Sandscribe has sent many of its graduates out into the film industry in Ethiopia, and we are adding more each graduation.
Sandscribe alumnus, Kelbessa Megersa, says that the intensive training at Sandscribe equipped him wih the necessary tools for filmmaking and encouraged him to move forward as a screenwriter and director.
Post Sandscribe, he wrote and directed Dheebuu (Thirst), an 80-episode drama series. Watch the trailer in our video gallery. Dheebu was bought by Oromia TV and now airs twice a week in Ethiopia. Kelbessa He is currently working on a feature film, but returns from time to time to volunteer at Sandscribe.
You can watch the “Dheebuu” trailer below.