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Lagos Fashion & Design Week (LFDW) in Partnership with British Council Commence Master Classes For Film And Fashion Professionals.

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Lagos Fashion and Design Week (LFDW), the multi-day premiere fashion event platform, in partnership with the British Council, have opened applications from filmmakers interested in exploring fashion as a theme. The fashion film workshop will take participants through the central aspects of the fashion filmmaking process and will be facilitated by Grace Ladoja beginning on September 9, 2013.

Lagos Fashion & Design Week, which is scheduled to take place between October 23 and October 26, 2013, has recognized the need to nurture and grow talents in the fashion industry and provide them with the right tools to simultaneously grow the Nigerian fashion industry and their businesses.

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The workshop agenda includes: an illustrated introduction to film language using examples of fashion film and introduction to planning, shooting and editing a fashion film. Participants will then plan, film and edit a simple sequence.

Experienced filmmakers, especially those interested in producing short films and experimenting in the fashion genre are encouraged to apply.

The workshop is open to filmmakers and their teams, which can include an editor, director of photography/lighting technician and art director. Each selected film making team will work with a design team comprising of a fashion designer, stylist, hair /makeup stylist etc.

There will also be master classes on fashion as a business in addition to the workshops for the 20 shortlisted fashion designers from the Young Designer of the Year category later in the month led by Jake Leith (Head of Fashion & Business Development, Brighton University, UK) and Julianna Sissons (Lecturer, Fashion & Textile design, Brighton University, UK).

Interested participants can visit www.LagosFashionAndDesignWeek.com for more information.

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