The Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards, AMVCAs 2018, was held on Saturday night at the Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos,Nigeria. The star studded ceremony was lit with glitz and glam as filmmakers, actors, celebrities and invited guests graced the red carpet in all glamour and poise. Being the 6th annual awards, the AMVCA is…

It’s that time again. Time to celebrate film and filmmakers, celebrating milestones and achievements. The Riverwood Academy Awards Nominees have been unveiled today the Alliance Francaise in Nairobi.   This year’s awards will be officially sponsored by the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB). The awards ceremony will be held in Kisumu city on 15th September…

Jim Karutu James Karutu or as many call him, Jim Karutu, is best known for his prowess as a creative artist in Kenya. His main focus is on visual effects, motion graphics and retouching. Over the years, Jim has worked on numerous TV shows, commercials, music videos, and documentaries across Africa. His creativeness and outstanding…

The Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) nominees were unveiled on August 4th 2018 at The Wheatbaker hotel in Ikoyi, Lagos-Nigeria.     Among the nominees from East Africa is ‘18 Hours’ directed by Njue Kevin from Kenya and ‘Tunu’ by Jordan Riber from Tanzania as well as the documentary ‘Silas’ a collaboration between Kenya &…

  The Kenya International Sports Film Festival (KISFF) was launched yesterday at the Toranj Restaurant in Lavington at a mellow occassion that was graced by sports and film stakeholders. The host and brains behind this splendid initiative is Mr. Asif Karim, a reknown name in the Kenyan cricket scene having come from a family that’s…

The leader in children’s animation in South Africa, Cartoon Network, invites African creators to submit their short-form comedy project in the first ever Cartoon Network creative venture run in Africa.   If there’s one thing Africans do really well, it is the ability to laugh at themselves! Taking advantage of Africans’ humorous streak, and incredible…

The Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF announced its awards on Saturday night July 14th, and African women topped the lists, dominating many of the top categories. The development and recognition of women within the film industry was a reoccurring theme throughout both ZIFF and the inaugural DISCOP Zanzibar.   Amongst a record number of over…