AGN Endorses Basement Search Reality TV Show, as Auditions ends Saturday
By Bashir Hassan Abubakar
It has been accolades and encomiums at the auditioning of a propose reality show that is making waves tagged ‘Basement Reality TV Show’.
The latest commendations came from the Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) when it endorsed the Basement Search Reality TV Show, saying the project when concluded will discover raw talents that will take over from where the big names in the film industry stops.
National President of AGN, Emeka Rollas, who was one of the judges at the Abuja audition stated this pointing out that over 300 persons showed up for the audition and describing the audition as eventful.
He continued: ”We closed Abuja audition at about twelve midnight. It was massive because this is the first reality TV show on film. They were not looking for musicians, dancers but were out looking out for actors,” saying this is a first-of-its-kind show.
According to him the organizers are competent and have passion to drive the project, calling on the brains behind the project to to maintain standards in all the do.
Speaking further, he said: ”We are in it and anyone doing anything to promote our industry must be supported and that is why we are endorsing this.”
”Our members were at the audition. This project is a welcome development,” Roland said.
Meanwhile, he called on members of AGN and all actors to support the project anyway they deem fit.
Other judges at the Abuja audition includes Ali Nuhu, Sam Dede and Real Warri Pikin.
Our correspondent reports that the Abuja audition took place on Tuesday at Grand Cubana, Abuja.
The audition train is expected cover ten locations to pick potential filmmakers, where contestants will compete for the grand prize of a brand new car and 25 million naira worth of prizes.
According to the organizers, it is a reality show where 30 housemates will be elected to the house for 42 days and movie makers will be available to develop the movie making skills of the housemates.
The winner will emerge by votes of the viewing audience at home who are expected to vote for their favourite contestant.
It was also learnt that the essence of the programme is essentially to create fresh set of movie stars for the Nigerian film industry.
Meanwhile, organisers of show has disclosed that on Saturday, 24th May, the audition for Asaba will hold at the Vienna Hotel, Asaba.