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Director

Sharpe Ssewali

Sharpe Ssewali

Founder and director at First Love Features, Sharpe Ssewali is graduate of Raindance’s Independent Film Making & Film Director’s program in London. He is an individual with multiple disciplines including directing, screenwriting and editing for film and television. After many years on the road touring with a band also named First Love, Sharpe made his Read More

Rehema Nanfuka

Rehema Nanfuka

My name is Rehema Nanfuka, I am a writer, actress producer from Uganda and hopefully will add director to my credits after this Maisha documentary lab I have been part of the Uganda film community since 2008. Acted in several films like “Imani” and The Pardon and successfully written and produced 2 short films, “Breaking Read More

Moses Ray

Ray Moses

HUSSEIN OMAR My name is Hussein Omar a.k.a. Moses Ray. I am a film producer, director, writer and actor. I got into filmmaking when I attended the annual Maisha Film lab in 2007. While at that lab I got a chance to interact with mentors from America, Ireland, Brazil and England from whom I learned Read More

Peter Tukei Muhumuza

Peter Tukei Muhumuza

Peter TUKEI MUHUMUZA (1985, Uganda) is a multimedia artist. He works as a photographer, painter and filmmaker of primarily stop-motion animations. Tukei Muhumuza has worked with Dutch multimedia artist Arno Nollen and attended the Maisha Film Lab in 2009. In partnership with Johan Oettinger he made Walk with Me. The film is nominated for a Read More

Patrick Sekyaya

Patrick Sekyaya

Has made a name for himself as a writer and director in Uganda and Africa. He trained with Maisha Film Lab in 2007 as a film Editor he later founded Afri-plus films Ltd one of Uganda’s leading filmmaking company. In 2009, He directed and produced his debut film Origin of sin which scooped best feature Read More

Patience Nitumwesiga

Patience Nitumwesiga

Nitumwesiga is a documentation expert in all major forms including writing, photography, and videography. Currently an independent contractor for ICT creatives, collecting raw stories from grass root communities, helping nonprofit organisations evaluate and document their impact in Uganda and share this information on their websites, social media sites, and in their weekly, monthly and annual Read More

Nkambo Robert

Nkambo Robert

In 1997 graduated from Makerere University with a BSC Hons Agriculture (Economics). The following year in 1998 I moved to Burlington Canada to attend training in Radio and TV communications from Conway School of Broadcasting and Communications. In 2000 attended training in TV programs conceptualization from Centre Internationale de Formation et Audiovisual et Production – Read More

Lucky-Lora Atwiine

Lucky Lora

Lucky-Lora Atwiine; born in 1984. I am a single mother of two. I studied journalism but I am a filmmaker for the past 8 years and still going. My strengths are in screenwriting, directing and producing. I am the director of a young production company, Whitsaflicks Ug LTD aimed at making films, documentaries, buying and Read More

Kennedy Oryema

Kennedy Oryema

I am a Ugandan photographer, 44 years of age and working with The New Vision newspaper in Kampala as Senior Photographer . My core responsibility is to produce images in the Vision Group Multimedia environment I have over 15 years of experience in newspaper photography and covered high profile events , including the LRA War Read More

Jayant Maru

Jayant Maru

Jayant Maru is a second generation Indian born in Kenya and lived in Uganda. Currently student at the University Of London International Program studying BSc Sociology With Law. Having divided his time between Uganda, Kenya and London has given him an opportunity to balance out the differences in society both Negative and Positive… He is Read More