• The winners were identified after a rigorous exercise involving a 7-member Jury academy drawn, all drawn from the film industry.
The Kenya Film Commission unveiled the winners of the 2021 Kalasha Awards on Friday, December 10.
The winners were identified after a rigorous exercise involving a 7-member Jury academy drawn, all drawn from the film industry.
Here are the films and talents who won in various categories of the Kalasha Awards.
- Best Feature film by a student- House of secrets by USIU Africa
- Best Documentary- Kesho Pia Ni Simu By Ngendo Muku
- Best Special Effects- Mission To Rescue
- Best Host In A TV Show- Abiagael Wariara in Bururi wa Ciana
- Best Lead Actor in a film- Mawuli Gavor in Just In Time
- Best Supporting Actor In A Film- John Ndegwa in Kutu
- Best Sound Designer- Kelvin Osoo in House Of Secrets
- Best Original Score- Karanja kiarie in Crossroads
- Best Supporting Actress In A Film-Catherine Kamau In Kutu
- Lead Actress In A Film-Sarah Hassan in Just In Time
- Best Lighting Technician- Walter Odhiambo in Adisa
- Best Original Screenplay-Dennis Humphrey in Fikirini
- Best Director Of Photography-Ryab Tenga in Teleport
- Best Short Film-Kutu
- Best Local Language Film-Fikirini
- Best Production Designer-Harrison Mutinda
- Best Lead Actor In a TV drama-Joe Kinyua in Njoro Wa Uba
- Best TV Comedy- XYZ show
- Best Lead Actress In A TV Drama-Sarah Hassan Crime And Justice
- Best Documentary By A Student-Beautiful Eyes By Kevin Muriithi Mbui
- Kituo Halisi- KUtv
- Best Performance In A TV Comedy- Frank Kimani in Varshita
- Best TV Drama- Njoro Wa Uba
- Best Animation- Mondays And Fridays by Shawn Mwendwa
- Best TV advertisement- Copia
- Best Kids Production- Bururi Wa Ciana
- Best International Award Eastern Africa- Egna (Ethiopia)
- Best Director- Michelle Donde in House Of Secrets
- Best Feature Film- Just In Time By Sarah Hassan and Dolabo Adeleke
- Lifetime Achievement Award- Judy Kibinge
Here are photos of the winners who turned up to receive their awards.