We apologize for the late posting of this, but it was just brought to our attention. Here is an opportunity to attend a free one week film training workshop in Lagos, with Nollywood UP. You can focus on directing, cinematography, the business of film, sound, scriptwriting, production design, editing (one day intensive workshop) or acting (one day intensive workshop). To apply online, click on this link. Note that there are two application essays so best not to wait until the last minute to apply.
The Nollywood UP Training is the ﬁrst phase of the Nollywood UP, a partnership between Lagos State Government, Nollywood Workshops and the Coalition of Nollywood Guilds and Associations. Our team will provide cutting-edge film training to professional Nigerian ﬁlmmakers in the interest of building capacity industry-wide.
Filmmakers will be selected to participate through a competitive and transparent application process that considers their experience, skills and willingness to train others.
Professional filmmakers and instructors from the Nollywood Workshops training staff will facilitate intensive Master Classes in the areas of Cinematography, Directing, Sound, The Business of Film and Distribution, Screenwriting, Editing and Acting. The Nollywood UP Training team includes seasoned Hollywood and Nollywood filmmakers and film educators, including Director Tunde Kelani, Cinematographer Ed Gutentag (War of the Worlds, Austin Powers, Forrest Gump), Director Kunle Afolayon, Actor Ekpenyong “Kepy” Bassey-Inyang, Screenwriter Lee Zlotoff (MacGyver), and Producer Robert Caputo (National Geographic) among others.
The Nollywood UP Training will take place in Lagos Monday, December 3rd – Friday, December 7th, from 9am to 5pm. Applications close November 20, 2012.
This training is free for all attendees. Lunch and snacks will be served, materials will be provided. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!