Del-York Creative Academy is Africa’s foremost capacity building institution for the film, media, technology and marketing communications industry. They bring international experts from Hollywood to Nigeria. to provide African creatives with a comprehensive training for working in the global creative industry.
Their aim is to build the next generation of filmmakers, media professionals, and creators that will use their craft as tools for nation building.
They run an intensive hands-on curriculum designed to equip African creatives with the necessary skills that will enable them to excel in the local and global creative industry.
Their Vision is to be the engine that powers Africa’s creative industry and unlock the opportunities within.
Their Mission is to empower a generation of exceptional talents that will move Africa forward through film, media and technology Innovation.
Courses Offered in Del-York Academy
The following are Courses offered:
- Screen Writing
- Broadcast Journalism
- Producing and the Business of Film Making
- Intro to Theatre
- Music Video Production
- Makeup and effects
- Production and Set Design
- Costume Design, Film Editing
- Coloring and Grading
- Scoring for Films
- computer Graphics and vfx,
- Sound Design, etc.
Alumni From Del York Creative Academy
Alumni of Del York Creative Academy have organized a series of high impact creative filmmaking workshops bringing in instructors from Hollywood USA since 2010. They have trained over 1200 (One thousand, two hundred) Young Africans in the art and science of film making, media communications, and creative content distribution etc. their alumni have gone on to contribute their quota to shaping the foundation of the African Creative Industry as directors, actors, producers, media entrepreneurs and other important roles.
Some of their Alumni are:
A 2011 alumni of Del-York Creative Academy, has produced and directed the documentary film “Unbroken”: The John Sumonu Story, which was nominated for best documentary at the 2014 Abuja International Film Festival.
Ranked second in Charles Novia’s 2013 rankings of Nollywood actresses, Tamara Eteimo, also known as Tamara Jones, studied acting at Del- York Creative Academy in 2011.
He is best known for his roles in the TV Series Gidi Up and An African City. He has also featured in Movies, If Tomorrow Comes and Road to Yesterday.
Some of his notable works include Burna Boy’s Like to Party (2012), and D’Prince’s Goody Bag. In2013 he was nominated in eight different categories at the Nigeria Music Video Awards.
His debut feature film, A Mile From Home won awards at both the 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards and 10th Africa Movie Academy Awards.
One of her major jobs was producing the movie premiere of Beast of No Nation starring Idris Elba. She’s also the producer and director of commercially successful Heritage Bank TV commercials.
A 2011 filmmaking alumni of Del-York Creative Academy, has gone on to produce and direct memorable projects for television and film.
A passionate writer, with appetite for more, she personally funded her training to study Broadcast Journalism at Del York Creative Academy in 2011.
OLUMIDE AYENI & WALE DAVIES
OlumideAyeni and Wale Davies popularly known as Show Dem Camp. Graduating form Del-York Creative Academy in 2010 where they studied Directing for film, Olumide and Wale are putting that valuable experience into producing and directing their emerging professional music career.
A 2010 ‘Directing-For-Film’ graduate of Del-York Creative Academy, he is currently the C.E.O of studio84 and a series producer of Lites Communications. Considered a fresh talent with vision, his movie “The Awakening”- a suspense thriller- was nominated in the best film category at the 2013 Africa Magic Viewer’s Choice Awards.
This academy was established by Linus Idahosa.
Address: 8A Reeve Road, Off Glover Road Ikoyi, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Phone : +234 818 348 0509, +234 818 348 0
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