Multichoice as kicked off the inaugural MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) programme in Kenya. The masterclasses will be offered in partnership with various industry players.
The Masterclasses are aimed at developing technical skills of established creatives in cinematography, audio and storytelling to improve the quality of local productions.
The first MTF Masterclasses will be rolled out from today, 17 January until 20 February in the following countries: Kenya, Zambia, Nigeria, Ghana, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Angola, Mozambique and Ethiopia. More masterclass dates will be added for other countries at a later stage.
The MTF Masterclasses will be in partnership with Dolby Laboratories and FOX Portugal which both play a crucial role in priming the MTF Academy students as key players in the growth and sustainability Africa’s creative film and television industry.
The upcoming workshop will be led by experts such as South African director and producer Bobby Heaney, reputable sound consultant from Dolby India, Vikram Joglekar, Pan-African storytelling and creative consultant Allison Triegaardt, award-winning Kenyan film producer Appie Matere, Jonathan Kovel the cinematographer behind the award-winning South African film Ayanda. Additionally, a special MTF Masterclass on Nollywood will be workshopped by Femi Odugbemi, Nigerian film and TV industry expert and Academy Director for MTF Academy West Africa.
The upcoming schedule of Masterclasses will take place as follows:
|Day||Jan 2019||Masterclass Partner||Focus Area||Host Country|
|Thurs||17||Bobby Heaney||Multi-cam Masterclass||Kenya|
|Fri||18||Bobby Heaney||Multi-cam Masterclass||Kenya|
|Fri||18||Jonathan Kovel||Cinematography Masterclass||Zambia|
|Fri||18||Dolby – Vikram Jonglekar||Audio/Sound Masterclass||Nigeria|
|Feb 2019||Partner||Focus Area||Host Country|
|Mon||4||Allison Triegaardt||Story telling Masterclass||Botswana|
|Tues||5||Allison Triegaardt||Story telling Masterclass||Botswana|
|Thurs||7||Allison Triegaardt||Story telling Masterclass||Namibia|
|Fri||8||Allison Triegaardt||Story telling Masterclass||Namibia|
|Mon||11||FOX (Portugal)||Production Masterclass||Angola|
|Tues||12||FOX (Portugal)||Production Masterclass||Angola|
|Weds||13||Femi Odugbemi||Nollywood Masterclass||Angola|
|Thurs||14||FOX (Portugal)||Production Masterclass||Mozambique|
|Fri||15||FOX (Portugal)||Production Masterclass||Mozambique|
|Tues||19||Appie Matere||Production management||Ethiopia|
|Weds||20||Appie Matere||Production management||Ethiopia|