Africa’s most consistent Filmmaker, Ambassador Dr. Lancelot Oduwarene Imasuen is set to celebrate his 30 years behind the camera as Nollywood Film Director.



And to kickstart the various activities that will herald this celebration, the prolific Filmmaker is launching first of the series of activities to mark the period with “Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen (LOL) at 30 Open Street casting”.




Amb. Lancelot who is presently at the prestigious Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Edo State, as a guest of the University in the Mass Communication Department with his team, is exposing the students of the department to the world of make belief under the “Benin Film Academy Week Long Hands on Training in Film, Television and Digital Content Creation.”


This also forms part of kickstarting ‘D’Guvnor @30’ celebrations. This incentive according to him is to give opportunities to people everywhere and anywhere in the world. According to the organisers of the 30th anniversary committee, the team will stop to conduct auditioning for actors, comedians and others that would be given opportunities to several of their works, anywhere and anytime the team comes to their area.




During a chat with Newsmen, Ambassador Lancelot said; “I’ve realised that there are people on the streets that ordinarily would not get opportunities to know there is an audition going on somewhere; so we are going to fish them out. That’s going to be the beginning of the activities. So, by March 2025, there will be a special movie to be made by these talents that have been identified. The movie will be screened in places like Enugu, Asaba, Benin, Lagos, UK, USA, Canada and Germany and also herald the festival of celebrations that is going to last for a whole year starting from March 2025.”


“So, I’m calling on all my friends and supporters to key into the various activities that has been earmarked for the celebration period.” He said.

The Open Street Casting will be officially launched on Friday 21st of June 2024 at the AAU, Ekpoma, Edo State, Nigeria.

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