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Krysteen Savane

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Creative Producer | Actor

Krysteen Savane is a talented producer, actor, and cultural programs director with over 15 years of experience in the Kenyan creative industry. She has starred in major local and international productions including Sense 8, Ni Sisi,Soul Boy, and Ndoto Za Elibidi which are all available to view on Netflix.


She was the Production Manager on Watu Wote which won Best Short Film at the Student Oscars 2017 and was nominated for Best Live Action Short Film, in the 2018 Academy Awards. She was also the associate producer & creative Advisor on Adisa which won the Silver medal at the Student Academy Awards 2021. She also produced Ni Sisi, and Watatu which received critical acclaim globally. 


Krysteen is the producer of her directorial debut film, Supastaz 2022, which has screened in over 23 film festivals and won 4 awards globally. The film stars children from Annos One Fine Day (AOFD) where she is the Director. AOFD offers a creative arts programme for over 1500 children and teenagers in Kibra, Mathare, and Malawi to use ballet, arts, drama, African Traditional dance, acrobatics & Circus, and music to explore and develop their artistic abilities. She is currently in the process of building an Art Centre in Kibra. Click here to read more about Annos One Fine Day


  • SUPASTAZ - Nominee, Best African Female Director/Producer - Realtime International Film Festival 2022

  • SUPASTAZ - Nominee, Best African Film - Realtime International Film Festival 2022

  • SUPASTAZ - Nominee, Best Foreign Film - Realtime International Film Festival 2022

  • ADISA - Winner, Silver medal, Student Academy Awards 2021

  • WATATU - Nominee best produceer - Women in Film Awards 2020, 2021 & 2023

  • WATU WOTE - Nominee best live action short, Academy Awards 2018

  • WATU WOTE - Winner, best short film, Student Academy awards 2017

SUPASTAZ | Kenyan Short Film | Child trafficking

SUPASTAZ | Kenyan Short Film | Child trafficking

When Eva (9) and her friends enter SUPASTAZ dance competition, their focus is to win the prize money of 150,000/- Unbeknownst to them, they are the target of child traffickers. SUPASTAZ was shot in October 2021 & premiered at Prestige Cinemas in Nairobi in April 2022. The film was funded by the German government through GIZ in partnership with the DCI Anti-Human Trafficking & Child Protection Unit. The key cast are part of Anno's One Fine Day, a children's arts program which empowers children through creative arts. CREW Producer: Krysteen Savane Co-Producer/Production Manager : Bea Wangondu Directors: Oprah Oyugi & Krysteen Savane Writer: Oprah Oyugi DOP: Abdi Shuria 1st AC/Steadicam operator: Timothy Njogu 2nd AC: Simon Mwai Script Supervisor: Caroline Wanjiru Location Sound: Willis Abuto Editors: Carole Gikandi & Oprah Oyugi Colourist: Timothy Njogu Trailer Editor, Titles & Subtitles: Roselida Taabu VFx: Hueman Studios & Light Illusions Post Sound Production: Nick Loder & Lawrence Magaya Score: Eric Wainaina Service Producer: Dhamira Films CAST Eva - Abigail Wambui Mishy - Christine VinTracy Jose - Levi Onyango Collo - Michael Odhiambo Abby - Alyne Awuor Levy - Reagan Miller Babjee - Wilson Odhiambo Kambua - Blessings Nemaiyan Juma - Alphas Chiama Oti - Aroji Otieno Susan - Neomi Wambui Nganga Mama Boi - Leah Asego Toni - Moraa Gloria Stella - Nekoye Ommeh Teacher Dot - Beth Waigwe Cucu wa Eva - Mukami Njiru Mama Collo - Mercy Wanjiru Georges - Godfrey Ojiambo Kades - Peter Njogu Detective #01 - Arthur Sanya Mama Chips Mwitu - Mary Nduta News caster - Naomi Mburuh Drunk - Ojay Hasshim Soldier - Kevin Oduor Judges (1) - Sandra Onyango Judges (1) - Jackson Michael Atulo Judges (3) - Melvin Magina Mishy's Sister - Mary Akoth