Sele Got explores rejection for filmmakers - The Naija Filmmaker

Episode 4

Published on:

7th Apr 2023

Turning Rejection into Reflection with Sele Got

Sele Got is a film director and producer. He explores the benefits of rejection to filmmakers.

We delve into the world of rejection in the film industry, exploring the experiences of successful filmmakers who have faced rejection and come out on top. From Steven Spielberg to the writer of Squid Game, we discuss the importance of persistence, mental toughness, and self-evaluation when dealing with rejection. With insights from industry insiders and practical tips for handling rejection, this podcast is a must-listen for any aspiring filmmaker looking for inspiration and motivation to keep pushing forward in the face of rejection.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

1. Advantages of Rejection

2. How To Handle Rejection

3. Successful filmmakers That Overcame Rejection



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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.