Excitement builds in Kigali as The Africa Film Academy announces Film Courses

Excitement builds in Kigali as The Africa Film Academy announces Film Courses

In celebration of The Africa Movie Academy Awards to be held in Kigali, Rwanda on the 20th of October 2018, a huge selection of filmmaking courses are offered to students wanting to be filmmakers as well as for experienced filmmakers to expand their knowledge.

Ms Peace Anyiam-Osigwe, CEO of The Africa Film Academy says 'we are bringing some of the best filmmaking educators from around the world to share expert knowledge and open opportunities for the Rwandan film industry.'

The Africa Film Academy has partnered with the highly regarded International Film and Television School of Cuba (EICTV) to run an intensive 4-day workshop by the esteemed lecturer Rebecca Roos, as well have representatives from the film school participate in round table discussions.

During the 4 days, several other workshops and round table discussion will be hosted by experts in the field of animation, cinematography, make up and distribution.

Ms Peace continues 'we are also honored by the participation of Smith Global Media, which is run by Will Smith's younger brother to discuss films distribution at the African Business Roundtable in Kigali'.

Smith Global Media is an international distribution company that packages, acquires, markets, and distributes independent film and television content.

Come to mingle with the cream of African filmmakers and participate in the lectures, see the schedule below.

Africa Film Academy Film Courses

17 - 20 October at 10h00
International Film and Television School of Cuba (EICTV) with Rebecca Roos


18 - 19 October at 10h00
Make Up: Make me Beautiful with Nuella Martins

18 - 19 October at 10h00
Cinematography with John Aduloju

African Business Round Table Discussions

17 October at 10h00
Scriptwriting as a Fundamental Foundation by Charles Novia

17 October at 14h00
Making Film with Few Resources with Rebecca Radmore

18 October at 10h00
Animation with Edward Lapang

18 October at 14h00
Raising Funding with a Film Business Plan by Lilian Baksalevowicz

18 October at 15h00
How Education affects Culture by Chavdar Ferrer Sandoval

19 October at 11h00
Distribution a Key to Wealth for African Producers with Smith Global and CAA

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