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Nyasha K.

Nairobi County, Kenya2 reviews

$500 - $800 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

    1 review
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

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  • Field Producer

Equipment

Video

  • Full HD video camera
  • GoPro or equivalent

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

About Nyasha

Nyasha Kadandara is a Zimbabwean-born, award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker based in East Africa. In a previous life, Nyasha crunched numbers as a financial consultant, but now she spends her days producing creative works in various parts of Africa. Nyasha's work has covered a broad spectrum of subjects including breaking news, criminal justice, education, conflict and sport. Nyasha holds a Bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Science degree in journalism and documentary filmmaking from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. ​ She directed the award-winning documentary ‘Through the Fire’ which premiered at DOC NYC film festival in 2015. She is also the winner of the 2016 NBC Sports film contest ‘Cptr’d’ for her short documentary ‘Queens & Knights’. Nyasha has wide range of experience from producing news segments to documentary NBC Sports, Al Jazeera English, PBS, BBC, ZDF and EPIX. Nyasha is available for commission across the African continent.

Top Projects

  • Pray for peace in South Sudan

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer

    Easter celebrations in South Sudan remain centred around prayer for forgiveness and restoration.

  • Global Voices -- Not Without a Fight: The Battle for Affordable Housing in Cape Town

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Reporter / Journalist
    • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist

    Gentrification is often seen as a problem facing developed cities in the western of the developed world, but arguably, in one of the most beautiful and affluent cities in Africa, a housing war is raging.

  • Sex and the Sugar Daddy

    • Documentary DP
    • Creative Director
    • Field Producer
    • Video Editor - Documentary

    In Kenya, more and more young women are using sugar daddies to fund a lifestyle worth posting on social media. Transactional sex was once driven by poverty, says film-maker Nyasha Kadandara. But now, increasingly, it's driven by vanity.

  • BBC World News - Through the Fire

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Video Editor - News
    • Reporter / Journalist

    For New Yorker Luis DeJesus, drug rehabilitation is just the beginning. Coming from a family where abuse and neglect stretches back through the generations, his recovery hinges on addressing the demons of his past. Can he and his family break a cycle of poverty, violence and despair?

  • Nuba Reports -- Pregnancy in War: Women at Risk in the Nuba Mountains

    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Field Producer
    • Video Editor - News

    How do women in the Nuba Mountains give birth in a region with only five doctors and two fully functioning hospitals for roughly one million people?

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Full-Service 360 Production
  • Creative Director

Production Support

  • 360 News Video
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Field Producer
  • TV News Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • Documentary DP
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post-Production

  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Nyasha's Clients

  • NBC Sports
  • BBC World News
  • AJPlus
  • Global Voices
  • Al Jazeera English - Digital
  • The New York Times
  • BBC
  • Bloomberg Digital

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