As part of the West Africa Digital Inclusion Project and the Creative Hubs Programme, StartupSouth is hosting the Digital Skills Training for Creatives – a project for artists and creatives to develop and improve their understanding of digital tools and platforms available to enhance the creation, production, distribution and exhibition of their artistic outputs.
The training is targeted at artists and creative entrepreneurs within the ages of 18 to 35 years. These include filmmakers, musicians and other music sector professionals, fashion designers and other professionals, performing artists, visual artists, architects, journalists and other broadcast professionals, advertising practitioners, publishing sector professionals and gaming or software designers and other practitioners.
The objectives of the digital training would be for artists and creative entrepreneurs to:
- Develop the ability to effectively use digital tools and channels to communicate, create content, transact, solve problems and be safe and legal online.
- Increase their understanding of the various digital platforms that they can use at various stages in their artistic practice.
- Improve their knowledge to capitalise on the available digital tools to support their practice in the creation, production, distribution or exhibition of their work in digital spaces.
The training will hold from September 24th to September 26th, 2018 at RIV TechCreek, opposite Pleasure Park by Airforce Junction, Aba Road, Port Harcourt. Only 30 Spaces are available. Register here to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The deadline for the registration is on September 9th, 2018.
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StartupSouth is a Startup/Entrepreneurship ecosystem development project with a mission to educate, connect and attract investment to Startups in the South-South and South-East of Nigeria.
StartupSouth Conference gathers founders, innovators and investors from across Nigeria and beyond to a city within the South-South and South-East of Nigeria, annually. We are inspiring a generation of young founders to build a highly scalable and investable business right within the region. It is our belief that these businesses will in-turn accelerate the development of the region.