Emmanuel Mwape “Chungu” (31) is a Zambian film-maker who is a Multi-choice Talent Factory Alumni, a Multi-award winning film-maker with both local and international awards, and has recently established a media house specializing in producing various audio-visual works.
He is currently an advanced scholar of the Tobacco Harm Reduction program, a project funded by Knowledge Action Change, which is a health agency that focuses on harm reduction as a key public health strategy.
He is passionate about telling stories that communicate with various communities. Some of the notable projects he has worked on include US Department of State documentaries through the Mandela Washington Fellows; “SAUL,” a feature film; award-winning short films “Confession” and “Zambian Cab,” which has received five Best Short Documentary awards at various festivals, including the Moja Italia Festival in Italy; and Zambia’s most traveled short film to international festivals called “Sex“.
Most of his works have mainly been themed on advocacy surrounding urban crimes, social problems, and beliefs.