Del-York Creative Academy initiative has partnered with the Lagos State Government through the Office of Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture to open its Creative Lagos application.
The partnership that kick-started this flagship project was announced in December 2020.
This empowerment program is a public-private partnership created to build the creative capacity of Lagos state residents in the creative industry.
Speaking on the empowerment program, the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr, Babajide Sanwo-Olu commented:
“We are ready to show unwavering commitment to help citizens realize their full potential in charting a new and different path for the Lagos Creative Industry and our collective narrative.”
The program will offer an all-inclusive upskill program that will thoroughly equip the workforce in Lagos to grow the state’s creative industry in positioning it as Africa’s center for entertainment and creativity.
Creative Lagos will feature six courses around filmmaking, media, arts, technology, and digital marketing.
Express your craft and tell your story through:
- Participation in a creative zone
- Learning new skills
- Attending meetups
- Participating in community projects
How Creative Lagos will work
1000 Lagos State residents will get selected from the pool of entrants, trained and equipped with skills from all the state 57 LGAs and LCDAs.
After the training, 100 exceptional talents will get selected.
Interested Lagosians can go ahead to create their account by getting a profile to choose their preferred course.
Enter their LASRRA ID to verify their Lagos State residency.
Await Selection to commence their learning experience upon email notification specifying qualification.
“To compete in the real world, the best of our raw talent will need to be moulded in the fire by learning how to commercialize their crafts; our talent will need to be transformed from show-stoppers to game-changers”.
Benefits of the Program
- Get trained and mentored by global industry experts
- Get enlisted in a community of renowned creative professionals
- Get jobs from companies in need of creatives globally
You can register here to get started.
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