Bart Kakooza

The East African - - MAGAZINE | COVER STORY - fea­ture film.

He is a Ugan­dan tele­vi­sion jour­nal­ist who has pro­duced and di­rected sev­eral doc­u­men­taries on a wide range of top­ics that have fea­tured on ma­jor tele­vi­sion chan­nels. He started his ca­reer in the late 1980s as a re­porter at the Ugan­dan state-owned tele­vi­sion chan­nel (UTV). He went on to work with var­i­ous tele­vi­sion pro­duc­tion com­pa­nies in Europe and US on projects that fea­tured on BBC, CNN, Ir­ish and Pol­ish tele­vi­sion chan­nels and Al Jazeera.

In 1995, Kakooza founded Me­dia Plus Ltd, a pro­duc­tion com­pany based in Kampala, which also dou­bles up as an in­de­pen­dent news footage provider. From 2001 to 2006 Kakooza worked with CNN as a pro­ducer for CNN In­side Africa pro­gramme for the Great Lakes Re­gion. The World is End­ing To­mor­row is his first ma­jor

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