Kenyan Film producer Dorothy Ghettuba Pala lands a job at Netflix.
Renowned Kenyan film producer and Spielworks Media CEO, Dorothy Ghettuba has been appointed as Netflix Manager International Originals.
The producer, who is wife to Oyunga Pala, took to her social media to share the news to elated netizens by saying “Telling African stories at Netflix”.
She has produced epic programs such as ‘Sumu La Penzi’, ‘Lies That Bind’, ‘Saints and Higher Learning’. In 2011, she was among the Top 40 under 40 Women in Kenya published by the Business Daily.
Born and raised in Kenya, Ghettuba studied Communications and Political science at Andrews University in Michigan, USA. After her graduation, she spent several years living in Canada, where she worked for a period with a venture capital fund. She returned to Kenya shortly after her thirtieth birthday.
Ghettuba claims that her original passion was acting, but when she was not selected for roles, she turned to the production side of filmmaking.
She launched Spielworks Media in 2009. She claims that her dream is to turn the company into an African version of the American motion picture studio Universal Pictures.