Keith Kinambuga

Keith Kinambuga

Flick Trix Media
Screenwriter and Script Consultant

Kajiado, Kenya

Member Since:
August 2014
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About Keith

Always open to collaboration and providing creative consultation, Keith Kinambuga is the founder of Kenya Scriptwriters Guild, co-founder of AfroFantasyLit and a FIYAH Grant 2022 Winner. He is also a former telecommunication engineer and taxi driver. In 2020, his sci-fi feature film concept titled “The Rebirth of Syokimau” won Kenya's National Scriptwriting Competition. It was selected for screenplay development under the Sam Spiegel International Film (Seed to Script) Minilab, an inaugural offshoot of the prestigious Sam Spiegel International Film Lab. He is a B2W (bang2write) SciFi Logline Challenge Finalist 2022 for his SciFi film concept "The Tenga Separation."

Keith has garnered storylining/writing credits for the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Award (AMVCA) winning TV drama shows “Mama Duka” & “Lies That Bind” and storylining credits for “Sumu La Penzi” & “Jane & Abel”; all aired internationally on DSTV Africa. He is a co-writer of the “Usoni” sci-fi feature film and also the writer of “The Ghost Letter” crime thriller short film. The concept and trailer of the feature film attracted international coverage from CNN, Reuters and BBC. The short film was nominated in four categories at the Riverwood Academy Awards 2015 including Best Scriptwriter. He wrote/directed/produced "The Enemy Within" micro concept film that was shortlisted for screening at the 2016 Alliance Française Smartphone Film Competition.

He has self-published two crime thriller novels, I’m Not A Black Widow But I Spin Webs (2017), The Black Algorithm (2019) and a non-fiction titled How I Did Not Become An Uber Driver (2020). The last one topped its sub-category on Amazon during the opening week. His short coming of age story titled “The Great Defeat” earned a Special Mention in South Africa’s All About Writing Courses March/April Writing Challenge 2017.

He is a One Fine Day Films 2017 Script Brain Room alumnus and a scriptwriting trainer at the Ubuni Creative Center Limited. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunication and I.T. from Kenyatta University and Certificate in Television and Radio Production from the Kenya Institute of Professional Studies. He previously managed technology projects in various ICT companies such as Telkom Orange, Flashcom and Kenya Broadcasting Corporation.

Unique traits: Ability to cut through metal with my eyes. :)




  • The Enemy Within

    The Enemy Within (2016 - 2017)
    Film (short) by Flick Trix (Media) Writer/Producer/Director Every time you wake up, you face your worst enemy - YOU.

  • The Ghost Letter

    The Ghost Letter (2014)
    Film (short) by Mediabase Productions and Flick Trix (Media) (Drama and Thriller) Writer/Producer The story depicts a tragic twist based on a message from a letter. This leads Mokisha, an aspiring gospel recording artist, on a downward spiral against her beliefs and spirituality. The puppet master controls each event from a distance. It is a film about obsession towards one's dream and the consequences of perceived betrayal.

  • Lies That Bind

    Lies That Bind (2014)
    Drama by Spielworks Media Writer

  • Usoni (pre-production)

    Usoni (pre-production) (2014)
    Film by Rigaudis 416 Production Company Ltd (Sci-Fi) Writer In the near future, a sunless dust enveloped Europe is reeling from an apocalyptic disaster, the immigration rules are reversed. Every European is fighting to get into Africa for some sunshine. Ophelia merely wants a safe place for her unborn child but destiny has different plans.

  • Manga Art in Kenya

    Manga Art in Kenya (2013)
    Documentary by Flick Trix Media (Documentary) Co-Producer/Director/Writer

  • Jane and Abel

    Jane and Abel (2013)
    Drama by Spielworks Media Storyliner

  • Sumu la Penzi

    Sumu la Penzi (2013)
    Drama by Spielworks Media Storyliner


  • FIYAH Grant Winner

  • Kenya National Scriptwriters Competition Winner (Kenya Film Commission and Israeli-Kenya Embassy)


  • MultiChoice Talent Factory

  • Reuters

  • Sam Spiegel Film and Television School

  • Kenya Institute of Professional Studies

  • Kenyatta University

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