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Chris King

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circleandsquare

Public bio

Chris King is an award-winning filmmaker based in Nairobi, Kenya. Born in Australia, Chris studied at The School of Creative Arts at the University of Melbourne, with honors in Visual Media. With a background in the fine arts, Chris has lived in Kenya since 2007, working as Cinematographer, Editor, Animator, Director and Producer in both factual and non-factual shorts, features and music videos. In 2009 Chris received an African Movie Academy Award in Editing for his work on the Kenyan feature film “From a Whisper”. In 2010, Chris founded Circle and Square Productions, a music and film production company based in Nairobi, Kenya. The company has produced video and music for companies and non-governmental organisations across Africa, with clients including Kwani Trust, World Health Organization, TEDglobal, Goethe Institut, UNICEF, Filmaid, The World Bank and the African Media Initiative.