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Our free film festival was to empower Nigerian Youths – Fenmore studios

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Sahara Weekly Reports That Mr Allen Agozie, co-founder of Fenmore Studios says the maiden edition of the Fenmore free Film Festival was aimed at empowering the Nigerian youths in the film industry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our free film festival was to empower Nigerian Youths – Fenmore studios

 

 

 

 

 

Agozie, who said this at the sideline at the event, added that the young, yet rapidly ascending production company is a hub of innovation and creativity that is quickly carving a niche for itself, and promising a bright future for filmmaking in Nigeria.

 

 

The exhibition that took place in Abuja on Friday, 9th February had in attendance, H.E. Pascaline Gerengbo Yakivu, Ambassador of Congo DR to Nigeria, Directeur Judikaël Regnaut, Institut Français du Nigeria, Directrice Déléguée Magaly Losange, Institut Français du Nigeria.

 

 

“As a production company, Fenmore Studios decided to organise this film festival, in collaboration with Institut Français du Nigeria and Mambah Café, to celebrate short films and young filmmakers who are trying to tell our stories.

 

 

“Our efforts are to nurture new talent and highlight them as a notable entity to watch in the cinematic landscape’’.

 

 

According to him, as Nigerian youths grapple with unemployment, the film industry is a viable option that can create jobs and make people self-employed, if they can tap into it.

 

 

According to him, the Film Festive was an initiative to offer young filmmakers a platform to showcase their talents and creativity.

 

 

“The aim of Fenmore Film Festival is to give them a platform to showcase their works, and encourage them that they can be genuine tellers of original human stories’’.

 

 

He said that the theme of the festival was ‘Contemporary African Narratives’, was about the new ways of telling the African story.

 

 

“We want to tell our young filmmakers that they can change the nation through film.

 

 

“We selected and exhibited eight films that we believe show exactly what it means for young filmmakers in this generation to tell the same story that have been told before about society, but with a bent that will appeal to a wider audience.

 

 

“We hope that anyone that attended the festival falls in love with the films, and with this happening in Abuja, youth will join this community of young filmmakers to explore the vast opportunities that abound,” he said.

 

 

He noted that a lot of opportunities were available both in front and behind the camera for creative and talented young Nigerians who may want to venture into the motion picture industry.

 

 

“There are opportunities in the industry for every passionate and talented youth; from acting to cinematography, script writing, costume design and many more specialties.

 

 

“A lot of Hollywood films are being made with millions of dollars and that is because they think it is an industry worth investing in, and Nollywood actually has the same potential.

 

 

“So, what we really need to do is to start telling our own stories very well, genuine stories that a lot of people will be interested to tap into and make bigger on larger scale.

 

 

“That is when the money and employment will come, and the industry is definitely worth investing your time, talent and money in “, he said.

 

 

Agozie said that as Nigeria faces economic challenges and seeks to diversify its revenue mainstay, its rich culture and creative sector is a veritable alternative, if well harnessed.

 

 

He, therefore, urged the government at all levels to make the sector attractive to creative young Nigerians by providing necessary support in the form of funding and capacity building.

 

 

Some of the short films screened at the festival included ‘Swimming in a Sea of Trauma’, ‘You Matter to Me’, ‘Boy Meets Girl’, and ‘Cementary of Doves’. Others were ‘Rare Fish’, ’Hanky Panky’, and ‘A Quiet Monday’.

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Presh’s Latest Anthem “Hold Up” Takes Center Stage, Accompanied By A Captivating Music Video Directed By Yemlat ~ 1STELEVEN9JATV

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Nigerian-Canadian sensation Presh is back with yet another infectious tune that is sure to get listeners grooving. Following the success of his previous hits “Awake” and “Karadan,” Presh is set to unleash his latest single, “Hold Up,” alongside a visually stunning music video directed by acclaimed director Yemlat.

 

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“Hold Up” is an anthem that embodies the spirit of celebration and resilience. With its irresistible beats and catchy hooks, the song encourages listeners to let go of their worries and embrace the joy of the moment. Presh’s signature blend of Nigerian roots and Canadian pop culture shines through in this uptempo masterpiece, which promises to captivate audiences worldwide.

 

The lyrics of “Hold Up” speak to overcoming challenges with a defiant optimism, reminding listeners that no matter the circumstances, they will be okay. From the infectious chorus to the soulful bridge, every element of the song is crafted to uplift and inspire.

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Complementing the vibrant energy of “Hold Up” is its accompanying music video, directed by the visionary filmmaker Yemlat. Shot with an indoor groove theme, the video transports viewers into a world of dance, color, and expression. Yemlat’s creative direction adds depth and visual flair to the song, elevating the overall experience for fans.

 

With “Hold Up,” Presh adds another chapter to his evolving musical narrative. Building on the success of his previous singles, Presh continues to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation. From the soulful introspection of “Awake” to the rhythmic energy of “Karadan,” each release showcases Presh’s versatility and artistry.

 

As the release date for “Hold Up” approaches, fans can look forward to a musical experience that transcends boundaries and sparks joy. Presh’s dedication to crafting meaningful music, combined with Yemlat’s visual storytelling prowess, promises to deliver an unforgettable journey for listeners and viewers alike.

 

Get ready to dance, sing, and celebrate as Presh invites you to join the party with “Hold Up.” Stay tuned for the release of the single and music video, coming soon to a screen near you.

 

For more information and updates, follow Presh on social media and subscribe to his official channels.

 

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Presh’s Latest Anthem “Hold Up” Takes Center Stage, Accompanied By A Captivating Music Video Directed By Yemlat ~ 1STELEVEN9JATV

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Music Star, Yinka Rythmz, Releases ‘ I Matter’ Video Featuring Top Nollywood Stars

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Music Star, Yinka Rythmz, Releases ‘ I Matter’ Video

Featuring Top Nollywood Stars

 

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The most anticipated single of music Star, Yinka Rythmz, I Matter’ has finally dropped to the music market.

 

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Music Star, Yinka Rythmz, Releases ' I Matter' Video
Featuring Top Nollywood Stars

‘I Matter’ is one of the tracks in the upcoming and most anticipated Album and soundtrack in the Multi Million Naira project Album in a Movie, Titled “More than Somebody” MTS and “The journey” featuring all the Nollywood’s best Actors both in Nigeria and diaspora.

“I Matter” official videovideo was shot by Temitope Africano, also shot and produced by The One and Only Akin Alabi films.

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The new video single by Yinka who is also known as Mr. Somebody by his teeming fans is to bring succour and joy to the heart of many people who are passing through one challenge and others. It clearly composed and shot to say there is a better tomorrow for the distraught souls and hearts.

‘I Matter’ was specifically packaged to provide hope, better tomorrow for the troubled souls.

The video has been uploaded on the YouTube channel today, 22 April, 2024 it also featured another two fantastic and highly creative singers, Jiron and Eri Oluwa and produced by OSM production.

In his words, Yinka said ‘You Matter, Everybody needs to just play your part, play your roles because, for whatever you sow, you shall reap in due seasons.

I Matter’ is not just a song but a well composed song that brings hope, joy and better future for everyone who is passing through any difficulty moment.

Here is the link to watch the new released video https://youtu.be/ZH1eIstQ15U?feature=shared

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We’re Featuring Fuji, Islamic, Christian Musicians Together in One Song in July* -UK Based promoter, Adetutu Jakande speaks on next events

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*We’re Featuring Fuji, Islamic, Christian Musicians Together in One Song in July*
-UK Based promoter, Adetutu Jakande speaks on next events

*Seasoned woman of God and the United Kingdom based frontline showbiz promoter, Prophetess Adetutu Jakande, has spoken about the preparations for her upcoming events both in Nigeria and abroad.*
*The general overseer of the Assembly of Messiah Family Global Outreach UK also shared the progress of her ministry in this brief chat. Read on…*

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*Let’s talk about your coming event; where is the venue, what’s the date and what category of artistes are we expecting?*
Our next event will take place in July. The date will be fixed before then, also the venue and category of artistes to perform at the event will be announced in due course.

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*When did you have the last event and where was it hosted?*
Our last event took place last month, April 20th, 2024. It was hosted at Funkey Bee Cuisine in London.

 

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*So far, have you hosted any of your events in Nigeria?*
Yes, we have hosted many events in Nigeria. We hosted one in Ikorodu and we held another at Badagry in Lagos State.

 

*Tell us about your online Christian ministry and what God has been doing through your ministration.*
God has been so faithful with us on our online ministry. We’ve been able to reach out to so many souls that need Christ, especially through our regular outreach programme, ‘Hour of Divine Visitation’ on YouTube, Facebook and our other social media handles.
We also run a charity programme which we use to help others in need through the help of God.

 

*Finally, what are the preparations like for the coming event, and what are your expectations?*
Well, we have many things in preparations. We have the next event coming up in London in July, and we have an event coming up in Nigeria too because we’re trying to elevate some artistes, like we always do, both in Gospel, Islamic and Fuji Music genres. We are trying to bring the artistes together in the studio in Nigeria to release a single. I believe God Almighty will help us to accomplish this like He has always helped us.

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