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Katikkiro of Buganda urges artists to embrace technology for advancement

Katikkiro of Buganda urges artists to embrace technology for advancement

Skip to content Charles Peter Mayiga, the Katikkiro of Buganda, recently addressed creatives in the art industry, emphasizing the importance of embracing technology. During his attendance at the premiere of “Romeo & Juliet” written by Alex Mukulu at the National Theatre, Mayiga urged artists not to fear technology, assuring them…

Philip Luswata urges Ugandan actors to embrace responsibility

Philip Luswata urges Ugandan actors to embrace responsibility

Skip to content Veteran stage play-act and scriptwriter Philip Luswata has recounted a moment when his wife fired him for being late for a cast set. He referred to being fired by his wife as he explained that Ugandans still take their roles during casts lightly because they give weak…

Emmys welcome Ugandan filmmaker Leonard Amanya into esteemed institution

Emmys welcome Ugandan filmmaker Leonard Amanya into esteemed institution

Ugandan filmmaker Leonard Amanya has achieved yet another win by joining the ranks of the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, commonly known as The Emmys. Amanya is a director, film juror, film consultant, and producer of the critically acclaimed film Crystal, which has won numerous awards, the most…

Patrick Salvado, Bruno K take up acting roles in awareness against child abuse, GBV, and HIV/AIDS

Patrick Salvado, Bruno K take up acting roles in awareness against child abuse, GBV, and HIV/AIDS

Comedian Patrick Idring Salvado, singer Bruno K, and Actresses Sarafina Muhawenimana and Esther Whitney make up a star-studded cast for a short film by Sautiana Records aimed at confronting societal challenges. Dubbed ‘The Plight of an Innocent Soul’, the short film directed by J.D Kalenzi is set to tackle pressing…

Ugandan film and creatives win top honors at iKon Awards 2024 (Full List)

Ugandan film and creatives win top honors at iKon Awards 2024 (Full List)

The prestigious iKon Awards that happened last night saw several creatives from and outside of Uganda win accolades for their contributions towards the Film and Creatives Industry. Here’s the list of winners of the iKon Awards 2024: 1. BEST FILM “UNHEARD” by Polly Kamukama, Joseph Ken Ssebaggala 2. BEST DIRECTOR JOSEPH KEN SSEBAGGALA, “Unheard” 3. BEST ACTRESS…

Nigerian film stars jet in for iKon Awards 2024

Nigerian film stars jet in for iKon Awards 2024

Excitement is brewing as the iKon Awards 2024 draws near, with notable figures in the film and television industry making their presence known. Set to take place this weekend on Saturday, March 23rd, at Kampala Serena Hotel, the event promises to be a celebration of the game changers in the…

Bobi Wine's documentary falls short at the 2024 Oscars, 'Oppenheimer' takes home seven prizes

Bobi Wine's documentary falls short at the 2024 Oscars, 'Oppenheimer' takes home seven prizes

Recently, video director and filmmaker Sasha Vybz, born Ian Akankwasa, predicted that before the end of this month, Uganda would win her first-ever Oscars Award at the 96th Academy Awards celebrations that went down on 11th March 2024 in Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre. Sasha Vybz’s prediction came to light following…

John Ssegawa calls for collaboration to combat unauthorized distribution of Ugandan films

John Ssegawa calls for collaboration to combat unauthorized distribution of Ugandan films

In a recent development where some culprits were arrested and are now behind bars, renowned movie producer John Ssegawa has raised concerns about the unauthorized distribution of Ugandan movies. He emphasizes the importance of respecting the hard work and artistry put into these films. Ssegawa suggests that a collaborative approach…

Nollywood veteran actor Mr. Ibu passes away, fans mourn his loss

Nollywood veteran actor Mr. Ibu passes away, fans mourn his loss

Mr. Ibu, real name John Okafor – a famous Nigerian Actor – is reported to have passed away on Saturday 2nd March 2024 after a long while on his sickbed. The 62-year-old Nollywood veteran passed away at Evercare Hospital, Nigeria, according to reports from sources close to him. In October…

Former footballer Rickman Manrick considers transitioning to acting career

Former footballer Rickman Manrick considers transitioning to acting career

Former footballer-cum-singer Derrick Ddungu a.k.a Rickman Manrick is now seriously considering a change of careers with Acting top of his agenda. The phrase “never settling for less” seems to be Rickman’s daily POV as he has constantly shifted from one career to another. When his footballing dream faced a halt…

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