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Rita Wachera [~Wachera]

Producer, First Assistant Director, Unit Manager, Production Manager, Director

English   Swahili  
Other Countries
South Africa


Rita Wachera is a media professional with 10+ years of experience working all over Africa. Rita has cemented her role as 1st AD working alongside international directors who appreciate her empathy, creativity, and inclusive approach to the craft of filmmaking.
Rita also produces and directs edutainment shows and documentaries that focus on behavior change, civic education, and empowerment of the vulnerable in society.


A seasoned filmmaker, Rita has worked on award-winning international films such as the Netflix series 'Sens8', Oscar-nominated film 'Nairobi Half Life', Sundance winner 'Fishing Without Nets' and Golden Globe winner 'In A Better World'.