THE WEEKLY REVIEW

LAILAH WINS BIG AT UFF The Uganda Film Festival 2019 came to a glamourous climax last Friday with a movie named Lailah the biggest winner of the evening. Lailah, whose director is serial winner Richard Mulindwa, won five awards; Best Post Production, Best Feature Film, Best Actor in a Feature Film and Viewer’s Choice. Besides Lailah, for which Patrick Nkakalukanyi won Best Actor, other outstanding … Continue reading THE WEEKLY REVIEW

Lailah shines as UFF 2019 ends on a high

KAMPALA – Lailah was the biggest winner of the evening as the Uganda Film Festival (UFF) came to a glamorous climax last Friday. Lailah is the title of a Richard Mulindwa movie, which scooped five awards; Best Post Production, Best Feature Film, Best Actor in a Feature Film and Viewer’s Choice. The festival, which was held at the Uganda Institute of Information and Communications Technology … Continue reading Lailah shines as UFF 2019 ends on a high

WINNERS UFF 2019

SUMMARY OF AWARDS BEST SCRIPT / SCREENPLAY – BED OF THORNS BEST POST PRODUCTION / EDITING – LAILAH BEST FEATURE FILM – LAILAH BEST DIRECTOR – LAILAH BEST SOUND DESIGN – BED OF THRONES BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – AUGUST BEST COSTUME DESIGN – RED RATS BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – AUGUST BEST INDIGENOUS FILM – TEST OF FAITH BEST EAST AFRICAN FILM – MY VILLAGE BEST INTERNATIONAL … Continue reading WINNERS UFF 2019

COUNTERFEIT COMMUNICATION DEVICES’ DAYS ARE NUMBERED

It might look authentic, and even perform as if it were, but your communication device could well be counterfeit. And if it is counterfeit or fake, its days are numbered because Uganda Communications Commission has undertaken measures to block counterfeit phones. A counterfeit communications device is a mobile phone, tablet, router or other communication gadgets with an illegitimate IMEI (International Mobile Equipment Identity) number. The … Continue reading COUNTERFEIT COMMUNICATION DEVICES’ DAYS ARE NUMBERED

Africa cyber security meeting opens in Kampala

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU) regional Cyber Drill for Africa has kicked off at Kabira Country Club in Kampala with a call on African countries to take cybersecurity more seriously. The cyber drill is an annual event organised in the different regions of the ITU. This year, Uganda takes up the mantle from Ivory Coast, which hosted it in 2018. The cyber drill is based … Continue reading Africa cyber security meeting opens in Kampala

Consumers, telecoms interact at Lira Consumer Parliament

It is not often that communications service providers and their regulator jointly subject themselves to public questioning regarding service delivery. The Communications Consumer Parliament in Lira Town last  Friday provided this rare opportunity. As the more than three hundred people who turned up at Margaritha Palace Hotel can testify, the 10th Consumer Parliament lived up to its billing. Running under the theme, Be Right, Know … Continue reading Consumers, telecoms interact at Lira Consumer Parliament

PUBLIC NOTICE- THE UNDERGROUND COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE INFORMATION EXCHANGE PLATFORM (UCIIXP)

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) was established by the Uganda Communications Act of 2013 to facilitate the development of a modern communications sector in Uganda, including telecommunications, radio communications, broadcasting, postal communications, data communications and infrastructure. Communications infrastructure is globally recognised as being critical in driving major societal functions such as health, safety, security and economic well-being, as well as the effective functioning of government. Damage, … Continue reading PUBLIC NOTICE- THE UNDERGROUND COMMUNICATION INFRASTRUCTURE INFORMATION EXCHANGE PLATFORM (UCIIXP)

STORY VISUALISATION – Master Class

MultiChoice Talent Factory, Uganda Communications Commission and MultiChoice Uganda invites experienced scriptwriters to a Master Class on “Story Visualisation” Facilitated by: Professor Abraham Linus; He is a trained film director and documentary filmmaker and professor of film, visual communication, broadcast journalism, cultural studies, and new media. He holds a PhD in Communication -Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA. Mass Communication and BA in … Continue reading STORY VISUALISATION – Master Class

WORKSHOP ON AUDIENCE BUILDING AND CROWDFUNDING

From Crowdfunding to Social Media Marketing: Berlin-based Audience Building & Crowdfunding Expert Paul Rieth explains how you can effectively build your audience with useful strategies. Even experienced filmmakers quickly lose sight of an important detail: the audience(s). But those who think about this highly relevant issue after the shoot and distribution already missed the decisive steps on the way to success. So let‘s change this … Continue reading WORKSHOP ON AUDIENCE BUILDING AND CROWDFUNDING