Riara University commands bragging rights of the best communication school in East Africa
Riara University (RU) bagged 8 awards with 7 of them taking 1st Position and one at 2nd Position during The East Africa Students Film Festival (EASFF 2017). RU emerged overall winner with Daystar University coming second.
The East Africa Student Film Festival is an annual event organized by Daystar University, Kenya to offer student filmmakers across East Africa an exclusive prospect to not only interact with their peers but also gain the recognition of industry practitioners and other stakeholders. This year, there was participation from universities in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
The Communication and Multimedia Journalism Department submitted entries in various categories including Feature length films, Short films, Documentary films and Smart-phone productions.
Below is a list of awards won.
CATEGORY ENTRY/STUDENT NAME POSITION
1 Best Director Bobby Owuor Winner
2 Best Screenwriter Bobby Owuor Winner
3 Best smartphone Production Awards Love Don’t Love Me Winner
4 Best smartphone Production Awards Zanzibar Vlog Runners Up (2nd)
5 Best Make-Up Designer The Drift Winner
6 Best Production Design Milkah Gichaga Winner
7 Best Motion Graphics The Drift Winner
8 Best Short Film The Drift Winner
Below are a few photos of the event: