African Film Directors: Nigerian Film Directors Robert Peters and Tope Oshin Ogun Robert Peters  Robert Peters is a Nigerian film director renowned for his 2014 film, ’30 Days in Atlanta’. Before his directing debut, Robert Peters was an actor until 2004, when he relocated to the USA to undertake training in Visual Storytelling. He received hands-on training…

African Film Directors: Nigerian Film Directors Chineze Anyaene and Biyi Bandele Chineze Anyaene  Chineze Anyaene is a Nigerian film director and producer. She graduated from the University of Abuja in Theatrical Arts and later the New York Film Academy with a Masters in Directing. Chineze moved back to Nigeria to pursue he career as a film producer and director. She made her debut as a…

What makes a great film director? Every aspiring film director wonders what it takes to become a great and successful film director. Some think that going to film school to study a course in film directing is enough. This is however, far from the truth. The truth is that some of the greatest film directors…

African Film Directors: South African Film Director John Trengove John Trengove is a 39-year old South African film director. He made his directing debut in 2006 when he directed a South African TV series, ‘Hard Copy’. This was followed by ‘Bay of Plenty’ (2007-2008), ‘The Lab’ (2006 – 2009) and ‘Hopeville’ (2009), which received an international Emmy nomination…

  African Film Directors: South African Film Directors Thishiwe Ziqubu and Lebogang Lasethaba Thishiwe Ziqubu  Thishiwe Ziqubu is a female South African film director. She made her debut in the African film industry as an actress in 2011 on the South African film ‘Man on Ground’. She has also starred in other notable films like ‘Hard To Get’, ‘While You Weren’t Looking’ and ‘Tell…

  African Film Directors: South African Film Directors Lineo Sekeleoane and Jamie Uys Lineo Sekeleoane  Lineo Sekeloane is a female South African film director and producer. Her first major feature film as a film director, set to premiere later this year, has put her in the books of history as South Africa’s first black female director and producer. She graduated with…

African Film Directors: South African Film Director Gavin Hood Gavin Hood is a South African film director whose work goes beyond Africa. Born in South Africa, the 54-year-old started his career as a director when the South African Department of Health Commissioned him to make short educational film. But it was until 1998 that his work started…

Filmmaking is hard, let no one lie to you. Bringing what starts out as an idea to the big screen is no easy task. Filmmakers work together to give a story life and turn it into something that people can watch and make sense out of. All filmmakers around the world work hard, but African…

Tufilamu Pictures are off to a great year of filmmaking with latest project ‘1988’. ‘1988’ is a simulation of the late 80’s Kenyan society, that was too often characterized by civil rights infractions against free speech, punctuated by detainment’s that too often were associated with violent torture at the infamous Nyayo Chambers. The film stars talented…

Sanaa Talks TV Show Giving Artists A Voice In Kenya, artists, especially those in the film industry have often been overlooked by the media. And when the media finally gives them a platform, more often than not, they are not asked the relevant questions that will help boost their careers or the film industry as a whole.…