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…

  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: Kenyan Film Directors Nicholas Wambugu and Jim Chuchu Jim Chuchu  Jim Chuchu is renowned Kenyan film director, writer, photographer, singer-songwriter and visual artist. Titles that he executes excellently as revealed in his works. Jim is a co-founder and creative director at The Nest – a multidisciplinary art collective in Nairobi. He was a member of…

African Film Directors: Kenyan Film Directors Judy Kibinge and Njue Kevin Judy Kibinge Judy Kibinge is a Kenyan film director, writer and producer. She is a known name in the African film scene owing to her award-winning works in films like ‘Dangerous Affair’ and ‘Something Necessary’. In 2017, she gained international recognition when she made history by becoming…

African Film Directors: Kenyan Film Directors Wanuri Kahiu and Likarion Wainaina Wanuri Kahiu Wanuri Kahiu is a household name in the Kenyan and African arts industry for her Afro-futuristic approach in most of her projects. Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Wanuri describes herself as “part of the new generation of African storytellers”. She is the co-founder of Afrobubblegum, a media company that…

In 2016, a group of German students led by Katja Benrath and Tobias Rosen came to Kenya. They had one mission; to tell the story of the December, 2015 Mandera bus attack through a short film. They collaborated with some of the best filmmakers in Kenya. The collaboration gave birth to the short film ‘Watu…

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