These students represent Nairobi and its stories.

Empowering the next generation of emerging filmmakers worldwide. 

A documentary filmmaking curriculum in partnership with Big Sky Film Institute.

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Supporting Kenyans and their films.



Online documentary training

We have reframed the entire concept of film production training, and have built our free curriculum from the ground up to encourage an active, social, and scenario-based online learning experience. 

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Filmmaking intensive

The Stories Found intensive is a one-time, week-long workshop designed for a small group of highly-motivated  Kenyan filmmakers who wish to jumpstart their careers in documentary film. APPLY NOW.

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International exposure

The filmmaking intensive culminates in participants submitting their films to international film festivals.

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Constructive feedback from film professionals

Participants of the filmmaking intensive receive feedback on their films from a panel of of professional documentary filmmakers from across the globe.

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These students represent Nairobi, and its stories.

The goal of Stories Found is to teach emerging Nairobi filmmakers how to find and share compelling stories from their own communities. Our hands-on approach to film training and production is designed to remove barriers, answer questions, and instill confidence.

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U.S. Embassy, Nairobi

The Stories Found program is a proud recipient of a Fulbright-Hays grant from the United States Department of State. The curriculum and the filmmaking intensive is hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya.

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