By Arinda Nsheeka Wilfred
Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) in partnership with the Film Club Uganda on Monday opened up a five day workshop with the intention of boosting the film industry in Uganda.
Mr Paul Mukasa, the manager in charge of content regulation at UCC lauded the participants, especially the youth who turned out in big numbers to attend the workshop at Little Ritz Hotel, Kabale. He represented Godfrey Mutabazi is the Executive Director at the wor
“This workshop is first of its kind in Kabale and it’s meant to train people who will boost the film industry,” Mukasa said.
He added that the film industry would create jobs in the near future, citing the examples of Nollywood of Nigeria, the Hollywood of the United States of America and other many countries that have developed in film Making like Japan and China.
The workshop is training participants in acting, sound, script writing, film directing, and lighting for film.
UCC has in the past years worked hard to improve the film Industry. The body Initiated the Uganda film festival, with the aim of boosting the Ugandan film industry.
Mr Gad Rugaju, the deputy resident district commissioner of Kabale who officially opened the workshop thanked the UCC for its initiative, saying it would yield Uganda income in the future.
The workshop is scheduled to end on Friday.