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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo yesterday launched the Presidential Film Pitch Series, a US$25 million initiative aimed at providing support for entrepreneurs in the country’s movie industry. Under the project, 25 feature films, short films, series, and documentaries by local filmmakers have been selected for investments.
The news was confirmed by Minister of Tourism Arts and Culture Barbara Oteng Gyasi on 17 December. “This is a good day for the Creative Arts Industry, we are excited,” she told local media. “Today, I am happy to announce that we have passed the Creative Arts Bill and very soon it will be assented to by the President.”
The Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture has instituted an insurance scheme for those in the Creative Arts Industry. This Scheme is to cover critical issues such as injury and other accidents in the line of duty.
Ghana’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture will host a virtual masterclass on the country’s creative industry on 30 September.
Ghana’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture on 9 September unveiled the seven pillars of Beyond the Return, a successor initiative to 2019’s Year of Return campaign that reportedly welcomed about 1.5 million tourists from the diaspora to the country.
Plans are underway to construct a multi-purpose edifice to boost event tourism, creative arts and economic growth in Kumasi, Ghana’s second-largest city.