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Michael I.

Nairobi County, Kenya

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$600 - $900 / Day

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About Michael

I'm a director, editor and cinematographer specializing in short and feature films and an expert television show, documentary and advertisement maker. I graduated from the prestigious Mohamed Amin film school in Nairobi, Kenya after quitting medical school to pursue my dream of becoming a filmmaker. I'm the Co-founder of BlackRhino VR which is among the first virtual reality production companies in East Africa that specializes in cinematic vr and immersive story telling. My education qualification is as follows; 2009-2010, 2010-2011- Post Graduate advanced Higher Diploma, The Mohamed Amin Foundation -2008- 2009- Bachelor of Science, Physiology University Of Nairobi. 2003-2008- MbChB (Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery) University Of Nairobi Medical School. I have extensive work experience on several projects including; 2017 - VR content creator- UNICEF Health and Nutrition, Videographer/ Editor – UNICEF WASH videos. 2016 - Videographer/ Editor Weetabix EA CSR documentary,Videographer/ Editor Beiersdorf CEWA conference documentary, Videographer/ Editor HOPE Eternity testimonial video series,VR content creator - Greenlight Planet, VR content creator - PRC Kikopey Ridge VR campaign, VR Content creator - Vivo energy Kenya, Videographer/ Editor UNICEF Public Service Announcements and documentary video. 2015 - Videographer/Editor- Coca-Cola CSR documentary, Videographer/ content creator- BLAZE VR campaign, Director/Videographer/ Editor- Intel ‘Joe Ludago’ documentary, Director/Videographer/ Editor- ‘The King’s Men’ TV filler Editor- Care For AIDS documentary, Videographer/Editor- Nivea Mother’s day campaign, Cameraman/Editor- USAID ‘Nafaka’ documentary Editor- Hope Africa documentary, Editor- Abide documentary 2014 - Director- “Pika Chakula” TV Show, Director/Videographer/Editor Coca- Cola marketing documentary, Director/Videographer/Editor Intel ‘STEM’ documentary, Consultant documentarian UNICEF Kenya, Videographer/ Editor- UNICEF IPV Vaccination campaign in Dadaab, Kenya, Videographer/ Director- “The Medical Minute” TV Show, Videographer/ Director- The Raw Sessions- Zuku” -TV Show. I'm passionate about amplifying the voices of those who are often unheard, particularly Africa’s most vulnerable that will inspire change and improve peoples’ lives through the power of virtual reality and video.

Top Services

  • Immersive/Spatial Video Capture

  • Video Editor - Commercial

  • Commercial DP

Top Projects

  • Safaricom - Where will we go Next

    • Commercial DP
    • Video Editor - Commercial
    • Immersive/Spatial Video Capture

    Safaricom Limited, is a leading mobile network operator in Kenya. It was formed in 1997 as a fully owned subsidiary of Telkom Kenya. They have Invested heavily into paperless money transfer and home automation. They wanted an immersive experience that would show people where they will be going next.

  • RhinoWatch 360 Experience

    • Video Editor - Commercial
    • Immersive/Spatial Video Capture

    Rhino Watch Lodge is a small, exclusive, luxurious family style lodge promoting sustainable tourism. This boutique lodge is located around the Mt Kenya region on the Nyeri/Nyahururu highway. This lodge is surrounded by three wildlife reserves; Solio Reserve, Aberdare National Park and the Ol Pajeta Conservancy. This experience was exhibited at the 2016 Tourism Expo in Kenya.

  • Experience Kikopey in Virtual Reality

    • Drone Operator
    • Video Editor - Commercial
    • Immersive/Spatial Video Capture

    PRC limited was formed with the aim of making it a reality for many Kenyans to own properties. PRC wanted to find a way in which a client would make a site visit to a property without necessarily having to travel hundreds of miles away. This experience revolutionized the property business in Kenya as their clients simply had to wear our vr headsets to be transported into different properties.

  • Greenlight Planet Documentary - The Story of Priscilla Musyoka

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - Documentary
    • Immersive/Spatial Video Capture

    We were approached by Greenlight Planet to come up with a concept that would showcase the impact of one of their anchor solar products (SunKing) in Kenya. We had less than a week from pre-production all the way to post to zero in on an individual who had a compelling story about how the product has positively affected her life. The final video was exhibited at an event titled 6 million stories.



  • 4K video camera
  • Drone

All Services


  • VR / AR
  • Immersive/Spatial Video Capture

Production Support

  • Commercial DP


  • Video Editor - Commercial


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