The Director/Actor Collaboration with Ishaya Bako - The Naija Filmmaker

Episode 21

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19th Nov 2020

The Director/Actor Collaboration with Ishaya Bako

On this episode, my guest is Ishaya Bako. He is a director, writer, and producer. He won an AMAA for his graduation short film, 'Braids on a Bald Head'. He has directed several films which include 'Road To Yesterday', 'Royal Hibiscus Hotel', '4th Republic', and most notably the 2012 documentary 'Fueling Poverty'.  We talk about the director/actor collaboration, lessons learned from his projects, and what makes a good film.

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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.