All change again!

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in March 2016, News

Karen didn’t last. We now have a new General Manager, and are discontinuing the petticoat regime that has prevailed for most of the last 30 years. He is called Sajid Darr – a Kenya citizen with a German wife. Passionate about wildlife and wildlife film, he has studied predator management, has run camps and tourist […]

Another Ivory Burning

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in March 2016, News

President Kenyatta is to host the inaugural Giants’ Club summit to tackle the elephant poaching crisis. African heads of State, corporation leaders and conservations will gather at the Mt Kenya Safari Club, Laikipia on 29 April 2016. The next day, 30 April, Kenya will burn its ivory stocks (120 tons) at the burning site in […]

An Anniversary

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in December 2015, News

2016 is an important year for us, as it marks 30 years since Jean worked on her first film, the one that caused Viewfinders to be formed. In November 1986 an ambitious and epic bird watching race was held in Kenya. Seven teams of obsessive birders from five countries, three in each team, crisscrossed the […]

Immigration

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in News, September 2015

It was Kenya Airways which broke the news that in a last minute change of heart has Kenya’s Department of Immigration installed separate desks at the main airport of Nairobi to apparently facilitate visitors coming to the country who failed to secure an e-Visa in time of else failed to apply for one online in […]

R.I.P.

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in December 2015, News

We were very sorry to hear that two of our clients and friends have passed away in recent weeks. Yossi Weisler, from Afikim Productions, based in a kibbutz in Israel, made three films in Kenya and always attended the Wildscreen festival. The legendary Mike Rosenberg was part of the furniture at the Bristol festival for […]

New Arrival

Posted on Leave a commentPosted in News, September 2015

We are happy to inform you that we have a new member of the Viewfinders team.  Karen Fraser joined us in early September, as Sophie is proceeding to UK to get herself another degree. Karen has an honours degree in psychology (essential for dealing with some of the questions we get fired at us). She […]

Immigration

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It was Kenya Airways which broke the news that in a last minute change of heart has Kenya’s Department of Immigration installed separate desks at the main airport of Nairobi to apparently facilitate visitors coming to the country who failed to secure an e-Visa in time of else failed to apply for one online in […]