How MTF changed his life, his plans upon completion and why he encourages Namibians to apply.
The Namibian MultiChoice Talent Factory students are home on a working break since they left for Zambia last year. During a meet and greet organised by MultiChoice Namibia, unWrap chat a chat with Ashivudhi Toivo who shared his experience with the program.
Ashivudhi Toivo is a young and talent is animation designer by profession. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Creative Multimedia Animation and Visual Effects from the Malaysian university. Upon his completion of the degree, he did not get a job, so he started his own company media company AshTech where he employs two other people.
One day he came across the Multi-Choice Talent factory website and applied. He is one of the participants for this year. He is film production, they taught by the best in the media industry.
Ashivudhi says that “the part that is interesting for me in this program is the entrepreneurship part of the industry, one can make money out of this industry it is as lucrative just like other markets” said Ashivudhi.
He explained that his long term goal is to create a college to transfer the skills he acquired to others.
“Not everyone is as lucky as I get the opportunity I got, so its duty to transfer these skills to others,” he said.
The MultiChoice Talent Factory is a program is an initiative by MultiChoice Africa to produce its own filmmakers, editors, and scriptwriters in the search of local content. The program is fully funded by DSTV. There are seven participating countries in the program namely Angola, Botswana, Ghana, Namibia, Nigeria, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Namibia has three participants in the program that is being hosted in Zambia.
If one wants to apply you can visit their websitehttps://multichoicetalentfactory.com/