#RiverwoodAcademyAwards2018 took place in Kisumu yesterday. The event marked a very great in the history of the Kenyan film Industry. According to the CEO of the Kenya Film Classification board, Dr. Ezekiel Mutua, he describes the academy as the launching pad for the great collaboration with County Governments in positioning the film industry as a key pillar of economic development.
This awarding ceremony’s aim was to celebrate film makers within the creative industry. It is also an annual event that is focused on awarding remarkable talents in the creative industry. The colourful event which was the 5th Edition since its inception; it was hosted by Wilbroda and Big Ted.
County minister of Tourism, Achieng’ Alai welcomed the attendees in Kisumu county to kick off the event.
List of award winners in the film Industry
Best Film supporting actress: Director Adeline Wairimu of the movie ‘Kidnapped’
Winner for Best Film Supporting Actor: Kenneth Kinyua- Silence
Winner of Best Movie PR Firm: Eminent Media Inc
Winner for Best Sound: Supa Modo
Winner for Best Editing: Mark Maina
Winner for Best Original Score: Seredo 2
Winner for Best Vernacular movie: Serado 2
Winner for Best Series Supporting Actror: David Konana- Daktari
Winner for Best Series Supporting Actress: Lulu Wilson- K.E.R.U
Winner for Best Student Film: Dilemma
Winner for Best Cinematography: The Editor
Winner for Best Documentary: Imara
Winner for Best East African Film: Breaking with Customs