A student undergoes training at ADMA: the Academy will be launched officially this Friday
The Africa Digital Multimedia Academy (ADMA) which was established through collaboration between the government of Rwanda and pixel Corps a US-based digital media firm is to be officially launched this Friday.
ADMA started in March 2012 with the first batch of 20 students training in quality video and film production, basic production skills like computer graphics, editing, and audio lighting, motion tracking and photo shop and 3D modeling.
According to ADMA management, the official launch will be after a public lecture by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pixel Corps – Alexander Lindsay from California-USA. The lecture will take place on 25th October 2012 at Terracom house conference hall (Kacyiru) on ground floor in the afternoon.
This new vocational training program is the first of its kind in Africa, providing students with the skills necessary to work in all areas of the digital media industry.
The academy is dedicated to preparing people to work with the same degree of talent and resources as anywhere else in the world. It educates and prepares Rwandan students at many age levels for production work in the video, visual effects and 3D areas, not just for film and TV, but for all industries from education to tourism, that need and use digital media.
ADMA’s emphasis is always on student collaboration and community as the foundation for effective learning.