Spotlight: Alumnus Kelbessa Megersa

Sandscribe has sent many of its graduates out into the film industry in Ethiopia, and we are adding more each graduation.

Screen Shot 2016-01-31 at 12.09.11 PMSandscribe 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.

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