Hey Guys, Guess what? Homevida 2017 Short Script Competition is almost here! !! !!! For those who don’t know, the Homevida Short Script Competition is aimed at providing incentives for young script writers to produce scripts that promote positive messaging. Last year, our winners went home…
Hello guys, Today we bring you one of our 2016 Short Films – Beautiful Mistake’. Written by Jennifer Agunloye, it is the story about a young girl who goes through a lot to achieve her dreams. Beautiful Mistake won the Award for the HomeVida 2016 short script…
Hello Beautiful people! To kick off the year, we are pleased to be bring to you this moving short film on the Boko Haram crisis in Northern Nigeria titled “NO GOOD TURN”. A film written and directed by Actor/Film maker Udoka Oyeka creates awareness about…
We have been working non stop on some exciting projects with some very talented young script writers and filmmakers to produce interesting short films which would be premiered on the 10th of December in Lagos!
Now the most exciting part of the competition is here!!! Production of the short films 🙂 and this is just to give a teaser of what to expect from the Homevida 2016 short films.
Watch out for the trailers of these films which will be airing soon.
See pics from behind the scenes below:
After putting in lots of effort and sleepless nights to reading 88 scripts, the 2016 Homevida Jury met on the 3rd of September to deliberate on the scripts and choose the winners (Click if you missed it).
It was an intense year with lots of creative and inspiring scripts in both categories, but at the end of the day, we got our winners!
- Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance (TAGG) Category
Awelenje Oladipo Nurudeen is a 23-year-old writer, director and video editor. A graduate of the university of Ibadan, he directed a short film “Desolation” which was nominated for Best Short Film at the 2014 Nollywood Movies Awards.
He currently resides in Lagos State.
- Promoting the Growth of the Digital Economy
This category produced two winners
Ajayi Olusegun Elijah is a screenwriter and filmmaker. He studied Biochemistry at Lagos State Polytechnic in 2013 before proceeding to study Cinematography at Rhoda Youth Centre, Ikorodu. He has written several short scripts and one feature length script and is presently pursuing a career in screenwriting and directing.
Jennifer Agunloye is a graduate of petroleum technology from the University of Jos and the pioneer of an online girl inspiring forum called GIST (Girls in search of truth). She has written a number of documentaries, short films and stage dramas and is presently working with a media house in Abuja.
In addition, 30 entrants (including the winners) will be invited to a 2-day scriptwriting workshop at the Pan-Atlantic University, school of Media and Communication, where they will be coached by seasoned scriptwriters, actors and directors and script writing.
Congratulations to all our winners!
We are looking for young creative film directors between the ages of 18-35 to be part of the production of the winning scripts from the 2016 Short Film Competition.
Interested filmmakers should send their CV and a link to a sample of their work (showreel, short film, short creative video) of no longer than 10 minutes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submission is 28th August 2016
For more info call: 08036267188
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