Machakosfest is here

Machakosfest is here

Are you a gifted scriptwriter or filmmaker? If yes, then write a script, shoot a film then enter it in the Machakosfest 2019 competition. The theme of this year's MachakosFest is ‘Book’ and deadlines for submissions is November 2 at noon. Participants should submit a seven-minute HD film that features at least two iconic tourist sites from Machakos County, including credits.

The prize money is Sh1 million for the winner while the first runners-up will walk away with Sh500,000, the second runners-up Sh250, 000 and the third Sh100,000.

This short film festival aims at promoting talent among filmmakers and artists. Machawood, was initiated by Machakos Governor Alfred Mutua back in 2015 and is set to take over Kenya's film industry seeing as the films are in any Kenyan language. This fourth edition of Machakosfest will be held at Machakos People’s Park in December.