“Majukumu”

Posted on Dec 21, 2010 in Blog

Well, it’s been many (way too many) days since we last updated, and of course so many incredible things have happened and we’ve been so crazy busy that time just passed us by. The big news as I’m sure you’ve guessed, is that we have a movie- and we think it’s pretty awesome. Titled “Majukumu,” […]

In Full Swing

Posted on Dec 7, 2010 in Blog

Production of the kid’s movie, “title unknown,” is in full swing! We’ve been shooting for the past three days, and the kids are doing an excellent job. Everyone is getting a chance to direct, act, operate the camera, monitor the audio, and hold the boom (not an easy job!). After a few rounds of auditions […]

One Big Family

Posted on Dec 5, 2010 in Blog

December 4 Today is the fourth day of the workshop, and time is are flying by. These kids are simply AMAZING. Here’s a little introduction to each of our kids: Arnold is a natural comedian. He is always in motion… dancing, playing soccer, sneaking up on someone with his camera. He has big dreams of […]

Nov 28 -Dec 01, Kenya

Posted on Dec 3, 2010 in Blog

November 28 We arrived very late yesterday evening at Nairobi’s small and chaotic airport. Izzo, who Willow met last year, picked us up (and our 18 bags!) and drove us to his house. Izzo is our “fixer”. In the film world, this means he is our guide, translator, driver, overseer, friend, and basically the go-to […]

Thank you

Posted on Nov 23, 2010 in Blog

Thank you so much for your generosity, but most importantly for your belief and commitment in our first international film project in Kenya. Your donations will be providing the 8 Kenyan students and our production crew all housing, meals, transportation, and compensation for local University interns and others who have been involved in making this […]

Future Filmmaker Workshops International Film Project: Kenya

Posted on Sep 7, 2010 in Blog, News, Press

This December Future Filmmaker Workshops will be holding it’s first international non-profit film workshop in Nairobi, Kenya. The goal of these international courses are to provide us an opportunity to experience children’s stories from all over the world. In collaboration with Wanjiru Kinyanjui a film professor at Kenyatta University, and Raphael Otiri a community organizer […]