MAISHA FILM LAB UGANDA

This component aims to empower the young generation through film education, to develop a film culture for young people, and to use film as a tool in the development process in Uganda. His short Read More. My name is Jamir Musenze Jamal. Archived from the original on 17 January All participants are accepted into the workshop based upon the merit and feasibility of their idea and treatment. With digital technology, filmmaking is more accessible and mobile, and certainly more viral. Her work in AIDS education at the university level was nationally recognized.

His poetry has also been published in the Kalahari Review and his poem, Read More. I am the Founder Director at Deyu African, a non profit that solicits folk tales, literary works and disseminates articles that document culture and the arts in Uganda. My name is Jamir Musenze Jamal. Born and raised in Uganda, Florence loves stories, listening to motivational talks, reading positive books and travelling. Our filmmakers learn that instead of being spoken for, they have the power to speak for themselves. Our film labs are conducted in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania. We are the only free film training program in the continent of Africa, harnessing great oral-storytelling traditions through the medium of cinema. In we invited alumni to return to Maisha as mentors for our programs, taking a firm step toward the realization of one of our key missions — the self-sustainability of the East African Film Industry.

Adnan Ssenkumba Adnan Ssenkumba is the rare, prolific Filmmaker from Uganda who fluidly moves between sound recording and sound design for film. Ojok Francis Odong is an ardent Scriptwriter and Director.

Maisha Film Lab

We have 12 writing participants who come to Maisha with a 7 — 10 page screenplay for a short film, 4 screenwriting mentors, who conduct workshops maisa the fundamentals of screenwriting as well as meet with the participants one-on-one to oversee the revision of their work, lead the workshop, on day 9 they pitch their stories and the best four are selected for production.

Dilman Dila is the author of a critically acclaimed collection of short stories, A Killing in the Sun. Kaisha year Maisha conducts three-week training labs for aspiring East African film professionals in directing, screenwriting, sound recording, cinematography, and editing. The Fountain then, Read More. He decided to bite the bullet and switch careers, getting into the world of production.

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This component aims to empower the young generation through film education, to develop a film culture for young people, and to use film as a tool in the development process in Uganda. My name is Jamir Musenze Jamal.

Donald’s quandary is a common lament of any director in a region with a nascent film industry. Through screenings, discussions, one-on-one critique sessions and hands-on workshops, the course will introduce participants to both theoretical approaches and real-world applications in documentary making.

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Retrieved from ” https: Fi,m Two teams are divided into director, cinematographer, sound person and editor. The first half of the lab is focused on screenwriters ,once the best four are selected for productionthe technical mentors and participants start preparing for production.

I have strong literature back ground which I did study at my ordinary and advanced levels of education and this gave me an insight of what it takes to be a good writer or actor Read More. The teams of two are expected to take on fixed roles during production. Rogers Atukunda is an upstart short story writer, a journalist [editor at http: Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.

All participants are accepted into the workshop based upon the merit and feasibility of their idea and treatment. Maisha Film Lab marked its ninth year inhaving provided Scholarships, produced 50 films, and developed a year-round curriculum encompassing a variety of skill levels.

Joel returned to Uganda in and joined Maisha Film Lab; volunteering in different capacities on various Maisha projects as an Assistant Facilitator, a Production Uganea, an Assistant Director on a documentary short, and a Film Mentor on 8 short film projects. Facebook Twitter Newsletter Donate. Film has always been an interest Read More.

In we invited alumni to return to Maisha as mentors for our programs, taking ugamda firm step toward the realization of one of our key missions — the self-sustainability of the East African Film Industry.

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Views Read Edit View history. I am the Founder Director at Deyu African, a non profit that solicits folk tales, literary works and disseminates articles that document culture and the arts in Uganda. Florence Kakande joined Maisha Foundation Ltd, in December as a part time accountant where she has been in charge of preparing budgets and overseeing expenditure in line with the donor contracts. Maisha Film Lab is a Uganda-based non-profit training film initiative for emerging East African filmmakers [1] kaisha [3] and mentor ship programme for aspiring filmmakers and youth in Eastern Africa.

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She feels that it is a privilege to raise money for an organization in which she passionately believes, and finds ugnda work that Maisha has accomplished over its first ten years to be extraordinary. He was studying Architecture when, while working on holiday, he got to interact with media professionals in television.

Rather than attempt to “doctor” participants’ work or guide it in a particular direction, the lab’s goal is to equip our students with the tools necessary to articulate their unique visions on screen. Season — Read More. I started the journey of filmmaking in after spending a period of time ugands practicing creative writing and photo guanda as a freelancer.

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His poetry has also been published in the Kalahari Review and his poem, Read More. A number of Maisha alumni have received further funding to actualize their short films into features. Film is a powerful medium for the transmission of ideas in a free society.

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Maisha aims to seek, identify, nurture, and promote creative talent among children and fil, through hands-on skills development programmes in areas such as journalism, film-making, arts appreciation, and organisation and presentation of cultural and creative events.

I am a male Ugandan, with a background in Journalism, technical configurations, and finding solutions to technical or other practical problems.

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In our third year of operation, Maisha has maisba from a summer program to a year-round one, thus allowing us to train more people. He directed his first documentary last November about stigma towards albinos, which is currently in post-production stage. Even though the quality of the work that’s coming out of Maisha is exceptionally solid, there remains the question of distribution.

I’d rather leave that to the men and women who are creating raw, beautiful films in East Africa. While independent filmmakers in any other part of the world have access to a network of distributors, festivals, and cinemas, East African filmmakers do not. His short Read More. Aspiring and established screenwriters and filmmakers of all ages from Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Adnan Ssenkumba is the rare, prolific Filmmaker from Uganda who fluidly moves between sound recording and sound design for film. Archived from the original on The main target group for this component is young people, age years. He is currently working on his second fantasy book. Rogers Atukunda Rogers Atukunda is an upstart short story writer, a journalist [editor at http: Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

It started in when I finished my A-level exams and Maishz did not know what to do with my life, the fear of going masiha university and kill precious time studying a course that I did not love gave me nightmares, by then even the thought of making films was a dream in a Read More.

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