he Kenya Film Commission on Thursday unveiled the nominees for the 9th edition of coveted Kalasha Awards.
Kalasha Awards christened the “Kenyan Oscars”, aim to celebrate the best players in the TV and Film industry.
The 2019 Kalasha Awards attracted 959 entries in the 34 categories that were up for competition before the submission deadline closed on 20th October 2019.
The nominees were shortlisted by an eight-member nomination academy, drawn from film, academics and industry professionals.
Below is the Jury of the 2019 Kalasha International Awards
Linda Karuru – a leading producer, with over 15 years of
experience in the TV & film industry
Fred Makori – a media professional with more than 10
years’ experience in TV & Film production.
Dr. Racheal Diang’a – Assistant Professor of Film at
the USIU and the Chair of Cinematic Arts Department.
Irene Mukonyoro – a producer with 15
years’ experience in TV Production.
Kang’ethe Mungai – a film producer, director and script
Irene Kariuki – an experienced Film and Television Actress and a renowned Radio Voiceover Artist with a career that has spanned 25 years.
Dennis Mbuthia – a game designer and animator with over 8 years of industry experience
Dr. Simon Peter – a scholar in performing arts and film studies from the University of Leeds, UK and a film coordinator at the Kenya National Drama and Film committee.
How To Vote For Nominees Kalasha Awards 2019
The Kenya Film Commission has partnered with StarTimes and the will be providing a mobile Application for voting in the 2019 Kalasha Awards.
To vote for your favorites in the Kalasha Awards you will be required to install the StarTimesOn mobile App, search for the word KALASHA then you will be able to access the interface with all nominees in all the categories that are open to public voting.
A user can only vote once but in as many categories as they please.
Below is the FULL LIST OF THE 2019 KALASHA AWARDS NOMINEES
KALASHA 2019 NOMINEES UNVEIL LIST