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Kyomugasha Miriam

I am called KYOMUGASHO, MIRIAM. Am an upcoming film director. I studied film (screen writing and directing) with Mariam Ndagire Film and Performing Arts Centre (MNFPAC) IN 2011. I wrote and directed one short movie HEART BREAK, (2011), Co-wrote and co-directed TAKE ME (2012) And have featured on other sets as part of the crew. Read More

Jamir Musenze Jamal

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My name is Jamir Musenze Jamal. I am a filmmaker. I started the journey of filmmaking in 2004 after spending a period of time while practicing creative writing and photo journalism as a freelancer.   I have been in the filmmaking world while undertaking personal projects in my film Art Studio as well as getting involved Read More

Esther Kintu

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My name is Esther Kintu a Film Editor and a Maisha Alumni in 2006 as an Editor. I have a work experience of 12 years having worked on “Centre 4” as my 1st Big Project. I have been in the film industry since 2002 and worked on the following projects. Makutano Junction TV Series 1-12 Read More

Derek Lubangakene

Although Derek Lubangakene is the Operating Manager in a Supply and Distribution firm, his passion is writing. He is currently working on his second fantasy book. He also writes poetry, and has been published in The Proposal, an anthology Black Rainbow Poetry. His poetry has also been published in the Kalahari Review and his poem, Read More

Bamusiime Sylvia

CINEMATOGRAPHER/ PRODUCTION MANAGER Bamusiime Sylvia is a cinematographer and producer at Elemental Edge. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration in 2005. After her graduation, she began working as a volunteer at Watoto Church and Watoto Child Care Ministries in the media department from 2006-2012. With no experience in production, directing, cinematography and filmmaking, Read More

Allan Manzi

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Director, Assitant Director, Producer, Editor I am a Maisha Film Lab Alum born and bread in Kampala, Uganda. I joined Maisha in 2011 for the filmmaker’s lab that year. It was after joining Maisha that I confirmed my true calling to be a filmmaker/storyteller. It was actually after speaking to Maisha founder Mira Nair that Read More

Ali Musoke

Ali Musoke

Filmmaker / Cinematographer Plot 4, Rubaga Estates, Mobile +256 783 146 769 / 705 146 769 Website: Email: RESUME Ali is remarkably astute, creative, and talented professional offering broad-based experience across all genres; commercials, documentaries, corporate videos, long and short narrative films and music videos. Demonstrates paramount efforts in Cinematography, Video Editing Read More

Adnan Ssenkumba

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Adnan Ssenkumba is the rare, prolific Filmmaker from Uganda who fluidly moves between sound recording and sound design for film. After 3 years of training, school, workshop, and personal efforts Adnan made a stunning entry into the Ugandan film industry with BLACK HALL, a Maishia film lab short film  (2010) where he worked as sound Read More

Shantos Ssekito

Shantos Ssekito

Shantos Ssekito is an audio recordist/ mixer and crews fixer based in Kampala, Uganda. With a career spanning close to 8 years in the industry, Shantos has skillfully worked on reality TV shows (PROJECT INSPIRE AFRICA), talk shows (UGANDA SPEAKS), game shows (THE GOODLIFE SHOW), short films (AFTER THE SILENCE) and feature films (FELISTASFABLE), documentaries Read More

Usama Osam Mukwaya Nyanzi

Usama Mukwaya

Usama Osam Mukwaya Nyanzi is a Ugandan film director, screenwriter, actor and television host. He broke through his writing career with his short film Hello that won overall best film in the 2010 MNFPAC students’ awards. His film credits include Hello (2010), She Likes Prada (2011) and his latest 2015 film as a writer Bala Read More