Nigeria’s leading digital, lifestyle, and entertainment platform, Accelerate, recently unveiled The Phoenix Project. It is an exciting learning platform aimed at expanding the creative potential of Nigeria’s youthful population.
The new initiative, powered by Access Bank, aims to fill the existing gap in the creative industry and provides the resources needed for individuals to succeed.
Speaking at the unveiling, Colette Otusheso, Chief Executive Officer of Accelerate, commented on the launch of The Phoenix Project, saying, “Our society is filled with a large pool of resourceful, creative, and energetic young people seeking opportunities to advance and build rewarding careers borne out of passion. As a result, through the Phoenix Project, we are committed to empowering the next generation of creative’s by providing them with unique opportunities to realize their creative potential.”
The Phoenix knowledge areas are grouped into three bundles, namely; Film and Production, Business of Entertainment, and Social Media for Business, and they are built across the project’s beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. However, the project cover 12 knowledge areas that includes Social Media for Business, Entertainment Law, Advertising your brand, Graphic design, becoming an Influencer.
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Introduction to Film, Scriptwriting, Business of Vlogging, Introduction to Songwriting, Introduction to Film Production, Business of Entertainment and the Business of Fashion.
The first of its kind in Nigeria, The Phoenix Project has taken a deliberate approach to assemble an impactful line-up of facilitators from the creative industry to ensure a well-rounded learning experience for program participants.
They include Kemi Lala Akindoju, Amaka Agbakoba, and Uche Ugo. Others include, Enioluwa Adeoluwa, Dapo Osaji, Adetoke Oluwo, Paul Okeugo, and Umeeta Rabiu.
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