Media personality Betty Kyalo has landed two jobs with Miramax Films, an American entertainment company based in Los Angeles, California, renowned for producing and distributing films and television shows.
The former KTN and K24 TV news anchor announced on Monday, September 20, through her social media pages.
Kyallo was appointed the official unit publicist for the worldly acclaimed film, Half Chance; The Great Gamble.
“Happy to share with you a major announcement. It is extremely remarkable that this movie script was number three worldwide out of 2,447 scripts submitted at the 7th Annual ScreenCraft Contest for Sports Drama.”
“It is expected to have a world premiere at the 72nd Berlin Festival next year,” Kyallo stated.
Happy to Share Some great news. I am officially the Unit Publicist Of A Worldly Acclaimed Film #HalfChance; The Great Gamble.
It is extremely remarkable that this Movie Script was Number 3 Worldwide out of 2,447 scripts submitted at the 7th Global ScreenCraft Contest. pic.twitter.com/iAZugU9Svt
— Betty Kyallo (@BettyMKyallo) September 20, 2021
The 7th Annual ScreenCraft Contest is designed to advance the careers of talented screenwriters through ongoing mentorship and introductions to key entertainment executives and talent representatives.
Past ScreenCraft Fellowship winners have optioned their projects with studios and signed with top Hollywood representatives at United Talent Agency, CAA, WME, APA, 3 Arts Entertainment, Anonymous Content, Brillstein Entertainment Partners, Casarotto Ramsay, Paradigm Talent Agency, ICM, Bellevue Productions, Fourthwall, Think Tank Management and more.
As a unit publicist and one of Kenya’s top social media influencers, Kyallo will help generate sales for the film by creating public interest.
She will also coordinate producers, cast, crew and the media during film shoots and be responsible for unit press and publicity budgets which are set by producers.