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Dave Kalema

Director & Editor
Philadelphia, PA US
Open To Mentoring
Open To Virtual Coffee
I'm a Ugandan-American director telling stories that highlight belonging, identity, and personal transformation.


Dave Kalema is a Ugandan-American filmmaker who tells visual stories of belonging, identity, and personal transformation. He got his start as the founder of Coin Flyp Media, a video-first media company for the untold, personal stories of change that athletes experience after sports. Dave has filmed NBA, NFL, Olympic, and college athletes as well as artists at various institutions including New York’s famed 92NY and The Moth. In 2021, Dave was chosen for Video Consortium’s Sony Mentorship Program, an initiative for 16 emerging filmmakers to develop projects with professional support. Dave is also a Moth GrandSlam Champion and has performed all over the New York City and Philadelphia areas.