After putting in lots of effort and sleepless nights to reading 88 scripts, the 2016 HomeVida Jury met on the 3rd of September to deliberate on the scripts and choose the winners (Click if you missed it).
It was an intense year with lots of creative and inspiring scripts in both categories, but at the end of the day, we got our winners!
- Transparency, Accountability and Good Governance (TAGG) Category
Awelenje Oladipo Nurudeen is a 23-year-old writer, director and video editor. A graduate of the University of Ibadan, he directed a short film “Desolation” which was nominated for Best Short Film at the 2014 Nollywood Movies Awards.
He currently resides in Lagos State.
- Promoting the Growth of the Digital Economy
Ajayi Olusegun Elijah is a screenwriter and film maker. He studied Biochemistry at Lagos State Polytechnic in 2013 before proceeding to study Cinematography at Rhoda Youth Centre, Ikorodu. He has written several short scripts and one feature length script and is presently pursuing a career in screenwriting and directing.
Jennifer Agunloye is a graduate of petroleum technology from the University of Jos and the pioneer of an online girl inspiring forum called GIST (Girls in search of truth). She has written a number of documentaries, short films and stage dramas and is presently working with a media house in Abuja.
In addition, 30 entrants from the Script Competition are currently attending a 2-day script writing workshop at the School of Media and Communication, Pan Atlantic University, where they are being trained by seasoned script writers, actors and directors.
Congratulations to all our winners!