The Njoka TV Film makers Workshop entered its second edition early this month with Dr. Nkeng Stephens as facilitator. Njoka TV, your number one VOD online streaming platform initiated “THE NJOKA TV FILMMAKERS WORKSHOP”, a monthly workshop organized to galvanize support to the Cameroonian movie industry. Through the workshop, participants are trained on some important aspects patterning to film making and audio visual production. Skills are developed on Script Writing, Camera Settings, Lighting, Sound Recording, Continuity, Screen play Directing, Post production Editing etc.
After a succesful first edition, the Njoka TV Film maker workshop entered its second edition. The focus of the second edition was on Music Video Production that took place at the British Language Institute, Akwa – Douala, had as training coach Dr. Nkeng Stephens. Considered one of Cameroon’s most talented Video Directors, to his credit has worked with almost all A list artists in Cameroon. His videos now feature on all national TV stations in Cameroon and also on all major international channels promoting African Music in the likes of Trace Africa, MTV Base just to name a few.
The #HoldHandsMovement as dubbed by Dr. Nkeng Stephens the video directing genius to describe his lessons, took the participants through the various process of producing a music video from conceptualization of ideas to the final product (the video). He talked on the types of music videos he does (playback + story, playback no story and story playback), the cost of his video and a list of artist he has worked with.
One of the major highlight of the training which also came in as an inspirational and motivational drive to the participants was the revelation that, all what he is doing today was learned through YouTube. He took no traditional classes to becoming a good video Director. He encouraged the participants to initiate and take action on anything they want to do video wise, because its only by doing that you get to perfect your experience.