MEET THE FILMMAKERS

 

JUMA ADERO

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

Student. Lover of books. First-time filmmaker.

JOAN NJERI MAINA

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

I aim to use media to tell African youth stories showing how they are changing their communities’ narrative through their social enterprises and businesses leading to positive social impact and to create media programs that are innovative, interactive and indulge their intended audiences.

ARNOLD MVOI

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

A lover of film and cinema. I aspire to tell more stories through filmmaking.

FLORENCE NYOKABI

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

A passionate writer and filmmaker working hard; as far as inclination will lead me, to tell compelling stories through the lens.

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GLORIAH AMONDI

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

Filmmaker. Law student. Writer. An okay dancer.

FIRUL MAITHYA

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

Firul Maithya is a Kenyan filmmaker. He has worked on productions such as Demi-gods, Makutano Junction and Sense 8 season two in various capacities. He is currently working as a Producer 1st AD. He loves going on adventures, photography and traveling.

KARANJA NG'ENDO

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

A Kenyan filmmaker born-and-raised in Nairobi. Karanja is also an actor and has directed several films including two which are award winning. Dear Family won the people’s choice award at the french film festival Smartphone Challenge and Misfit, which won the Silver Dhow Award at the Zanzibar International Film Festival.

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JACKIE WANGECI

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

Jackline Wangeci is a Production Coordinator at Rolling Lens Ltd. She manages the production processes for the company.

BRIAN KARANI

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

A passionate and visual story teller who feeds off creativity, dynamism and the hunger for more.

JEPHTHA OKETCH MALELAH

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

I am a young Kenyan film maker, poet/writer, who believes in the power of art as a tool of making the world a better place.

VANESSA WAIRIMU NJORA

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

A definite movie buff and recent documentary devotee as she has seen about 51 of the documentaries that were released in 2017. She is passionate about how documentaries are used as a medium to explore different points of view of the world and how it can be used to educate, elevate, entertain and reduce stigma on any subject.

SAMUEL WANJOHL

STORIES FOUND FILMMAKER, 2018

Samuel Wanjohi is an film director and writer based in Nairobi. He passionately strives to locate and narrate unique African narratives that in turn paint a better picture of the continent, its people and culture.


 

MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

 

ISHMAEL AZELI

Producer, Instructor

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EVIE MAINA

Producer, Instructor

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JAMES MARTIN

CO-DIRECTOR, INSTRUCTOR

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BUD SIMPSON

CO-DIRECTOR, FOUNDER, INSTRUCTOR

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