Filmmaker, Femi Odugbemi named academy director for Multichoice Talent Factory
By Temitope Ojo
Nigerian filmmaker and television producer, Femi Odugbemi, has been named Academy Director for Multichoice Talent Factory Academy.
Multichoice has also announced a fully-funded 12-month training programme for African filmmakers through the Multichoice Talent Factory Academy.
The educational programme aimed at furnishing African filmmakers with the skills to work and innovate in film and television production will be admitting 20 deserving people young people who will be trained for a 12-month period.
It will take place at the West African regional MTF Academy in Lagos, Nigeria and will be overseen by acclaimed local film & TV industry experts.
“The Multichoice Talent Factory academy is the most exciting intervention in the African creative industries to date. There have been trainings on the structure business, distribution and other areas, however, this academy offers…” said Odugbemi.
“I urge all current and aspiring filmmakers to take advantage of this huge opportunity provided by Multichoice and apply for the program. It is indeed a huge opportunity to ignite Africa’s Film & Television industry and you don’t want to miss out on this.”
Following the adjudication process, 20 post-school MTF students will be selected to hone their television and film production skills in the company of industry experts during the year-long programme that will begin on October 1, 2018.