Appie Matere

Executive Producer/CEO

Appie Matere is affiliated with numerous successful TV shows, documentaries and commercials, having worked her way to the top over a period of 14 years. These include ‘Killer Necklace’- a short film that won Best short film and best Director Awards (Kalasha, 2009) and ‘Headlines in History’ – a feature Documentary that won Best Feature documentary (Kalasha 2010). 

She is the Executive Producer for hallmark Pan-African productions such as Kina Series –an adaptation of the Emmy nominated South African Series titled The River; “KONA” – a 260 episodes Telenovela; and Africa Magic Original Films (AMOF) –a mega project that produced 71(seventy one) 60-minute TV movies for MNET’s Africa Magic Entertainment TV channel.

In her capacity as the CEO, she is overseeing Zamaradi’s growth into a powerhouse for the generation and distribution of African creative content. Her leadership has been crucial in realizing independent productions that include Sunrise [26 episodes]; Trade Centre [13 episodes]; Nyumba 10[26 episodes]; Fihi [52 episodes]; Bypass Resort [26 episodes]; Borderline [26 episodes]; La Msingi [26 episodes]; Kwa JP [26 episodes]; K.E.R.U – Kenya’s first counter-terrorism show [26 Episodes]; Dream Child feature film [9o minutes].

She is also actively involved in various associations and forums that seek improve the profile of the local production industry through collaborative initiatives.