Likarion Wainaina

  • Likarion Wainaina
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Film director, Camera operator
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Kenyan director and cameraman.

Likarion WAINAINA (Likarion Wainaina) is a director and cameraman.
He is known for SUPA MODO (2018), his first feature film.

Likarion Wainaina is a Kenyan Filmmaker born in Moscow, Russia, who lives and works in Nairobi, Kenya. He is marking his seventh year working as a professional Film/TV Director and Cinematographer. In this time he has gathered a wealth of experience and showcased his talents in various productions. As a cinematographer he has also worked on a number of documentaries and commercials and has directed TV shows - both Drama and Sitcoms - that are currently gracing local TV stations in Kenya and Television commercials as well. He has done a number of short films. His film Between the Lines, being one of his first short films, later became the first Kenyan Film to be projected on an IMAX screen in Kenya and got him a nomination at the AMCVA awards 2015 for "Best New Online Media". His most recent Short Film "endeavour" was taking part at the 48Hour Film Festival 2015 where he and his team worked on the film "Bait", which was selected as one of the top short films screened at the Cannes Film Festival (2016).

2013 Between the Lines (Short)
2013 The Friend (Short)
2014 Before and After (Short)
2014 The Audition (Short)
2015 Bait (Short)
2016 Moving (Short)
2018 Supa Modo



Kenianische Regisseur und Kameramann.

Likarion WAINAINA (Likarion Wainaina) ist Regisseur und Kameramann.
Er ist bekannt für SUPA MODO (2018), sein erster Spielfilm.

Der kenianische Filmemacher wurde in Moskau geboren. Er lebt in Nairobi und arbeitet als Regisseur und Kameramann. Als Kameramann hat er Dokumentarfilme und Werbespots gedreht, als Regisseur verschiedene TV-Formate betreut und mehrere Kurzfilme gedreht. "Between the Lines", einer seiner ersten, war der erste kenianische Film, der in seiner Heimat auf einer IMAX-Leinwand gezeigt wurde. "Bait" wurde beim Filmfestival in Cannes gezeigt.

2016 MOVING (Kurzfilm)
2015 BAIT
2014 BEFORE AND AFTER (Kurzfilm) 2013 THE FRIEND (Kurzfilm)
2013 BETWEEN TWO LINES (Kurzfilm)



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