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Usama Mukwaya

Born in Kampala to Abdallah Mukwaya a theology teacher and Mariam Aziidah a beautician, Usama joined filming in 2010 with Mariam Ndagire Film and Performing Arts Center where he finished with his first film Hello (2011). A year later after finishing his networking diploma at Makerere University, he attended the 7th Maisha Film Lab founded by Mira ... See full bio »
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 2017 Psychic (writer) (announced)
 2015 Bala Bala Sese (screenplay) (post-production)
 2015 Tiktok (Short) (completed)
 2013 Movie Digest Show (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #2.2 (2013)
 2013 In Just Hours (Short)
 2011/I Hello (Short)
 2011 Pain of Lies (TV Movie) (script editor)
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 2017 Psychic (announced)
 2015 Tiktok (Short) (completed)
 2013 In Just Hours (Short)
 2012 Smart Attempt (Short)
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 2015 Bala Bala Sese (producer) (post-production)
 2015 Tiktok (Short) (producer) (completed)
  Movie Digest Show (TV Series) (producer - 2 episodes, 2013) (co-producer - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #2.13 (2013) ... (co-producer)
- Episode #2.12 (2013) ... (producer)
- Episode #2.5 (2013) ... (producer)
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 2011 Pain of Lies (TV Movie)
 2011/I Hello (Short) (assistant director)
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 2012 She Likes Prada (Short) (production manager)
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 2012-2014 Movie Digest Show (TV Series)
Himself - Host / Himself
- Episode #2.16 (2014) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #2.15 (2014) ... Himself - Host
- 2013 in Review (2014) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #2.13 (2013) ... Himself - Host
- Episode #2.12 (2013) ... Himself - Host

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Screen Writers Guild of Uganda - General Secretary See more »

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2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | See more »

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5' 5" (1.65 m)

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[on an interview about growing up an orphan] It affected me so much having to adapt to different parenting and environments. I, however, used that plight to creatively put myself out. See more »


Usama won the Movie Furnace Season 2 for best director with his short film In Just Hours (2013). See more »


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