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Joke Silva Filmmaker prefers acting and producing to directing

The veteran filmmaker also spoke on her favourite place to be as a performer - stage or film.

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Veteran Nollywood award winning filmmaker, Joke Silva, was recently a guest at Pulse Nigeria.

The filmmaker who is popular for screen and stage works like "Violated," "Hear Word," "Widows Cot," "Letters to a Stranger" among others, spoke on preferring acting and producing to directing.

She also spoke on her favourite place to be as an performer.

ALSO READ: HERE'S HOW JOKE SILVA DECIDES BETWEEN TWO TALENTED ACTORS

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Joke Silva

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Read excerpt and watch video below;

On preferring acting, directing or producing;

"Acting, producing. I love performing. Whether it's for the theatre, whether it's for film, whether it's being a voice performer, I just love it, and producing. I love producing content as well.

On her favourite place to be - stage or film;

I get asked that question all the time, and I really can't say, because it really depends on the material. If the material is a fantastic stage production, then for that time I totally love stage.

If it's a fantastic material for the camera, then I totally am in love with the camera. For me, the techniques for both are so different. That's the challenge. You're coming from a theatre production and then the next job you get is for film, and then you just have to now rewire your brain to key into the techniques for the camera.

ALSO READ: JOKE SILVA SPEAKS ON DISPOSABLE AND TIMELESS MOVIES

Watch video below for full interview.

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