The Kenya Film Commission announced the winners of the 2024 Kalasha Awards at the KICC gala. CS Ababu Namwamba attended the event, which brought together the Kenyan film community to recognize exceptional talent. Sheila Mwanyigha and Maqbul Mohammed hosted the 13th edition of the awards.
Key winners included "Where The River Divides," "Mvera," and "Pepeta," which received multiple awards. The late actor Charles Ouda was posthumously awarded Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama for his role in "Salem."
Here is the Kalasha Awards 2024 winners full list of winners:
Best Lighting Technician - Joseph Churu - Act of Love
Best Special Effects Omar Hamzi - Itifaki
Lifetime Achievement Award winner - Jenny Pont
Best Editor - Koome Mwirebua - Act of Love
Best Costume Designer - Eddyh Wakesho - Where The River Divides
Best Makeup and Hairstylist - Fatma Muhdin Kayla - Mvera
Best Documentary Feature - John Allan Namu - Last Door
Best Short Documentary - Coffee - Production Documentary - Dekut Media Hub
Best Production Designer - Nancy Aluoch - Where the River Divides
Best Original Screenplay - Matt Black - Where the River Divides
Best Lead Actress in a TV Drama - Sarah Hassan - Zari
Best TV Drama - Pepeta - James Kombo
Kituo Halisi Award - Inooro TV
Best International Award - The Midnight Bride - Doreen Kilimbe (Tanzania)
Best Animation Production - Death Valley - Kennedy Kyalo
Best Kids Production - Skicho's Long Day - Darren Collins
Best Student Film - God Forbid - (Africa Digital Media Institute) ADMI
Best Short Film - Where the River Divides - Matrid Nyagah
Best Regional Film - Two Let - Nduruka Njoroge
Best Lead Actor in a Film - Gadwill Odhiambo -Where the River Divides
Best Lead Actress in a Film - Linah Sande - Mvera
Best TV Comedy - Kam I Stay - Damaris Irungu
Best Performance in a TV Comedy - Abel Mutua - Roast House
Best TV Show - Real House Wives of Nairobi - Eugene Mbugua
Best TV Advertisement - APA Moments of Past Disasters - Abu Melita
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Drama - Ndugi Githuku - Kina
Best Supporting Actress in a TV Drama - Brenda Wairimu - Zari
The Best Lead Actor in a TV Drama - Charles J Ouda - Salem
Best Student Documentary - Art of the Skin - Kenya School of Film
Best Gaming - Calphabet - Dekut Film Hub
Director of Photography - Jim Bishop - Half Open Window
Best Director - Daudi Anguka - Mvera
Best Feature Film - Mvera - Daudi Anguka
Best Viewers' Choice TV Drama - Pepeta - James Kombo
Best Viewers' Choice Award Feature - Mvera - Daudi Anguka
Best Supporting Actor in a Film - Jack Mutinda
Best Supporting Actress in a Film - Brenda Mwai - The Caller
Best Original Score - Israel Brandon - The Instant Dad
Best Sound Design - Patrick Mbaru - Act of Love

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