Kenyan film producer and Spielworks Media CEO Dorothy Ghettuba has been appointed as Netflix Manager International Originals.
Ms Ghettuba is best know for her role in the “Sumu la Penzi” TV Series.
The global streaming service in 2018 announced its intentions to produce original shows from Africa starting this year.
Announcing the good news on Instagram, Ms Ghettuba said: “Telling our African stories. Onwards and Upwards.”
She has been received congratulatory messages from Kenyans including film makers, leaders, actors.
Here are some of them:
As @muthoniDQ says.. the Nairobi takeover is on! Please join me in congratulating the awesome @dghettuba on her new appointment! So proud of you sis.. now squad up! @wanuri @Lupita_Nyongo pic.twitter.com/BfIPjrBmRh
— Lorna Irungu (@KuisanMacharia) March 27, 2019
Congratulations! Looking forward to seeing much more African content on @Netflix!!!
— John-Allan Namu (@johnallannamu) March 28, 2019
— Franklin Leonard (@franklinleonard) March 27, 2019
— Hon. Esther M Passaris (@EstherPassaris) March 30, 2019