Course Overview:

On this course, you’ll learn how to bring a script to life, and gain an invaluable understanding of the director’s process, the equipment involved on set and in post-production. You will come to gain an appreciation of the character and holistic skills and knowledge required to work closely with scriptwriters, cinematographers, actors, the sound and lighting crew, and everyone else that has a role on set, and behind the scenes.

A film director is the creative force behind a production, controlling a film’s artistic and dramatic aspects, such as script interpretation, the performance of actors, the positioning of cameras, the use of lighting, as well as making sure everything that happens in post-production aligns with the director’s ultimate vision.

Who is this course for?:

If you are seeking a career as a director, producer, editor, actor, sound or cameraman, or are interested in production design, then this is a great course for you.

A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) from a recognized tertiary educational establishment is required, but a degree from a reputable university is desirable.

Oluyomi Ososanya

Head of Directing

Oluyomi Ososanya, also known as Oludascribe, is a screenwriter, director, visual essayist and film culture writer. A graduate of Digital Filmmaking from SAE London and a Master in Creative & Cultural Industries from London Metropolitan University. He’s worked as a writer on TV shows; The Station, Edge of Paradise, The Johnsons, Battleground, Ajoche, Inspector K and the Head Writer and Director on, Badt Guys, for the Akin Fadeyi & MacArthur Foundation. His short films have been selected for local and international film festivals such as AFRIFF, BFI Blackstar and the Cannes Short Film corner. He’s a Talents Durban Alumnus. One of the writers selected for the Afrinolly/Ford Foundation's "Cinema 4Change",a 30 Nigeria House Artist Development Award Winner, a winner in the UK Skillset Post Production Competition, Short Listed as Finalist in Awesome Poetry Drama Contest and a Pan African Screenwriters award finalist. He’s been a guest lecturer at the University of Limpopo, South Africa & a Facilitator at the Fashola Photography Foundation film workshop.