Tunji Afolayan educates gospel film makers at Gofestival


By Mayowa Samuel and Oluwafemi Dosu

The creative director/CEO of Telegenic media lectured gospel film makers on Production Design today, 31st of May 2018 at the ongoing Gospel Film Festival.

Afolayan who is an award winning Production Designer spoke extensively on what production design is all about, who an Art director is, and who actually is a set designer .

He noted that one of the three things needed to be taken care of in film making is Production Design, adding that there is need to understand who is a Production Designer, Art Director and Set Designer.

Lecturing at Gospel Film Festival

The creative director disclosed that the 3Ds that makes a Great Film are Film Director, Director of Photography who is the head of all the technical crew: Gaffer, Sound and the Camera and Art Director also know as The Production Designer.

According to Tunji Afolayan a Production Designer is the director of the physical art or aspect of a film production saying, the qualities of a Production Designer is to be Resourceful and posses Speed.

Afolayan’s work as a production designer

One of his production designs

He stressed that anyone with this two will equally have other qualities and could function as a Production Designer.

Tunji Afolayan in a short interview with Gospel Film News after his presentation said that Gospel films have good messages but production values needs to be added, he also noted that the gospel films are not in circulation as it used to be again. Probably because of lack of good marketers.

TUNJI AFOLAYAN is an accomplished production designer who has facilitated notable and outstanding film projects, television productions and game shows in the areas of set building, property management and art direction.

He holds a certificate in Dramatic Film Making from the Nigeria Film Institute (NFI), Jos and is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH), Ikorodu where he currently lectures as technologist in Broadcast Production

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