Local Content Committee for Film and Television Inaugurated In Accra

Yesterday in Accra at the Accra Tourist Information Centre, a new committee under the National FilmAuthority (N.F.A) has been inaugurated by the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Hon. Barbara Oteng– Gyasi, to ensure and oversee the continuous production of Ghanaian content for film and television.The main aim of the ‘Local Content Committee’ is to make sure that there is adequate Ghanaian contenton local television and also in films in Ghana. The Minister stated that this policy will help growinvestments in the film and television sector and simultaneously bring relevant…

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Stop Portraying Us As Evil In Movies! ……. Traditionalist Complains to Ghanaian Filmmakers

A Ghanaian traditionalist of the Ga ethnic group called Numo Blafo III, yesterday at the inauguration ofthe ‘Local Content Committee’ at the Accra Tourist Information Centre, complained about the wayfilmmakers misrepresented Traditional Religion. He said Traditional Religion has benefitted those whobelieve in it and should therefore, be given the respect that it deserves. He appealed to filmmakerspresent at the event to endeavor to change the false perception about Traditional Religion through film.Numo Blafo III chastised people who secretly practiced Traditional Religion especially in their time ofneed, but disassociated themselves with…

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Shirley Frimpong Manso Expresses Optimism About ‘Local Content Committee’.

Ghanaian filmmaker Shirley Frimpong Manso yesterday in Accra said that she was confident in the members of the newly inaugurated ‘Local Content Committee’ for Film and Television. She added that greatness starts from home and therefore it was important to recognize the need for including the Ghanaian culture in our films and television. The ‘Local Content Committee’ will be responsible for ensuring that majority of the materials on television and in film production are Ghanaian and represent the culture and identity of Ghanaians.  Shirley Frimpong Manso also stated that she…

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