Charles Ouda, Sarah Hassan, Anguka win big at Kalasha Awards [Full List]

• Kalasha Awards 13th edition gala dinner celebrates excellence in the Kenyan Film Industry.

•  Full list of winners of Kalasha TV and Film Awards 2024

Full list of winners of Kalasha TV and Film Awards 2024

The Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) was abuzz with excitement and glamour as the Kenyan film industry came together to honor excellence at the Kalasha Awards Gala Dinner on March 30th, 2024.

The prestigious event, now in its 13TH edition, showcased the best of Kenyan cinema and celebrated the remarkable achievements of filmmakers, actors, and industry professionals.

Among the highlights of the evening were the highly anticipated Viewers' Choice Awards, which recognized the films that resonated most with audiences across the nation.

The winners of these awards, determined by popular vote, exemplify the power of storytelling to captivate and inspire audiences of all ages

Winners at the Kalasha 2024

Hon. Ababu Namwamba, Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Sports, Youth Affairs, and the Arts, praised the event, stating, "The Kalasha Awards Gala Dinner serves as a testament to the remarkable talent and creativity that defines Kenya's film industry. Tonight, we celebrate not only the achievements of our filmmakers but also the cultural richness and diversity of our nation. Through initiatives like the Kalasha Awards, we aim to promote and support the growth of Kenyan cinema, providing opportunities for our youth to thrive in the creative economy."

Mr. Timothy Owase, CEO of Kenya Film Commission, echoed these sentiments, saying, "The Kalasha Awards Gala Dinner is a celebration of the passion, dedication, and innovation that drive our film industry forward. As we honor tonight's winners, we reaffirm our commitment to supporting and promoting the growth of Kenyan cinema on both local and global platforms. Through strategic partnerships and investments in infrastructure and talent development, we aim to position Kenya as a leading hub for film production and creativity."

The Kalasha Awards Gala Dinner continues to be a highlight of Kenya's cultural calendar, showcasing the best of Kenyan filmmaking talent and inspiring future generations of storytellers.

Daudi Anguka

Full list of winners of Kalasha TV and Film Awards

  1. Best Lighting Technician - Joseph Churu - Act of Love
  2. Best Special Effects Omar Hamzi - Itifaki
  3. Lifetime Achievement Award winner - Jenny Pont 
  4. Best Editor - Koome Mwirebua - Act of Love
  5. Best Supporting Actor in a Film - Jack Mutinda
  6. Best Supporting Actress in a Film - Brenda Mwai - The Caller
  7. Best Origanal Score - Israel Brandon - The Instant Dad 
  8. Best Sound Design - Patrick Mbaru - Act of Love 
  9. Best Costume Designer - Eddyh Wakesho - Where The River Divides 
  10. Best Make up and Hairstylist - Fatma Muhdin Kayla - Mvera
  11. Best Documentary Feature - John Allan Namu - Last Door
  12. Best Short Documentary - Coffee - Production Documentary - Dekut Media Hub
  13. Best Production Designer - Nancy Aluoch - Where the River Divides 
  14. Best Original Screen play - Matt Black - Where the River Divides 
  15. Best Short Film - Where the River Divides - Matrid Nyagah
  16. Best Regional Film - Two Let - Nduruka Njoroge 
  17. Best Lead Actor in a Film - Gadwill Odhiambo -Where the River Divides
  18. Best Lead Actress in a Film - Linah Sande - Mvera
  19. Best TV Comedy - Kam I Stay - Damaris Irungu
  20. Best Performance in a TV Comedy - Abel Mutua - Roast House 
  21. Best TV Show - Real House Wives of Nairobi - Eugene Mbugua 
  22. Best TV Advertisment - APA moments of Past Disasters - Abu Melita
  23. Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama - Ndugi Githuku - Kina
  24. Best Supporting Actress in a TV Drama - Brenda Wairimu - Zari
  25. The Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama - Charles J Ouda - Salem
  26. Besy Lead Actress in a TV Drama - Sarah Hassan - Zari
  27. Best TV Drama - Pepeta - James Kombo
  28. Kituo Halisi Award - Inooro TV
  29. Best International Award - The Midnight Bride - Doreen Kilimbe (Tanzania)
  30. Best Animation Production - Death Valley - Kennedy Kyalo
  31. Best Kids Production - Skicho's Long Day - Darren Collins  
  32. Best Student Film - God Forbid - (Africa Digital Media Institute) ADMI
  33. Best Student Documentary - Art of the skin - Kenya School of Film
  34. Best Gaming - Calphabet - Dekut Film Hub 
  35. Director of Photography - Jim Bishop - Half Open Window 
  36. Best Director - Daudi Anguka - Mvera
  37. Best Feature Film - Mvera - Daudi Anguka 
  38. Best Viewers Choice TV Drama - Pepeta - James Kombo 
  39. Best Viewers Choice Award Feauture - Mvera - Daudi Anguka


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