Hot Sun Foundation provides hands-on, innovative film making training to youth throughout East Africa who dream of making videos. At Hot Sun Foundation we refer to our films as "STORIES THAT TRAVEL FAR"

Latest news from our blog

Nick nyuru and fellow trainee during the shoot
Behind the scenes – of chameleons and cows
Aug 25
Filming of the first project of the 9th class trainess, Nick nyuru explains his experience
Aug 22
Young Film Makers In Kenya and East Africa.
Foundation in Filmmaking
Foundation in Filmmaking
Mar 20
The Foundation in Filmmaking course developed out of years of filmmaking in East African communities. Our approach is unique among training institutes in Kenya.
Tropfest Australia Comes To Nairobi
Tropfest Australia Comes To Nairobi
Mar 18
Tropfest Australia Comes To Nairobi. Tropfest is Australia's most prestigious short film festival and one of its most iconic cultural events.


Mariah Akumu
Hot Sun Film School - Trainee
I love telling stories on film. I enjoy being with my fellow trainees and learning about cameras. We are like a family - a community of filmmakers.    
Wilfred Bha-Yanho
Hot Sun Film School -Trainee
At the film school I gained the vision and the experience to become a filmmaker. Now I am working freelance in filmmaking in Nairobi. I am giving back to film School by training other youth.