Royal Arts Academy the foremost film making academy in Nigeria is hosting a seminar featuring Hollywood lighting guru, Christian Epps. Epps’ career as a lighting designer spans more than two decades covering the range from major motion pictures, broadcast television, live theater, dance, music videos and special events.
He has handled lighting for productions such as the Oscar award winning ‘Selma’, John Leguizamo’s Broadway show Freak (HBO). Dinner & A Movie (TBS). Man-Made Movie (TBS). The Jacksons’ Reality Show
(A&E). Source Awards, Stellar Awards, Comic View, 106 & Park, Jamie Foxx’s Laffapalooza, ‘The Tom Joyner Show’ (Syndicated). ‘The Brian McKnight Show, The Weather Channel, Bill Cosby’s web content OBKB. Film; Christian’s passion for dramatic lighting has been put to use with notable directors such as Spike Lee, Hype Williams, Ava DuVernay, David Lowery. Ice Cube. Music video; Michael Jackson, P. Diddy, Biggy Smalls, R. Kelly, Whitney Houston, Queen Latifah, Me’Shell N’degeocello, TLC, Boyz II Men, and many, many more. He served as the gaffer on ‘Belly’, directed by the seminal music video director Hype Williams.
The seminar takes place at Royal Arts Academy in their multi-purpose hall. Venue: 4 Adebisi Close, off Ajao Road, Surulere, Lagos. Time: 10 am. Date: May 5th 2015. The event is opened to Royal Arts students (past & present) and a selected number of participants. For more information call: 08023527159.