Samuel Tebandeke is an emerging screenwriter, actor, script editor and producer. Alumnus of the MNET Screenwriters workshop (2009) and Maisha Film Lab (2008 & 2009), Samuel has gone on to write for TV and film. Two of his feature films have been optioned and Kahawa Black is his 3rd film to develop. His debut short film, Another Beautiful Day was released in mid 2017 and is in the official selection of the 40th Durban International Film Festival 2019. He recently finished post-production on his directorial debut on Ten O’clock, a short film that premiered in April 2019 and has been selected to screen at the Shorts, Shorts and Shots showcase in Nairobi, Kenya. The film was in competition for the Young African Film Makers Award at the Afrika Filmfestival in Leuven, Belgium.
His desire is to contribute his voice to the growing body of African cinematic work that reaches audiences all over the African continent and abroad. more...