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Fahmo M.

Nairobi, Kenya

$650 - $2500 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

  • On-Air Reporter / Host

  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Equipment

Video

  • 4K video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • Multiple cameras

Audio

  • External recorder

About Fahmo

I am a documentarian producing riveting human interest pieces through the establishment of my production company, Studio 63. Studio 63 is an innovative, interactive, digital production platform with the ambition to empower and bring social impact and awareness to society through impactful narratives. It exists with the aim of telling genuine, unique, poignant, and untold stories from all parts of the nation and beyond through the use of a dynamic team, utilizing the current wave of digital transformation in order to produce quality content.

Top Projects

  • Mawlid: Holiday, History and Controversy In Kenya’s Coastal Town Of Mambrui.

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Drone Operator
    • Production Company

    Mawlid is an Arabic word that translates to ‘the time and place of a birth.’ However, it usually refers to the birth of Islam’s most beloved prophet: Muhammad. In some countries with large Islamic communities the mawlid refers to a festival that commemorates the birth of prophet Muhammad on the 12th day of the Rabi’ah al-Awwal, third lunar month of the Islamic calendar. Although, his birth is unknown, this day pays homage through large congregations of Muslims dancing, reciting songs in praise of God and gathering for large feasts in mosques. The popularity of mawlid met initial resistance historically. Many theologians mention that prophet Muhammad’s mawlid was a harmful ‘bidah,’ meaning innovation. The initial resistance surrounded the spread of Islamic sects dividing the religion on principles and fundamental beliefs and practices. Eventually, there was acceptance of this popular practice by theologians because they later came to the belief that it illustrated an Islamic principle of ‘ijma,’ referring to consensus at work. This is a key doctrine in Islam. The legal opinion of religious jurists appear to have minimal influence introducing the popularity of mawlid, so many encouraged to accommodate their islamic doctrines to become socially accepted. The symbolism of mawlid is highly inculcated in East African culture especially in Swahili speaking towns like Mambrui. This year marks the 112th anniversary of Mambrui celebrating the birth of prophet Muhammad. This small town enriched in Arabic history unites the community at large with events. Even though the occasion is surrounded by division and controversy, locals do what they can to involve the entire town in observing this day.

  • The Recycling: Kitengela Hot Glass. A film on pollution and the efforts to preserve our environment

    • Documentary DP
    • News Shooter / Video Journalist
    • Creative Director
    • Production Company
    • Transcriber

    The innovative team at Kitengela Hot Glass work tirelessly to contribute more in the efforts of taking care of our environment. The team led by Manager Thomas Kapere, recycle glass, oil and other harmful products. Pollution is a very real threat to the future of our planet, the animals that inhabit our oceans and ultimately the human race. The problem is far worse than it seems on the surface and we need to act now to ensure we protect the future for ourselves and our planet.

  • BEYOND ALL SENSES: Ziwani School for the Deaf

    • Production Company

    Located in the heart of Mombasa, Ziwani School for the Deaf caters to and gives the much needed attention to deaf children from various backgrounds. The school lights the spark in these children and gives them hope to be whatever they want in the future.

  • The Odyssey Of A Kenyan Artist : Eliamin Ink

    • Production Company

    Eliamin Ali is a tattoo artist based in Kenya. He shares his rise and inspirational journey to the top of the nation's artistic scene.

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Creative Director
  • Production Company

Production Support

  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist

Post-Production

  • Animator / Visual Effects Artist
  • Motion Graphics Designer
  • Transcriber

Fahmo's Clients

  • Studio 63 Productions Limited