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…

The just concluded week long 21st Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF 2018) saw filmmakers, distributors, film enthusiasts and people of interest in film meet up in coastal Zanzibar this year. The festival which also included the DISCOP Zanzibar film market climaxed with the awarding ceremony at Ngome Kongwe in Stone Town Zanzibar on Saturday night.…