don’t work for companies… We work with peopleAnd we go out of our way to make our people happy.

As an epicenter of content creation in the heart of Johannesburg, Hard-Time Productions has been offering artists a truly inspirational and openly creative space for years. After its establishment in 2013, this queen of the local sound scene provides studio time to aspiring and established artists alike; with world-class equipment in a space that is pulsing with history.

But we are not just a studio anymore, the past years have seen us develop into a fully-fledged music community center designed to form the new backbone of our industry.

Besides recording services, the  is now a platform for workshops and industry events to help creatives connect and collaborate as they craft the next generation of sounds, we also have an inhouse online radio station and a  film and television production house.


Hard-Time Productions Launches Film & Television Production Service(s)

You need the experts without the overheads. You need a video production team with decades of collective experience, both in media production AND in business. You need a friendly team of experts in Johannesburg, South Africa, who will your take your project from concept, to script, to filming and editing, with outstanding animation and motion graphics along the way. That’s us!


Hard-Time Productions Launches African Vibe Radio

In 2019, we launched African Vibe Radio, an online radio station located in at our studios in Braamfontein,  Johannesburg focusing on 100% African content.


Hard-Time Productions Launches Artist(s) Management Services

2017 saw Hard-Time Productions establishing artist(s) management services. Part of our specialty is in helping rising new artists get the exposure, publicity and attention they need to grow their career. Assisting in getting new artists noticed and discovered by media and fans is our goal.


Hard-Time Productions Launches

Hard-Time Productions is a media house that is motivated by the belief that community arts and participatory media practices play a vital role in building and sustaining healthy communities.

What Some Of Our Clients Have To Say...

Offering the highest quality recording, mixing, mastering, and music, film and television production.

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Oliver Goodman
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Emma Stone
Absolutely [censored] amazing! Couldn't have had anyone better to record us! Lots of innovative ideas and a great flow of creativity and enthusiasm​[...] the best of the best.
Nathalie Moore
“Slinky’s hard working and skilled team were a pleasure to work with on our product videos. Communication was excellent from pre to post production.”
Luiz Enrique