Sketchbook Studios is a creative production company specializing in original content, television series and commercials. 

Sketchbook are best known as the creators of the groundbreaking YouTube hit web-series SuzelleDIY which has racked up over 22 million views on YouTube and screened nationwide on Comedy Central. 


We created the first original series for Showmax Tali's Wedding Diary which won five SAFTA awards and has been hailed as a landmark in SA television. The followup sequel Tali's Baby Diary was receieved with critical acclaim.


What we have learnt creating successful original work has proven invaluable in elevating our commercial projects and collaborations with agencies and clients.


With a high-energy, performance-based approach and comedy expertise, Sketchbook has become known for delivering relevant, engaging and award-winning content. 

Sketchbook was founded in 2014 by filmmaker Ari Kruger and actress Julia Anastasopoulos.

Ari Kruger
Director / Writer

Julia Anastasopoulos
Creative Director / Actress