Making the most of the Lock down, since the first week of April, Multi-Award Winning Film Maker Judith Audu has used her Instagram Live to engage filmmakers/actors.
They discuss film, career and how Nollywood has changed and is changing for them.
In her most recent session, Judith Audu interviews Screenwriter, producer and showrunner Victor Sanchez Aghahowa.
She discusses screenwriting for TV and Cinema and how it has been for him. He talks about his first web series #HowSheLeftMyBrother in 2012 which probably kick started the webseries era and how he grew writing career, dealing with bad reviews and commentaries.
He talks the first project ‘Tabloid’ with Mo Abudu and a whole lot of things that screenwriters and filmmakers.
Starting with the simple craze (desire) to write and direct his own film after dropping out of University of Benin’s department of Pharmacy, Victor Sanchez Aghahowa has come to be Headwriter, director, producer showrunner for several Mnet series and ‘has directed over 200 hours of prime-time television written over 200 hours of the same and created and show run eight shows in the last five years’ (IMDB)
The pandemic has put many people in a place where they have time to breathe and reflect on the core of their being. There are those making the best of the sit at home. There are now virtual festivals, concerts, hashtag challenges and many other things to keep Nigerian creative spaces growing. And one could say Social Media has never seen this kind of growth in a while.
Many creative experts are using the chance to stay at the front of their game and teach as much people as they can.
Judith Audu continues the series of discussions with more interesting filmmakers lined up. Stay updated on Instagram.