Rwanda is set to get a Film and multi-media school by next year, courtesy of the government of German in partnership with German Development Cooperation and Kwetu Film Institute-Rwanda.
The school will start with twenty students who will be awarded with certificates in Filming as well as professionals in film production, editing and script writing.
The facility will operate under Rwanda media Project, an innovation by Oscar winning movie Director, Volker Schloendorff who is a long-term supporter of Rwanda based; Kwetu Film Institute.
“Rwanda has a hospitable culture, a beautiful landscape and wildlife, all these make it a great place to shoot films,” says Martin Brandes, The coordinator of Rwanda Media Project.
The German government will provide filming equipment including cameras, sound equipment, computers, editing and light systems while other partners will provide the rest.
Other partners include; Deutsche Welle Akademie (DWA) and European Film Centre Babelsberg (EFB), in close cooperation with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)/Centre for International Migration and Development (CIM).
Rwanda gets a Film School