Salim Amin
Chairman of Camerapix, and founder and 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 over 30 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 2011 he presented and co-produced the award-winning short film, “Revisiting Korem”, tracing back Mohamed Amin’s footsteps to Korem and Mekele 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. 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 2016, together with production partner Chip Duncan, they produced the multiple award-winning documentary “The Sound Man” on the life and work of Camerapix Sound Recordist Abdul Rahman. Salim published his first book in December 2018 titled, Kenya: Through My Father’s Eyes, a coffee-table book showcasing his father’s unique images of Kenya. It is also the first historical book on Africa incorporating Augmented Reality with 12 videos embedded in the pages of the book.


Why the World Needs to Rediscover My Father’s Photojournalism
Since the 1996 death of my father, Mohamed Amin, an inconspicuous back room in my home and office in Nairobi...