JUNE 2022 - LIGHTS, CAMERA, DIASPORA! SENT THE VERY TALENTED GAFFER AND LIGHTING DESIGNER, JUSTYN DAVIS, TO LUSAKA, ZAMBIA TO TEACH A WEEK OF CLASSES IN LIGHTING AND CINEMATOGRAPHY
JUNE 30, 2022
JUNE, 2022 - MultiChoice Africa is proud to present another Masterclass in its MultiChoice Talent Factory Masterclass programme, a series of industry-led workshops aimed to upskill and empower established professionals across Africa’s film and TV industries. The MultiChoice Talent Factory is MultiChoice Africa’s year-long immersion programme focused on training young emerging film and TV creatives from across three regions and 13 countries in Africa. Established in 2018, MultiChoice Talent Factory has academies in Nairobi, Lagos and Zambia and provides 60 students with a fully funded 12-month academic and immersive training experience under the guidance of industry experts. MultiChoice’s “Best In Class” masterclass workshops, provide industry creatives with exclusive access to practical, expert-led skills training that afford film and television professionals the opportunity to interact and learn from the best.
The 2022 Lighting & Cinematography classes, in partnership with Lights, Camera, Diaspora!, are led by Justyn Davis, a Lighting Designer and Union Gaffer. Since 2017 he has guest lectured and taught at NYU Tisch Graduate School. He is calm, patient, and enthusiastic about filmmaking. His Gaffer credits include The Last O.G., The Central Park Five, Ode to Joy, and many more films and episodic series. His credits as Bestboy Electric and Electrician include Blackkklansman, The Informer, Quantico, and much more. Justyn is also an experienced lighting designer who has worked on a wide variety of projects. Some of his lighting designer credits include Nick Offerman: American Ham, Super Bowl LII, as well as The Food Network’s BBQ Blitz and Brunch @ Bobby’s.