- The Arts
Peter Kawa is a double award winning actor/ director and one of the most prolific arts enthusiasts in the Kenyan entertainment Scene.
The most notable project Kawa has worked on is the award winning feature film 'Lost In Time', that earned him the Best Film Director award at the Kalasha 2019 awards.
His other favourite roles were in ‘Sumu La Penzi’, as Oscar, a pimp (Riverwood Awards Best Supporting Actor nominee - 2018), ‘FIHI’ where he acted as a rogue pastor (Riverwood Awards Best Actor - 2018) ‘Shattered’, a feature film which starred Nigerian actor, Rita Dominic, TRHK, Waliobaki, Tahamaki. Embraced, Scavengers, Mwalimu Maunguvesi, ‘Edufa’, a 2016 stage play, Necessary Madness among many others.
After being involved in many and diverse projects over a period of 14 years, Kawa has amassed a lot of skills and networks in the industry so much so, that he came up with his production company, Spearhead Entertainment. He uses this outfit to grow the art fraternity by producing films, and offering online publicity services/ management to artistic events, personalities and institutions through the ‘Sanaa Post’ and ‘Sanaa Talks’ initiatives.
To cap it all, mentorship and discovering talent and introducing it to the industry is Kawa’s number one mission and passion.
In his own words, “…I was given a chance by someone who believed in me to be who I am today, why not PASS IT ON…”