International Film Lighting Expert, Tamu-Ra Bakr To Facilitate MultiChoice Talent Factory Masterclass


International Film Lighting Expert Tamu-Ra Bakr has been confirmed to facilitate a MultiChoice Talent Factory Workshop (MTF) on Lighting for Production. The session is a part of the 3-day activities for the 9th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards.

Scheduled to hold on the 19th of May, 2023 in Lagos, Nigeria, the masterclass will shed light on the importance of good lighting in communicating the mood, the atmosphere and telling the right story.

Tamu-Ra Bakr has several award-winning films to his name, including Orange is the New Black (Season 2-3), Power (Season 3), Law & Order, The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Friends with Benefits, Batman, American Gangster, 30 Rock (Season 3-5), Men in Black II and III, Mr and Mrs Smith and a host of other notable titles.

The masterclass is presented in collaboration with Lights, Camera, Diaspora!, a non-profit with the mission to bridge the gap between the African and African-Diaspora entertainment industries to progress the aesthetic quality and business opportunities for African film, broadcast and live events on the continent and in the African Diaspora.

Participation is open to the public, with limited seats available. Interested participants can send an email to to receive an invitation to the masterclass.

The MTF Day is part of the 3-day lineup of events for this year’s AMVCA. Other events include the Digital Content Creators Day on Friday, May 19, Opening/Cultural Night on Thursday, May 18, and Nominee Gala/Fashion Show on Friday, May 19. The glamorous awards night will hold on Saturday, May 20, 2023, with a live broadcast across all Africa Magic Channels on DStv and GOtv.

The ninth edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards is brought to viewers by Africa Magic in partnership with Amstel Malta and Zagg Energy Drink.

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