The commission undertakes capacity building programmes focusing on strengthening the local film makers’ professional skills and equipping them with information which enable them to compete effectively in the local and international film environments.

The emphasis is to focus on scriptwriting, animation and entrepreneurship, intellectual property rights, marketing and performance skills. In order to stimulate and advance skills development, meet the current needs of the film industry, and to ensure the industry’s future growth and competitiveness, the commission offer training and development programmes that address industry skills gaps.


 CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP - KAKAMEGA COUNTY

MASTER THE ART OF SCRIPTWRITING AND DIRECTING

Workshop Date 18th – 22nd February 2019

 In a bid to facilitate the uptake of 60 per cent local content quota by FTA TV broadcasters, the Kenya Film Commission facilitates master classes around the country for upcoming film makers. To date, the KFC has trained over 900 up-coming filmmakers in 18 counties.

The Commission collaborates with Communication Authority of Kenya to undertake the trainings focusing on bolstering the local content producers’ professional skills. These programmes are meant to equip film makers with regulatory, business and industry knowledge, which will enable them to provide quality and affordable local content for TV broadcasting, as well as enable them to compete successfully in the local, regional and international film environments.

Participants will learn about Film Financing, Marketing and Distribution channels from Kenya Film Commission (KFC), Copyright and Related Issues from Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) as well as Media ethics and professionalism in Journalism from Media Council of Kenya (MCK). They will also get a chance to interact and learn from Communication Authority of Kenya on matters Local Content Development, Programming Code and Complaints Procedure as well as Broadcast Monitoring and Broadcast Licensing.

Criteria

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  • By the end of the workshop, each participant is expected to develop a story that is feasible for filming.
  • Kenya Film Commission will not cater for Transport and Accommodation during the workshop; therefore participants are advised to make their own arrangements for the same. The workshop will however provide conference materials/stationery and meals during the sessions.

 For further enquiries contact us:

  • Kenya Film Commission,
  • P.O. Box 76417-00508 Jumuia Place,
  • Lenana Road, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Office Cell:+254 729 407497/ +254 733 650068