Warner Bros to Host Del-York Creative Academy

Linus Idahosa and the DCA students

Vanessa Obioha

Del-York Creative Academy (DCA) will be hosted at one of the world’s largest landmark entertainment studios, Warner Bros. Studios. The two-day event organized and presented by the Business Resource Group of the company will take place in Burbank, California. Select DCA students from the 2019 class and past alumni will participate in workshops focused around the entertainment industry.

Projects from DCA students will be screened on the lot, followed by a panel discussion featuring DCA, University of Southern California (USC), Warner Bros. and other partners from various studios. Also, DCA alumni and special guests will have the opportunity to tour the Warner Bros. Studio, availing them a peek into the operations of one of the world’s largest and most successful studios.

The President and Founder of the Del-York Creative Academy, Linus Idahosa believes that the visit will give voice to “the potential that lies within Africa’s Creative economy. The knowledge exchanged here will also prove itself profitable in the years to come when Africa not only becomes the largest market for media consumers in the world but creates the largest and most effective outsourcing workforce on the globe.”

The Del-York Creative Academy is Africa’s foremost capacity building institution for film, media, animation and technology. It is pioneering the growth of the African Creative Industry, through its intensive hands-on training programs while bridging the gap between creatives in the United States and Africa. In almost a decade of its existence, the academy has successfully flown in 85 lecturers from Hollywood to Africa and trained 1,800 students.