TFESS Photography Workshop kicks off in full swing; KELECHI- AMADI-OBI, ADEPLUMPTRE, BODY LAWSON, ISAAC EMOKPAE, OBI SOMTO ACT AS FACULTY
On Wednesday February 15, Nigeria's most progressive youth Development
initiative, The Future Project kicked off the 2012 phase of The Future
Entrepreneurial Support Scheme [TFESS] workshops on photography. The
TF-ESS workshop, which is run in conjunction with Kelechi Amadi-Obi
studios, has as development partner Lighthouse Television and
“I am honoured to once again impart practical knowledge to some of our
young talent in Nigeria, said Kelechi Amadi-Obi. “If the industry is to
grow in Nigeria, it will be because of the quality of young, skilled
talents that are available.” he added.
The faculty for the workshop includes a retinue of Nigeria's best including Kelechi Amadi Obi, Ade Plumptre, Body Lawson, Isaac Emokpae
and Obi Somto. The curriculum includes basic camera knowledge and techniques and advances into areas like fashion photography, nude photography,
event photography, portraiture and others.
According to the CEO of Lighthouse Television and Filmworks, Neil Oyenekan, “Lighthouse Television and Filmworks is passionate and committed towards supporting good causes that set out to develop the skillset of
the youths in Nigeria for the better. The Future Project has proven over time to be a catalyst for positive change to young people in Nigeria. That is simply why we are part of this.”
The TF-ESS photography workshop will run for 3 weeks, from February 15
to March 2, 2012 in a series of 9 intensive classes. The best student from the workshop will be awarded an internship.
Launched in 2009, The Future Enterprise Support Scheme (TF-ESS) is a project of development firm, The Future Project which is the parent organization for The Future Awards. Its goal is to provide Nigeria's. youth with the requisite knowledge set, curriculum and instruction from a reputable faculty that will influence their chosen entrepreneurial and professional fields in its continued mission to build capacity for the future.