A professional training on digital cinematography and non-linear editing has been organised by the Nigeria Film Institute, Jos for 240 film practitioners. The aim of this training is to equip people with the new and relevant skills needed.
“The film shooting industry keeps changing everyday. A lot of techniques, innovations and devices come up everyday.
“We want to improve service delivery, so we must keep practitioners abreast of modern trends.” said Mr. Sanusi Sambo, Acting Managing Director, Nigerian Film Corporation (NFC).
He said that participants of the training tagged ‘SHOOT 2019’, were drawn from 18 organisations comprising of research institutions, media organisations, tertiary institutions, security agencies and Association of Movies Producers.
“We want other Nigerians, especially political office holders, to train people on film shooting so as to create job opportunities for the youths,” he said. Some participants from the Federal Capital Terrritory are already being sponsored by Senator Philip Aduda.