Giraffe kills filmmaker on South African set


Tragedy occurred on a film set in South Africa when an award-winning cinematographer was killed by a giraffe he was filming. Carlos Carvalho — a South African filmmaker who won the Silver Lion at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival for a public service announcement for Childline and the best cinematography prize at the African Movie Academy Awards in 2014 for his work on “The Forgotten Kingdom” — was working as a second-unit camera operator for a TV movie tentatively titled “Premium Nanny 2” last week, according to Entertainment Weekly.

The crew was filming at Glen Afric Country Lodge, an open wildlife facility about 40 minutes northwest of Johannesburg.

The facility’s website boasts of the opportunity to “interact with some of Africa’s most magnificent animals,” such as elephants, zebras…

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