November 23, 2009
For Immediate Release
MIAMI, FL — In recognition of the challenges facing Nigeria’s Film industry, Del-York International co-owned by A-list Nollywood actress Stephanie Okereke, (with support from the Ministry of Information), has entered into an agreement with the world’s most prestigious film-making Academy, the New York Film Academy (NYFA) to bring the Academy’s world-class training courses, facilities and tutors to Abuja, Nigeria on February 1st 2010. Registration for classes have already begun and will end on December, 20th 2009. Orientation for the program will be held from January 18th-29th of 2010 at the prestigious Public Service Institute of Nigeria, Abuja. Classes will begin on the 1st of February, 2010 at the Public Service Institute of Nigeria, Abuja.
Nigeria will be the first country on the African continent to host the NYFA team to an intensive hands on training workshop on film making, directing, screen writing, editing, broadcast journalism, 3D animation and master classes exclusively designed for professionals, marketing communications executives, lawyers, advertising agencies and government institutions. NYFA will ship world class equipment for the program;- 35mm & 16mm (including RED) film cameras, High Definition (HD) cameras, lighting and sound systems, editing suites, projectors – which are the same used at the leading 4-Year film school. Designed for a new generation of film makers, screen writers, actors, producers, copy writers, creative directors and animators who share a passion for motion pictures, the training model allows all participants to achieve more in less time than any other University, Institute or School in the world. Each student will conceive, produce, direct and edit a new media project in one week.
NEW YORK FILM ACADEMY
The Film School at the New York Film Academy was founded in 1992 on a belief that a top quality education in filmmaking should be accessible to anyone with the drive and ambition to make films. The Academy opened its doors in 1992 in Robert DeNiro‘s Tribeca Film Center. Since that time they have grown into their own facilities in Manhattan‘s Union Square and Soho. NYFA also opened Film Academies at Universal Studios in Los Angeles and London UK, England. Today, little more than a decade after the first students graduated, the New York Film Academy is considered one of the most prominent fixtures of film education in the world.
DEL-YORK International is a media and marketing communications company. The company’s services range from advertising, film production, events planning, digital designs and broadcast communication. The company also facilitates the entry of international companies to Nigeria, creating an enabling environment for them to operate as a legal entity.