Mzee Bwanika Julius

Producer

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  • Name: Mzee Bwanika Julius
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Email:  [email protected]

Tel:      (+256) 772 769 240 | 754 692 183

Twitter:            @MzeeBwanika

Facebook:       @mzee.bwanika

 

Office(s) held:

Executive Secretary – Pearlwood

Secretary General – Producers Guild


A Christian | Father | Film Producer | Human Rights Activist

Born on 12th June 1982, he hails from Kalungu, Bukulula Lusanga Village. From the background of great theatrical performance as an actor, writer & director of stage plays, he started producing films in 2005. He studied Film & Television Production, ICT and, Financial & Business Computing. He is a co-founder and C.E.O of Vortex Creations Limited and now Vortex Films.

He is a composition of great talent in film production with outstanding skills

(L) Hussein Kagolo (M) Registrar General, Mr. Bemanya Twebaze (R) Mzee Bwanika during a stakeholders meeting at URSB

in Writing, Editing, Directing and Producing. He has worked on a wide range of production to include: high & low budget films, documentaries, stage drama, and TV Series. His film “NALIWO” (I was There) won the award of Movie of the Year in 2012 after over five years from the year of production; and Last Verdict won the awards of Best Editor and Best Screen Play in 2016.

He was the Information and Data Analyst for the audiovisual collecting Society (Uganda Federation of Movie Industry) from 2010 – 2012, and was the Vice President of the UFMI Producers’ Guild from 2013 till he resigned in 2017. He is also an Alumnus of Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and the Chairperson of the YALI Uganda Central Cluster.

He is driven by his commitment to social justice, practical inclusion and equality. On completion of YALI RLC-EA (Leadership Course), he focused to enhance his agenda of social-economic transformation of the young people; colored with “FOR-HER Campaigns” to advocate for the rights and interests of the Girl Child and Women.

He aspires and strongly believes in justice and a self-sustainable community that he strongly advocates for through his career as a film maker and with film being a strong mobilization and information tool.

He is currently Executive Secretary of the Pearlwood Board of Directors and the Secretary General of the Producers Guild.

BTS Photo of “Blood Stains”

Here below are some of the film projects he has worked on:

 
Film/Title
Genre
Role
Year
1
LOVAGE
Romance
Producer
2022
2
BLOOD STAINS
Family Drama
Producer
2022
3
ZINADDA OKUNYWA
Family Drama
Producer
2021
4
THE UNTOLD STORY OF BOSCO
Family Drama
Director
2019
5
KIRIMULULU
Action
Producer & Director
2018
6
OMWANA WAANI
Stage Drama
Producer & Director
2018
7
ONEKA
Family Drama
Producer & Director
2018
8
SINGLE ROOM
Family Drama
Producer & Director
2018
9
SMART PHONE
Family Drama
Producer & Director
2018
10
MY NEW NEIGHBOUR
GBV Short Film
Producer
2017
11
OBUKALABANDA BWE KYAGWE
Horror
Director
2017
12
ENSIBAMBI (PT. 1)
Family Drama
Producer & Director
2016
13
ENSIBAMBI (PT. 2)
Family Drama
Producer & Director
2016
14
LAST VERDICT
Action/Detective
Producer & Director
2016
15
WEEKEND VENDERS (BITABUSE)
Family
Producer & Director
2015
16
THE WILLIAMS (PT. 2)
Family Drama
Producer & Director
2011
17
THE WILLIAMS (PT. 1)
Family Drama
Producer & Director
2010
18
TOO CLOSE (SEASON 1 & 2)
TV Drama
Producer & Director
2007
19
NALIWO
Romance
Producer & Director
2006
20
BEHIND THE SCENE
Christian Film
Producer
2005
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