Kenya Film Commission invites all practicing and upcoming filmmakers to submit their original concepts for the pitching competition; a side event at the Kalasha International TV & Film Market 2019 to stand a chance at winning half a million Kenyan shillings in each category.

Kalasha International TV & Film Market; a 3-day trade fair showcasing companies from international and East African region offering high-level interaction for trading and sharing ideas, is set to take place from 26 – 28 March 2019 at KICC in Nairobi.

The pitching competition is open to all practicing and upcoming filmmakers registered for the market. There will be dedicated rooms where selected individuals from East Africa will be given a chance to pitch a concept or project to potential investors in the following categories;

          • TV Series and Soaps – Ksh 500,000
          • Animation (Short or Series) – Ksh 500,000
          • Film (Long Feature Film & Short Films) – Ksh 500,000
          • Documentaries – Ksh 500,000




A winner in each of the four (4) categories will be announced during the market.


The projects’ submission deadline is 20th March 2019.

Space is limited to twenty four (24) pitches, which will be selected from the pool of submissions by a specially appointed jury of experts.


  1. Download the Pitching Competition Submission Form here.
  2. Follow the instructions in the form.
  3. Scan the duly-filled form and send to the email address by 20th March 2019.

Student Registration

Registering as a student is absolutely free and proof of the same will be required at the venue. There are a few restrictions that students will face at the venue so you are encouraged to register as a paying delegate to enjoy full access and privileges. Student admission to the various workshops and conferences will be subject to availability of space.Fill in the form to receive a confirmation email of the registration.

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To register as a student click here

Delegate Registration

  • Register as a delegate now in a few easy steps. A confirmation email of the registration will be sent to the provided email. Ensure that you pay after filling in your form.
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To register as a delegate click here

Exhibitor Registration

  • Register as an exhibitor now in a few easy steps. After filling in the form,  you will receive a confirmation email of the registration. Ensure that payment is made immediately to avoid any inconvenience. The details provided here will be published on this website and also included in the official Kalasha Market Guide, which will be distributed to all participants.
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To register as an exhibitor click here