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7_HILLS (pilot shot early 2020)

A Sebamala Arts & B.R Entertainment Production

In development for 2020 - 2022 (Kampala Ug) 

A poignant drama based on lived experiences of budding artists in Uganda. The story inspire youths in Uganda to use the Arts for social change and development within their communities, while tackling gender based violence, trauma of abusive rape culture and gender inequality in the entertainment business. The Production is a vessel for empowerment of women, girls & youth.

7_HILLS crew
7_HILLS crew

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NANA, BILDAH & PETER
NANA, BILDAH & PETER

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Working logo
Working logo

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7_HILLS crew
7_HILLS crew

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2018

Dance Choreographer, music video

Circulatio

Released January 2020, Mutono's Circulation is a daring tale of unrequited love and the unspoken affections between men. Shot in Mt. Elgon's green escarpments of Sisiyi Falls in Mbale, Uganda, the productions had a British, Ugandan and American crew, including Cinematographer - Isaac Eastgate Steadicam Operator - Evrim Kaya, Assistant Camera - Felix Pickles and Producer / Fixer - Patience Asaba Katushabe. In video dancing with Guy Zziwa

February 2018

Ngalabi Short Film Festival

Actor at a masterclass for filmmakers, facilitated by London Film School's Femi Kolade & Kenya's Albert Josiah. The 2nd edition had filmmakers from Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania, under patronage of Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/UGCS and Maisha Film Lab. Maisha was founded by celebrated Hollywood Director, Mira Nair (popular for films like Mississipi Masala starring Denzel Washington and Disney's Queen of Katwe starring Lupita Nyong'o & David Oyelowo).

POV shot
POV shot

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IMG_7623

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Emotional Scene with Doreen Nabanja
Emotional Scene with Doreen Nabanja

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POV shot
POV shot

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Simon, Cassandra and Saava
Simon, Cassandra and Saava

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As Simon in Second Chance
As Simon in Second Chance

Simon here flanked by Tony and Saava. Show on NTV Uganda

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The Male cast SCUG
The Male cast SCUG

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Simon, Cassandra and Saava
Simon, Cassandra and Saava

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September 2016 to January 2018

NTV Uganda (Nation Media Group)

Second Chance as Simon 

Truthful, carefree, and a brute with no sieves attacking lies and deception, Simon fights his greatest demons (loathing his father, abandonment and rejection) with youthful spirit. Celebrated across East Africa, the role made for a household name on TV. I also assisted with casting actors and rehearsals on the drama series which is a remake of Telemundo’s El Cuerpo Del Deseo

2015 & 2017 –  2018

Urban Television (Vision Group)

Taste of Time as Andy

Andy, the unfaithful infidel rivaling the local Pastor, Frank, for female flock in Church is a satirical character who exposes the self-righteousness, religious syncretism, hypocrisy and sexual mischief in Uganda's Pentecostal church.Produced by Jephin Filmz and Directed by Nondo Fred, this drama simultaneously showing with Second Chance made me the first actor to feature on two competitor TV station at once.

As Andy on Taste of Time.
As Andy on Taste of Time.

Andy jealously watches as Pastor wooes his girlfriend, Faith.

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TOT
TOT

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Screen Shot 2019-09-12 at 10.41.00 PM
Screen Shot 2019-09-12 at 10.41.00 PM

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As Andy on Taste of Time.
As Andy on Taste of Time.

Andy jealously watches as Pastor wooes his girlfriend, Faith.

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February - November 2016

East African Visual Artists 

Life on The Streets

Scripted, Narrated and Edited this social change - human rights and health rights advocacy documentary for the marginalised key populations of female sex workers in Uganda. Nominated Best documentary, Uganda Film Festival (UFF) Awards 2017​, the story explores among many other challenges, HIV prevalence and access to health services. Screened AIDS 2016, Johannesburg, ZA.

2016 Wizarts Media

Hooked

Created to raise awareness on the ever growing drugs and alcohol abuse among the youth in Uganda, this documentary for which I narrated narrated a few episodes was nominated and won Uganda Film Festival (UFF) award for Best Documentary 2016.  Directed by Esther Nihamba, this documentary also inspired a feeature film for which I was Casting Director.

2016

Men of The Night/ELESmode Production  

Men of The Night

A human rights advocacy documentary derived at health rights advocacy, addressing discrimination against LGBTs and HIV prevalence among key vulnerable populations. I narrated and edited the trailer and interviewed subjects, members of Men of the Night organisation which advocates for the rights and visibility of Uganda's marginalized male sex workers, for the rest of the feature.

2015 - 2016

Wizarts Media

Joe Sally & Friends

Host at this television talk show where myself as Joe, and co-host Sally Bwamimpeke bantered with friends over drinks at the bar, talking about controversial subjects such as sexual reproductive health, marriage and relationships, sex and sexuality along with trending current social-political and economic affairs across the country. The show, produced by Wizarts aired on national TV at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC)

On set Joe Sally and Friends
On set Joe Sally and Friends

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production set
production set

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On set Joe Sally and Friends
On set Joe Sally and Friends

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Beauty To Ashes
Beauty To Ashes

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Title_ Beauty To Ashes
Title_ Beauty To Ashes

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Beauty To Ashes
Beauty To Ashes

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April – June 2012

Trivision Uganda

Beauty To Ashes as Charlie

A reckless promiscuous teenager, Charlie contracts HIV from Uganda’s sexual network. Produced by Trivision Uganda, directed by Irene Kulabako, the feature film was written by Billy Ashaba  and starred celebrated actors like local Patricko Mujuuka and media personality, Ben Mwiine. Utilized as a sensitization tool for sexual reproductive health, the movie toured schools and colleges, engaging youth in effective behavioral change communication.