Nduta Kinyanjui is a Kenyan filmmaker who has made significant contributions to the film industry locally. She was born in Eldoret, Kenya.
Nduta Kinyanjui studied Drama and Theatre Studies with IT at Maseno University, Vihiga County, where she obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Drama and Theatre Studies. She also holds a Certificate in Film Studies from The Kenya Film School.
As a filmmaker, Nduta Kinyanjui has directed and produced several films, including Spotted Beauty, an award winning documentary about the beauty of vitiligo as a skin condition, which won the Best Student Documentary award at the Kenya Film Summit, 2021 and best overall film during the Kenya National Drama and Film Festival, 2023. She has also worked on numerous other feature films like Medicine Man by Furet Films, Village Vendetta and Bargain Bride by Historia Filmz as a production assistant in both production houses. She has directed music videos for well-established artists like Kahush, as well as upcoming artists like Enoque Wambua. She has also had the privilege of working on TV commercials for KCB and Safaricom as part of the production team of the Creative Hub.
Nduta Kinyanjui also co-owns a production company called Musketeers Studios with her two friends Achieng’ Cesylia and Ciku Maina. The company has produced a short film, Memories a Valentine’s story that deals with the loss of a loved one. The short film can be found on YouTube on The Musketeers Studios YouTube channel.
Nduta Kinyanjui's work often focuses on social justice and human rights issues, particularly those affecting women and marginalized communities. Her films explore themes such as fashion as an art expression, gender inequality, and access to education, healthcare and opportunities.
In addition to her work as a filmmaker, Nduta Kinyanjui is also an entrepreneur who owns a luxury brand; The World of NK, that hosts a line of luxury products and services like sunglasses and content creation.
Overall, Nduta Kinyanjui's biography as a filmmaker is characterized by versatility, diversity and authenticity, a deep commitment to social justice and human rights issues, and a dedication to using film as a tool for promoting positive change in society.
1. Medicine man - production assistant
2. Village Vendetta, MNET - production assistant
3. Bargain bride, MNET - production assistant
1. KCB Partner Kwa Ground campaign, C-hub - production assistant
2. Safaricom Lipa Mdogo Mdogo campaign, C-hub - production assistant
1. Njanjaruka, election special, YouTube - production assistant
2. Familia ya Alexis, KTN - production assistant
1. Spotted Beauty, best student documentary, Kenya Summit and best overall film, KNDFF - Director
1. NYOKA, Kahush, KFS - Director
2. Niko Sawa, Nviiri & Bien Aime, KFS - st runner
3. Stereo, Bensol, KFS - set designer
4. Enoque Wambua EP, KFS - Director
1. Memories short film, Musketeers Studios, YouTube - Director, executive producer