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Steps to follow to achieve your Nollywood dreams

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By myfreeflex | self meida writer
Published 7 months ago - 231 views

Nollywood is a sobriquet that originally referred to the Nigerian film industry. The origin of the term dates back to the early 2000s, traced to an article in The New York Times. The term 'Nollywood' was coined by the New York Times journalist Norimitsu Onishi in 2002 when he observed film-making activity in Lagos, Nigeria. The term mirrors two of the most famous areas of film production: Hollywood in the US, and Bollywood in India's Bombay.


Don't get a degree in Film Production. Just trust me, it's not worth it. You can buy a camera, lens and editing software for under $10,000 and have (possibly) better equipment than the school you're going to. You'll learn more shooting and failing on your first short film than four years of “school.”

Most of us have dreams of enrolling into acting and becoming a TV star, Here i have two main ways you can makeit into the nollywood industry, i never said it will be easy but you have to try infarct It is VERY hard to make it in the film industry. ... Four, be of use to other people in the industryGetting "in" is less about what others can do for you as it is about what you can do for them. If you lack connections, a prestigious film school is a good way to start. .

AUDITIONS

What To Expect At A <a class=Nollywood Audition | TNS"/>

An audition is a sample performance by an actor, singer, musician, dancer or other performer. It typically involves the performer displaying their talent through a previously memorized and rehearsed solo piece or by performing a work or piece given to the performer at the audition or shortly before. The casting process begins with Casting Directors breaking down scripts, identifying speaking roles and their descriptive profiles, and notifying agents (and online casting services if the audition will be open) of the available roles. ... Actors who make that first cut are contacted for auditions.

10 Tips for a Winning Audition

  1. Confidence. It sounds simple but it takes practice. ...
  2. Personality. Let it shine through. ...
  3. Connection. Make one with the reader. ...
  4. Character. Know the character. ...
  5. Objective. Go underneath the dialogue. ...
  6. Obstacle. What's in the way of the character getting what they want?


Note: There is currently no registration nor Nollywood audition forms online. As soon as there is any audition available, I will gladly let you know. But for now, there is none. You can also apply other movie industries advertising auditions, be warned that not all auditions advertisement are real, some are mostly fakes.

Showcase your talent on social media.


How To Make Money On YouTube In Nigeria [A Beginners Guide]

Yes, Social media especially youtube, well its not dt easy just like in movies where Any kid in any basement can become “YouTube famous,” just as the stars in the Dream Hotel did. Well, it's not that easy (and now it's more difficult than ever). The platform has reached a level of maturity, both technologically and culturally, that it's just not as simple as it once was.

5 Innovative Instagram Trends You Shouldn't Avoid - Nigeria ...

But you can alsotry out lots of other social media networks, follow Nigerian artist, producers or directors on Instagram, these step is mostly easy for the ladies, lol If you're really serious about becoming famous on Instagramyou should aim to post at least 2-3 posts per day. That's right – it's a lot of work. And no, it does not look spammy. As long as you're posting high quality and valuable posts, you'll be good.

I will be posting more steps and tips in the future follow me to get more enlighten, do not forget to dropyour questions in comment box

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