Kindly Share This Story:By Olasunkanmi Akoni The French Embassy in Nigeria, LAFAAAC, young French start-up group, in partnership with Wazobia FM/TV and La Fémis have launched an ambitious and innovative training programme for skill development in young African professionals in the creative industries. LAFAAAC, which offers innovative training courses combining online and classroom trainings for a comprehensive offer adapted to local needs, and the French embassy, took the lead to implement a solidarity fund for innovative projects called “Cultural and Creative Industries, CCIs: a new challenge of Development and Influence in Nigeria, FSPIICCDIN. ALSO READ: Angry protesters storm French embassy in Lagos Olivier Pascal, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LAFAAAC, said the project is in threefold: identifying and supporting the development of innovative projects in three sectors (video games, animation and virtual reality); promoting French training contents adapted to the needs of Nigerian audiovisual professionals and preserving and enhancing the cultural heritage, thanks to CCIs. In particular, the second component aims for LAFAAAC to launch a new training offer focused on the fundamentals of screenwriting dedicated to future young Nigerian screenwriters. The French cinema school, La Fémis, through its TV Series department, is a partner in the project, to… Read full this story
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