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Interview: ‘The Wedding Party’ Director Kemi Adetiba Reveals Plan For New Project + Other Interesting Stuff

Nigerian actress, music video director, filmmaker and television director granted Guardian news a twitter interview on Wednesday 7th of December 2016 an interview that allowed fans and followers of both handles to take part.

The 36-year old director of the movie, ‘The Wedding Party’ answered various questions about her career, upcoming projects and her challenges in the industry.

Below is a transcript of Kemi’s twitter interview with Guardian news.

 

1. What inspired the push to go from the front of the screens to behind it?

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2. So do you miss the screen, how big is your desire to return to the big screen?

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3. What is it about cameras that got you fascinated, and what’s the origin of this fascination?

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4. That being a motivating factor to go behind the camera, do you see age discrimination often in our film & TV industry

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5. If you could destroy one myth about the entertainment industry, what would it be?

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6. Do you think that as a woman director you have a different perspective or make films differently than a man would?

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7. Obstacles faced as a woman director?

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8. Did you go to school to learn how to be a DOP (Director of Photography), did you start the directing business as a DOP or you evolved?

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9. In a few words, what is ‘The Wedding Party’ about?

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10. What took you so long to make a feature movie?

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11. What drew you to take on the wedding party as your first feature length film after turning down so many others?

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12. What’s the most exciting thing about working on the set of ‘The Wedding Party’?

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13. Why did you decide to switch from music videos to movies?

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14. What are the 3 most challenging things you have had to do as a filmmaker?

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15. Any future projects you are working on at the moment?

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16. What is the most grateful thing you have ever thought for?

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17. If you were to give one piece of advice to young aspiring filmmakers, what would it be?

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