The British Council Film Lab Africa Accelerator Program 2023 for emerging filmmakers and TV producers in Nigeria
Film Lab Africa is a pioneering accelerator initiative launched by the British Council, tailored to empower emerging filmmakers and TV producers in Nigeria. Our programme is meticulously designed to provide an all-encompassing framework of support and avenues for growth, fostering enhanced skills, enriched knowledge, and expanded networks, enabling participants to showcase their creative productions effectively.
Scheduled to kick-off in September 2023, Film Lab Africa will span three dynamic years, characterized by a multi-phase approach that delves into mobile phone cinematography, short film production, the intricate realm of film and TV industry entrepreneurship, script refinement, and invaluable opportunities for public presentation.
- Aged between 18 to 35 years old
- Reside in Nigeria
- Completed Creative entrepreneurship module on the SoCreative E-learning platform. To access the platform, use this link – https://communitytraining.britishcouncil.org
- Possess a minimum of one credit to your name, with a script and production bible ready to go into development.
The program is open to emerging film makers that is between 18 – 35yrs old, resident in Nigeria and have a minimum of one credit in filmmaking & TV production.
Join any of these WhatsApp Groups to receive more scholarships and other opportunities
Join our Telegram Group here.
Duration and Benefits
- Advanced proficiencies in mobile phone cinematography, short film production, and the intricate landscape of film and TV industry entrepreneurship.
- Strengthened storytelling prowess through expert script consultations.
- Realised short film creations, a testament to participants’ burgeoning talents.
- Opportunity for filmmakers to present their work to a wider audience. Creating an avenue for premieres, tours, distribution, and active participation within acclaimed film festivals.
- Networking opportunities amongst industry professionals, mentors, fellow participants, and potential collaborators, expanding their professional network.
Filmmakers become a part of a supportive community and interact with peers from diverse background, fostering cross-cultural understanding and collaboration. Elevate your filmmaker or TV production journey with Film Lab Africa, where innovation meets expertise and dreams are cultivated into compelling realities.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply using the button below or click this link
DISCLAIMER: Do not pay or release sensitive financial details to any organizer/recruiter unless verified by you.