The Ambassador expressed hope that the partnership will help change the narratives in relation to the entertainment, more especially towards making movies in the country
He said Frank will use his expertise to see a success story in the transformation of Sierra Leonean movies.
Responding, Frank thanked Amb. Navo and AYV for giving him the opportunity to contribute to the country’s filming industry transformation.
He expressed lots of admiration on the professional manner in which the Empire and its partners handled the just concluded Housemates show, which according to him was a beautiful and brilliant exposition of talents.
He said his vision for Sierra Leone is not only to come and make films but largely to get a training ground that will be training film makers, certifying them and letting them explore their talents.
Frank is currently one of Africa’s renowned directors who has directed over 50 movies both in Ghana and Nigeria. He is also known as the father of the new generation of Ghanaian actors like Majid Michel, Jackie Appiah, Yvonne Okoro, Nadia Buari, John Dumelo, Yvonne Nelson, Van Vicker, Martha Ankomah, Juliet Ibrahim and a host of others.
He has won several awards, including Best African In Drama at 2014 Africa Magic Viewers Awards (AMVCA), Best African Film Art Director (AMVCA 2016), Best African Film Director at Nollywood African Critic’s awards (NAFCA 2011) USA, Best African Film Director, Golden Icons Academy Movie Awards (GIAMA 2012) USA, Best African Film Director at Zulu African Film Awards (ZAFA 2011) London and a host of others.