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Jelena for Tesco (UK) – We spent a week shooting summer fashion inserts for London based chain store Tesco. Making the most of the Cape Town summer to shoot their still catalogue for the up and coming queens jubilee we where asked to cover the story for a behind the scenes video for the Tesco magazine website. While we were at it we shot some general fashion videos with a …

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Working the Blindside for Supersport – iKraal is lucky enough to be producing a 24 week online series for Supersport.com. The weekly show “Working the Blindside” is written and presented by Steve Morris. Shot each week in our in house studio the show covers the previous weeks games and helps gamer on supersport.com to make informed decisions when selecting their Fantasy League Teams and making score predictions. Turn around time …

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Puma Senegal with Big Sky Productions – Quite a while back we got an amazing opportunity to be involved in shooting a number of African stories for Puma international. The main story was to show how Puma had involved local artists in the design of the Puma National football strip. It was great to be invited by the Big Sky team to work on this project with them. African travel …

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Saldanha to Cape Town in a Wheelchair – At the end of last year we embarked on a journey with Dries and Glenn and their dream of riding their wheelchairs from Saldanha Bay to Cape Town (over 150km). We spent a few days with Dries and his family, and tracked parts of the actual journey culminating in a March to parliment on National Disability day. It was really great to …

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Canon 5D MarkII Wildlife test run in Kenya – After finally bowing to the DSLR revolution i have to say i am hugely impressed so far. DSLRs are still a long way off replacing conventional professional cameras, but boy can they be useful! Although we had already shot several Viral’s on the cameras the gear was always dry hired in for the jobs, but seeing the ease of use and …

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“The Compound” a web series a hit! – For the last month iKraal has been working on a web series with 2oceansvibe.com called “The Compound”. In what we believe is a first for South Africa a branded content show was produced for agency Gloo’s client Samsung for weekly online delivery. Director of Photography for the job was iKraal’s Crispian Abbott with Andrew Fraser on second camera. All editing and post …

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After the success of last years show we were once again asked to produce the viral, launch and show material for the Bafunny Bafunny 2011 show which kicks off in October this year. Playing on the Rugby World cup we put together a supersport “esque” intro which is then broken by off the wall comedy. The spot was shot over 1 day in studio in JHB on Sony EX3 and …

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Safari 365 video – Viral video created for online in bound tour opperator Safari365. Based on footage shot on location in Kenya at the end of 2010.

Behind the Scenes – iKraal was recently asked to film the making of a French commercial in South Africa. Cape Town based production company Lobster Tree and french client Charal spent four days on Lindbergh, a private game reserve outside Johannesburg, and a day at the Steenbras dam just outside Cape Town. The commercial stared two cheetahs, three ostriches, and four wolf-dogs, so the creative team decided on the RED …

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Boschendal Viral Video Entry – Our friends at 2oceansvibe were running a competition over the weekend for Boschendal so after filming the towers this weekend we had an idea late on monday morning and thought we’d knock something together for fun. And we won! Its a great example of tactical viral video and these’s no doubt that the guy’s at Boschendal will benefit from a significant amount of free publicity, …

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