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Webinar

Visual Storytelling for Emerging Filmmakers

Conducted by

Kenneth Gyang

Kenneth breaks down Semiotic Codes to help emerging filmmakers transition from people who respond to the language of film, to people who actively use it.

July 04, Monday - July 19, Tuesday

10:00 AM

Nigeria, Nigeria

Webinar Description

Actual movie-making begins with carefully choosing the precise images you need to tell you story. This selection process is done in the best-equipped editing room in the world – your imagination. But first, a basic understanding of semiotics, i.e. signs, is required. Kenneth breaks down Semiotic Codes to help merging filmmakers transition from consumers to practitioners – from people who respond to the language of film, to people who actively use it. Thus is an introduction to semiotics and the five systems of meaning that demonstrate the art of visual storytelling in film, Using original clips shot with the Sony FX9.

Who Can Attend

Film Students, cinematographers, directors

Agenda

An introduction to semiotics and understanding the five systems of meaning that demonstrate the art of visual storytelling in film.

Kenneth Gyang

Kenneth is a Nigerian filmmaker, whose works have appeared in international film festivals around the world. His first feature, Confusion Na Wa, won “Best Film” at Africa Movie Academy Awards (2013) and Jury Prize at the Pan African Festival in LA. The Lost Cafe (2017) won the Golden Palm Award for Narrative Feature at Mexico International Film Festival (2018). Oloture (2019) premiered at Carthage Film Festival and was released worldwide on Netflix in 2020. He is a co-director of Blood Sisters (2022), Nigeria's first Netflix Original series. Kenneth is a 2018 American Film Showcase Fellow at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts

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