Name: Dean Gichukie
Occupation: Entrepreneur, Filmmaker
Location/Base: Nairobi, Kenya
Company: Art Kenya
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My name is Dean Gichukie, and no, I’m not a Dean of any school.
I believe in the power that we as humans have to solve both basic and complex problems for the betterment of our species. I am passionate about Africa, I love Africa and I am a part of growing this potentially world changing continent. I am Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Africa.
A trained and practicing filmmaker, I am inspired by the talent and hard work portrayed by artists here in Kenya and across Africa, and I am a way to market and distribute their Art, profitably and for the long term.
Simply, I am an artist and entrepreneur who helps other artists sell and live off their art.
Creative Journey / Creative Life-cycle
After working as a film-maker for three years in the small but growing Kenyan film industry, I realized the difficulty of the average artist to sustainably live off their art.
I have written, performed on stage and on screen and been a producer in several short films, plays and TV series.
To be the creative and industry driving force in the Kenyan creative Industry
To enable the average Kenyan artist, creative and financial sustenance from their art.