MediaCamp 2016 is Here

MediaCamp 2016 is Here

Are you interested in any of the following:

  1. Beginning a career in photography and / or digital filmmaking
    2. Learning how to start and run a business
    3. Having a great holiday in Ghana this summer
    4. All of the above

If any of the above applies to you, you should enroll for Twim Academy’s “MediaCamp Ghana!”

What is MediaCamp?

MediaCamp is a bootcamp series originally conceived to teach photography and digital filmmaking (but now includes entrepreneurship) in great destination environments. Several editions have held at Twim Academy in Ibadan, Nigeria. The first international edition was held at a beach resort in Ghana in 2015. This year, we will return to Ghana to give you the experience of a lifetime!

Arrangements have been made to convey participants from Lagos, Nigeria, to the venue in Ghana.

You can watch a 2-minute video of the experience in Ghana last year below:

What is Twim Academy?

Twim Academy is a government-approved school of media and creative arts located in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Twim Academy was:

  • 2015 MasterCard Foundation / Ashoka “Innovations for Youth Employment in Africa” winner
  • 2015 Finalist for the Ford Foundation Prize for Youth Employment
  • Listed as one of the “50 Most Innovative Startups in Africa” by New York Forum Africa

When is MediaCamp?

August 3 – 11, 2016. Registration closes Friday, July 22, 2016.

You can learn more about Twim Academy, the facilitators, the MediaCamp experience and registration details by visiting: http://twimacademy.com/mediacamp

Author

Olumide Adeleye

Olumide Adeleye

Olumide Adeleye is a social entrepreneur who is passionate about issues of youth and unemployment in Africa. He is the founder and CEO of Twim Infomedia Solutions Ltd, a company with interests in the media and creative industries. One of its divisions, Twim Academy, is a vocational school that builds entrepreneurial minds in the media arts. Twim Academy was selected as one of the five winners of the MasterCard Foundation / Ashoka Changemakers' "Innovation for Youth Employment in Africa" contest. Olumide has also been selected as a Yunus and Youth Fellow, a fellowship supported by Nobel Peace Laureate, Muhammad Yunus. Olumide holds a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Economics from the University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria and various certifications in Information Technology from institutions in India where he also got exposed to the media arts. He is a very engaging public speaker, radio host, writer, photographer, videographer and creative artist. His experiences at Twim Academy have also positioned him to share rare insights in SME startup and growth.

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