Wanjiku S. Muhoho

Bionote : Wanjiku S. Muhoho

Film Producer/ Creative Development Professional

+27 71 191 4351

wanjiku@bestlight.co.za

Introduction

Wanjiku’s fervor for story emanates from over 8 years of working in the film and advertising industry producing commercials, feature films, TV series, and documentaries. She has produced two independent feature films and won the VFF Highlight pitch award at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival. Wanjiku infuses integrity and intelligence to everything she does.

Value Add

Wanjiku always strives to create content that is geared toward reaching its target audience. She is analytical, detail oriented and has a passion for the written and visual realization of all her projects.

Current

Wanjiku free-lances on select projects. She is currently in development of innovative Pan-African transmedia projects and feature films.

Career Highlights

2012

Sediba Script Editor Training.

National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), South Africa.

2012

VFF Highlight Pitch Award - Berlin International Film Festival, Germany

Highest Award at the Berlinale Coproduction Market with cash prize of €10,000.

2012

Co-Editor, “The Challenges Facing South African Producers & Community TV Broadcasters”

National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), South Africa.

2012

Creative Producer & Line Producer, “The Boda Boda Thieves” Feature Film.

Directed by Donald Mugisha & Written By James Tayler.

2011

Master of Fine Arts Degree, AFDA Film School, South Africa.

Producing & Writing of Feature Length Motion Pictures.

2011

Producer, “NIGCOMSAT- 1 R”, Nigeria.

Producing & Writing of Feature Length Motion Pictures.

2009

Creative Producer and Production Manager, “LYFSTRAF” Horror Feature film.

A SAFTA Nominee 2013, Directed by Rudi Steyn

2008

Producer, “INTERSECTION”

Short documentary, Ikon SA documentary series.

2008

Supervising Producer, “OPEN STUDIO”

17 Episodes, A Cape Town TV Production.

2006

Account Executive

J. Walter Thompson (JWT) Kenya LTD

2004

Bachelor of Commerce Degree, Daystar University, Kenya.

- Marketing and Business Administration.
- Received Academic Award for Marketing Excellence.

Personal

Wanjiku resides in Cape Town and her passions include interior design, photography, writing and screen-acting.

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