NEW! British Food Misunderstood

In their British Food Misunderstood series, Ilka & Franz reinvent six of the most confusing British dishes. Kindly published in Food& magazine, Issue #5 Food&Losers.

Concept, Set Design, Food Styling, Photo and Post-Production: Ilka & Franz
Food Styling (Black Pudding & Cream Tea): Sam Dixon
Hand Model: Erica Melargo @ Hired Hands

New! N26

Ilka & Franz did lots of shots for N26!

Photography: Ilka & Franz ~ Cosmopola
Prop & Wardrobe Styling: Katie Fotis
Make-up: Grace Ellington
Hair: Hannah Godley
Nails: Yasmine Elwakil
Food Styling: Maud Eden ~ Hers Agency
Post-Production: Post Apollo
Talent: Jolie, Nina Taylor & Amanda ~ Hired Hands, Sandy Amon Schwartz, Truffle ~ Urban Paws UK
Animations: Cris Wiegandt, Lacy Barry & Frank Groll ~ Cosmopola
Production: Cosmopola, Barbi Mlczoch
On-Set Producer: Vicky Pettifer

Cat Videos!

Ilka & Franz got commissioned to direct and shoot moving image for Onken Yogurts.

Director/ Camera: Ilka & Franz
Props: Katie Fotis
Grade: Rick @ Rick & Joe
Model: Ace @ Birds and Animals
Animal Handler: Yuka Fukushima

New! Dairylea...

Ilka & Franz got commissioned to shoot Dairylea’s latest out of home campaign featuring a huge paper-made world.

Photography: Ilka & Franz
Set Design: Jaina Minton
Stylist: Zoe Kozlik
Make-Up: Grace Ellington
Hair: Abra Kennedy
Nails: Yasmine Elwakil
Producer: Jodie Simms
Photo Assistant: Anna Sophia John

NEW! Wired UK

Ilka & Franz have shot a set of colourful paper craft still lifes for the 10 Year Anniversary Issue of Wired UK.

Concepts, Photography and Post-Production: Ilka & Franz
Paper Craft: Lydia Kasumi Shirreff

New! Audi Magazine

Ilka & Franz got asked to shoot a ball of wires for Audi Magazine to illustrate an article about Digital Decluttering.

Photography, Props and Post-Production by Ilka & Franz.

New! Cover Shoot for Uni Spiegel

Ilka & Franz got commissioned to shoot a cover for German Uni Spiegel magazine. It’s about the concept of home - where you live and where your heart is.

Photo, Props and Post-Production: Ilka & Franz
Hand Model: Mirabel @ Hired Hands

Communication Arts - Interview!

“We like to push the boundaries of photography —, exploring where photography ends and where illustration and digital art begin.”

Ilka & Franz got interviewed by Communication Arts magazine for their weekly online column Fresh. You can read it here.

New! Majedie Journal

Ilka & Franz got commissioned to shoot for Majedie Journal.

Photography, Sets & Post-Production: Ilka & Franz 
Nails: Naima Coleman
Models: Tolu, Veronica and Stuart @ Hired Hands

We Heart - Interview!

Ilka & Franz spoke to We Heart magazine about creative processes, influences, goals and more.

…the award-winning twosome create photographic images akin to illustration—pop culture, surrealism, and the aesthetics of the 1980s inspiring their hyper-real artwork. Oft-humorous and playful, their sugar-coated yet super-neat visual language has seen the London-based German/ Austrian duo transform the ordinary into something extraordinary. We chatted with Ilka & Franz to find out more about the people behind the bold aesthetic, and because—quite frankly—we live in a time when we could all use a little more of their visual cheer in our lives... Read more!

New! Gluttony

Ilka & Franz teamed up with food stylist Holly Cowgill and had a feast with First Model Management model Lily Thorn for Toksick Magazine.

New! AML Group X Pearn Kandola

Ilka & Franz got commissioned by AML Group to shoot for Pearn Kandola! 

Photography & Post-Production: Ilka & Franz 
Set & Props: Katie Fotis
Food Styling: Hebe Konditori 
Styling: Zoe Kozlik 
Make-Up: Grace Ellington
Make-Up Assistant: Coco Hirani
Hair: Rom Sartipi
Hair Assistant: Paul Rodgers 
Producer: Jenny Wickens 
Casting: Tracie Hunter 
Talent: Briar & Nigel @ Ugly, Kaya & Jaz @ BMA, Christina @ MOT, David @ Bridge Models, Silvinna @ Models Plus. 

New! Publicis NA X OAAA

Back in July Ilka & Franz travelled to New York City to shoot this HUGE campaign for OAAA (Outdoor Advertising Association of America), which can be seen out on the streets across the US, including on Times Square! Check out some street photos on Behance here.

Photographer & Director: Ilka & Franz
Producer: Liza Harding
Talent: Allison Ponthier, Yessy Rivera @ State Managment, John Thelusca, Elira Roe, Miles Montierth @ Fusion Models NYC, Pawel Nolbert, Marta Llop, Jezz Chung, Andy Bird & Gerry Graf.
Styling: Stacey Jones
MUA & Hair: Dale Johnson
Nails: Gina Viviano
Camera Op: Christina Wairegi
Gaffer: Greg Tango
AC: Tashi Ceuelemand
Set: Ready Set
Photo Assistant: Ben Mistak