Celebrity photographer, Shola Animashaun has announced that he is fully dabbling into filmmaking and music video directing, a new addition to his portfolio.
The photographer took to his social media to make the announcement earlier on Tuesday; describing his interest in filmmaking as the motivation behind his decision to dabble in the field.
In an official statement, Shola wrote:
“Hello everyone, I’d like to take this minute to announce the latest development of my career; filmmaking and music video directing. We all fully understand the important roles filmmaking and cinematography play in today’s media, and as such, I’ve taken a keen interest and decided to dabble in this interesting field.
“The idea of visualizing thoughts and bringing them to life through a camera lens is something I’ve always found exciting. I’ve shot my directorial debut; a music video which will be released soon. Watch this space for more info.”
Inside sources reveal Shola had showed morsel of interest in videography in the past, recording clips at ceremonies and high-profile occasions but hadn’t made the decision to fully go into filmmaking and cinematography. Furthermore, it’s been revealed his directorial debut; a music video is scheduled for release on June 30.
Shola has worked with the likes of Jay-Z, Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Sean Paul, Idris Elba, Rick Ross, 50 Cent, Kelly Rowland, in addition to Funke Akindele, Burna Boy, 2Baba, P-Square, Olamide, Tiwa Savage, Don Jazzy, Rita Domnic, Saheed Balogun, Femi Kuti, amongst others.
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