CREATIVE INDUSTRY – Lagos State Resident Filmmakers/ Practitioners to begin presentation of interest.
In furtherance to the THEMES Agenda of the present administration in transforming and driving formidable growth in the Entertainment and Tourism sector, the special intervention film fund initiated by Mr. Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu earlier this year for the film industry is ready for implementation and disbursement to all interested film makers and practitioners in the industry, Thecitypulsenews.com reports.
Disclosing this at the just concluded modality meeting held by members of the Committee, chaired by the Honorable Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharm. Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuff noted that the Film Fund is geared towards remodeling the Entertainment and Tourism sector adding that a seamless online procedure has been set for accessing the fund.
Akinbile-Yusuff said that the well-structured online application is concise, clear and basically easy to comprehend by interested individuals.
She urged interested Film makers/ Practitioners to take advantage of the intervention fund as a great prospect to redeeming and restoring the lost glory of film production in the state.
In her words, “the special Film Fund initiative is in line with Mr Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu passion for advancing and developing the Entertainment and Tourism sector.
We have carefully set the conditions to determine the eligibility of applicants thereby creating a smooth online platform process via the link:
All interested practitioners can visit the platform and get their forms filled and duly submitted for immediate action.
I sincerely urge all film makers/ practitioners to support the desired goal of achieving a vibrant, positive image-building film industry across and beyond the state’’, she said.
The Commissioner reiterates the commitment of the administration in achieving an all-inclusive socio-economy growth and development across all sectors in the state adding that the Entertainment and Tourism sector is an enabler of economic growth and sustainable developmrent in the state.
Akinbile Yusuff said further that the desire of Mr. Governor is to transform the State’s film industry into a competitive international standard
and as such initiated the grant to support film practitioners who have financial constraints in showcasing their ideas and knowledge to the world.
She assured the film industry of the continuous support of this administration, promising that all challenges and gaps will be intensely bridged.
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