AGN Inaugurates Kitchen Cabinet for International Festival
The Actors Guild of Nigeria has inaugurated various committees to form its kitchen cabinet for the forthcoming International Featival.
The inauguration tool place during a press conference by president of Actors Guild of Nigeria, Dr. Ejezie Emeka Rollas, MON, at the Silverbird Galleria on Monday.
Rollas, said that the essence of the AGN International Festival is to provide a platform for for film diplomatic activities, Cultural Exchange, sustainable creative and marketing collaboration between Nollywood and the international Film Industry.
According to him the festival will ensure that the business opportunities in the film industry is uniquely accessed by all all as the body intend to improve a broader collaboration between filmmakers and actors to directly and indirectly benefit from the $26billion global film industry.
“AGN International Festival called The Actors Market Place (TAMP) is also a prominent platform to celebrate and showcase the diverse in Nollywood, especially the performers as we aspire to make the festival a powerful force to spotlight and showcase talents to the international producers, directors, studios, casting agencies and raise the awareness of the creative impact of Nollywood to the world” he said.
He explained that due to the forthcoming event, the guild had inaugurated a National disciplinary committee, which was sworn in by the President.
He said, “The project management team which constitutes Ifeoma Okeke and Segun Arinze was also inaugurated and sworn in to begin the job.
Meanwhile, shortly after the inauguration, Segun Arinze began to sensitize the audience on the necessary things to do, stressing that everyone should try to do his or her best.
The National president also made the appointments of special adviser on sexual harassment, Special Adviser on Special Duties, AGN Entrepreneurial Development, special adviser on youth development, special adviser on child actors and actors welfare, occupational hazards, health and safety, international director national affiliation and brand communications.
He also appointed personal assistant, AGN Website, Special Adviser Intellectual property, Special Adviser Planning and Strategy and others.