Welcome to Iganmu Film Institute (Lagoon academy for modern media studies and aesthetics), the first community film institute in Nigeria. The institute which is mothered by Orile Iganmu Progressive Association (OIPA), a non governmental, non profit making and non partisan organisation, registered in the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria (CAC), led by Comrade Olabode Medale.
The institute which started operation on the 4th February 2012 following a rigorous and vigorous adoption amongst member of executives of the association. The notion which was adopted immediately after the 2012 convocation ceremony of the free computer skills acquisition programme.
In other to meet and profer possible solutions to problems faced with the film and broadcast industry today, we have designed short term programmes to fit the schedules of interested individuals including the working class (weekend programmes) coupled with our seasoned professionals which are internationally certified.
Our mission is to re brand the community using various social media as a tool to influence individual and government positively and to raise media gurus in Nigeria and diaspora
Is to build a formidable media experts in Nigeria using the community as a grassroot reference towards national development. Welcome to our world of media fraternity!!!
Hamzat Barshan (ACFR)
Director is a "creative person having management skills" to handle production along with all the creative aspects that goes into the making of a film.
Director is the person who turns the pages of a script into reality on the screen. A directors decides the camera angles, directs the works of the cast and crew, and guides the work of the costume designers, choreographers and music directors. He leads a cew of over 50-100 professionals handling their egos who may have personal differences with each other.
The 4months directing course will provide input about television direction. After the advent of cable television in Nigeria, various avenues are available to directors to find employment. Depending on your aptitude, you can explore documentary filmmaking, work in televisions, work as a freelance director for television serials, talk shows, game shows, music videos or even set foot in lucrative ad film making.
Directing feature length fictions are the ultimate dream for any director. With the developments of multiplexes in Nigeria years to come, young film school graduates are creating independent films within a budget of #50-100k, which are making waves in the international market and well appreciated by film critics as well. Any film school in the world offering direction course, should offer you all the necessary inputs to make you realise your dream and that is what IGANMU FILM INSTITUTE is set to to impact during the training.