Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) hosted the 6th edition of the Kalasha International Film and TV Market where both Local and International film makers got a chance to showcase productions; interact and share experiences.
According to Kakamega County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Social Services, Sports, Youth, Gender and Culture Mr Mophat Mandela who witnessed the official opening ceremony Wednesday morning, the event provided a platform to celebrate and showcase the best of the Kenyan culture and films to the world.
H.E FCPA Governor Fernandes Barasa’s administration has put in place mechanisms to ensure the creative arts industry in Kakamega County flourishes to the benefit of artists and thespians. Through the Department of Culture, the County continues to foster partnership and cooperation with both local and international investors willing to operate in the County and has welcomed producers to shoot their films at the available magnificent sites in Kakamega, at no cost.
The Chief Guest, Hon. Ababu Namwamba the Cabinet Secretary for Youth Affairs, Sports and Arts, speech delivered by Mr Raymond Ochieng’ called on young people to leverage on the emerging technologies, a trend that is revolutionising the film industry.
The theme of the three day event is “Content distribution in the 21st Century.”