Accelerate premieres its Filmmaker Project ‘The Mindset Series’ at AFRIFF.
Accelerate premieres ‘The Mindset Series’, the top 5 short films from its 2019 Accelerate Filmmaker Project at the Accelerate Day of the African International Film Festival (AFRIFF) held at Film House Cinemas, Landmark Retail Village, Lagos.
After a full week of intense training in the art of filmmaking by some of Nollywood’s finest, If Only, Blast, Black Monday, Lastand Scar were selected as the winning films of the Accelerate Film Maker project.
Touching on the power that the mind yields and how a people’s mindset can affect their lives, the stories interpret the theme through different styles, and the 5 winners; Tosin Ibitoye, Olabisi Akinbinu, Miriam Dera, Alfa Farouk, and Adetola Films, had their short films produced by Accelerate and Access Bank Plc. Also, they got an opportunity to be mentored by veterans in the Nigerian film industry such as Kemi Adetiba, Kunle Afolayan, Niyi Akinmolayan, Victor Aghaowa, and Seyi Babatope.
The short films from the 2019 Accelerate Filmmaker Project will be available to the public on the Accelerate TV YouTube channel from December 1, 2019, to January 2020.