On March of 2017, 40 upcoming filmmakers in Eldoret were taken through a training programme for a week that will enable them to compete successfully in the local, regional and international film environments and consequently, they can provide quality and affordable local content for TV broadcasting.
The Commission in collaboration with Communications Authority of Kenya has been at the fore front in pursuing the expansion of local content in the country while at the same time, seeing to it that the film industry is recognized as a main contributor to the economic growth of the country.
Film financing, distribution and marketing of content were marked as some of the essential skills required by film makers to reach the target of attaining quality and affordable local content that will enhance production, and post production initiatives all geared towards facilitating the uptake of 60% local content quota by free to air TV broadcasters by the year 2018.
The trainees were taken through the pre-production, production and post production process in film making. Representatives from government agencies that include Kenya Copyright Board, Kenya Film Classification Board were on the ground to support the commission and Communications Authority tackle questions/concerns on matters licensing, classification and intellectual property /copyright issues.
The next training programme will be in Homa Bay County at the end of April 2017; Are you an upcoming film maker in Homa Bay County and interested? Email us via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Kenya Film Commission and the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Arts -MOSCA have been in continuous talks with various players including the producers and directors of the Richard Leakey film -Africa, since the initial discussions in the US in 2014.

Dr. Hassan Wario the Cabinet Secretary , MOSCA- statement clarifying an article appearing on local newspaper suggesting otherwise can be found here CS, statement on Dr. Leakey's Fillm