Discover how Tusker, the flagship beer brand of Kenya Breweries Limited (KBL), is making waves in the Kenyan film industry through its innovative mentorship program in collaboration with Tosh Gitonga’s Primary Picture. This groundbreaking initiative is a testament to Tusker’s commitment to fostering emerging talents in various creative fields.
Tusker Nexters: Paving the Way for Emerging Talents:
Delve into the origins of Tusker Nexters, a platform established as part of Tusker’s 100th-anniversary campaign, designed to nurture the next generation of Kenyan talent. Learn how Nexters has become a beacon for emerging talents in music, creativity, and sports, and how it has played a pivotal role in supporting groundbreaking projects like the Netflix series ‘Volume.’
The Partnership with Tosh Gitonga: A Creative Force Unleashed:
Explore the strategic collaboration between Tusker Nexters and acclaimed filmmaker Tosh Gitonga’s Primary Picture. Understand how this partnership goes beyond financial backing, providing invaluable mentorship and opportunities for young filmmakers. Learn about the impact of Tusker Nexters in supporting Gitonga’s vision and the production of the critically acclaimed series ‘Volume.’
Supporting ‘Volume’: A Netflix-Level Production:
Uncover the significant financial backing Tusker Nexters provided for the production of the Netflix series ‘Volume,’ amounting to 17 million shillings. Analyze how this support has elevated the production values of ‘Volume’ and positioned it to compete on an international scale. Witness the positive impact of Tusker’s contribution on the creative industry.
Empowering Young Filmmakers: A Unique Opportunity:
Highlight Tusker Nexters’ commitment to empowering a cohort of 27 young filmmakers, providing them with a rare opportunity to learn on the set of a Netflix-level production. Explore how Tusker’s mentorship program is equipping the next generation of Kenyan filmmakers with invaluable skills, exposure, and financial aid.
Continued Commitment to African Creatives:
Examine Tusker’s ongoing commitment to uplifting African creatives across various artistic fields. From filmmakers to musicians, writers, and other aspiring creatives, Tusker Nexters continues to provide a platform that nurtures talent, offering resources and exposure to drive growth in the creative industry.
Tusker Nexters Shaping the Future of Kenyan Filmmaking:
As we conclude, reflect on how Tusker Nexters, in collaboration with Primary Picture, is shaping the future of Kenyan filmmaking. Through mentorship, financial support, and unique opportunities, Tusker’s commitment to fostering creativity continues to leave an indelible mark on the global stage.