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Isaac Kwaku Fokuoread bio
Isaac Kwaku Fokuo
Isaac Kwaku Fokuo is a sought after advisor to governments, investors, startups, and Fortune 500 corporates globally. He is also the Founder and CEO of Botho Emerging markets Group an investment advisory and strategy consulting firm working on redefining and redirecting Africa’s positioning among emerging markets. Having worked in more than 20 markets across North America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, Isaac is an expert on investment in emerging markets and has an extensive and successful track record in fundraising, investment promotion, and strategy. He has worked with a diverse set of clients in identifying, navigating, and making the most out of asymmetrical opportunities. Some of the select projects that he has worked on include providing strategic advice to a leading African fashion brand in the conceptualization of the African story through ethical fashion and design. He has also supported this and similar companies in securing equity and debt financing. Additionally, he is working with an African government in reimagining their creative and cultural industry to give more prominence to the celebration of African culture using innovative platforms. Isaac has also written widely on Africa and other emerging markets, his articles have been featured in numerous publications including the World Economic Forum, Forbes, Africa Business Magazine, Zawya, CNN, and other top tier global publications.
Franck Priotread bio
"Franck Priot created successively in December 2016 and April 2019 Ghosts City and Ghosts City Films holding, executive production and production companies.
Based in Paris and Beijing, Ghosts City organizes the filming of foreign productions (until now Asian) in France , as in 2018 the 20 episodes filmed in Bordeaux and in the Pyrenees of the series Crocodile and Toothpick Bird, the biggest Chinese production never came to France. The company has also, in the opposite direction, assists French audiovisual companies to set up in China, such as the animation studio TeamTO. As a consultant, Ghosts City accompanies cities or countries to help them attract international film productions. Thus GC worked for the city of Moscow in 2018.
These activities inherit the experience of Franck Priot as Chief Operative Officer of Film France from 2005 to 2015, where he notably set up the International Tax Credit, and negotiated the return to France of films from Hollywood studios, then the arrivals of those from China and India"
Aimé ABIZERAread bio
Diplômé de Neoma Business School et Korea Business School, Aimé a commencé sa carrière dans la banque de détail avant de rejoindre Canal+ Afrique pour accompagner le lancement des activités au Rwanda et au Burundi. Après deux ans en tant que Country Manager, il a rejoint le siège du Groupe Canal+ à Paris en tant que responsable des projets commerciaux et des partenaires des pays non filialisés. Après avoir fait ses preuves dans l’accompagnement de la distribution des offres Canal+ et la montée en compétence des équipes commerciales, il a été promu au poste de Manager de Zone depuis 2017. Il est en charge d’une dizaine de pays africains de l’ouest et de l’est.
Kiva Reardonread bio
" Kiva Reardon is the Lead Programmer of Contemporary World Cinema at the Toronto International Film Festival. She also programmes at the Miami Film Festival and Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. She has programmed the film series ""Here and Now : Contemporary Arab Women Filmmakers"" (2019), ""Radical Empathy : The Films of Agnès Varda"" (2018) and “Beyond Badass : Female Action Heroes"" (2015) for the TIFF Cinematheque.
Previously, she’s worked at the Doha Film Institute in Qatar.
In 2013 Kiva founded cléo, an online publication dedicated to creating space for
intersectional feminist voices in film criticism with the aim of shifting whose voices are counted in film culture and changing the film canon.
Kiva’s freelance writing has been published in Filmmaker, Hazlitt, The Globe and Mail, Maisonneuve, National Post, POV Magazine, The A.V. Club, and others.
Kiva has appeared on television shows such as VICE Guide to Film, CBC’s The Filmmakers, ET ! Canada, Breakfast Television and the CBC radio programs Metro Morning, Ideas and q with Tom Power. She hosted the IFFR Talks podcast (2019), and in 2018, co-hosted the International Film Festival Rotterdam’s TV show IFFR Live.
She has spoken at the British Film Institute, the National Gallery of Canada, the TIFF Cinematheque, and on numerous international panels.
She speaks fluent French, holds a Master’s degree in Cinema Studies and is a Canadian-Irish dual citizen.
Thabiso Khatiread bio
"In 2007, Thabiso left Gallo to become the area manager for SADC (and later the Sub-Saharan Africa) for Blinck International BV. The Amsterdam-based mobile content business operated in over 30 countries and while here, Thabiso generated revenue, grew market share with the aim of being the market leader, maintained and established relationships with partners. He was responsible for the overall running of the business unit with an annual marketing budget of over R 40 million.
By 2009, Thabiso was ready to start his own marketing agency, which he called 360 Street. ’Til this today, the company consults and develops below the line campaigns for FMCG brands that target the 18 – 35 black demographic group. Some of 360 Street’s clients include Hansa Pilsner, Miller Genuine Draft, Castle Milk Stout and the Eastern Cape Aids Council.
In 2013 Thabiso co-founded Cashtime Life, the Hip Hop powerhouse that helped change the South African music landscape and ushered in a new wave of independent labels.
In 2017 he left the label space to start Managed X Thabiso (Pty) Ltd, a talent management firm that focuses on helping talent navigate and understand the complex and ever changing entertainment business while creating new opportunities and maximize existing opportunities. "
Nayo Wallaceread bio
"Nayo (pronounced Nī-yō) is a Detroit native who lives in Los Angeles and splits her talents between screen, stage and voice over. She’s been directed by some of the best in the business : from Academy Award winning director Tom Hooper to the incomparable Wachowskis. Some of her favorite gigs to date would have to be ""Care Bears"" Welcome to Care-A-Lot where she provides the speaking and singing voice for Harmony Bear, ""The Lion King"" on Broadway where she played Sarabi, and ""Speed Racer"" where she played Minx and worked with the incredible Lana and Lily Wachowski. Nayo just finished guest starring on the second season of the hit show The Rookie and is currently working on the animated series Enchantimals. For more info check out her website at NayoWallace.com
Nayo believes deeply that artists can and will change the world. She is grateful to her forbears and all of the other incredibly courageous artists who came before her and left their exquisite mark on the planet. She is honored to be a part of such an important profession and passionately strives to do the same.
Daniel Nyalusiread bio
Over 15 years’ experience in filmmaking including Feature, Documentary, TV Programs and Short films as Screenwriter, Director and Production Manager. Daniel was a festival manager of Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) for over 10years before he became a CEO for 2years, and now he is Festival Director of Kwetu International Animation Film Festival (KIAFF) a new festival that will be starting in 2020.
Pierre-Alexandre Labelleread bio
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION AND MARKETING
Short company profile
UNDER THE MILKY WAY is an international company dedicated to digital film distribution and marketing of feature films across all international markets.
Under The Milky Way’s main activities consist of international rights aggregation and distribution on leading VoD platforms, the development of specialised software solutions for the management of online film distribution, and also, the development of a feature film co-production activity adapted to the global digital landscape.
UNDER THE MILKY WAY works with many VoD Platforms such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Netflix, and was also awarded the global iTunes “preferred aggregator” status in 2011. The company is fully operational on more than 100 territories and serves all kinds of rights-holders (producers, distributors, sales agents) out of 13 regional offices in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America.
Pierre-Alexandre Labelle studied at McGill University in Montreal (B.comm 2000) and moved to France to work as a derivatives trader for Cargill (2001-2004). In 2005, he became interested in Film distribution, and launched one of the first independent VoD platforms in France still in operation today. In 2007, he also launched an online market for European rights-holders and VoD platforms, which was acquired by the Independent Pan-European Digital Association in 2009. In 2010, he co-founded Under The Milky Way, one of the leading international digital distributors of films, where he is primarily responsible for international business development based out of the New York office from 2011 to 2018 before moving back to Montreal with his family.
Présentation société :
Under The Milky Way est une société internationale dédiée à la distribution et au marketing numérique de films.
Les principales activités d’Under The Milky Way sont l’agrégation et la mise en marché de films pour diverses plateformes de VàD, le développement de solutions informatique spécialisées pour le pilotage de la distribution de films, ainsi que le développement d’une activité de co-production de long métrages adaptés à la distribution numérique mondiale.
Under The Milky Way travaille avec un nombre important de plateformes de VàD telles que Google Play, Amazon, Microsoft et Netflix. La société est aussi reconnue en tant qu’aggrégateur « privilégié » d’iTunes depuis 2011 et est opérationnelle sur plus d’une centaine de territoires. UMW propose ses services à tous types d’ayants-droit (producteurs, distributeurs, agents de vente internationaux) depuis ses 13 bureaux régionaux en Europe, Asie, Amérique du Nord et du Sud.
Pierre-Alexandre Labelle :
Pierre-Alexandre Labelle a fait ses études à l’université Mcgill (B.comm 2000) et s’installe ensuite en France en 2001 pour travailler en tant que “trader” de produits dérivés pour la multinationale Cargill (2001-2004). Il s’intéresse ensuite à la distribution de films et créé une des premières plateformes de VàD en France (2005-2008) toujours en opération. En parallèle, il lance en 2007 une plateforme collaborative pour les échanges professionnels autour de la VàD acquise par The Independent Pan-European Digital Association (IPEDA) en 2009. Il s’associe dans la création d’Under The Milky Way en 2010 où il dirige principalement le développement des affaires à l’international depuis le bureau de New York entre 2011 et 2018 avant de retourner vivre à Montréal avec sa famille.
Saul Williamsread bio
Saul Stacey Williams (born February 29, 1972) is an American actor, director, rapper, singer, songwriter, musician, poet, and writer. He is known for his blend of poetry and alternative hip hop, and for his lead roles in the 1998 independent film Slam and the 2013 jukebox musical
Ozi Menakayaread bio
"Ozichukwu Menakaya is an agent in the TV International dept at Creative Artists Agency. Buoyed by 5 years of training at CAA across Motion Picture Marketing, Lit, Talent and Media Finance, Ozi stands to leverage his expertise in film into the vast and ever fluctuating TV space. A child of immigrants from Africa, Ozi first found his love for entertainment when he was introduced to Nollywood while completing his high school education in Nigeria.
Today, Ozi heads CAA’s Africa Initiative, working closely alongside CAA’s entrance into the Middle East. With an invaluable perspective of both African American and African culture, he stands positioned to bridge the divides between the vast and illustrious worlds of entertainment and culture.
Ozi attended Salisbury University in Salisbury, Maryland where he studied Mass Communications and Political Science.
Maxime Dechampsread bio
Max started his career as a film commissioner in Namur, somewhere in Belgium. He is at the origin of the BATAO project, one of the first film commission initiative in West Africa. Passionate about new forms of storytelling, he is the author of transmedia experiments. He is now Digital Manager at Wallimage, the largest audiovisual and cinema support fund in Belgium.
Jimmy Jean-Louisread bio
Haitian-born actor Jimmy Jean-Louis grew up in the slums of Petion-Ville until age 12, to become a Hollywood celebrity and a global cultural Ambassador to Haiti.
Earlier in his career, Jimmy worked as a dancer and a model in France, Spain, Italy, South Africa, and England. He moved to Los Angeles in 1998 to pursue acting. His acting credits include Tears of the sun (Bruce Willis), Phat Girlz (Mo’Nique), NBC Hit show Heroes, CW show Arrow, CBS Extant with Oscar winner Halle Berry produced by Steven Spielberg. More recently, he was part of the cast of Joy with Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Robert DeNiro directed by David O Russell and a regular on the TV show Claws for TNT. Jimmy is the Producer/Star of the movie Rattlesnakes, coming on Hulu in August.
His most important role to date is playing the title character in TOUSSAINT LOUVERTURE and won BEST ACTOR at the Pan African Film Festival. He was also nominated BEST ACTOR at the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2012. With an international appeal, Jimmy has been working in many parts of the world including France, England, Indonesia, Nigeria, Ghana, Mexico...making full use of his fluency in 5 languages : English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Creole.
Jimmy Jean-Louis co-founded the Los Angeles based production company Jet Media Production in 2008. His producing credits include the documentary films Haiti 16:53 (2010, Jimmy Goes to Nollywood (2015) and the feature film Everything But A Man (2018) directed by Nnegest Likke (Phat Girlz). He also produced the neo-noir psychological thriller RattleSnakes (2019), directed by Julius Amedume. Jimmy is the Executive producer of the movies The Cursed One (2015), The Empty Box (2016) and Desrances (2019)
. Jet Media currently has 2 documentaries in post-production Jimmy goes to Tropico and Jimmy goes to Babiwood and a handful of feature films in pre-production, including Mother Water with director Julius Amedume.
After a 7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti on January 12th, 2010, Jimmy expanded his humanitarian work to provide immediate relief to the victims of the earthquake. He joined forces with the Pan American Development Foundation and the Organization of American States. HUFH-PADF-OAS and its partners provided support to more than 300 000 people and delivered in excess of 200 tons of supplies during the first 8 weeks of the disaster. Named Pan American Development Foundation’s Ambassador for Haitian Children, he testified to Congress on their behalf in June 2010. Mr. Jean-Louis has taken part in a series of campaigns for Haitian aid, he was an invited singer on the Quincy Jones project "We Are The World" to benefit humanitarian relief efforts in Haiti. During Haitian Independence Month, January 2010, Jimmy received the key of Miami- Dade County. More recently during Haitian Heritage Month, May 2018, he was presented with the key to the city of North Miami. Jimmy Jean-Louis was named Ambassador at large to Haiti by his Excellency President Michel Martelly In 2014.
Nicola Bellomoread bio
2018 to present : EU Ambassador to Rwanda
2017 (September to December) EU Coordinator for the AU-EU Summit
- 2013-2017 Delegation of the European Union to the Kingdom of Swaziland Ambassador/Head of Delegation
- 2010-2013 Delegation of the European Union to the African Union (Addis Ababa) Head of the Political/Press and Information Section
- 2009-2010 European Commission DG Development Office of the Director General
2004-2009 Delegation of the European Commission to Egypt
- Operations Section : Good Governance/Human Rights/Migration /Justice/Dialogue Between Cultures
- 2000-2004 Delegation of the European Commission to the United Nations – NY Humanitarian/Political Affairs (Security Council, General Assembly)
1995-2000 European Commission-Brussels
- ECHO (Humanitarian Affairs) Office of the Director General
1992-1994 European Commission Brussels
- Member of the Cabinet/Private Office of Commissioners Pandolfi and Vanni d’Archirafi
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
2001-2002 New York University
- Post-Graduate Certificate in International Affairs (International Economics, International Law, International Politics)
1992-1992 LONDON SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE (LSE)
- The New Europe in the World Economy, INTERNATIONAL POLITICS OF THE ENVIRONMENT
1989-1992 Università degli Studi di Bari
- Law School (Facoltà’ di Giurisprudenza) – Laurea 11 0/110 Cum Laude
PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
Mother tongue : Italian
Other languages : English, French
Harry Cherniakread bio
Harry Cherniak has produced a number of films, including Tammy’s Always Dying (TIFF’19, Oscar-nominated Felicity Huffman), Astronaut (Oscar winner Richard Dreyfus), and Wexford Plaza (Torino & Slamdance, nominated for Toronto Film Critics $100,000 Best Canadian Film Prize).
Harry is also a Senior Instructor of Producing at Shanghai University’s Shanghai Vancouver Film School, a feature film programmer for the Slamdance Film Festival, co-founder of the African Film Festival, and founder of United in Film, an NGO focused on working with partner organizations in low resource countries to develop sustainable, indigenous film industries, and collaboratively provide infrastructure, training and ongoing support to local aspiring filmmakers. Since 2008, he has also worked during TIFF as a publicist on over 150 films distributed in America by Sony Pictures Classics, Amazon Studios, Fox Searchlight, A24, IFC and Neon.
Prior to his film career, Harry practiced M&A and infrastructure financing law for four years at Torys LLP, and worked as a research and media assistant for British MP Jon Trickett (Shadow Lord President of the Council and Shadow Minster for the Cabinet Office). Harry holds a J.D. (University of Toronto), an MSc with Distinction (London School of Economics), and a BA in Honours Business Administration with Distinction (Western University’s Ivey Business School).
Malaika Uwamahororead bio
Malaika is an Artist born in Rwanda, and a Theatre Studies BA graduate from Fordham University in NYC, The acting Track. She was able to attend Fordham as a proud recipient of a Rwandan Presidential Scholarship. Malaika has performed her own poetry on stages around the world, including the United Nations Headquarters in New York, and African Union Summits in Addis Abbaba and Kigali. In 2014, she made her Off-Broadway debut at Signature Theatre in the world premiere of Katori Hall’s Our Lady of Kibeho. Other theatre in the US includes : Dance Africa (BAM), Miracle in Rwanda (Theatre Row), Cartography (The John F. Kennedy Center, D.C), Bishop (Fordham/Primary Stages, NYC), and Africa’s Hope (USC Bovard Theatre, CA). International theatre : Les Os que Craquent (Theatre de Poche, Belgium.) Film : Notre Dame Du Nil, (Dir. Atiq Rahimi), Loveless Generation, (Dir. Thomas Petkovski), Un Plain Parfait (Dir. Pascal Chaumeil), Shake Hands with the Devil (Dir. Roger Spottiswoode).Nominee for Best Solo Performance Audelco VIV Awards 2019. BFA 2017
Autumn Marieread bio
Autumn Marie has 15 years experience in public relations, strategic brand marketing, digital communications, community engagement and event production. She has worked across the film, TV, music and social cause industries driving media campaigns and activations for clients such as OWN TV, TV One, Viacom, Open Road Films, Sway Calloway, ACLU and Urbanworld Film Festival. Since moving abroad from the US, she has worked with African Leadership University, Planned Parenthood and WAKA Global. Now, the founder and managing director of KGL FWD, Autumn is committed to supporting and amplifying the progress of Kigali based initiatives and businesses.
Dorothea Grothread bio
Since Summer 2018 HoC German Embassy, Kigali
She has served in this function in the German Embassies in Accra and Brasilia.
Representative of Germany in the DAC and the Development Centre of the OECD, there elected as one of the vice chairs of the DAC.
Different positions in the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, specifically as Head of Division for Effective Development and the implementation of the Busan Agenda, Head of division for the cooperation with South America and Head of Division for the topics of Governance, Decentralization and good Administration.
MBA from University of Cologne, Specialization in public administration.
Pierre Kayitanaread bio
Pierre Kayitana, Line producer of award winning features such as Kinyarwanda , the movie, best audience choice at 2011 Sundance Film Festival has been at the core of building a viable film industry in Rwanda since 2005.
His intensive work, running the film festival and the films on youth by youth programs in Rwanda have successfully brought up a number of young filmmakers in Rwanda paving the way for a new generation of talents.
Pierre has worked in leading roles in most major productions in Rwanda and remains passionate about monetizing the industry through the use of technology.
Belise Karizaread bio
Belise Kariza is a multi-lingual professional with a strong educational background and practical training in International Business, Operations Management and Business Negotiations.
She currently holds the position of Chief Tourism Officer at Rwanda Development Board. Appointed in September 2015 her core mandate is to drive the growth of Rwanda’s Tourism Sector as well as spearhead conservation efforts and programs for Rwanda’s Biodiversity.
As Chief Tourism Officer, Belise Kariza holds the position of Chairperson of the Great Virunga Trans-boundary Collaboration Secretariat, the organization that coordinates conservation efforts within DRC, Rwanda and Uganda. She also serves as Chair of the Joint Marketing Committee under the Northern Corridor Integration Projects. This initiative is a partnership between Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda to ensure joint promotion of the three countries as one region.
Prior to this appointment, Belise Kariza’s career was in the FMCG industry. While working for Heineken N.V., she acquired extensive hands-on experience in the areas of Marketing, Product Development and Investment portfolios, and also managed image building and market research activities.
Her credentials demonstrate strong capability and expertise in developing and implementing government and corporate strategies. She has played a key strategic role in the execution of several international initiatives by various institutions ; for example as project manager for Project EDEN’s (Customer Relationship Management / Sales Execution) pilot capacity building project in Rwanda.
Belise received a B.A in Marketing from Kigali Institute of Technology. She then pursued her second Bachelor Degree at the University of North Texas where she received a B.A in Finance. In 2010, she earned her MBA, with a specialization in Marketing Research from the American Intercontinental University, Atlanta Georgia. She is fluent in English, French, and Kinyarwanda.
René Denisread bio
Débute dans la production audiovisuelle en 1978 et collabore jusqu’en septembre 1984 à diverses émissions Jeux et Variété produites par la société TÉLÉ UNION, dirigée par Jacques Antoine, dont « La Course autour du Monde » et « Les Jeux de 20H ».
Producteur exécutif de l’émission « La Chasse aux Trésors » animée par Philippe de Dieuleveult et Philippe Gildas, il prépare et réalise cette émission dans plus de 50 pays à travers le monde, et ce dans le cadre d’une co-production réunissant 17 chaînes TV.
Toujours auprès de Producteurs indépendants, comme DUNE, F Productions, Bonnes Nouvelles Multimedia, EC Television… il collabore ensuite à la production de programmes de flux, documentaires, jeux, séries humoristiques, soap, magazines d’actualité, pour l’ensemble des chaînes généralistes en tant que Producteur exécutif ou Directeur de Production.
En 1991, Alain de Greef, Directeur des Programmes et de la Production de CANAL+ lui demande de le rejoindre en qualité d’Adjoint. Il s’occupera jusqu’à fin 97 de l’ensemble des programmes de flux de la chaîne, dont « Nulle Part Ailleurs » « La Grande Famille » « Télés Dimanche » « L’œil du cyclone » et toutes les autres émissions de cette période, devenues cultes pour la plupart… Responsable d’une équipe de 10 collaborateurs, il assume la gestion artistique, technique, juridique et financière des productions de la chaîne. Il a également la responsabilité des soirées thématiques, comme « La nuit Gainsbourg », « La nuit Hallyday », « La nuit gay », et de plusieurs opérations spéciales comme la diffusion en direct du « Misanthrope ».
Il travaille ensuite, en qualité de Producteur délégué, Producteur exécutif, ou Directeur de production, avec Brice Garnier pour IN FINE Films, Claudie Ossard pour VICTOIRES Productions, Xavier Durringer pour 7ème APACHE Films, Titouan Lamazou pour CAPITAINE FLINT Productions ; accompagne fin 2007 le lancement de la chaîne VIVOLTA, présidée par Philippe Gildas, et prend en charge la Direction des productions ; coordonne pour TV Numeric la mise en place de SelecTV, une offre de programmes en push VOD, qui se verra attribuer par le CSA la fréquence SMAD.
En qualité de Consultant « freelance » il effectue une mission de 8 mois à Doha, pour superviser la mise en place et la production des programmes de flux en plateau de la nouvelle chaîne nationale Qatar TV HD, puis une mission de 6 mois en Côte d’Ivoire, sur demande du Directeur Général de la RTI, afin de mettre en place un « workflow » associé à la production des programmes de flux des deux chaînes, et former le personnel ad hoc.
Aujourd’hui, il occupe la fonction d’Attaché audiovisuel régional pour l’Afrique de l’Est au sein de l’Ambassade de France au Kenya.
Assad (Jim) Shamoonread bio
Assad (Jim) Shamoon
Jim Shamoon is a Kenyan service producer who started in film as a production runner more than 20 years ago. He has worked extensively on films, reality shows, television programs and commercials.
He is now the managing director of Blue Sky Films in Kenya, the largest production house in East and Central Africa. He lives in Nairobi, Kenya.
Jim has held the following positions in the film industry ;
- Chairman of the Kenya International Film Festival - 2009 – 2011
- Chairman of the Oscar Submission Committee of Kenya - 2009 – 2011
- Vice Chairman of the Kenya Film and Television Professionals Association -2010-2013
- Chairman of the Producers’ Guild of Kenya - 2015 to date
- Ministry of Sports and Culture - Permanent Secretary’s appointed - 2016 - 2017
committee to formulate the Film Policy for Kenya
- Interim Committee for the Creative Economy Council - 2018 – to date
- Sector Skills and Advisory Committee for Film at TVET - 2019 to date
- (Technical and Vocational Education and Training)
- Digital Economy Strategy and Blue Print working group for film - 2019 to date
(Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology)
Board Member Foreign Correspondents of East Africa
Member of Press Media Council of Kenya
Member Kenya Film and Television Professionals Association
Member Sports, Culture and Arts Sector Board at Kenya Private Sector Alliance
Member Information, Communication & Technology at Kenya Private Sector Alliance
Member Creative Economy Council
Below is a list of the films that he has overseen as Producer and Executive Producer over the years ;
- 2018The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (executive producer : Blue Sky Films Africa) (post-production)
- 2019The Lion King (executive producer : Blue Sky Films Africa) (post-production)
- 2017-2018Running Wild with Bear Grylls (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- - Joseph Gordon-Levitt (2018) ... (executive producer)
- - Red Nose Day with Julia Roberts (2017) ... (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2017Submergence (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2016Grimsby (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya - uncredited)
- 2015Slow Train Through Africa (TV Mini-Series documentary) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- - Kenya & Tanzania (2015) ... (executive producer : stage play)
- 2014The Good Lie (line producer : Kenya, Blue Sky)
- 2014Don’t Drive Here (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- - Naroibi (2014) ... (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2013The Fifth Estate (executive producer : Kenya)
- 2012Sleepwalking in the Rift (Short) (executive producer : Blue Sky Films Africa)
- 2012A Perfect Plan (executive producer : Blue Sky Films Africa)
- 2012Half the Sky (Documentary) (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2012The Captain of Nakara (executive producer)
- 2011La vita facile (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2011Familiengeheimnisse - Liebe, Schuld und Tod (TV Movie) (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2010Un altro mondo (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2010I Am Slave (executive producer : Blue Sky Films Africa)
- 2010The First Grader (executive producer : Blue Sky Films Africa)
- 2009Woinshet (Documentary short) (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2009Me, Them and Lara (executive producer : Blue Sky Films Africa)
- 2009The Rebound (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2009Expedition Africa (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- - First Victim (2009) ... (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- - Lost in Africa (2009) ... (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2008The Garden of Eden (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2007Afrika, mon amour (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- 2006The Librarian : Return to King Solomon’s Mines (TV Movie) (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2005Treasure Fleet : The Epic Voyage of Zheng He (Documentary) (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2005Transit (TV Movie) (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2005Brothers of the Head (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2005The Constant Gardener (executive producer : Blue Sky Films, Kenya)
- 2005Die Patriarchin (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- 2003Lara Croft Tomb Raider : The Cradle of Life (local liaison)