• Various Films, Drama, Documentaries, and Features produced and directed by Kenyan talents have been nominated for the awards. 

Kalasha jury, (R to L) Valentine Zikki, Kalasha nomination academy chair, Ernest Livasia GM Chomoka and Emma Kibunja of Africa Motion pictures.
Kalasha jury, (R to L) Valentine Zikki, Kalasha nomination academy chair, Ernest Livasia GM Chomoka and Emma Kibunja of Africa Motion pictures.
Image: Moses Mwangi

The Kenya Film Commission has announced the nominees of the Kalasha International Film and TV awards 2021. 

Various Films, Drama, Documentaries, and Features produced and directed by Kenyan talents have been nominated for the awards. 

In a press conference at Sarova Stanely Hotel on Wednesday,  the Chairperson of the Kalasha Awards nomination committee, Valentine Zikki noted that this year 706 entries were received, and through a rigorous vetting process by the committee, a shortlist of five (5) nominees per category was done. 

Here is a list of the Films and shows that have been nominated in the Kalasha International Film and TV awards 2021. 

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. THIS LOVE - by EUGENE MBUGUA

2. CYBER BULLYING - by  JOY KIRIGIA

3. COPS AND CORPSES - by MAURICE ONIANG'O

4. KESHO PIA NI SIKU by  NGENDO MUKII 

5. SOL FAMILY - by EUGENE MBUGUA

BEST LOCAL LANGUAGE FILM

1. RAKIDO - by NICHOLAS ODONGO

2. BLANDA - by JACKTONE ALUFWANI

3. FIKIRINI - by DENNIS HUMPHREY

4. KUTU - by PETER WANGUGI GITAU

5. SAVING PINKY - by BEAUTY OMAR HAMZA

BEST TV DRAMA

1. KINA -by LOUISE MWANGI

2. NJORO WA UBA - by LUCY MWANGI

3. CRIME AND JUSTICE -by MAUREEN WANJIKU

4. SELINA -by REUBEN ODANGA

5. PETE -by DAUDI ANGUKA

BEST ANIMATION

1. MUNCHIEZ -by MICHAEL NJAU RUENJI

2. BOOK OF KAH -by JOSEPHAT NYAKUNDI

3. MONDAYS AND FRIDAYS -by SHAWN MWENDWA KIOKO

4. GUSA -by STANSLAUS MANTHI

5. CPF - byBRIAN K. TARUS

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