We provide; Great Fixers, Videographers, Kit Hire, Casting for Film, Transport Hire or other services for your productions. Our clients include:


Comic Relief in Uganda. A short documentary on celebrities David Walliams and Holly Vellance as they check out local projects funded by Comic Relief.


About Us

iVAD is Uganda’s pioneer production house founded in 2004. It is a hub of multimedia talent and creativity. As Uganda's most awarded independent TV/Film production, iVAD is producing market-leading work in TV commercials, documentaries, NGO/Corperate videos and most recently, feature-length films.

Founded and led by award winning film-maker Caroline Kamya. iVAD is recognized for innovative corporate and independent productions that use the latest technology and know how. The first production company to launch a feature film shot on RED that was released alongside Hollywood films at the local Cineplex in Kampala and premiered at the Berlin Film Festival 2010. iVAD is the only production company that has a non profit training unit attached to nurture future media talent, Uganda Arts and Media Academy. iVAD continues to break records.




iVAD Corporate - we produce documentaries, corporate and drama for a variety of private and non-governmental organizations. These include training videos, advertisements, promotional videos/digital content and educational content.

iVAD Independent - we initiate and produce independent programmes for an international market. We are commissioned by networks abroad to produce unique stories from Africa.

iVAD Training - we nurture new talent through training. A large number of our staff have come through the UAMA training programme of excellence.


A Selection Of Past Projects

Behind The Scenes


A Selection of Our Clients


Our spacious and comfortable studios provide superb hassle-free non-linear computer editing desks, excellent for digital video and film productions.

The creative graphic suite is dedicated to the creation of exciting, dynamic titles, video graphics for film, television and print. This includes leaflets, brochures and handbooks.

We have a variety of up-to-date modern digital video cameras of broadcast standard, wireless radio microphones, lighting kit and all peripherals for on location and studio filming.

Need fixers, cameras or sound crew, a van or other services for your productions?

We provide experienced and trustworthy fixers, cameras and sound crew, casting services for teams from abroad.

We can arrange full productions for documentary and fiction film in addition to post-production and equipment rental. Other services we provide include arranging equipment clearance, filming permits, location permits, 4x4 van hire for off road travel and pick up/drop off to the airport.

To make a booking or for more info contact our booking department at info@ivadproductions.com


IMANI is the most successful Uganda movie so far. Screening at CINEPLEX in Uganda and winning awards all over the world. The most of any Ugandan movie. Check out the website www.imanimovie.com

Click play on the player to watch the trailer - iMANi

After the success of IMANI, IVAD is developing a second fiction feature film, an obs doc series and feature documentary film.
The project, 'In search of African Duende’ documents the journey of a group of young Ugandans from challenging backgrounds who desperately want to learn to dance flamenco as they strive to be the centre of the first local flamenco performance ever in the country. The documentary project is a collaboration between sister act – filmmaker Caroline Kamya and Agnes Kamya, a Ugandan anthropologist and dance scholar who has spent the past few years living, writing and studying flamenco in Seville, the traditional home of flamenco.
Winner of the DOCUBOX Development award. Release planned for 2016/2017. Produced by – IVAD Productions, Uganda Co -produced by – Keren Cogan films, Phanta films and Augenschein Filmproduktion GmbH and is at the financing stage. Email Caroline Kamya to support the project or to get involved.

Click play on the player to watch the teaser- In Search of Duende

Film Festivals

Official Selection for Independent Productions.
Afrique Taille 2008, Brussels.
Cinema Africa 2007, Tokyo.
Annual African Film Festival and Academy Awards, (ZAFAA 2007) London.
Lola Kenya Screen Film Festival 2007, Kenya.
Zanzibar International Film Festival, Zanzibar (ZIFF 2007).
Future Shorts Kenya 2007.
Tribeca Film Festival, New York 2007.
MOVES’07 (Dance Film Festival 2007)
Common wealth Film Festival 2006.

Official Selection for Independent Productions.
Milano International Film Festival, Italy, 2006.
Docusur, Spain, 2006.
Tehran International Short Film Festival, 2006.
International Izmir Short Film Festival, Turkey, 2006.
Ferrand Short Film Festival, France, 2006.
Buffalo Black Asia, UK, 2006.
One World Media Awards, 2006.
Amakula Film Festival, Uganda, 2005.
Festival Cinema Africano Asia America Latino, Italy, 2005.
Bermuda International Film Festival, 2005.

Official Selection for Independent Productions.
Film Festival Braunschweig, 2004.
Milano International Film Festival 2007, Italy.
Berlinale “Home Affair” Berlin 2007.
Sithengi Film Festival 2006 South Africa.
Kenya International Film Festival 2006 Kenya.
Durban International film Festival 2006.
Pan African Film Festival 2006, Dakar.
Tampere Film Festival 2006.
Commonwealth Film Festival, 2006.
Amakula Film Festival, Uganda, 2006.
Norrkoping Film Festival, Sweden, 2006

Imani Festival List
On A Tour Of South America In August 2011
The 4th Samsung Women’s International Film Festival – India – July 2011
The 4th Swiff Screening On The 23rd Of July 2011
The Southside Film Festival Palm Springs - USA
Theatrical Screening Bioscope South Africa 2011
The San Franciso International Womens Film Festival – April 2011

Imani Festival List
The Bfi London International Film Festival - UK, 2010
Palm Spring International Film Festival 2011 – USA
Cairo International Film Festival 2010 – Egypt
January – Palm Springs International Film Festival USA - 2010
IFFR, Rotterdam International Film Festival - The Netherlands, 2010

Imani Festival List
Pusan International Film Festival 2010 – South Korea
Carthage Film Festival 2010 – Tunisia
Ghent International Film Festival 2010 – Belgium
Festival Lumiares D’afrique November 2010 – France



UAMAUganda Arts and Media Academy (UAMA) is a unique charity providing high quality training. Founded by UK Director-Jane Mote creator of BBC LONDON and Director Caroline Kamya formerly of the BBC, Managing Director of iVAD. The programs started in 2006 with a weeks training in video drama production and the second phase of the UAMA program was held early 2008. We are now actively looking for sponsorship to find a home for UAMA with the goal of creating an academy where talented creative young people can go from short courses to potential media degrees in different disciplines.

Here is one of six videos made by UAMA students after a week long documentary course:

Past facilitators include: Caroline Kamya (iVAD, BBC, HBO), Cyril Nri(The Bill, BBC/UK), Jane Mote (BBC), Tina Davies (NORWAY), George Harris (National Geographic/Discovery) among others.

If you want to join the next UAMA course then fill in the online application form and be placed in our database so we can contact you on a later date.

If you want to donate your time or used kit to the UAMA program please contact: Caroline Kamya or Jane Mote.


Kampala Office: 3rd Floor Simbamanyo House,
2 Lumumba Avenue, Kampala, Uganda.
Telephone: +256 414 251 698
Mob: +256 782 32 78 78
Email: info@ivadproductions.com
Email: ckamya@ivadproductions.com

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