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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"

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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.
Kisumu Film Workshop
Kisumu Film Workshop
Feb 27
Hot Sun Foundation and Ignite Afrika Trust, jointly held a film workshop in #Kisumu held 20-24 Feb 2014.
Never Give Up
Never Give Up
Feb 20
My name is Michael Kuria. I am a trainee at Kibera Film School. I study film and I am focusing on editing. The very first film I have ever made is called INVISIBLE SCARS.

Testimonials

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.