Scilla Owusu, 22 year old British Ghanaian Director, producer & screenwriter introduces her new initiative to help give back to the creative industry in Ghana.
Entering the industry at the age of 18. Getting her foot into the industry wasn’t always the easiest. So she wants to resolve this problem for future young entrepreneurs.
She has formed this workshop Youngtrepreneurs which is a social impact workshop. The core goals are to provide youth led workshops in different creative sectors. Infusing professional expertise from Ghanaian experts to improve knowledge, gain job experience, and providing jobs in the medium to long term for young creative talents in Ghana. Especially to also support our priority of progressing gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
The workshop will be launched in August 2019 based in Accra, Ghana.
About Scilla Owusu
Priscilla Akosua-Boatemaa Owusu known as Scilla Owusu is a 22 year British Ghanaian Director, Screen Writer , & Producer born in London , UK. Set on changing conversation through film & music videos with her Creative talents intricate eye of detail.
In 2015 , at the age of 18, Scilla Owusu was awarded best web series ensemble at the prestigious Screen Nation Media Awards for the digital online category. For her online series “A lesson Learnt ” Since then, Scilla dived into film and music video industry working with a number of Africa’s renowned artist . including the likes of stonebwoy, Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi, Davido, Afro B, Patoranking, Sarkodie, Fuse ODG, M.anifest, Maleek Berry And many more.
Scilla aims to make her stamp and help break way for more women of colour and young talents to exercise their skills in the industry at an early age.Follow @nydjlive