About Us

Cardova is an award-winning media and production company with a focus on innovative lifestyle content for local and international broadcasters as well as digital marketing and advertising. 

Founded in 2010, the journey began with the launch of our flagship production, Expresso Morning Show. From our original studio in Sea Point, Cape Town, we broadcasted live, every weekday morning to households around South Africa, entertaining and educating with our ‘feel good’ breakfast vibes.

More than a decade later we have produced a number of successful and innovative shows including Afternoon Express, Tropika Island of Treasure, Win a Home, Presenter Search on 3, The Taste Master, Hayden Quin South Africa and The Insider SA.

Specialising in advertiser-funded programmes (AFP), we develop unified content and digital strategies that inspire consumer interest and engagement on multiple high-reach platforms allowing brands to:

With more than a million followers across our digital platforms; we pride ourselves in forming a personal relationship with our audience and creating content that stands out from the clutter. We achieve this by producing campaigns that are memorable, meaningful, and impactful.

From the concept to completion, each project passes through passionate hands that grow and nurture it. Storytelling is in our DNA and we’re excited to tell yours.

"Our mission is to continue making content for television and digital that pushes boundaries"

Patience Stevens, Cardova Owner & MD
Our Services
Our Clients
Our Awards

South African Film & Television Awards

Expresso: SAFTA Winner Best Variety Show 2016

TBI'S Content Innovation Awards

Tropika Island of Treasure: Nomination Entertainment Format of the Year 2020

C21 International Awards

The Taste Master SA: Nomination Best Brand Driven Format 2020

TBI'S Content Innovation Awards

The Next Brand Ambassador: Nomination Competition Show of the Year 2020