USIU-Africa Film Club’s film “The Package” won the Best Cinematography of the Year award in the professional category, in the MachakosFest International Film Festival in November last year. 

Led by club chair and Journalism sophomore Ms. Insu Cho, was the only university team from Kenya and managed to beat over seventy films produced by top professionals in the country and around the world.

MachakosFest is the biggest short film festival in Africa and it is modeled on Tropfest, the biggest short film festival in the world. It provides an effective and conducive environment for production of quality film, music and arts by providing world-class infrastructure for industry requirements, developing partnerships to ensure a return on investment, facilitate the identification and nurturing of talents and spur economic growth and development of the community through skills development and job creation.