Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2019

Fri, 3 May -
16:00 to 17:30

Parallel Session 15

Hanok Mebratu

Film Director

He is an experienced filmmaker and a well-known figure among the Ethiopian creative community. His talents include directing documentaries and teaching media skills. He is also producer (Action Media). He has worked on numerous television and radio commercials, over 20 documentaries, a couple of TV Shows and 5 feature films (as an editor / VFX Supervisor). At Action Media, he specializes in providing full production support (fixing services) for foreign companies coming to Ethiopia and Africa. Services include: Visa Processing, Film permit, Drone Permit, Customs Clearance for Production Equipment, Hotel Booking, Travel Arrangements, Equipment Sourcing, Film Crew Sourcing, Casting, Location Scouting, Translation, Transcription, even Editing and Post. He was selected by the International Emerging Film Talent Association (IEFTA) and the Ethiopian Film Initiative (EFI) for the “Emerging talent” at Cannes Festival (2012). He was selected in 2019 for the “Berlinale Talents”.Henok is also a founder of a social media campaign called #iamgofere on freedom and personal expression through art.