The Commission held the second film production skills workshop at the New Lamu Palace Hotel at the seafront on Lamu Island. The 28 participants were drawn from various community based groups whose membership comprises of youth from the island. The youth groups that participated were Tafaruq, Blue Moon, Lamu Youth Alliance, Upendo and Changing Community Youth Group...more
Greetings from the Kenya Film Commission!
Call for Workshop Facilitators!
Kenya Film Commission is organizing for a series of film industry capacity building workshops.
If you have qualifications and experience to facilitate workshops in the following areas:-
Directing, Production and Acting
Cinematography, Lighting and Editing
The CVs should reach the Commission on or before Wednesday 17th October 2012
This year the Commission has been involved in film industry skills development initiatives.
The Commission held two screenwriting workshops in May 2011.
In Nairobi, the workshop was held at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication (KIMC). There were 26 participants, who included film production students, scriptwriters, actors and film industry professionals. A total of 24 graduated at the end of the week. The workshop was facilitated by Silvester Mutua, a lecturer in Communication and Journalism at the USIU and Cajetan Boy, scriptwriter, producer and director with Et Cetera Productions.
In Kisumu, the workshop was held at the Ministry of Industrialization boardroom. The workshop was facilitated by Rachael Diang’a, a lecturer in Kenyatta University and Cajetan Boy, scriptwriter, producer and director with Et Cetera Productions.
Copyright and related rights awareness March 2011
Catherine Bunyassi Kahuria a senior legal counsel at the Kenya Copyright Board dealt with gaining an understanding of copyright issues for those in film and animation. In her presentation, Catherine took participants through a definition of copyright, who owns copyright for various works, what works should be copywritten and and the various rights that come with authorship and ownership of a work. Sylvance Sange, Principal Examiner at the Kenya Industrial Property Institute focused on how to uniquely identify their products through trademarks and patenting.