A film by a renown award-winning Kenyan filmmaker, Wanuri Kahiu, has been selected for a major development project by Triggerfish Animation Studios, otherwise known as “the Pixar of South Africa”.
A film to be directed by actor Angelina Jolie about the life of Kenyan conservationist Richard Leakey will be shot in Kenya, Leakey told reporters on Monday, giving what Nairobi hopes will be a boost to a struggling safari and tourism industry. By Edith Honan
Al Jazeera has won a string of international awards, from The Association for International Broadcasting Awards, Amnesty Australia Media Awards and Red Dot respectively.
Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787 wins at The Association for International Broadcasting Awards
Recently-launched PanAfrican studio, Restless Global, is beefing up its slate with 2 new projects: 1 for TV and the other a feature film. First, the studio is currently packaging what is described as an ambitious 13-episode TV series titled "The Trade". By Tambay A Obenson
Kisilu: The Climate Diaries is an upcoming Al Jazeera documentary about how climate change is affecting a small farming family in Mutomo, Kenya.
A Goat For A Vote, an upcoming Al Jazeera documentary, follows three students in Kenya competing to become the next school president.
Kenyan thriller Nairobi Half Life influenced the decision to have Hollywood TV series Sense8 partly filmed in Nairobi. Sense 8 is a Netflix commissioned 12-episode series that was released for the worldwide audience on June 5. By Elly Gitau
A group of senior officials in the Kenya government traveled from Nairobi to Los Angeles last week on a mission to promote more filming in the East Africa country. By Richard Verrier
Kenya’s Stories of Our Lives, directed by Jim Chuchu, has won the Teddy Special Jury Award after screening in the Panorama section.
Conservationist Richard Leakey says if Brad Pitt plays the part, many people will believe what he says. Hong Kong's pivotal role in the global illicit ivory trade is set to be portrayed on the silver screen in an upcoming Hollywood blockbuster directed by Angelina Jolie and starring Brad Pitt.