iKraal was founded in 2006 by Ken Mehrtens and Crispian Abbott. Rob Nicholls joined in 2010 to round out a perfectly complementary set of talents and experience.
After a long stint with the team at Design Indaba, William brings a story telling back ground as well as DOP and editing to the mix. Over and above that he’s a qualified drone pilot and experienced muli-camera director for live shows.
Multi skilled and muti talented William joined iKraal full time in 2017.
Rob studied Fine Art at Stellenbosch University, graduating with Honours in photography and painting. He worked as a creative consultant at Bates 141 on branding and interactive communication, before moving into film.
Over the last 15 years, he’s worked in research, editing and cinematography, and for the last eight years he’s been directing in various formats, from documentary to commercials, for brands like Levis, Converse, Guinness, Jameson, Nokia, Lucky Star, Muti Clothing, Vida Coffee and Eurolux. His documentary experience has taken him to various countries across Africa, Europe and Asia.
View Robs work here: https://www.robertnicholls.org