A new film project bankrolled by a group of individuals and hoteliers, expected to engage more than 5,000 Niger Delta youths in acting, has started auditioning in Delta and Bayelsa states. The Audition Coordinator and Nollywood film producer, Mr Efekoha Ikimi, said in Yenagoa on Tuesday that the objective was to take talented youths of the Niger Delta out of the creeks and expose them to legitimate source of income and career in acting.
According to him, the project, which will last for one year, will see the production of 50 films, a soap opera and a featureless film. He added that the soap opera and the featureless film would be shown in cinemas across the country. The Nollywood producer said “the project is a partnership arrangement with some hoteliers, television stations and private individuals. Read more