It has been revealed that Tamu-Ra Bakr, an international authority on film lighting, would lead a MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) workshop on lighting for the production. The session is a part of the 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards’ three-day schedule of events.
The masterclass, which is slated to take place on May 19, 2023, in Lagos, Nigeria, will highlight The list of award-winning movies Tamu-Ra Bakr has worked on include Orange is the New Black (Seasons 2-4), Power (Season 3), Law & Order, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Friends with Benefits, Batman, American Gangster, 30 Rock (Seasons 3-5), Men in Black II and III, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, among many other well-known productions.
In order to advance the artistic quality and commercial opportunities for African film, broadcast, and live events on the continent and in the African Diaspora, the masterclass is being presented in partnership with Lights, Camera, Diaspora!, a non-profit organization with the goal of bridging the gap between the African and African-Diaspora entertainment industries.
Participation is open to the public, with limited seats available. Interested participants can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an invitation to the masterclass.
The MTF Day is part of the 3-day lineup of events for this year’s AMVCA. Other events include the Digital Content Creators Day on Friday, May 19, Opening/Cultural Night on Thursday, May 18, and Nominee Gala/Fashion Show on Friday, May 19. The glamorous awards night will hold on Saturday, May 20, 2023, with a live broadcast across all Africa Magic Channels on DStv and GOtv.
The ninth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards is brought to viewers by Africa Magic in partnership with Amstel Malta and Zagg Energy Drink.
Viewers and fans can ensure their favorite nominees get their recognition by voting. Voting is free, accessible via the Africa Magic web or mobile site, and closes on the 12th of May, 2023.