Lagos, company to empower creatives

To further its vision of empowering young creatives in the state, the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Tourism, Art and Culture, has partnered with The Temple Company to launch the Gidi Creative Centre.

Targeting 200 creatives, GCC will use modules from Henley Business School (UK) and University of Lagos (Nigeria) across 10 areas of specialization including filmmaking, creative writing, animation, audio engineering and music production, graphic design, multimedia design, film and screen production design, project management for creative professionals, fashion design and media studies.

At the launch, the Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, expressed confidence in the facility’s ability to impact participants’ careers and in a manner that is reflective of its past collaborations with Ebonylife Academy and DelYork Creative Academy, which have trained 3000 creatives.

She said: “The end product that comes with this collaboration is to open spaces for new ideas, identities and perspectives to thrive in the creative sector and support the vision of Lagos State to become one of the top five urban tourist destinations in Africa. to make. “

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The program lasts 11 weeks.

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