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FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

GEORGE KARANJA

George Karanja is the Festival Chairperson who has long and extensive experience working in the development arena. George is well trained and a practioner in the field of organisational change and development. He has held senior positions with Action Aid International Kenya, Poverty Eradication Network, and the German Technical Assistance. He now plies his trade as a senior consultant with PMDC. George is a Jonny came lately in the Kenya’s film industry whose passion for film and youth agenda has grown immensely in the last few years.

Clinton Kihima

Clinton Kihima

Manager

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Clinton is an animation masters student, a filmmaker, a digital artist, a charcoal artist, a Swahili poet, a lecturer… that list is endless

His leadership skills make it easy for him to manage our team, even with our diverse professional backgrounds

Tony Gachoki

Tony Gachoki

Curator

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Tony is a Concept creator and developer for TV content, Production Manager, Story Producer,Camera Operator, Script writer, Actor and well, our more than able curator.

Tony ensures everyone does what they are supposed to do, when they are supposed to do and how they are supposed to do it. He also calls a lot of meetings

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Shirleen Amisi

Assistant Manager

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Shirleen Amisi is a film Producer/Production Manager who studied Film Production at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication graduating with a distinction.

Here she has helped organize workshops, she is working with Frank Oyosa  to organize our upcoming awards gala and assists our manager in implementing the festival activities. She also participated in the 2015 Slum Film Festival lab where she produced the film “Best of Luck”

Frankline Oyosa

Frankline Oyosa

Program Manager

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Frank is a Theatre Arts and Film Technology production management major graduate , a notable actor who has appeared in numerous productions from school set texts to public shows ,he has his own Production Management company Franosa Films and has over 15 credits to his name as a production manager. 😎

Have you seen our masterclasses ,workshops , audio-video documentation, the recent judging process and the upcoming awards gala? Well, this is the guy behind all that

 

 

Mercy Koech

Mercy Koech

Submissions Co-ordinator

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Mercy is an actress who has appeared both on stage and on screen, a script developer ,a props manager , a director of photography, a production manager and a diploma holder in theatre arts and film studies from Kenyatta University.

Remember the thousands of movies y’all submitted? Well, this lady was in charge of that whole process, from how the film was sent to us, to ensuring they were watched, to shortlisting those that will be screened. She did all that. And that’s not all. If you’re communicating with us via email, there’s a high chance you’re speaking with her.

 

Beatrice Gatwiri

Beatrice Gatwiri

Marketing and Social Media

 

Josephat Keya

Josephat Keya

Board Chairman