Movies, Film and Theatre Business
Film & Theatre Group is a community of individuals with common interests in the film, tv and theatre industries – actors, producers, directors, screen/script writers, stage/set and costume design, camera, props, location, etc. The community welcomes both those who are already working professionals as well as aspirants who want to thrive in the creative entertainment industry.
Dipo Adesida
Community Governor

Oladipo Adesida is a Creative Writer, TV/Film/Radio Producer & Digital Content Enthusiast and published author with over 15 years’ experience in advertising and marketing.

He is currently the Chief Operating Officer for Verdant Zeal Group, an emerging marketing and communications conglomerate with operations in Nigeria and The Gambia.

He currently coordinates the Group operations with an oversight function for operational excellence, new market development, Thought Leadership, Trend Mapping & Consumer Intelligence.

Oladipo holds a first degree in Dramatic Arts from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife; a Diploma in Filmmaking from New York Film Academy; a Certificate in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK; is an alumnus of the British Council/University of Glamorgan (now University of South Wales) Centre for Creative Enterprise Development; an associate member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria and a Mandela Washington Fellow.

Oladipo Adesida also sits on the board of Verdant Zeal, and ADE Digital (A Digital Content Marketing company).

Our Weekly Activities
Week 1, 2, & 3
Welcome Address/Introductions, Industry Conversations, Breakdown of group into specialized sub-groups.
Week 4, 5, & 6
Weekly Industry Conversations with Special Guests, Shoot your shot sessions, Development of skills/crafts in specialized sub-groups, Commencement of sub-groups film/theatre projects.
Week 7, 8, & 9
Final industry conversations, shoot your shot sessions, presentation of sub-group film/theatre projects, social media follow back session, closing address.
Expected target members of the group:
Filmmakers/ creative entrepreneurs
Directors, producers, costumiers, actors, screen/script writers, stage/set and costume design, camera, props, location managers etc.
Previous Speakers
Dipo Adesida
Ema Edosio Deleen
Folabi Adetola
Tolu Awobiyi
Deyemi Okanlawon
Patrick Ugele
Lydia Idakula-Sobogun
Chika Chukwu
Femi Jacobs
Yibo Koko
Funmi Daramola
Benita Osaremen
Emmanuel Onyedi
Yemi Laja
Dayo George
Adekunle Bryan Oyetunde
Gbenga Osowe