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Africa’s leading video entertainment and internet company, Multichoice, has announced the appointment of Ace Filmmaker, Femi Odugbemi as Director of Multichoice Talent Factory Academy.

Multichoice Talent Factory Academy is a fully-funded educational programme aimed at furnishing African filmmakers with the skills to work and innovate in film and television production will be admitting 20 deserving, young, talented people who will be trained for a 12-month period.

The programme will take place at the West African regional MTF Academy based in Lagos, Nigeria and will be overseen by acclaimed local film & TV industry experts.

“The Multichoice Talent Factory academy is the most exciting intervention in the African creative industries to date. There have been trainings on the structure business, distribution and other areas, however this academy offers…” said Odugbemi.

 “I urge all current and aspiring filmmakers to take advantage of this huge opportunity provided by Multichoice and apply for the program. It is indeed a huge opportunity to ignite Africa’s Film & Television industry and you don’t want to miss out on this.” He added.

Following the adjudication process, 20 post-school MTF students will be selected to hone their television and film production skills in company of industry experts during the year-long programme that will begin on 01 October 2018.

Entries for the Multichoice Academy close 6pm on 5 July 2018. All aspiring young film & TV creatives can submit their entries on www.multichoicetalentfactory.com before the deadline on Thursday, 05 July 2018.