Nairobi based set designer Claire-Marie Njoki was one of the stars of the Too Early For Birds Brazen Edition (TEFBrazen) play. The TEFBrazen edition was an all female-led show. From the cast, to the crew, to the stories being told, the TEFBrazen play shared stories of five women who shaped Kenya. Zarina Patel, Mekatilili wa Menza, Wangu wa Makeri, Field Marshal Muthoni Kirima and the Nandi lady who led to Luanda Magere’s death.
Disclaimer: The following content is in no way boring or tedious to go through. Enjoy!
Not all music producers have the money to purchase the most expensive music production software when embarking on their journey as music producers or starting a new business. With the high level of competition in the music industry, it is important to have access to the best music production software to produce world-class music. Fortunately, there exists a lot of free and affordable music production software that you can choose to do the work well. We have compiled a list of the 5 best music production software and their features:
Film school experience - Testimony
Thok Koang Thor is a Film & TV Production student who is passionate about filmmaking and is working towards becoming a professional filmmaker. He joined ADMI after completing a certificate in video production program that was offered by ADMI in partnership with FilmAid in Kakuma refugee camp. This is his story.
On Being a Digital Marketing Strategist.
Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Gesora Mwasi is an entrepreneur who has been running his own digital marketing strategy firm, Sage Identity, for the past 2 years. Before that he’d worked at a corporate for 3 years managing their digital media department. We caught up with him to learn how he came to be a digital marketing strategist.
Animation Industry in Kenya.Top 5 animations
In the early 90's, there were only two TV stations in Kenya, the government-owned Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) and the privately-owned Kenya Television Network (KTN). The broadcasting at KBC commenced at 4:00 pm and the station would be switched off at 12:00 am.
Very few local programs were aired and even fewer animations were on the screens, with most of them being of American or British origin such as Danger Mouse and He-Man. Over the years, we’ve seen a rise in the number of animations produced and released locally. As you read the article, you will learn that these shows have garnered a lot of support from Kenyans; this goes to show that there is a hunger for local content
Here are the Top 5 animations that you should watch (or re-watch) before the year ends:
Graphic Design and where to work.
Ever wondered what the different career paths you can pursue if you have a Graphic Design diploma? Read on to discover more about the Graphic Design industry and the exciting mix of careers paths.
Artwork by Naima Bitonga
Juma Tayari - Core Faculty Sound Engineering
We always get asked, what does a sound engineer do? Who is a sound engineer? We decided to answer these questions and many more by talking to Juma Tayari, a Sound Engineer, CEO at Tayari Soniq Solutions & Core Faculty at ADMI's Sound Engineering Department.
Here are the insights that he shared about this exciting industry.
What does a sound engineer do?
A sound engineer captures audio performances or sound effects, edits and adjusts levels by adding processors and equalising to create a good sounding mix. They play an important role in music and film production.
Q&A: Secrets to building a successful music career
Vallerie Muthoni is a young bubbly Kenyan who has invested money and time into building her career as a musician. She is multi talented and describes herself as a performer, musician, artist, rapper, writer, Producer and a graphic design enthusiast. She hosts events and is passionate about music and life. During the day, she is a music production student at ADMI. ADMI sat down with her to find out more about her career in the music industry in Kenya.