15th November 2019

MultiChoice Talent Factory hosts Oyin Oladejo of Star Trek: Discovery

The MultiChoice Talent Factory – Southern Africa Academy is pleased to host Ms. Oyin Oladejo – a star of Star Trek: Discovery. Ms. Oladejo is in Zambia to assess the strides made by the local film industry and how she can be a part of it. She will give a talk to the MTF students on her film and acting experience – as well as how the students can fully utilize their opportunity and training from the Academy.

MultiChoice is committed to exposing upcoming talent to industry professionals with the intention of developing technical skills of established creatives in cinematography, audio, and storytelling to improve the quality of local productions. As a business born in Africa and the biggest investor in local content, MultiChoice has continued to play a significant role in bringing the local television production industry to life in many countries.

“This speaks to our commitment to partnering with industry experts such as Oyin Oladejo to promote and protect the growth of Africa’s creative industries,” says Berry Lwando, Academy Director. “At this academy, we are equipping students with the skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications to help launch a successful career within the creative industry. Working in partnership with local creative organizations and professionals like Oyin Oladejo, we offer our facilities and network to provide a select group of young people with a tailored 12-month apprenticeship,” Lwando said.

As Africa continues to change rapidly, the entertainment industry is ever more relevant.

As MultiChoice, we are using our influence and resources to play a positive role in Africa, helping to grow Africa’s people and creative industries into vibrant, economic powerhouses. It’s by creating value for our customers, our employees and society that we’ll build a successful business for the future.

Source: MultiChoice Zambia

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