The Screen Actors Guild-SAG in the USA recently hosted the Actors Guild of Nigeria-AGN in California. The trip by AGN which ran between the 10th - 21st Oct 2011was to facilitate future cooperation’s with SAG in an effort to globalize Actors guild of Nigeria and bring it to the fore.
Prof. Ken Howard and Segun Arinze
The delegation was received in Los Angeles by the President of Screen Actors Guild, SAG, Prof. Ken Howard and members of the Executive Council and members of the Board. In his welcome address, Prof. Howard tagged the visit as Nollywood Meets Hollywood and revealed that it was the first time ever that SAG would be meeting any Guild/Association involved in film production from Africa.
SAG's Pamela, Kathy, Segun, Duncan
The meetings also aimed at building an inter guild partnership where trainings, workshops, seminars and more will be held to further improve on the standards of movie productions in Nigeria. AGN was recommended by federation of international Actors-FIA to SAG.
Uchenna Nnenna, Kingsley Ogbonna, Obi Osotule, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Ken Howard, Segun Arinze, Emeka Rollas, Bob Manuel Ndokwu, Ejiro Okurame
We are affiliates of the FIA. AGN members took time out to visit Universal studios on a facility tour. The team was led by AGN National President Segun Arinze with other members of the entourage including the National Secretary, Ejezie Emeka Rollas, Kanayo O. Kanayo, Bob Manuel-Udokwu, Kingsley Ogbonna, Ejiro Okurame, Uchenna Nnanna, Obi Osotule and renowned film maker, Kingsley Ogoro.
L. Scott Caldwell, Emeka Rollas, Ned Vaughn
AGN's trip to LA USA was sponsored by the Ifeanyi Ubah Foundation and Capital Oil with additional support by Sifax group.
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