Swangz Avenue is releasing it’s first short movie titled “Rolex” directed by Benon Mugumbya, written By Benon Mugumbya and Hosea Jjemba.
The industrial area based film production house has been known for producing big budget tv commercials and supporting foreign film projects. This is their first shot on film and they have started with a short film.
Sources at the camp told EJazz media thay thw movie will be released on the swangz Avenue official YouTube page this Sunday 12th April.
“The timing couldn’t be better has a lot of people are home and on their devices.” Said Young Wizzy, Swangz Avenue’s Digital Content Manager.
The movie features Masaba Rogers, River Dan Ruganju, Yusuf Kaija Boxer and Sebo Lule Raymond. Shot in Kampala, the movie is about a Gang of Four thieves with diverging ideas on how to share the spoils.
“We have been telling stories through music and tv commercials for over 10 years, and now we want to bring those stories to the cinema. This is one step in that direction,” Benon Mugumbya when asked what inspired Swangz into movies.
Swangz Films has produced several memorable tv commercials including the famous Mtn Bosco, Airtel 4G featuring the Karamajongs, Airtel Uganda Cranes and many more. They have also produced some stunning music videos for artists like Bebe Cool, Vinka, Winnie Nwagi, Ykeebenda, Apas, Sheebah and more.
Rolex will stream free of charge on the Swangz Avenue social media pages.