On Wednesday evening, the third edition of the Women in Film Awards was held, announcing the 2022 winners in several categories in the film industry.
The dinner, which took place on International Women’s Day, honored a number of well-known women with outstanding honors.
DR Susan Gitimu, Director of WIFA, who presided over the red carpet, praised the women nominees for their outstanding achievements in the film business, which has historically been dominated by men.
Here is a list of the star-studded line-up of winners of the 2022 Women in Film Awards, which includes everything from legendary actresses to digital content makers.
- Best Actress(Film)- Catherine Kamau
- Best Actress(TV Drama)-Jackie Matubia
- Best Actress(TV Category)-Angel Achieng
- Best Director (Film)-Dr Zippy Okoth
- Best Director TV Drama -Fiddy Wambui
- Best Assistant Director-Agnes Kola
- Best Producer(Film)-Dina Mwende
- Best Producer(TV Drama)-Catherine Wamuyu
- Best Newcomer Producer(Film)-Riziki Amberose
- Best scriptwriter(Film)-Oprah Oyugi
- Best Scriptwriter(TV Drama)-Violine Ogutu
- Best Sound Designer -Daisy Nduta
- Best in Sound Recording-Diana Kairu
- Best Editor-Faith Musembi
- Best Set Designer-Nancy Aluoch
- Best Animator-Mercy Chebet
- Best Make-up Artist-Elizabeth Gatheru
- Best Costume Designer-Ruth Maingi
- Best Producer Documentary-Sheila Mulinya
- Best Digital Content Creator-Lynn NGUGI
- Most Influencial Woman-Dr.Ann Mungai
- Best Cinematography-Gash Wanjira
Out of 100 nominees, only 22 got to carry a trophy home as they emerged as the best
Graced by a good number of celebrities, the event was sponsored by Kenya Film Commission, Multichoice and mymoviesafrica who sponsored two categories.
WIFA aims at bringing women filmmakers in Kenya together to provide a space where their talent can be equally recognized and celebrated.
Honouring their contribution to the growth of film industry by producing quality films.