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Caroline Kamya

Caroline Kamya

Uganda / Website

Biography

Award winning Ugandan Filmmaker Caroline Kamya completed degrees in England in Architecture at the prestigious Bartlett (UCL) and an MA in TV Documentary at Goldsmith College. In 1999 she set up her own production company, iVAD in London. She continued to work in TV for several years. She worked at BBC London after attaining professional BBC TV training in 2003. In 2004 she set up a company office in Kampala, Uganda. iVAD International is now the leading production house in Uganda. Her award winning series entitled The AfriCANs has become a global hit racking up numerous awards at international festivals to date. Carol also set up a not for profit training arm of iVAD to provide TV training for young people in Uganda. So far over 60 kids have been trained and most are already working in media. Carol has recently produced her first feature film Imani (meaning Faith in Swahili) with interest from various film festivals around the world. The film had its World Premiere at The Berlin International Film Festival which was a success.

Filmography:

Chips and Liver Girls – together with Boris Bertram (30´, Denmark/Uganda, 2010)
Imani (82´, Sweden, 2010)
Fire Fly (16´, China/Netherlands/Uganda, 2011)

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Chips and liver girls

Chips and liver girls (Orig.) / 2010 / Denmark, Uganda / 30 min

A typical 'chips and liver girl' navigate full-speed among their friends, their boyfriends, and the elderly men who pay for their studies and a modern life in luxury...

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