Sierra Leone

Freetown Film Labs: Building partnerships and promoting film-making opportunities internationally

Through 2020 and into 2021 we’ve been working with our close collaborators at Freetown Media Centre in Sierra Leone to deliver a series of British Council-backed film-making labs to support the country’s emerging film sector. The British Council contract called for an established UK/Sierra Leone partnership to lead the work and we were delighted to […]

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Our Saviour

Our Saviour

For 10 years Nova Studios have been following the fortunes of young African footballer Alhassan ‘Saviour’ Kamara from Hull’s partner city Freetown, Sierra Leone. When Saviour marries his Swedish girlfriend in Greece this June the film will finally find it’s happy ending. Here’s the story of Nova’s remarkable 10 year long project… Nova Studios has […]

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Nova and Sierra Leone

Nova Studios has been working regularly in Sierra Leone since 2006.  Our first visits helped to build a network of British Council supported school links between Freetown and Hull. Over that time we have built a strong relationship with Freetown-based youth media collective WeOwnTV which is led by our good friend and collaborator Lansana Mansaray […]

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