ILZE KITSHOFF is regarded as
one of South Africa’s leading stills photographers.
Her accomplished career in the entertainment industry spans
over a decade in which she has established a reputation
for providing an international service
on Hollywood films.
Ilze has worked with renowned filmmakers Marc Foster, Edward Hall, Paul W.S. Anderson, Roar Uthaug, Oliver Schmitz, Jan Kounen and illustrious talent, notably Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Samuel L. Jackson, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alicia Vikander, Jennifer Hudson, Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Milla Jovovich, Peter Sarsgaard, Paul Walker, Iain Glen, Katheryn Winnick, Emily Mortimer, Ruby Rose, Andrea Riseborough, Steve Coogan, Claire Danes, Walton Goggins, James Badge Dale, Dominic West, Daniel Wu, Rutger Hauer, Harry Treadaway, Hayley Atwell and Rufus Sewell.
In addition to unit photography, Ilze is an experienced gallery photographer for marketing purposes, producing stills and posters for advertising and publicity campaigns. Her work were chosen for campaigns on The Dark Tower (including the book "The Dark Tower: The Art of the film"), Dredd 3D, Machine Gun Preacher, Winnie, Restless (mini-series), Kite, Faan se trein, Vehicle 19 and Dominion (Seasons 1&2).
Ilze works across a broad spectrum of filmed entertainment from motion pictures, television series to documentaries and short films. She studied photography at the Durban University of Technology and after graduating joined the film industry. Ilze has worked in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Los Angeles and London and in 2010 she held her first exhibition at The Forge in Camden Town, London.