Friday 15 December 2017 -
10:00 to 13:30

Creative Hustle is a seminar style event that offers young people the opportunity to gain awareness of the breadth of artistic and non-artistic livelihood opportunities available across creative sector value chains. 

Join Sandra ItuFidelis Duker and Opubo Braide for a talk about sustainable economic growth in the creative industry, moderated by Lovelyn Ita.


Sandra Itu

SANDRA ITU is the CEO of Leyi Ush, a fashion brand that offers emerging and established designers space in its studio to showcase their merchandise and grow their brands. She is a certified Fashion Stylist from the School of Style, California and University of the Arts, London.

In 2016, she was nominated for the Future Awards Africa Prize for Fashion and in 2017, chosen as one of the 50 "Future Leaders: Young People to Watch" in Cross River.


Opubo Braide

Opubo Braide is a Pianist, Music producer and Sound Engineer. 

He has a BSc. Maths and Statistics / Computer science (University of Calabar), a Diploma in Sound Production (SAE INSTITUTE Cape town), a Diploma in Computer science (University of Calabar), a certificate in Music business  and a degree in Sound Production (SAE INSTITUTE Cape town).

Early in his career, he composed soundtracks for Nigerian television shows and our popular Nigerian “Nollywood” movies.


Fidelis Duker

Fidelis Duker is an award-winning filmmaker. He has an MBA in International Business from the Crawford University. 

Fidelis has produced and Directed several award winning motion picture contents. He is presently the regional secretary general of FEPACI for West Africa and the MD/CEO of FAD MEDIA GROUP owners of FAD FM 93.1 Calabar, Abuja International Film Festival, FAD Productions Ltd and FAD Publishing Ltd.

Lovelyn Chris-Ita

Lovelyn Chris Ita

Lovelyn Chris Ita is the creative director of Luvita Creations. She holds a B.A degree in History and International Relations and a PGDE from the University of Calabar. In 2009 she was trained as a fashion stylist at the prestigious instituto maragoni,Italy.In 2015,she was selected as a fashion focus fialist for the Lagos fashion and design week.

She founded the Calabar Burst of Creatives(CBC) in 2016,aimed at promoting the creative industry in Cross River State.