The Kenya International Film Festivals is set to benefit from a five million shilling sponsorship from PR firm Hill+Knowlton Strategies. Hill+Knowlton will be the official communications firm for the 2012 Kenya International Film Festivals and will coordinate all Public Relations, Media Relations and event management activities for KIFF.
The annual Kenya International Film Festival which is organized by the independent and privately run Kenya International Film Festival Trust. The Trust also organizes training workshops for film makers, from across the continent. This year’s festival will take place between 24th of October and the 3rd of November 2012
This year’s film festivals focuses on ‘world classics’, and will be an opportunity to celebrate the world classic films as well as reminisce where the industry has come from to where it is today, said Mr. Asiba adding that, “This, however, does not change the tradition and mandate of the Kenya International Film Festivals. We are still going to showcase new films and expose the new and upcoming film makers in the country”.
The KIFF trust has already received 200 films from film makers from all over the word. Last year, the festivals received over 600 films and screened 365 films over the ten day period.