Patience Katushabe


Patience is a Ugandan Line Producer, Fixer and Coordinator. Born in Uganda and raised in Kenya she began her filmmaking journey in 2011 as an editing participant in one of Maisha Film lab’s youth film programs. Under the same Youth film Program mentored by Joel Karekezi, she directed her first short film which won the best short student film at Uganda’s Pearl Film Festival.
Following that, she worked at Maisha Film Lab for 5 years as coordinator and producer.

Patience has worked on a host of short films, features, documentaries and music videos including Queen of Katwe and A Fork, A Spoon, A Knight both by Oscar-nominee Mira Nair; three music videos commissioned by Universal Studios; FESPACO winner Mercy of The Jungle by Joel Karekezi and N.G.O. (Nothing Going On) by Arnold Aganze. She was also part of UNESCO’s Young Filmmakers Program as a producer and mentor. She’s was a Maisha Film lab Alumni.

Patience is the co-founder of the Duuka with Nikissi Serumaga Jamo.



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