Press Releases

AllAfrica.com, April 30, 2009:

Rwanda Film Institute to Professionalize Movie-Making

by Timothy Kisambira

With the creation of the Rwanda Cinema Centre (RCC)- which amongst others organizes the annual Hillywood film festival – the movie industry is slowly maturing. Now RCC is taking the process a step further

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New Times Rwanda, Mar 19, 2009:

Rwanda Film Institute holds Maiden Graduation

by Peninnah Gathoni

The Rwanda Film Institute, Monday, held its first graduation ceremony which saw 15 students receive certificates after completing a basic course in different fields of film-making.

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New Times Rwanda, Mar 16, 2009:

RCC’s Young Film-Makers Put Out DebutFilm

by Peninnah Gathoni

A group of young talented film-makers from the Rwanda Cinema Centre (RCC) have seen their efforts to be part of the movie industry come to success.

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New Times Rwanda, Feb 24, 2009:

Rwanda’s ‘Hillywood’ we wait eagerly

Editorial

The notion behind Rwanda’s ‘Hillywood’ captures the essence of movies produced in the land of a thousand hills.

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New Times Rwanda, Feb 24, 2009:

Fifth Film Festival to be held in June

by Peninnah Gathoni

This year’s film festival has been pushed to June in order for it to coincide with the popular annually celebrated Gorilla Naming Ceremony commonly known as Kwita Izina.

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New Times Rwanda, Feb 06, 2009:

African share at the Grammy table

by Peninnah Gathoni

The Rwanda Cinema Centre is committed to providing exceptional programs for students interested in the dynamic fields of film, video, TV and new media. On the 16th February the center is scheduled to launch a four weeks intensive training program that will cover all areas within film making. This program is designed to introduce a skill to already existing talent.

“Film industry is just like any other industry in the country if you invest in it you will benefit just like in any industry” says Jacques Rutabingwa.

He explains that the Rwandan people need to understand film to participate in it this is the program aim.

Daniel Kalditz is the center’s training mentor according to him this course will prepare the student for a great career in film.

“These courses will be the first of their kind in Rwanda they are designed to meet the urgent need for skilled film makers in the country, we hope to open up the students to the available career avenues in film and to challenge them to venture into the film industry” explains Daniel.

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