PEFTI Film Institute partners Covenant University on training
The intensive workshop, organised by PEFTI, lasted from 16th – 22nd December 2018, and held at PEFTI Campus, Ajao Estate, Isolo, Lagos, integrated content creation, script-writing, acting, cinematography, directing and editing.
The 105 students were mentored by renowned industry practitioners and seasoned professionals, including, Steve Sodiya (Wedding Party 1 & 2, Figurine, and Wives on Strike) and John Adeloju (Google, X-Factor, AFRIMA).
During the one-week session, the students comprising of 200, 300 and 400 level also received thorough, real-world experience with the operations of different departments at the family entertainment TV station, wapTV.
They even co-hosted interactive live programmes which were watched by millions of viewers across Nigeria via all Satellite TV providers of wapTV Network such as DStv 262, StarTimes 116, GOtv 102, StarSat 189, PlayTV 275 and MyTV.
Speaking about the training, Managing Director of PEFTI, Abiola Adenuga, said: “The students had lots of fun, while they were taught best industry practices as well as very practical tutorage with all the latest gadgets, including RED cinematic camera, Canon 5D MK IV camera, a wide range of Camera Drones and other ultramodern recording and broadcast equipment.”
She commended the Covenant University team, who made the partnership and training possible, particularly the H.O.D Mass Communication, Dr. Olusola Oyero, and the lecturers – Dr. Oscar Odion Odiboh, Dr. Suleimanu Usaini, Dr. Olatunji Oyedepo, Miss Tolulope Kayode-Adedeji and Miss Thelma Ekanem.
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