The 2018 Karoo Ranching Film Festival is around the corner, but first it is time to vote for your favourite film or photographs from the 2017 festival.

All of the nominees in the various categories will be interviewed on Grootplaas over the next two months. Viewers will be given a glimpse of the nominees’ creative work and imagery, the companies who supported this effort and be encouraged to vote for a winner in each category.

The broadcast dates are as follow:

Grootplaas is broadcast weekdays at 05:30 on KykNet, channel 144.

Julie Truter – 5 June 2018 (Click here to watch it now)
Susan Steyn – 15 June 2018 
Lindy Truter – 29 June 2018

Madeliene Mahieu – 6 July 2018 
Kerryn Ross – 11 July 2018 
Sean Hobson- 20 July 2018
When the dust settles – short film – 27 July 2018

Karina Louw – 3 August 2018

How do I vote?

To vote, send an SMS with the name of your favourite nominee to 084 580 7482. It’s as easy as that! Following the broadcasts on Grootplaas, all of these inserts can be watched again on Here you can finally compare the entries before casting your final vote.