Lola Kenya Screen 2009 Call for Film Submissions (April 15 deadline)
- Lola Kenya Screen 2009 Call for Film Submission
The 18-week film submission period for Lola Kenya Screen-eastern Africa's
only audiovisual media festival, production workshop and market
exclusively designed for children and youth-opened on December 1, 2008.
Lola Kenya Screen, therefore, is calling for film entries in all genres,
lengths, and formats from all over the world for the 4th annual Lola Kenya
Screen that runs August 10-15, 2009 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The film participation regulations and entry form are posted online at
Eligible films are those made by children and youth, made with children
and youth, and those made for children and youth.
Lola Kenya Screen accepts films made by professionals, students, amateurs,
youth, and children that focus on children, youth and family.
Experimental films, television series, internet games and even creatively
packaged music videos tackling issues related to children, youth and
family, are also accepted.
The DEADLINE for receiving films in Nairobi, Kenya is April 15, 2009.
Films delivered in person or by courier are sent to:
ComMattersKenya/Lola Kenya Screen
Philadelphia (Old East) Hse, 4th Fl
Tom Mboya St/ Hakati Rd junction
Nairobi, Kenya (EA).
If using the postal service, please send to:
Lola Kenya Screen
P O Box 20775-00100 GPO
Nairobi, Kenya (EA).
In case one requires more information than is available online, one may
direct any inquiry to:
T: 254 20 315258; 254 20 2213318 (07.00-13.00 hrs GMT, Mon-Fri).
Cell: 254 733 703374; 254 722 486531 (04.00-20.00 hrs GMT).
The DEADLINE for receiving films in Nairobi is April 15, 2009.
More About Lola Kenya Screen
Established in October 2005, Lola Kenya Screen is a movement that uses
appropriate and available technologies to deliver audiovisual media
content that complements, enhances, entertains and promotes learning among
the generation of today and tomorrow-children and youth-in the promotion
of literacy, gender equity, independent thought, human rights,
environmental responsibility and global health.
Lola Kenya Screen has between August 2006 and August 2008 showcased more
than 1200 films from 71 nations representing all the six continents in
various genres, formats and lengths. Additionally, Lola Kenya Screen has
helped add 31 child filmmakers, 14 journalists, 13 film judges, 7 MCs, 15
producers of television drama for children and youth and 6 producers of
documentary films for children and youth to eastern Africa's creative and
The unique Lola Kenya Screen audiovisual media initiative has won awards
in Africa and Europe besides being presented as a case study at various
conferences, exhibitions and festivals targeting children, youth and
family in Kenya, South Africa, Germany, Holland, Belgium, Senegal, Uganda,
Rwanda, Tanzania, Zanzibar, etc.
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Philadelphia House, 4th Floor, Tom Mboya St/Hakati Rd junction
Tel 254 20 315258/ 2213318, Cell 254 733 703374/ 254 722 486531
P O Box 20775-00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya (EA)
4th Lola Kenya Screen: August 10-15, 2009