Interview With Nigerian filmmaker Kenneth Gyang

Despite being fairly new to the industry, 20-year-old Nigerian filmmaker Kenneth Gyang is fast gaining worldwide recognition for his talents. For a Nigerian filmmaker, Kenneth Gyang is young. However, unlike his international counterparts, he doesn’t feel starting at 17 has done him any favours. “People are always scared when a young gun pops up in the scene. If you are to be taken seriously, physically you have to be big. Being young in this part of the world means you’re not good enough creatively.” Yet Gyang is up to the creative challenge. From the start he experimented in his short films, and opened them up for feedback. “In school we had like the best film critics around. If they open … Read all of this article with a FREE trial

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