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Hubert Bals bails out Nollywood director

Nigeria film director and graduate of Nigeria’s premiere film school, the National Film Institute, Jos, Kenneth Gyang has been selected to benefit from the Hubert Bals Fund in Netherland for the production of his film “Confusion Na Wa”. He was once recognized as the youngest film maker in Nigeria years ago.

The film also has secured a distribution deal for Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg. Gyang who has continued to beef up his profile partnered with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) as director on “Wetin Dey”. Equally, he produced and directed the “Finding Aisha” series for which he won the Young Producer Award at the last edition of The Future Awards.


The Hubert Bals Fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) selected 29 projects to be given grants for script development, digital production, post-production, distribution and workshops. In its Spring 2010 selection, the Fund is said to have provided 450,000 Euro for projects from 22 countries.


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