Director ‘Sons of the Caliphate’
Kenneth Gyang is an award– winning producer and director for Film and Television and co–founder of the film production company CinemaKpatakpata.
The company’s first feature film script Confusion Na Wa secured funding from Hubert Bals Fund in Netherlands and was also selected as part of the 2010 Durban Film Mart in South Africa. The finished film won Best Film and Best Nigerian Film at the 2013 Africa Movie Academy Awards as well as Jury Prize at the Pan African Film Festival in Los Angeles. Confusion Na Wa was also one of the first Nigerian films bought by Netflix and was the opening night film of the 2014 New York African Film Festival.
Blood & Henna, Kenneth’s second feature film was one of Nigeria’s official showcase films at the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games as part of New World Nigeria Investment Campaign with support from Bank of Industry.
In December 2013, Kenneth was chosen as one of “100 Guardians of the Future” honoured by the President of Nigeria at Aso Rock Villa in recognition of his contribution to the Nigerian film industry.