The Kenya Film Commission (KFC) was established by the Kenyan government in 2005. However, only coming into full function in mid-2006. The Kenya Film Commission was formed with the aim of promoting the Kenyan film industry locally as well as internationally. For the international community looking to film in Kenya the Commission offers detailed information on locations; offer liaison services on behalf of the government; advise on recce’s, film licensing and immigration; as well as facilitate the filming process for film makers.
The Kenya Film Commission falls under the Ministry of Sports,Culture and the Arts.The board appointed by the minister comprises board members: Mr. Chris Foot as the Board Chair, Ms Judy Bisem, Ms Njoki Muhoho, Mr. Julius Lamaon, Mr. Michael Onyango, Mr. Mwaniki Mageria and Mr. Felix Mugabe
The Kenya Film Commission supports the Kenyan film industry by providing facilities for screenings and filming. As well as organising various workshops that will be a source of education on production for local film-makers. The Commission is also establishing a database that will list film-makers, agents, local talent, stakeholders and service providers of the Kenyan film industry.The Kenya Film Commission is also a full members of the Association of Film Commissions International (A.F.C.I)