Film-makers and actors have until this Friday to submit their best works for this year’s Kalasha Film and Television Awards.
Sponsored by the Kenya Film Commission to promote local productions, the Kalasha Awards are scheduled for December this year and will be looking to fete TV dramas, documentaries, short films, animations and even student documentaries.
Entrants are being asked to send their submissions accompanied by production details and screening history.
Bob Nyanja’s movie The Rugged Priest was the star performer last year, but this year local hit Nairobi Half Life looks set to sweep the podium.
According to the Kenya Film Commission, several submissions have already been entered for the categories below:
Best Lead Actor
Best Supporting Actor
Best Lead Actress
Best Supporting Actress
Best Original Score
Best Scriptwriter in Original Screenplay
Best Short Film
Best Vernacular Production
Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama
Best Lead Actress in a TV Drama
Best Supporting Actress in a TV Drama
Best Performance in a Comedy
Best Talk Show
Best TV Documentary
Best TV Comedy
Best TV Entertainment Programme
Best Student Film (University, Collage, Secondary School)
Best Student Documentary (University, Collage, Secondary School)
Best Animation Production
Best Diaspora Production