The Kenya Film Commission has announced the nominees for the 6th edition of the “My Kenya My Story” mobile film competition.
The short film competition is part of the commission’s commitment to growing Kenya’s film industry. The aim is to promote the application of affordable technology in telling stories. As such, all eligible films were shot on mobile phones.
The award ceremony for the mobile phone film competition is scheduled to take place on June 9, 2023. Voting is currently ongoing for the 13 nominees.
The nominees are as follows:-
Hey Siri by Josh Okalo
Mheshimiwa Githukia by Peris Njoki
Olive Branch by Maureen Mureithi
The Peace Maker by Bobby Owuor
Post Ndogo by Irene Wairimu
Shikamoo Mama by Paita Bakari
The Concord by Brian Nabiswa & Wanja Kamanda
The Epiphany by Scholastica Thitai
The Loop by Artsy Solomon
The Other One by Njenga Mbugua
Think Twice by Eastmond Mwenda
The Winner by Rodgers Liambiria
Uhasama by June Wairegi
The theme for this year’s competition is “Promoting peace, tolerance and conflict resolution”. Winners will be awarded with cash prizes as follows;
Winner- Ksh 200,000.00
1st Runners up- Ksh 150,000.00
2nd Runners up- Ksh 100,000.00
Jury mention-Ksh 50,000.00