Company
Teren Teren Ent. LTD
Ngwatilo Mawiyoo made her debut as a writer/director with Joy's Garden (2020). A recipient of a Docubox (East Africa Film Fund) production grant, the film opened at Zanzibar International Film Festival, and received five nominations in Kenya’s national film and TV awards, the 2021 Kalasha Awards, including best original screenplay, best director, and best short film. Ngwatilo is an international multi-award nominated poet and the author of two poetry collections. She is a graduate of the University of British Columbia’s MFA in Creative Writing program, and currently lives in Nairobi.
Official Selection
Joy's Garden
Pan African Film Festival
Los Angeles
2022
Finalist
Joy's Garden
Amity Short Film Festival
Istanbul
2021
Official Selection
Joy's Garden
VGIK International Students Festival
Moscow
2021
Official Selection
Joy's Garden
Cucalorus Film Festival
Wilmington, NC
2021
Official Selection
Joy's Garden
Washington West Film Festival
Washington, DC
2021
Official Selection
Joy's Garden
Almagro International Film Festival
Almagro
2021
Official Selection
Joy's Garden
Zanzibar International Film Festival
Zanzibar
2021
College
St. Lawrence University
BA, Music
20032006
College
University of British Columbia
MFA, Creative Writing
20132015
Birth City
Nairobi
Current City
Nairobi
Gender
Female
Company
Teren Teren Ent. LTD
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