Chris Ihidero Filmmaker trains 40 media enthusiasts in Storystory Masterclass

40 storytellers were selected to be part of the workshop as opposed to the 35 earlier announced.

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40 participants were chosen to be part of Chris Ihidero’s ‘Story Story’ workshop series.

40 storytellers were selected to be part of the workshop as opposed to the 35 that was earlier announced. The selected participants are drawn from varied industries, including photography, filmmaking, public relations, media, writing, poetry, blogging, and marketing.

Ihidero has worked on over a 100 episodes of TV dramas, including the classic Fuji House of Commotion and the most recent season of MTV's Shuga. play

Ihidero has worked on over a 100 episodes of TV dramas, including the classic Fuji House of Commotion and the most recent season of MTV's Shuga.

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The first day, Ihidero took the attendees through the basics of crafting a good story before stepping aside for writer and television content producer, Victor Sanchez Aghahowa to also educate the participants.

"Tinsel" head writer, Nkiru Njoku also shared her knowledge with them. At the end of the day, the participants had been introduced to the realities of some of the processes involved in great storytelling.

Ihidero has also been a newspaper columnist for 10 years, writing for The Guardian, NET and TNS. play

Ihidero has also been a newspaper columnist for 10 years, writing for The Guardian, NET and TNS.

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On the second day of the workshop, content producer and SMAT Media CEO, Emma Uduma, was on ground to share his experience, especially about producing MTV Shuga in Nigeria.

The master class came to a close on Wednesday, June 1 with the participants learning more skills of storytelling as directors, as well as how to make use of today's digital tools from film and television

Chris Ihidero’s Story Story is an intervention capacity development workshop series that is aimed at helping professionals in the Nigerian creative industry reawaken their ability to tell better stories, accurately by highlighting engaging principles that make a story alluring to the audience.

The free three-day workshop held from May 30 to June 1, 2016 at British Council in Ikoyi.

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