It was all smiles as 21-year-old Daryl Chris from Delta State won the converted first prize in the Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen D guv @ 50 Film Makers challenge.
The much anticipated Film Directing Masterclass was organised as part of activities to herald the 50th birthday celebrations of Legendary Edo State-born multi-talented and international award-winning film maker, Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen, DGN.
The movie “Cruising Nation” won the first prize beating Micheal Okagbare and Alexander Effiong from Akwa Ibom State to second and third place respectively.
It was a day of glitz and glamour as the massively packaged event was well attended by members of the Filmmaking industry, the young, the old and as well as the up and coming.
The Chairman and CEO of Lushvile Hotel and Suits, Mr Omoruyi Akpata gave a motivational speech to the audience. The event was proudly powered by Lancelot Imasuen Centre for Global Culture and Entertainment, the Benin film academy, the gov @50 planning committee, Nevada Bridge TV, Lushville Hotel and Suites and the DGN himself Amb Lancelot Oduwa Imasuen.
See pictures from the event below…