First-Time Filmmaking with Mahmood Tsalisu - The Naija Filmmaker

Episode 22

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26th Nov 2020

First-Time Filmmaking with Mahmood Tsalisu

On this episode, my guest is Mahmood Tsalisu. He is a writer and first-time director. I talk to him on the eve of directing his first short film, 'Stay'. We talk about his filmmaking path, some of his cinematic influences, and his plans for his short film.

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For the love of Nigerian filmmakers, their films and Nollywood
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Sele Got

Sele is primarily a director and cinematographer. He developed his artistic eye through photography before choosing to focus on the moving image.

In 2019, Sele co-founded ‘Hive Film Collective’, aimed at building a network of filmmakers eager to tell stories and improve their craft. In 2020, he launched his podcast, ‘The Naija Filmmaker’ to create conversations around Nigerian filmmakers, their films, and their craft.

He is inspired by nature, the human mind, and seeking fresh perspectives. With this philosophy and a big belief in the refining nature of collaboration, he plans to change the world one story at a time.