Nairobi, Kenya 21 - 23 November 2014

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to Look & Feel Media for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Now That You're Here will go on to represent Nairobi against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Now That You're Here by Look & Feel Media

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

ZDAV by HK9

Required Elements

  • Character: Kamau or Katherine Njenga, Chef
  • Prop: tochi (a torch)
  • Line: "Usieke hapo." ("Don't put it there.")

Best Writing

Lemons and Lemonade by The Bas Crew

Best Editing

Now That You're Here by Look & Feel Media

Best Directing

VISA PLACE by Hamsini

Best Cinematography

Burnt Liver by Berea

Best Sound Design

Red by Mavuli Productions

Best Musical Score

The Audition by Kibanda Pictures

Best Actor

James Mutuku AFTER YOU by Department of World Domination

Best Actress

Sarah Hassan Now That You're Here by Look & Feel Media

Best Use of Character

THE RAT by Bantu Films

Best Use of Prop

ZDAV by HK9

2014 Film List

  • AFTER YOU by Department of World Domination

    A suicidal man finds hope in the form of a young aspiring chef but is it enough to save him?

  • Burnt Liver by Berea

    A couple go for a cake-tresting that might be their last

  • Lemons and Lemonade by The Bas Crew

    An old recluse is forced to confront his ghosts and choose lemonade over lemons

  • Now That You're Here by Look & Feel Media

    A woman faces danger when an intruder enters her home

  • Red by Mavuli Productions

    A young mother struggles to escape the monster that lurks in the shadows of her home when power goes

  • The Audition by Kibanda Pictures

    Two ladies attend a musical audition

  • THE RAT by Bantu Films

    A film noir about a new crime boss in town known as the chef.

  • VISA PLACE by Hamsini

    Hakuna matata but at this registrar's office, a European woman must face the truth or be deported.

  • ZDAV by HK9

    A visitor on earth, trying to fit in, by making a positive difference in society.


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