While the Lola Kenya Screen film initiative has been presented around the world as an example of ‘Good Practice’, films made during Lola Kenya Screen production workshops are shown around the world where they continue to win accolades and awards including, but not limited to the Grand Prize at the 5th World Summit on Media for Children/1st Kids For Kids Festival Africa, Special Jury Prize at the 17th Jugend Medien Festival Berlin, and Kids For Kids Festival Africa prizes.
In fact, appearing here below are some of the achievements Lola Kenya Screen has made since 2006:
- Kenya’s first international film festival established in October 2005
- Africa’s first and only audiovisual media platform exclusively and specifically designed for children and youth
- Winner of the Grand Prize at the 5th World Summit on Media for Children in South Africa, 2007
- Winner of Kids For Kids Africa Competition in 2007 and 2008
- Winner of Special Jury Prize at 17th Jugend Medien Festival Berlin, Germany in 2008
- Nominee, Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2009
- Creator of 20 award-winning animation films and six documentaries
- Lola Kenya Screen productions shown—and are still being shown—around the world
- Trained 31 children in filmmaking, 14 in creative journalism, seven in programme organisation and presentation, and 13 in film judging
- Trained 15 adults in the production of TV Drama for Children and Youth
- Trained six practicing filmmakers in the production of documentary films for children and youth
- Showcased 2050 best possible films for children and youth
- Kenya’s representative in the Cinetoile African mobile cinema network, a project set up by Africalia and funded by the European Union that aims at encouraging the promotion and distribution of African films in Africa
Lola Kenya Screen can still do even better… So, why won’t you support us?