Monday, 29 August 2011

G.A.P(Guild of Artistes and Poets) IREP Film Work Shop, Lagos

iREPRESENT International Documentary Film Forum (iREP) in collaboration with the Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the United Consulates Lagos presents the:
2011 WORKSHOP ON STORY TELLING, SCRIPTING AND CONTENT MANAGEMENT, an industry clinic targeted at professionals within the various disciplines of film making.
The workshop will specifically focus on scripting, storytelling and content management.

About 30 participants, whose vocations have to do with scripting and content management have been drawn from the various guilds and associations to participate in the workshop, which will cover both Fiction and non-Fiction storytelling and scripting. The Instructor of the workshop is MICHAEL GOZZARD, a multiple-award winning scripter and content manager of international repute, who has traversed the major centres of film production and discourse around the world instructing similar workshops and clinics.

DATE: AUGUST, 30 – SEPT. 2, 2011TIME: 9am- 5pm dailyVENUE: Terra Kulture, Tiamiyu Savage Street, VI, Lagos
The Workshop is in pursuit of iREP's commitment to encouraging Training and Manpower Development in the local film industry aside organizing Exhibitions and Conversations around the Nigeria and African film industry.

This is the one of iREP’s collaborations with various agencies of culture production and promotion to encourage flowering of artistic ideas and development of the culture sector. Other collaborations include with Ka-Yalema Productions, USA; DV WORX Productions, Lagos; Goethe Institut, Lagos, ; Real life Festival, Ghana; Committee for Relevant Art, Lagos; Freedom Park, Lagos; Nigeria Film Corporation, NFC, Jos; Nigeria Film and Video Census Board, NFVCB, Abuja;, Lifehouse Centre, Lagos; British Council, Lagos and others.

ABOUT IREPiREP is a touring film festival established by three Nigerian culture figures (Femi Odugbemi, Jahman Anikulapo and Makin Soyinka) to promote independent documentary films and global awareness about the role of documentary films in deepening participatory democracy. iREP is conceptualized to create platform of awareness and expression for aspiring and practising filmmakers who are creating socially relevant documentary films to positively impact our world.It is a co-promoter of the West African Documentary Film Forum with the REAL LIFE Festival based in Ghana/USA/France. Some of iREP’s other objectives include creating a platform of awareness and expression for aspiring and practising filmmakers, and providing a forum for people’s ingenuity to be showcased without prejudice to style or subject. iREP’s maiden international Documentary Film Festival held in January 2011 over a period of one week with participants from Nigeria, Sudan, United States, South Africa, Germany and France. Preparation is in top gear for the 2012 edition, also on the conceptual theme: AFRICA IN SELF-CONVERSATION. iREP has also been involved with a monthly screening programme around key Art and event Centres around lagos i.e Freedom Park, Broad Street, Lagos and LIfehouse in VI, Lagos -- with plans to extend programmes to other major cities in the country. iREP, in collaboration with the Goethe Insitut lagos and the Nigeria Film Corporation, NFC, will this month begin a Monthly Film Screening/ Exhibition programme at the Nigeria Film Corporation Lagos Office, Obalende, Ikoyi, Lagos.

CONTACT:; www.irepfilmfestival.blogspot.com3 Oguntona Crescent, Gbagada Phase 1, Lagos Nigeria. P.O. Box 36 Surulere. T: +234 803 425 1963, +234 802 201 6495, +234 803 403 0646 E:

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