“Swangz Avenue's "Taama": A Thrilling Premiere this Friday”

In Summary
  • Taama": A 15-minute thriller by Swangz Avenue, directed by Arthur Nsubuga.
  • Plot: A washing bay worker's quick fortunes turn into a nightmare, emphasizing the adage "all that glitters is not gold."
  • Featuring Christiano Okitwi, Shanitah Musa Zubedah, and Daniel Mushabe.
Image: Swangz Avenue

Premier record label and production house Swangz Avenue is set to premiere a brand new short film titled, "Taama".

"Taama" will be the second short film the production house will add to it's movie roster after their debut film project, "Rolex".

Taama, a 15 minute visual has been shot and directed by in house film director, actor, producer and colorist, Arthur Nsubuga with the movie script being written by Charles Kasozi.

The forthcoming film is nestled in Swangz Avenue's efforts to broaden it's portfolio as not only a premier record label, but also, a content and production power house, tailoring and churning out top budget visual content for television, online, advertising and branding assignments.

According to the film's director, Arthur Nsubuga, "Taama" is a 15 minute thriller and horror, based on real life events that were brought to his attention through conversations with the movie's script writer Charles.

Horror Scene
Image: Swangz Avenue

The award winning director further adds that the actors that star in the visual were hand picked by himself given his lengthy experience in the Ugandan film industry and his previous working partnerships with these talents.

The short film will be released on Swangz Avenue's official YouTube channel on Friday, 17th November, this week.

The movie features Christiano Okitwi, Shanitah Musa Zubedah and Daniel Mushabe.

Shot in Kampala, the movie delivers an "all that glitters is not gold narrative" when the easily gained fortunes of a kanaabe (washing bay worker) morph into a nightmare.

"We have been telling stories through music and television commercials for the past decade and it is high time we translated these stories to the cinema. This is yet another step towards that agenda, " added Arthur, the director.

Scene from the short film
Image: Swangz Avenue

Swangz has churned out several memorable television productions such as the Tusker Malt Conversessions, the MTN MoMo Nyabo series as well as high end production commercials for a multitude of corporate and government clients.

To it's credits, the production house has also shot music videos for a number of superstars such as Azawi, Bebe Cool, Sheebah, Spice Diana, Vinka, Winnie Nwagi, among many others.

The forthcoming movie will stream free of charge.