After the insightful discussions on Monday and Tuesday about Digital Journalism and Intellectual Property, it was time for Ivan Quarshigah, CEO of Farmhouse Productions, credited for popular television series such as ‘Things We Do For Love’ and ‘Yolo’, and, Yao Ladzekpo, a renowned cinematographer to speak on the Basics of Film Making on September 5, 2018.
Ivan spoke extensively on the basics of filmmaking and what comes into play during the scriptwriting process, casting, shooting and the post-production, on the other hand, Yao revealed a few tricks to making films, like the appropriate angles to shoot at, how to determine important shots and using the camera to tell life-changing stories.
Participants’ understanding of the whole session was tested with script writing and filming sessions. The best scriptwriter was awarded a brand new 4G mobile phone and other products from MTN Ghana.
The final part of the MTN Ghana Workshop takes place on September 6 to award those that have entered the MTN Shortz Competition.