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Twenty-five contestants are now in the top-25 phase of the first Edition of the FirstStars Reality TV Show. The chosen 25 scaled series of screening exercise hurdles, including live performances in front of the FirstStars judges comprising of industry experts.
The contestants are the few remaining of the more than 100 outstanding contestants pooled from the auditions in April this year.
FirstBank in partnership with EbonyLife TV, through the First@arts initiative premiered on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016–The FirstStars Reality TV Show. FirstStars showcases the business of the arts and opportunities in the creative industry with a focus on filmmaking in a competitive reality show that gives young actors, producers, directors, scriptwriters and art directors, the opportunity to show their creativity and skills to a global audience. They get the chance to win a cash prize as well as produce a feature length film.
The top 25 will now be involved in more tensed and professionally filmmaking sessions capped by weekly tasks to be presented to the panel of judges comprising of industry experts such as Tosin Otudeko- Writer and Producer, Deyemi Okanlawon – Film, TV, Theatre and Voice Actor, Tolulope Ajayi- Producer and Film Maker, Theo Lawson- Director,Iretiola Doyle- Writer, Actor, Producer and Presenter, Walter Adawaribi Taylaur (Waltbanger)- Producer, Director and Screenwriter & Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde (Celebrity Guest Judge)- Actress.
FirstBank is reinforcing its commitment to the growth of the creative industry and the existing opportunities which aid nation building and diversification of the economy.
Come along on this journey, by tuning into EbonyLife TV every Wednesday at 8pm WAT as FirstStars Reality TV Show presents the world as a stage for the contestants to write the script of their lives and show the world what they are made of!
For more information on FirstStars, please visit www.firstbanknigeria.com/firststars and follow these social media handles for daily updates on the show.
A word about First Bank (from First Bank Nigeria)
This post was sponsored by First Bank Nigeria, a Nigerian multinational bank and financial services headquartered in Lagos.
It is the biggest bank in Nigeria by total deposits and gross earnings and operates a network of over 750 business locations across Africa, the United Kingdom, and representative offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, and Johannesburg set up to capture trade-related business between geographies. Learn more about First Bank Nigeria.