Machawood partners with Nigerian filmmakers to boost local industry

Victor Muniafu, Machakos County's Tourism and Culture Chief Officer and Machawood Chief Executive Officer, poses for a picture with Nigerian actress Ini Edo in Lagos, Nigeria, on November 14, 2019. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • Machawood chief executive Victor Muniafu said he had a fruitful meeting with Envivo proprietor Mr Gbenga Obadina for collaboration with Machakos creatives.
  • The deal was first announced last Friday by the Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) through Communications Manager Nelly Muluka.
  • Ms Muluka said they were seeking partnership with both Nollywood and Hollywood filmmakers.

The Machakos County Film Board has partnered with Nigerian filmmakers Envivo for training in scripting and production of quality films to tell the African story.

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