Our Work


We produced this promo video for Generous - The Online Donation platform for charities and not-for-profit organisations. 



Monash Health
COVID-19 Response 

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit Australia Commonground produced a briefing video for Australian Health Care Workers, for  Monash Health and Monash University.



Commonground developed a Google search ad campaign, and planned and implemented in-depth website and search engine optimisation (SE0), resulting in a substantial increase in leads and enquiries for this Australian world leader in fine particle separation and processing technology.


Brand Refresh Kids Hope

Updating a 15 year old brand, is not a singular task. We took the organisations history, developed a new narrative, defined a value proposition  and created a full brand expression that takes an organically grown organisation into a new phase of growth. 2019

Creative Director: Christoph Ziegenhardt Design: Christoph Ziegenhardt, Sally Mazak


Kids Hope Promo

Promo for Kids Hope, and nonprofit providing mentoring to Australian primary school kids, featuring Tim Costello, AO, 2020

Producer and Director: Christoph Ziegenhardt
Video: Amy Dwight
Edit: Nick Ralph


Child - Narrative Video

An Interserve story. Part of a series of three narrative short films, 2020.

Director, Producer and Videographer: Christoph Ziegenhardt
Editor & Color Grade: Katia Mancuso
Sound: Ben Cameron


In Step

LA shortfilm sharing the transformational story of three characters in Malawi. Filmed in 2019.

Director: Christoph Ziegenhardt
Camera and Producer: Christoph Ziegenhardt and Amy Dwight
Edit, Grade and Audio: Elizna van der Walt


Media event photography for Smile Squad / DHHS / Vic Gov, 2019


Corporate and business portraiture and editorial photography. 


Nan Tong

The transformative story of Nan Tong,  monk, farmer & carpenter from Thailand, 2018.

Director, camera and producer: Christoph Ziegenhardt
Grade: Peter Brewer
Soundtrack: Ben Cameron
Voice recording: Salt Studios


Storytelling photography for a humanitarian and non-profit organisations. See more at www.christophziegenhardt.com


Lifestyle and Brand photography for Social-Enterprise Thankyou, 2015


RMIT University - EsCargo

The EsCargo is an innovative electric motorcycle designed to curb congestion and pollution for urban cargo delivery.

RMIT Green Innovators showcases students green innovations in the area of industrial design and entrepreneurship, 2017.


Brand development and video production for stageminded.com, 2016

Emergency Documentary photography and videography for CBM International.


Deaking University, IGA - Awareness Campaign, Concept Development, Photography and Design, 2015

Who We Are

With over two decades of combined experience, we are professionals who care deeply about our craft. Whether it’s corporate, business or not-for-profit or we have the skills and experience. Get in touch with us today to schedule a free consultation.

What We Do

Let our team of campaign experts, videographers, photographers, and designers create content that is approachable, beautiful and memorable. Whatever is required for your project, we will ensure that you have access to the best talent to get it done.

What People Say

Commonground produced stories from the work of Global Interaction of lives being transformed. Christoph beautifully and genuinely conveyed the impact of GlobalInteraction’s work. We value authentic trust relationships, a quality that is mutually identified in working alongside Christoph. Andrea Fleming, Global Interaction

Christoph helped me to clearly articulate YourGrocer's "Why" and convinced me to put more of an intentional focus on it. Christoph really lit afire under my arse and helped me see the value of focussing on our story. Morgan Ranieri, YourGrocer

Christoph has a really creative mind and focus. He looks to the core of an idea and keeps challenging the creative until it truly represents that idea.  Daniel Flynn, Thankyou

Christoph is insightful, intelligent and able to achieve great things. He was pivotal in developing, creating, and growing the End the Cycle brand. His vision and creativity brought this programs to live.  Heath McSolvin, CBM Australia

Christoph has extensive branding, campaigning and marketing knowledge, experience and insight which he applies with great sensitivity. Esther Adams, Interserve

Christoph has enormous experience in purposeful storytelling. I have worked with Christoph in many countries.Respectfully and ethically telling their story is central to the way Christoph works. Greg Low, R2L/GDU

We had the pleasure of working with Christoph in video and photography. He captured the activities, energy and spirit of the events and produced a video which distilled and clearly presented a fairly nuanced message. The result was very engaging and we show it with pride. Cathy Hine, Interserve

Commonground worked with us on a major supermarket intervention campaign.The retailers, customers and partners had only praise for the work. Based on this work Deakin University won the prestigious Konrad JamrozikAward for Health Advocacy and the VicHealth Healthy Eating Award for best health promotion project in Victoria, Australia.  Dr Adrian Cameron, Deakin University

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