The MTFA was conceived to address the skill gap of Africans in movie and television production by providing education that will result in the production of highly competent graduates, who are employable and entrepreneurial.
The same day, two other MTF Academies will take off in Zambia and Kenya. Each of the regional academies will admit 20 young men and women with a desire to make careers in film and television and become entrepreneurs.
This was followed by a rigorous interview and adjudication process by a group of film and television industry experts and MultiChoice regional Academy Director, Femi Odugbemi.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and longtime filmmaker, Femi Odugbemi, made the list alongside Nigerian-British actress, Wunmi Mosaku and producer, Ngozi Onwurah.
The academy organises and decides the nominations for the universally-acclaimed Oscars award for motion pictures.
The Academy, popularly known as the Oscars, made visibly improved racial and gender considerations in the 2018 list, according to.
Produced for Africa Magic by Ace Nigerian filmmaker and pioneer Tinsel producer, Femi Odugbemi, Battleground tells the intriguing story of the Bhadmus family and its patriarch, Chief Kolade Bhadmus, a man whose desire for power, fame and…