As part of the Film Connections Programme, there will be Film Industry Workshops for beginners led by young film makers on the following topics;
Black Diasporic Cinema| 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.| Shola Amoo
Shola Amoo will talk across 3 key film projects Touch, A Moving Image and Dear Mr. Shakespeare breaking down the overlapping themes including race, control, spirituality and the unique nature of the form. He will further discuss the use of multidisciplinary practise in cinema compared to the traditional narrative model and the influence of African American independent scene on his own practice.
The D.I.Y of Filmmaking| 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Morayo Akande and Moyo Akande
Join the creators and stars of the critically acclaimed short film 1745; Morayo Akandé and Moyo Akandé, as they share their insights and experience of transitioning from being in front of the camera, to behind the camera. They will discuss and address the challenges within the film industry and how to do-it-yourself and become your own boss.