January 21, 2014

Days At Kibera Film School.

What does it take to become a filmmaker at Kibera Film School?
Below some trainees sum up their experiences!

Shirley Akinyi
It was a very tense day I wasn’t sure of what I was going to do but deep down my heart I knew it was the beginning of a new experience in my life.

Michael Mwangi
Meeting new friends in a very strange environment, people with diverse attitudes…that was a challenge.

Wambui Kaggai
My biggest challenge was how to connect the ‘Mac minis’ I feared I may connect them wrongly and be compelled to pay. ‘these equipment’s are expensive’

Michael Kuria
I have come to realize that being a filmmaker is all about organizing your self. This has always been a challenge.

Wawira Njeru
My biggest challenge has always been putting my film ideas on paper, thanks to Kibera Film School now I know what to write and how to structure it.

Mariah  Abongo
Being a filmmaker is wow hectic! You have to be super organized and that you must always have a small writing pad to put all your thoughts. As a young mother this is a huge task but am up for the challenge.

Saumu Mohammed
Before joining Kibera Film School I was what you call ‘a green horn’ now I am confident enough to say what film is. My biggest challenge was when our production tutor asked us to name, names of famous film directors…. sadly I knew none!

Matthew Louis
Editing’ this was a challenge and half…. how to make those tiny beautiful cuts, woven creatively together to make an award winning film.

Douglas Mwangi
How do you tell a 2-minute story of ‘My World’! Seriously! This I had a huge argument. However everything is possible at Kibera Film School. This school is unique, hands-on.

 Trainees of Kibera Film School on their way to past shoot.

 And lets smile

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