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Nick Gichuki

Director, Folklore Films
Nairobi, Nairobi KE
Available for Freelance
Open To Mentoring
Open To Virtual Coffee
I made my first ever short film in 2015 in Italy for a rummer school When back in Kenya I Co-founded Folklore Films, that's when I Immersed myself in Kenyan Industry and established myself as a Director, Producer, Camera Operator, Drone Pilot and creativ


Nick Wambugu is an award winning Director, Producer, Drone Operator and Co-founder at Folklore Films. An alumni of Cinemadamare Film Institute in Italy 2015 and 2018. He is a Kalasha Award winner in 2015 for Best Director Diaspora category for a Short Film. Previously he has also been nominated and won at the Cinemadamare Film Festival 2018 for Best Short Documentary DEMLA which he produced and directed in Sicily, Italy. In addition to his extraordinary efforts he was also the Drone Operator for Student Academy Award Winner and Academy Oscars Nominee Film “Watu Wote” in 2017, as well as the Drone Pilot for Sundance 2020 Softie Documentary film that won the World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Best Editing. He has also worked in 3 Feature films with the BBC AFRICA EYE Series as a Director and Cinematographer. His latest film is a Documentary feature film on BBC Africa Eye-STREET DREAMS- where he was the Producer, Director and Cinematographer. Nick is passionate about telling human centered narratives that shed light on different people around the world. Through his travel and his documentary filmmaking he has been able to be passionate about telling stories that revolve us as humanity.