The President of the Directors Guild of Nigeria and Opposition in the Last general election Dr. Victor Okhai has called on the National Film Authority And the Ghana government to open up to filmmakers if we must achieve the Business integration that we so yearn for.
Dr. Victor Okhai is a guest at the Director’s Guild of Ghana as the speaker for the annual film festival held at the Accra International Conference Centre. Speaking on film integration, The opposition Candidate at the last general elections, Spoke with so much passion about filmmaking without borders. He used chicken Republic as an example . “ you can only pin someone down by remaining down “ he further used the Igbo tribe as an example “ Give them the worst part of your country, they will develop it and increase the value of properties in that area, one this you will note is they can not take those properties back to their home, the same with foreign filmmakers, they bring money and experience to your industry, chasing them away is like shooting yourself on the leg he said “ He lamented how filmmakers make a film without making money.
Other speakers of the day were the Chairman of National Film Authority and President of Directors Guild of Ghana Mr. Richard Jerome Boateng and The former Manager of Multi-choice Mr. Cicil.
The Event was attended by international and local filmmakers including the PRO of Directors Guild of Ghana and the President of the Nollywood Ghana Chapter, Mr. Destiny Austine Omon.