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

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

UCC, TELECOMS TAKE AWARENESS DRIVE TO LANGO

The Uganda Communications Commission and telecom service providers have taken services closer to the people of Lango with an outreach programme targeting schools, markets and other public spaces. The 10-day campaign has seen UCC’s Consumer Affairs staff, in partnership with MTN, Airtel and UTL, engage local communities and raise awareness about their respective services. The outreach team, which also involves UCC’s Computer Emergency Response Team … Continue reading UCC, TELECOMS TAKE AWARENESS DRIVE TO LANGO

POLICE COUNTER PHONES IN UGANDA 2019

In a bid to fight crime across Uganda, the Uganda Police has established Counter Phone Numbers at every police station around the country in addition to the Police Toll-free Police Lines. The Counter Phone Numbers are fIxed and will have officers responding to security-related calls at all times. These are not “Toll-free” lines to the caller but have been introduced as an additional communication channel … Continue reading POLICE COUNTER PHONES IN UGANDA 2019

WEEKLY REVIEW

Playing host to Sudan, Zambia One sure way to tell that you are doing something right is to see other people coming to learn from you. Uganda Communications Commission is one of the best sector regulators in Africa, and this is evident from other countries lining up to learn from us. Over the last two weeks, the Commission has hosted two groups of officials from … Continue reading WEEKLY REVIEW

WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE 2019 (WRC 19) – CASE FOR UGANDA

Uganda is set to participate in the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19), which will take place in Sharma el-Sheikh, Egypt from October 28 to November 22, 2019. The event is organised by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), a specialised agency of the United Nations responsible for information and communication technology. Held every four years, the WRC’s main task is to review, and, if necessary, revise the … Continue reading WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE 2019 (WRC 19) – CASE FOR UGANDA

Harnessing the power of data to safely create relevant products and services for consumers

The telecommunications sector is one of the most dynamic segments of the economy both domestically and globally. The technological advancements of the Third Industrial Revolution have changed the way our global society operates and interacts with the advent of electronics, Information Technology and, of course, the Internet. Now we stand on the cusp of a 4th Industrial Revolution, and already in the early years of … Continue reading Harnessing the power of data to safely create relevant products and services for consumers

TWO IN LUZIRA OVER SIM CARD REGISTRATION FRAUD

KAMPALA – A photographer and a teenage businesswoman have been separately charged and remanded to Luzira Prison concerning SIM card registration fraud. Joshua Katamba, 26, and Agnes Kirabo, 18, were arrested by detectives attached to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) after a suspected SIM card fraud ring was busted. This follows press reports earlier this month that some unscrupulous persons were selling SIM cards using … Continue reading TWO IN LUZIRA OVER SIM CARD REGISTRATION FRAUD

‘DOCTORS OF IT’ URGED TO SOLVE EVERYDAY PROBLEMS

The Minister of Information and Communications Technology and National Guidance, Frank Tumwebaze, has challenged ICT industry players to solve people’s day-to-day problems through modern and unique innovations. Addressing the 5th National Conference on Communications (NCC) at Makerere University on Thursday as the guest of honour, the minister gave an example of medical doctors, who he said would have no job if humankind stopped falling sick. … Continue reading ‘DOCTORS OF IT’ URGED TO SOLVE EVERYDAY PROBLEMS