The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS), Chief Dr. Uche Nworah, has urged Anambra youths to take advantage of training opportunities at the ABS Film Academy to acquire film making and other film industry – related skills.
Chief Dr. Nworah made the call while inspecting ongoing works at the ABS Film Village.
Chief Dr. Nworah said that the Film Village which is being developed with the support of the Anambra state government, in partnership with Alkebulan TV Production House, is another of the many value added public services ABS is embarking on to serve Ndi Anambra better.
He explained that the ABS film village project provides linkage with the ABS Film Academy as students will have opportunities for practical studies, and experiential learning, noting that while the students at the ABS Film Academy acquire theoretical knowledge in film production, they can easily walk over to the Film Village for practicals.
The ABS boss disclosed that admission is on for the next batch of students into the ABS Film Academy, and called on youths who are interested in film making to come to the ABS and purchase the admission form.
He appreciated Governor Willie Obiano’s continued support to the ABS, which he noted has placed the establishment on a global media map as ABS radio and TV programmes are now received from anywhere in the world via terrestrial channels, cable and satellite platforms, and through social media platforms.
In her remark, the Chief Executive Officer of Alkebulan TV Production House, Chinyere Okomah, called on youths who have interest in the film industry to get ready, as according to her, the ABS Film Village project is for them, especially in the new creative economy world.