The 2016 Script Writing Workshop

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The HomeVida 2016 Script Writing workshop held last week at the School of Media and Communications, Pan Atlantic University and it was an exciting experience for everyone.The 2-day workshop organized by HomeVida brought together scriptwriters, film makers and CSOs to train them on the various aspects of scriptwriting as well as highlight the importance of inspiring change with a script.

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They were treated to various sessions facilitated by renowned Nollywood filmmakers and scriptwriters such as Sam Uche Anyamele, Ehizioje Ojesebholo, Ifesinachi Okoli-Okpagu, Chris Odeh and Ebele Enebeli.

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HomeVida partners, SACE were also present to give a brief insight into their program and how participants can address Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance Issues in film.

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Patrick Enaholo of the School of Media and Communication also took the participants through the Script Bank and its processes. The Script Bank is birthed from the Creative Film Project (an initiative of HomeVida and the School of Media and Communication) and is aimed at providing young and upcoming scriptwriters with a digital space to store their creative works and showcase them to a wider audience.

To wrap up the workshop on the 2nd day, the participants were presented with certificates of attendance by the Dean of the School of Media and Communication, Dr. Ikechukwu Obiaya.

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In 3 words, it was Fun! Fun! Fun!

Thanks to all our participants and facilitators and see more pics below:

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Winners of the Creative Film Project Story Contest unveiled!!!

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Happy New Year everyone!!!

2015 was an awesome year for Homevida, from the short script competition to the script writing competitions to the awards and there’s no better way to start off the year than to say:

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Now let’s make 2016 more awesome 🙂

To start off the year, we will be announcing the winners of the Creative Film Project Story Contest. Late last year, the creative film project ran a story contest (click here if you missed it), the winners of the contest are:

1st Prize – A Time Called Today by Olumide Kuti with 173 shares

2nd Prize – Being Human by Jefferey Musa with 147 shares

3rd Prize – Miss by Funmilayo Onamisi with 88 shares

2015 was indeed a very good year for Jefferey Musa as he was one of the winners in the Homevida Schort script Competition earlier in the year.

Congratulations to all the winners and be sure to check out www.creativefilmproject.org for more info on the Creative Film Project

CHAMPIONS OF OUR TIME WINS 1 MILLION NAIRA DISABILITY PRIZE AT THE 2015 HOMEVIDA AWARDS

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On Friday December 4, 2015 the 6th edition of the Nigeria Integrity Film Awards took place at Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel, Victoria Island Lagos. This year, HomeVida in partnership with the School of Media and Communications, Pan Atlantic University launched the Creative Film Project. The Creative Film Project is an initiative of the School of Media and Communication and HomeVida to provide young and upcoming scriptwriters with an online database to store their scripts. It also includes training and professional support for scriptwriters to help them convert their scripts into films. The primary objective of the Creative Film Project is therefore to bridge the gap between talented scriptwriters and the film industry.

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The Creative Film Project Competition

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Do you think you can write?

Is there a mind-twisting story you want to share?

Well, here is your chance to make a mark as a scriptwriter!

The Creative Film Project Story Contest is open to young and upcoming scriptwriters like you who would like to put a sample of their creative work out there for people to see, admire and vote / share!

How do i enter?

  1. Go to blog.creativefilmproject.org/register to register
  2. You will be redirected to a page to enter your social media profile information, refer your friends and like our Facebook page
  3. Post a short synopsis of your script. It doesn’t have to be too long – between 250 and 500 words only!

How do i win?

After posting your script synopsis an email with the link to your script will be sent to you, share this link on your social media pages and get at least 30 people to share!!!! It’s that easy 🙂

Prizes to be won!!

1st Prize – N50,000

2nd Prize – N20,000

3rd Prize – N10,000

And there’s more!

The first five winners get tickets to attend the Homevida Awards in December!

The first ten winners get a chance to be one of the beneficiaries of the Centenary Film Project training next year!

So hurry up, go to blog.creativefilmproject.org/register to register and start winning!!!

The Creative Film Project is a joint initiative of the Pan-Atlantic University School of Media and Communication and Homevida