By Nkiru Ifeajuna
Bikiya Graham-Douglas, a thespian has stated that Nigerian Universities lacked the prerequisite expertise to show and assist scale up modern-day film, theatre and cinematography manufacturing training in Nigeria.
Graham-Douglas instructed the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday that Nigerian instructional establishments lacked the gear to maneuver the trade on shortly in technical know-how.
“If in a rustic, you don’t sustain with expertise, it’ll go you by, that is likely one of the main points we now have right here in Nigeria.
“There is a vacuum in instructing expertise within the greater establishments.
“You meet a lot of people in the industry and you can tell that if they have places where they could go and gain more skills in their field, they would go,” she stated.
Graham-Douglas, who can be the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Beeta Universal Arts Foundation, stated she was not making an attempt to slander any college.
“I feel will probably be good for our establishments to suppose exterior the field and emulate different international locations which can be doing properly in technological growth.
“Nollywood is an unintended success when it began.
“No one ever imagined that it’ll get to the place it’s at this time and get reckoned with internationally.
“No one will have imagined that these are the people who took a chance and it becomes a success, without being trained,” she stated.
The thespian stated that it will have been good if actors had been professionally educated in greater establishments of upper studying, and with the newest expertise.
“To take over the trade and do greater than they’re doing now.
She additionally instructed that stated that extra establishments ought to concentrate on coaching and with trendy gear.
“Things have evolved, modern information technology with the state of the art equipment are there and we must embrace it,” she stated.