Salim Amin is Chairman of Camerapix, and Founder/Chairman of The Mohamed Amin Foundation.
As Executive Producer and Presenter, Salim finished a documentary chronicling his father’s life in March 2006 entitled “MO & ME” which has to date won 20 Awards for Best Documentary in the United States, Canada, India and on the African Continent, including the Grand Jury Award at the New York International Film Festival.
In January 2007 Salim was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos. He is a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. In 2010 Salim was one of only 150 people around the world invited by President Obama to the Presidential Entrepreneurship Summit in Washington, DC. In December 2012, he was named as one of the “100 Most Influential Africans” by New African Magazine and the same magazine named him in their 'top 50 Under 50' Africans May 2013 issue.
In October 2014, Salim launched his weekly Talk Show “The Scoop”, speaking to great African personalities around the Continent, and reaching a global audience of over 200 million people on television, radio and online. In 2011 he presented and co-produced the award-winning short film, “Revisiting Korem”, tracing back Mohamed Amin’s footsteps to Korem and Makelle where he filmed the devastating 1984 famine, to see the lessons learned in Ethiopia and the measures taken to ensure drought does not equal famine.
Producer and Director
Award-winning filmmaker Chip Duncan has written, produced and directed more than 40 long form documentaries for international broadcast. With distribution in more than 140 countries, Duncan’s films have won more than 130 national and international awards, have been featured in numerous festivals, and have appeared in prime time broadcasts on PBS, HBO, Sundance and Discovery Networks.
Duncan’s work as a still photographer has been featured in exhibitions such as the World Peace Festival (Berlin), the Council on Foreign Relations (NYC), the O Street Museum (Washington DC) and the Kenosha Public Museum in southeast Wisconsin. Duncan’s books include Enough To Go Around - Searching for Hope in Afghanistan, Pakistan & Darfur (Select Books, NYC, 2009) and Half A Reason To Die (Select Books, NYC, 2017). Duncan’s recent documentary production of THE SOUND MAN received international acclaim from the Association of International Broadcasters and was featured at more than a dozen festivals in the US including Beverly Hills, Newport Beach, Nashville, New Orleans, Milwaukee and the United Nations Film Festival, among others.
Duncan served for seven years on the board of Relief International (RI.org) and is currently a trustee for the Loisaba Community Conservation Foundation and the Juneau Icefield Research Foundation. Duncan is also a global advisor for the America’s Black Holocaust Museum.
Senior TV Producer and Editor
Trupti Shah has worked in the television Industry for the past twelve years as a senior TV
producer and editor. With proven track records of producing top quality jobs, Trupti
doesn’t say no to a challenging task or request.
Trupti has been working for a wide range of clients, both from the public and private
sector. With a special focus on humanitarian issues, she has worked for a wide range of
clients such as the World Bank Group, United Nations, including the World Health
Organization (WHO) Somalia country office, UNICEF, OCHA and UNMIS, but also
international non-governmental organizations such as PSI, The Coca Cola Foundation
Her expertise is documentaries and features, with a special focus on the Horn of
Africa/East African region including Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya and South Sudan. Most
of the documentaries and features she has worked on focus on humanitarian issues such
as community based initiatives and emergency services in marginalized communities,
peace and security, human rights and women and children displaced by outbreaks of war.
In 2009, Trupti edited, ‘Somalia: A State of Need’. This half hour film shows Somalis and
their survival on wits and traditions. It talks about how the Somalis feel forgotten and
with no one to protect and control, the authority lies with their AK47 rifle.
In 2010, Trupti worked as co-producer and editor on ‘The Pastoralist Child’. This film
looks at what the future holds for the nomadic children living in the Horn of Africa. This
film explores the nomadic lifestyle and how families across the Horn continue to survive
with fewer resources available.
In 2011, Trupti worked as an assistant producer and editor on ‘Revisiting Korem’ and ‘ A
Different Story to Tell’. Both these films look at the food crisis in the Horn of Africa and
the Safety Net Program in Ethiopia’s Tigray province.
In 2013, Trupti produced and edited several short films on climate change for the UN
African Climate Policy Centre based in Ethiopia.
Several of her work has been aired on international television channels including Reuters,
CCTV and Al Jazeera English.
Abdul Rahman Ramadhan has been a part of the Camerapix family for close to four decades. Beginning his career in 1978, Abdul worked closely with the acclaimed photojournalist and Camerapix founder Mohamed Amin.
Having specialized as a sound engineer, Abdul has experienced and recorded the sounds of genocide, war, revolution, anarchy and famine in Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Sudan, Somalia and Rwanda.
Abdul was awarded the prestigious Founder’s Award by the Association of International Broadcasters in late 2016 for his “outstanding contribution to the international media industry” and was the first African recipient of the Award.
He was recently awarded ‘The East African Nubian Community Award’ recognizing his lifetime achievements in the media
In an award-winning documentary, ‘The Sound Man’ Abdul recounts his extraordinary and often heartbreaking career
covering crisis zones throughout East Africa, providing gripping details about the civil war in Sudan, the genocide in Rwanda
revolution in Somalia and Ethiopia and the current tribal conflicts in Kenya, while also highlighting the risks to
63-year-old Abdul still travels the continent with Camerapix crew and continues to reside in his childhood home in
Africa's largest slum...Kibera