Participants will be afforded opportunities to learn and develop practical film making skills from industry greats from all walks of life. Workshop topics will include Directing, Acting 101, Producing, Cinematography, Editing, Film Financing, Writing, Film Distribution, Film Marketing, and Hair/Make-up. The 2 Day Workshop will culminate with an on the job, hands-on film shoot of the movie “Providence”, a film about the ex-slaves return to Africa after the abolishment of slavery in the American Colonization Society’s pursuit of repatriating the slaves by establishing Liberia, a small America, land of the FREE. Directed by Roger Bobb (The producer of 11 of Tyler Perry’s movies and 6 of Tyler’s tv shows, The Rickey Smiley Show, Director of many movies/tv shows in Hollywood) and Liberia’s own Van Vicker, Produced by Dr. Kulah, Van Vicker, and Elizabeth Armstrong, shot by James Castillo and Gerald Barlclay in both Liberia and the US, “PROVIDENCE” will provide students from the workshop real experiences as film makers. The movie stars Hollywood’s Lisa Wu (Atlanta Housewives, Hollywood Divas, etc), Golden Brooks (Girlfriends, A Good Man is Hard to Find, Beauty Shop, Something New, etc.), Siaka Massaquoi, a surprise Hollywood actress, Van Vicker, Frank Artus, Juliet Ibrahim, Eddie Watson, Jose Tolbert, Nollywood’s Desmond Elliot, and a host of local Liberian actors/actresses.