The trio of Adebimpe Adebambo of Adebimpe Adebambo productions,Brian Wilson of Zero Gravity Film and Eri Omusu of Anthill Studios have praised Zenith Bank for its support of animators via Style By Zenith 2.0.
Speaking in one of the masterclasses Over the weekend they said Zenith is like a pioneer in the support of Nigerian animators as no other company or establishment has given those in their genre such platform.
According to Adebambo who was the creator of the Tejumade short animation film series the sector is yet to produce a full feature film as at yet even though some of their members has won awards locally and abroad in the short film categories.
She said their top films can be viewed via youtube ,adding that some members are also making on television.
Wilson whose films namely Kweeto ‘The GeniusMosquito’ and’ Water Wahala’ has won awards stated that in-order to build more foundation for interested animators in the country that his company would be putting up a trainingprogramme this coming January.
He called for animation to be included in school curriculum in-order to boost the growth of that segment of the film industry in the country.
Eri in his statement maintained that to quickly understand animation that new students should focus on the different aspects and chose the way they would want to go,saying that the field includes the traditional style,drawing on paper ,2D and 3D animation which are based on software and technology.
Harry Dunkwu hinted that the three D is more difficult to learn but that it holds the key to the future,while two D is easier to learn.
Speaking earlier on Social Etiquette ,Shaffy Bello maintained that for all those in business that attitude as represented by etiquette can determine your success or failure,stressing that creatives ,SME’s and others should understand it in other to prosper in life.
She contended that human beings gravitate towards excellent and the onus is on all business men and women as well as professionals to ensure that they are excellent in their attitudes as it can determine your altitude in life.
Her mandate was that they should keep to time,greet people with decorum,keep to promises made by them,ensure that their names are not soiled and what have you.In her words “any person you meet is your potencial customer or client.So threat them right.