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Directeur/trice de festival

Charles Peter Asiba

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Directeur du Festival Inetrnational de Cinéma du Kenya (KIFF).


CEO/FESTIVAL DIRECTOR: Kenya International Film Festival.

Educational Background
.Graduate of Art and Design at University of Kent, Rochester College, UK
.Higher National Diploma in Marketing, UK
.Certificate in Public Relations, Kenya
.Certificate in Team Building and Leadership Skills
.Certificate in Film Distribution, South Africa
.Student of French at Alliance Francaise de Nairobi

Present Occupation
CEO/Festival Director
. The first and current CEO/Festival Director of the Kenya International Film Festival
.2006, Appointed Chief Executive and Festival Director, set the operations and the secretariat of the festival

(I established and own FilmAfrica which is a media and research consultancy firm with a bias to film industry especially in content development and distribution)
Under FilmAfrica- Kenya, I consult for foreign missions in Kenya on audiovisual matters in the Eastern Africa.
I have published the first issue of the annual « Audiovisual guide for Eastern Africa » which has been circulated in the Eastern Africa region.

Vice Chairman of the East Africa Filmmakers Forum
I’m responsible of creation of forums for networking and lobbying for Government support for Eastern Africa Filmmakers and Coordinating film forums within the regional film Festival. I’m currently working on the formation of a union for Eastern African Producer Association.

Work Experience
2006-2011 – CEO/Festival Director, Kenya International Film Festival
Formulating and implementing of the festival programs and work-plans which involves incorporating other stakeholders. Organized three edition of the Kenya International Film Festival.
Carried out festival appraisal and report writing to the program sponsors
KIFF is the first international film Festival in Kenya

.2008, Jury Member of the Amakula-Kampla International Film Festival
.2008. Attended a film critic workshop for Journalist in Nairobi, Kenya
.Film marketing and distribution expert, The current job demand a lot of screening and critising films. I’m a member of the selection committee of KIFF.

2005 2009- Managing Director, FilmAfrica-Kenya – A media and research consultancy firm involved in capacity building with offices in Nairobi and a network in Eastern Africa.
-FilmAfrica has researched and documented material on the audiovisual industry in Eastern Africa
-Compiled and published the Audiovisual guide for Eastern Africa
-Carried out studies on the Music Collective Management societies and made recommendation to the relevant stakeholders on how to increase efficiency
-Researched and documented the state of Kenya Film Industry, a project that was commissioned by the Embassy of France in Kenya
-Carried out a survey on the broadcast stations in Kenya

2003- 2005,
Managing Director of African Television Programme Market (MAP-TV)
(MAP-TV was a project of the Union of National Radio and Television Organizations of Africa -URTNA)
-Responsible for the formulation and implementation of the various market Programmes
– Fund raising and creating partnerships and collaborations
-Proposal writing
-liaison with relevant national broadcaster to create a platform distribution of old

2001 – 2003 Head of Marketing, Union of National Radio and Television Organizations of Africa- Programme Exchange Centre (URTNA-PEC) in Nairobi, Kenya
-Responsible of marketing television programmes produced by URTNA -PEC member – the national broadcaster in Africa.

2000 – 2001, Head of Freelance Marketing Executive, Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, the national broadcaster
1997 – 2000, Production Manager and lecturer, Evelyn’s College of Fashion and Design
1994 – 1997, Managing Director, Jacaranda workshops for the mentally retarded adults
-Responsible for marketing products made by the mentally challenged people to Europe and America.


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