The name “Niki Hattingh” is synonymous with commercial food styling and high end product handling within the local advertising and film industries. With a career that spans almost 30 years, including chefing in renowned kitchens in SA, the UK, the USA and Hong Kong, Niki brings a unique level of expertise and experience to each project she works on.
Niki is a trendsetter in her field with a strong sense of precision, a scientific approach to execution, creative flair as well as a thorough practical understanding of her craft that stretches into special effects. She also has an understanding that her work is not only about the creative handling of product, but also of the client in terms of nursing the product.
Niki’s list of clients is truly extensive and includes all major local as well as many international food brands such as Nestle USA, Movenpick Hotels Germany, Coca Cola, KFC, McDonalds, Wimpy, Pilsbury, Pick n Pay, Kelloggs, Gino Ginelli Ice-cream, Stork Margerine, Consol Glass, Mugg& Bean, Nandos, Steers and many more over her 19 years of experience particular to food styling.
Local production houses worked with would include Velocity Films Africa, Picture Tree, Fresh Eye, Bouffant productions, Plank Productions, Egg Films, Shooting Gallery, Hungry Films, Hammersmith & Elephant, Silver Bullet, Red Dot Productions and many more.
References can be obtained from the following people:
Gary King The Picture Tree 011 787 7446
Petar Spiljevic Velocity Films 011 807 0100
Christopher Briggs Red Dott Productions 071 352 7362
Ian Difford Hungry Films 082 886 6354