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Actors Guild say Search Reality TV show key to talent discovery

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Actors Guild say Search Reality TV show key to talent discovery

The Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) has said that the Basement Search Reality TV Show project when concluded would help in raising young talents that can take over from the big names in the industry when the time comes.

Speaking to Newsmen exclusively, National President of AGN, Emeka Roland, who was one of the judges at the Abuja audition, said over 300 persons showed up for the audition, adding that it was eventful.

He continued: ”We closed Abuja audition at about twelve midnight. It was massive because this is the first reality TV show on film. They were not looking for musicians, dancers but were out looking out for actors,” saying this is a first-of-a-kind show.

According to him the organizers are capable and have the intensity to drive the project, as he called on the brains behind the project to continue to maintain standards.

Speaking further, he said: ”We are in it and anyone doing anything to promote our industry must be supported and that is why we are endorsing this.”
”Our members were at the audition. This project is a welcome development,” Roland said.
Meanwhile, he called on members of AGN and all actors to support the project in any way they deem fit.
Other judges at the Abuja audition are Ali Nuhu, Sam Dede, and Real Warri Pikin.

Abuja audition took place on Tuesday at Grand Cubana, Abuja. The audition train is expected to go round a total of 10 locations to pick potential filmmakers where contestants will compete for the grand prize of a brand new car and 25 million naira worth of prizes.

According to the organizers, it is a reality show where 30 housemates will be elected to the house for 42 days, and moviemakers will be available to develop the movie-making skills of the housemates
The winner will emerge by votes of the viewing audience at home who are expected to vote for their favorite contestant.
OurNigeria News learned that the essence of the program is essential to create a fresh set of movie stars for the Nigerian film industry.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, 24th May, the audition for Asaba will hold at Vienna Hotel, Asaba, being the last of the 10 locations set aside for the exercise

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