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Yves Amuli

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My name is Yves AMULI, I was born on the 4th September 1993, I am the first among seven children including two sisters, I did my primary school at Nkombo primary school, in a rural place, on the Rwanda largest island where my parent were born too. I started my secondary school in a junior Read More

Sibomana Jules

Sibomana Jules

My name is Sibomana Jules, I’m 24 years old and I’m a Rwandan by nationality, born in KIGALI city GASABO district. I completed primary school in 2002 in Kicukiro Primary School, my secondary school in 2009 in Groupe Scolaire St Joseph Nyamasheke and now I hold a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering obtained in College Read More

Semakula Francis

EDUCATION Francis obtained a degree in Office and Information Management at Makerere University in 2009. He further obtained a professional certificate in Computer networking at the same University in 2011. Has UACE, UNEB certificate in 2004 at St. James SS. Jinja. And Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) at Armoret High School in 2000. And PLE Read More

Samuel Lutaaya Tebandeke

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Samuel has been a practising artist since 2003 and has gained experience in various art forms namely; dance, theatre, film to mention a few. His primary passion is dance and his interactions with various dance artists and educators have given him the ability to collaborate on various projects and also learn a great deal about Read More

Safari Mugwaneza Placide

Safari Mugwaneza Placide

Born in 1982, one brother and two sisters, I have liked reading and drawing since my teenage years. I wrote my first story in primary school in Kinyarwanda due to the reason that I am captive by everything that goes along with telling stories. I grew up as an orphan; my parents have both been Read More

Rogers Atukunda

Rogers Atukunda is a Ugandan I have worked as the Marketing and Communications Representative at Nyati Motion Pictures, Editor, East African Business Link Magazine and News Editor at I did a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with Literature and English from Makerere University. I also attended a screenwriter’s lab organized by Maisha in November 2011 Read More

Robert Maxwell Ochan

I have worked on several documentary projects including scripwriting & directing “The Millennium Village-Anyara” a UNDP Millennium Villages documentary. “The Plight of  a Forgotten People” a documentary on the crisis in Northern Uganda for a United Kingdom based Charity organization, African Community Health & Research Organisation- ARCHRO. “Food Security Project for the People of Luwero” for Read More

Robert Clement Manondolo

I am Robert Clement Manondolo a Teacher for secondary schools Zanzibar and coordinator of Children and youth film Panorama in Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) for 4 years . I would like to join the master class workshop on tools for directors in Novernber 11-12 .2013 to learn how the process of film production and Read More

Paul Chika Tabu

Paul Chika Tabu is a Kenyan writer/ author. He attended KIFF lab in 2011 were he participated in Dear Father… He’s current occupation is a Copywriter and he works at Access Leo Burnett. The Ledge (short film) is one of he’s upcoming projects he’s going to work on. Maisha Film Lab can support and help Read More

Niam Itani

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Niam Itani is currently stays in Lebanon. Itani was a participant at Maisha and attended the Zanzibar Screenwriting Lab 2010 and worked on the film Super Full. Currently Itani is a Filmmaker at placeless films The projects Itani is currently working on Twice Upon a Time Shadow of a Man I am trying Read More