Krysteen Savane is a creative producer, actor, and cultural programs director with over 15 years of experience in the Kenyan creative industry.She has starred in major local and international productions including Sense 8, Ni Sisi,Soul Boy, and Ndoto Za Elibidi which are all available to view on Netflix.
She was the Production Manager on Watu Wote which won Best Short Film at the Student Oscars 2017 and was nominated for Best Live Action Short Film, in the 2018 Academy Awards. She was also the associate producer & creative Advisor on Adisa which won the Silver medal at the Student Academy Awards 2021. She produced Ni Sisi, and Watatu which received critical acclaim globally.
Between 2004 and 2015 Krysteen worked as a producer, production manager, and actress for the Kenyan NGO SAFE Kenya, which is using street theater to educate and inspire social change.
In 2006 Krysteen helped set up the Anno’s Africa arts program with Bee Gilbert in Nairobi offering creative classes in African dance, ballet, drama, music, acrobatics & Circus, creative writing, and visual arts for children and young people in a school in Majengo, Nairobi.
In 2008 the Berlin-based charity One Fine Day e.V. was set up as a continuation program of Anno’s Africa intensive workshops to implement the taught content throughout the year in weekly creative classes in Kibera and Mathare. Since its inception, Krysteen has run the ANNO’S AFRICA and ONE FINE DAY Creative Arts program.
Krysteen is the creative producer of her directorial debut film, Supastaz 2022, which has screened in over 23 film festivals and won 4 awards globally. The film stars children from Annos One Fine Day.